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HIST(RELI) 4214/6214

Introduction to the Religions of the Caribbean
Credit Hours:
3 hours.

An examination of the history of selected Caribbean religions from the European conquest to the twentieth century. Haitian Vodou, Cuban Santería, Jamaican Rastafarianism, and Spiritism will receive special attention. An exploration of the cultural processes (creolization, syncretism, etc.) that brought these traditions into existence and account for their social and political impact.

Prerequisites:
2000-level HIST course

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