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Theological Studies

Using Background Information (reference works)

Finding background information at the beginning of your research will help you find pertinent scholarly sources and write a more convincing argument.  Background information in reference books or databases can provide:

  • Introduction to key issues
  • Major dates and events
  • Keywords and subject-specific vocabulary terms that can be used for database searches
  • Bibliographies that lead to additional resources

Background Information for Theological Studies

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