Friday, September 30, 2011

[or as I like to call it Multiculturalism 101] Religion in the colonial world ~ @GLIAmericanHist

Issue 29, September 2011: Religion in the Colonial World

The Institute is pleased to present the latest issue of History Now, a quarterly online journal for history teachers and students, available at

In this issue, four leading scholars provide a closer look at the religious beliefs and institutions that played major roles in the lives of colonial America’s women and men, and in doing so highlight one of the critical characteristics of our nation: its multicultural heritage.

Click on the links below for each feature:
In This Issue

The Gilder Lehrman website has several lectures available on the topic of Religion in Colonial America, including John Demos: “Religion and Witchcraft in Colonial America” and Kevin Phillips: “Religion and Politics in the Founding Era.”

To listen, visit

Gilder Lehrman Institute | 19 West 44th Street, Suite 500 | New York | NY | 10036