Philip Jenkins

Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies

Pennsylvania State University


Click here for my e-mail address, and other contact information.

You can find information about my publications here.

For information about our graduate program in History and Religious Studies, click here.

Details of other courses I teach can be found here.


HISTORY/RELIGIOUS STUDIES 560
ROMAN CATHOLICISM IN MODERN AMERICA

Course syllabus.

Suggested topics for term papers and research projects.

Suggestions for approaching Charles Morris's  book American Catholic.

Questions for discussion on the work of Dorothy Day.

A handout on the writings of Thomas Merton.



WEB RESOURCES AND LINKS

Web resources abound on Catholic issues

One good place for Catholic resources is Peter’s Net.

Other general Catholic sites, with lots of links, include Catholic.net and Catholic.org.

You can also look here and here for general launch sites.

Look here for the US church's official positions; and for some radical and liberal voices, check out the National Catholic Reporter.

And for a great site on monasticism, see the site of the monastery of Christ in the Desert.



OTHER LINKS

For some links, mainly on religious studies topics, please click here.