Divining America – Religion in American History

To read essays by leading scholars about religion in American history, visit: National Humanities Center’s TeacherServe website. Or, visit the Library of Congress Religion and the Founding of the American Republic website.

General History

The Religious History of America
Gaustad, Edwin S. and Leigh E. Schmidt
200.973 GAUSTAD

Pilgrims in Their Own Land: 500 Years of Religion in America
Marty, Martin
291.097 M

Religion in Nineteenth Century America
Wacker, Grant
200.973 WACKER

Native American Religion in Early America

The spiritual legacy of the American Indian
Brown, Joseph Epes
299.7 B

A Native American theology
Kidwell, Clara Sue, Homer Noley and George E. Tinker
299.7 KIDWELL

The land looks after us: A history of Native American religion
Martin, Joel W.
299.7 MARTIN

Cherokee dance and drama
Speck, Frank and Leonard Bloom<
793.31 SPECK

Mormonism, Polygamy, and the Limits of Religious Freedom

Building the kingdom: a history of Mormons in America
Bushman, Claudia Lauper and Richard Lyman Bushman
289.373 BUSHMAN

Joseph Smith and the beginnings of Mormonism
Bushman Richard L.
289.309 BUSHMAN

Mormons in America
Bushman, Claudia Lauper and Richard Lyman Bushman
289.373 BUSHMAN

History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in North Carolina: with a detailed record of the church in Durham
Draughon, Wallace R.
289.375 DRAUGHTON

Mormon Polygamy: A history
Van Wagoner, Richard S.
289.3 VAN WAGONER