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Author Bradley, James E., 1944- author.

Title Church history : an introduction to research methods and resources / James E. Bradley & Richard A. Muller.

Publication Info. Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.

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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 293 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction to church history and related disciplines -- Perspective and meaning in history -- The initial stages of research and the use of bibliographic and reference sources -- Research in primary sources and the use of text databases and materials in microform -- The practice of research and the craft of writing -- Preparing lectures and writing monographs and articles -- Selected aids to the study of church history and historical theology : a bibliography.
Summary In their Church History, James Bradley and Richard Muller lay out guidelines, methods, and basic reference tools for research and writing in the fields of church history and historical theology. Over the years, this book has helped countless students define their topics, locate relevant source materials, and write quality papers. This revised, expanded, and updated second edition includes discussion of Internet-based research, digitized texts, and the electronic forms of research tools. The greatly enlarged bibliography of study aids now includes many significant new resources that have become available since the first edition's publication in 1995. Accessible and clear, this introduction will continue to benefit both students and experienced scholars in the field.
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Subject Church history -- Study and teaching.
Church history -- Research -- Methodology.
Church history -- Historiography.
Church history -- Bibliography.
Church history -- Reference books.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Reference works.
Added Author Muller, Richard A. (Richard Alfred), 1948- author.
Other Form: Print version: Bradley, James E., 1944- Church history. Second edition. Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016 9780802874054 (DLC) 2015045615 (OCoLC)930026811
ISBN 9781467445108 (electronic bk.)
146744510X (electronic bk.)