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Pastoral Studies

Text and Document Collections: Classical Period

Text and Document Collections: Medieval Period

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In theology and religious studies, a primary source is an original work while secondary source is an analysis, contextualization, critique, or reflection on that work.

Collections are organized by period as follows:

  • Classical (through 600)
  • Medieval (600 to 1500)
  • Early Modern (1500 to 1800)
  • Modern (1800 forward)

Secondary Sources