Religion in the colonial world

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  • 1. New Issue of History Now: Religion in the Colonial World Page 1 of 2 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: The Puritans and Dissent: The Cases of Roger Williams From the Editor and Anne Hutchinson by Francis J. Bremer Early America’s Jewish Settlers Lesson Plans for high school, middle by Eli Faber school and elementary school classrooms The Origins and Legacy of the Pennsylvania Quakers Illustrating U.S. History in the by Barry Levy Classroom, by Bruce Lesh and Philip Nicolosi Thomas Jefferson and Deism by Peter S. Onuf Search Lesson Plans by History Standard Map of Religion in the Colonies __________________________ RELIGION IN THE COLONIAL WORLD PODCASTS The Gilder Lehrman website has several lectures available on the topic of Religion in Colonial America, Suggested Reading including John Demos: “Religion and Witchcraft in Colonial America” and Kevin Phillips: “Religion and Q & A Feature Politics in the Founding Era.” To listen, visit All previous issues of History Now are available here 10/25/2011
  • 2. New Issue of History Now: Religion in the Colonial World Page 2 of 2 Forward email This email was sent to by | Update Profile/Email Address | Instant removal with SafeUnsubscribe™ | Privacy Policy. Gilder Lehrman Institute | 19 West 44th Street, Suite 500 | New York | NY | 10036 10/25/2011