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Church history : an introduction to research, reference works, and methods

Author: James E Bradley; Richard A Muller
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains skills and techniques necessary for writing church history. Discusses assessment of sources, the craft of writing, and different modes of rhetoric. Describes research methods and identifies different eras for research.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Bibliographies
Bibliography
Bibliographie
Ouvrages de référence
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James E Bradley; Richard A Muller
ISBN: 0802808263 9780802808264
OCLC Number: 31434161
Description: xvi, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to Church History and Related Disciplines --
2. Perspective and Meaning in History --3. The Initial Stages of Research and the Use of Bibliographic and Reference Sources --
4. Research in Primary Sources and the Use of Text Databases and Materials in Microform --
5. The Practice of Research and the Craft of Writing --
6. Preparing Lectures and Writing Monographs and Articles --
Bibliography: Selected Aids to the Study of Church History and Historical Theology --
Appendix: Computer Applications in Research and Writing and New Sources in Microform.
Responsibility: James E. Bradley and Richard A. Muller.

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Explains skills and techniques necessary for writing church history. Discusses assessment of sources, the craft of writing, and different modes of rhetoric. Describes research methods and identifies different eras for research.

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