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Church History Research Project
The Oxford History of Christianity by
Call Number: 270 OXF
Publication Date: 1994-04-14
The Christian World by
Call Number: 261 CHR
Publication Date: 1981-10-01
Call Number: 282.09 DEE
Publication Date: 1990-11-01
Call Number: 200 BRO
Publication Date: 1991-03-01
Call Number: REF 230 CHR
Publication Date: 2011-08-01
The Great Emergence by
Call Number: 270.8 TIC
Publication Date: 2008-10-01
Introduction to Christianity by
Call Number: 238.11 BEN
Publication Date: 2004-11-30
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Assignment in brief
- Select a topic and have it approved by Mr. Surmiller
- Research for a broad understanding of your topic (at least 15 resources); evaluate resources for suitability, relevance, reliability, etc.
- Consider the following: 1.) major figures in the development of the issue; 2.) What did they teach and were they convincing?, 3.) Who did they argue with?, 4.) What heresy helped to define the issue?, 5.) What were the politics of the time?, 6.) How did your topic affect theology (scriptural, moral, pastoral, etc.)?, 7.) How did the theology affect the topic?
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Bloomsbury Digital Theology and Religion Online
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UNC Writing Center
A comprehensive collection of handouts on writing, style, citation and more.
Formatting MLA Citations
PowerPoint presentation focusing on the why and how of formatting citations in MLA style.