Tuesday, August 19, 2014

What Am I Teaching This Semester?

I am glad you asked.

I am slated to teach three courses this semester at Messiah College

HIST 141: United States History Survey to 1865 (3 credit hours)
Textbooks:
James Oakes, et. al, Of the People
Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Thomas Paine, Common Sense
Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography
Assorted primary sources

HIST 099: Introduction to History (1 credit hour)
Textbook:
John Fea, Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past

HIST: 399:  History of American Evangelicalism
Textbooks:
Molly Worthen, Apostles of Reason
Nathan Hatch, The Democratization of American Christianity
Harry Stout, The Divine Dramatist
George Marsden, Fundamentalism and American Culture
Joel Carpenter, Revive us Again
Christine Heyrman, Southern Cross

I am looking forward to the semester.  I am also thinking about focusing the Fall episodes of the Virtual Office Hours on the American Evangelicalism course. Stay tuned.