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RELG 221: Women in Early Christianity (HC)

Religion 221: Women in Early Christianity (McGuire) Spring 2019

Background Information

                                                               The Morning of the Resurrection by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898) 

This Library Guide is meant to help students working on a research paper for RELG 221: Women in Early Christianity. Please navigate the guide by clicking on the tabs in the side bar and feel free to get in touch with Anna if you have any questions. 

Places to Start

Background Information on Religions

The following sources provide overviews of religious groups and their practices.  These resources are a quick way for you to find out the basic facts and recent scholarly interpretations.

When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.

Basic Books on Gender and Sex