Historical knowledge of scriptures in US history
Describe the general content of various traditions' scripture and comment on the place of scripture within the major religious traditions in U.S. history.
Analysis of the role of scripture in American culture and history
Critically assess the role of scripture in American culture generally, and across time.
Contextualize the history of American scripture
Situate historical discussion and reading of scripture in broader intellectual and cultural contexts.
Analysis of the historiography of American scripture
Offer informed perspectives on the ways scholars have understood the significance of scripture in various traditions and in American culture generally.