First Americans

First Contact

Religion &
American History

Revolution &
American History

Tools &

Map of Lewis & Clark

Calif. Tribal Map

Calif. Mission Map-Timeline

Main Campus
Camp Internet

Religion, Nature and Science in early America

Differing Views of the Land and its Resources:

Native Americans
African Americans
(e.g., improving the land)
Presence of the Sacred: In Nature or Transcendent?

Protestants' Differing Views of Nature: Relationship to Evil, Good; to Election; to Providence, etc.

Deism and Nature

Science: Piety or Blasphemy?

Concepts of Time, Seasons: Differing Views