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Christian Heritage: Overview

Getting Started

When conducting research in Christian Heritage, there are several kinds of information you may need:

  • Background information on the historical figures and time periods
  • Primary texts in different versions and translations
  • Scholarly research on historical topics and figures found in peer-reviewed journal articles, essay collections, and monographs

Selecting a Topic

Before diving into research, it is important to choose a specific topic that interests you.

  • Browse through reference works to identify interesting people, places, and ideas.
  • Did a specific person from the syllabus seem interesting?
  • Do you often return to questions about a specific doctrine? 
  • You will want to have a good idea of the historical context.

Examples Sources for Browsing

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