American Religious History
Sample Call Numbers
|Histories and principles of religion American||BL 2500-2592|
|Classification of religions||BL 350-385|
|Religions in relation to one another||BL 410|
|Orthodox Eastern Church||BX 200-756|
|Catholic Church||BX 800-4795|
|Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America||BX 5800-5995|
|Lutheran churches||BX 8001-8080|
|Mormons. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints||BX 8601-8695|
|Presbyterianism. Calvinistic Methodism||BX 8901-9225|
Sample Subject Headings
Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.
- Religion--Study and teaching--United States.
- United States--Religion.
- United States--Religion--1901-1945.
- United States--Religion--Historiography.
- United States--Religious life and customs.
Sample Materials at Von Canon Library
|A reason for faith : navigating LDS doctrine and Church history||BX 8635.5 .R43 2016|
|A documentary history of religion in America||BL 2530 .U6 G38|
|A peculiar people : anti-Mormonism and the making of religion in nineteenth-century America||BX 8645 .F58 2012|
|World religions in America : an introduction||BL 2525 .W67 1994|
|Founding faith : providence, politics, and the birth of religious freedom in America||BL 640 .W35 2008|
|Religion in American life : a short history||BL 2525 .B88 2011|
|Preserving Ethnicity Through Religion in America : Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus Across Generation||e-Book|
|Religion in America Since 1945 : A History||e-Book|
|Muslims in America : A Short History||e-Book|
|Religion Enters the Academy : The Origins of the Scholarly Study of Religion in America||e-Book|
|Mormons in America||e-Book|
|The Protestant Voice in American Pluralism||e-Book|
|American Judaism : A History||e-Book|
|Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America||e-Book|
|The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880||e-Book|
|Then We'll Sing a New Song : African Influences on America's Religious Landscape||e-Book|
Relevant Journals and Magazines
- The North Star: a journal of African-American religious history
- American Jewish Archives Journal
- First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion and Public Life
- Journal of the American Academy of Religion
- Extension: Awakening the Mission Spirit in America
- History of religions
- Journal of Religion
- The Ensign (LDS Church)
These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.
Selected Web Page and Digital Archives
- Religion and the Founding of the American Republic
- Digital Quaker Collection
- Religious Landscape Study
- The Association of Religion Data Archives
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Catholic Education Resource Center
- Southern Baptist Convention
- God in America: The Black Church
- Timeline: Faith in America
- History of Religious Liberty in America
- The Pluralism Project
- American Jewish Archives