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Parish/Church History

  • A Guide for Writing a Parish History, by Thomas P Power [PDF]. This 28-page booklet from the Anglican Church of Canada provides guidance for writing a parish history. Topics covered include Research Process, Documentary Sources, Oral History, Writing, Publishing, Use. It also includes a Bibliography with other resources to be consulted.

  • Writing Church History: A Guideline for Local Church Historians, by the PCA Historical Center [WEB]. This 2,000 word web page provides a brief synopsis of the church history process. Sections include Appointing the Historian, Gathering Data, Organizing,  Length, Approval, Publishing, Using and Supplementing the Church History. A checklist for preparation is provided.

  • Writing a Church History, by Westminster Theological Seminary [WEB]. This 2,500 word web page provides an overview of writing a church history. Sections include Writing A Church History Digest, Writing A Church History Paper, Sources For Historical Research, Research And Writing Church History, Common Problems In Church History Writing.

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