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Online Theology: Background Information

What is background information?

Preliminary research is the process of collecting information about an unfamiliar topic. This gathering of background information will improve one’s understanding of the topic, help with developing a thesis statement or research question, and ensure accuracy when actual research begins.


Credo Reference

Credo Reference is a collection of hundreds of academic reference resources, which can be searched by topic.

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