Historical Highlights of the Religion-Labor Movement

This article provides an overview of the relationship between religious groups and the labor rights in American history. It\'s an informative perspective on the movement toward justice for the least powerful throughout labor history.

Values that Shape the Market, Prof. Miroslav Volf

In this 19 minute video Miroslav Volf, the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology and Director for the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, introduces students to issues relating to the interaction between religious values and market dynamics.

Material History of American Religion Project

More than just ideas and institutions, religion in America is a rich mixture of documents, objects, behaviors and people. Working from 1995 through 2001, the Material History of American Religion Project studied the history of American religion in all its complexity by focusing on material objects and economic themes. This site has a fascinating collection of documents, images of religious objects, etc. that put religion in the context of the rest of American history.

Thanksgiving Day Proclamations 1789 - Present

PRIMARY SOURCES This site has a copy of all the presidential Thanksgiving Day Proclamations. These proclamations provide an interesting insight into what scholars call America's secular religion.

Faith in America by John Feerick

WEB RESOURCE Feerick's overview article of the history of religious liberty in America focuses on how, during the last 200 plus years, religious liberty and the rule of law have constantly been renegotiated.