American Religous Experience

The Student Center

Undergraduates contribute to the field of American Religious Studies
Instructors of American religions: please contact us if you would like for your students to participate in development of the Student Center at the ARE


 

West Virginia University

Amanda Hedrick, "Progressive Protestantism"

Sean Baker, Nativism: American Anti-Catholic Sentiment, 1830-1845

More WVU student projects

 

Louisiana State University


 

Michigan State University

Ordination of Women: A Devoted Struggle for Equality within the U.S. Catholic Church
Megan Elizabeth Scheible

Non-Belief in the United States: An Influential Minority Position
SEAN MICHAEL MURPHY


An Individual Religious History: Roman Catholicism
KRISTY SLOMINSKI


 

University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill

The UNC Index no longer functions properly. We have linked the student essays directly from the ARE site below:

AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS HISTORY
 
        Tiffany Greene , The Importance of Religion in the Life of Lucy Skipworth
 

        Jennifer Wilson, Voices of Freedom: Religious Spirituals in Uncle Tom's Cabin
 
        Laura Crissman,      Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Chosen People of the Civil Rights Movement: A Close Reading of "I've Been to the Mountaintop"

        Marc Sanders,   Discovering the Church Service at the March on Washington

 
BUDDHISM IN AMERICA
 
        Helen Lane DilgThe Beat Generation and Buddhism:  Thought, Practice and Faith in Jack Kerouac's Mexico City Blues
 
CATHOLICISM IN AMERICA
 
        Toni Ruth Phillips, A Vision for America: The Virgin Mary in Conyers, Georgia

RELIGION IN THE SOUTH
 
        Christy Watson, A Changing  Perspective:  The Evolution of Francis Asbury's
View of Baptists in North Carolina, 1780-1804.

MORMONS & SHAKERS

 
        Karen Harris, Mormon Defector Tales: An analysis of the film: The God Makers

        Kristina Dixon, Mother Ann Lee: Why Do We Know So Little About Her Early Life? 

NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS

        Alex Pence,   Medium Level of Tension with Society as Important Factor in Success of Scientology

        Catherine Thiel,  Representations of New Religious Movements: A Reading of Newsweek's Coverage of the Heaven's Gate Suicides

         J. David Yarbrough, Media and Individual Reconstructions of Jonestown and Heaven's Gate Mass Suicides

RITUAL ANALYSIS
 
        Anne Fawcett,  Recreating the Celebration of the Eucharist: The "New" Episcopal Prayer Book of 1979

 

 

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