2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTS300: Religious Diversity of Newport

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills core requirement in Religious and Theological Studies
This course examines the rich and diverse history of the many religious groups that have settled in Newport over the past 370 years. The course combines classroom presentations with visits to sites of historical and religious significance in Newport and Aquidneck Island. Particular attention is paid to Newport’s colonial history, Rhode Island’s reputation for religious toleration, and the “Lively Experiment” engendered by the Royal Charter of 1663.
Prerequisite(s): RTS 225  
Theme: Defining the American Experience