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REL 222 - Luther & Lutheranism

Rel 222 Luther and Lutheranism, Wanda Deifelt, Fall 2023


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a number of different types of resources that will be helpful for completing the research project for REL 201 - Luther & Lutheranism.

Reference Sources highlights encyclopedias that contain introductory information that could be helpful for you to gain a better understanding of your topic. 

Books & Articles notes how to browse the print collection and search the catalog to find information on your topic. Also, article databases, useful for finding secondary sources about your individual and their contributions, are linked.

Choosing & Evaluating Sources

When choosing sources, consider:

  • Who
    • Who wrote it? What could their biases and affiliations be?
  • What
    • What kind of source is it? A book? A newspaper article?
    • What claims does the source make? What is its argument or thesis?
  • Where
    • Where was it published? In an encyclopedia? Online? What country?
  • When
    • When was it written? What time frame does it cover?
  • Why
    • Why did the author write it?
    • Why might it be useful to my own argument or research questions?

Luther's Works -- Primary Sources

Reference Sources

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