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Course Description

ONLINE: From the Regulator Rebellion of the 1760s and ’70s, to the fight over slavery, to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and ’70s, religion has played a significant part in shaping local North Carolina history. Through lecture and discussion in this online course, we will explore the connection between distinctive religious attitudes and the call for social change in those three great struggles. In some cases, disparate religious attitudes fall along denominational lines; in others, they cause divisions within denominations and even congregations. Along the way, we will gain an appreciation for how our local history joined—and in some cases contributed significantly to—larger currents in American history. | Lecture + Q&A.
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Section Title
Religion in Local NC History: From the Regulator Rebellion to the Civil Rights Movement
Type
Online - Zoom
Days
W
Time
9:00AM to 10:15AM
Dates
Jan 26, 2022 to Mar 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
10.0
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes
Recommended reading: Prior to class, the instructor will recommend readings for a deeper understanding of the historical setting.