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Leader's Guide for Primary Source Readings in Catholic Church History

By Michael Greene



Primary Source Readings in Catholic Church History is designed to accompany Catholic Church history textbooks, but may be used with any course. It is a collection of significant primary sources through the Church's history. Thirty chapters include selected documents along with commentary on who wrote them and why, how each document was significant to its time, and why it has endured as an important writing in Church history.

The following are some of the historical writers included in this book:

  • Saint Perpetua.
  • Saint Augustine.
  • Pope Saint Gregory.
  • Saint Catherine of Siena.
  • Martin Luther.
  • Saint Theresa of Avila.
  • Saint Francis.
  • Junipero Serra.
  • Dorothy Day.
  • Second Vatican Council.

The teaching manual for Primary Source Readings in Catholic Church History offers teachers guidance on why and how to use primary sources. It also includes:

  • review questions.
  • in-depth questions with instructions for teachers.
  • take-home activities and homework extenders.
  • well-developed classroom activities.

Product details

Publisher: Saint Mary's Press

Copyright: April 5, 2005

Format: Paperback

Size: 6 x 9

Length: 72 pages

ISBN: 978-0-88489-874-0

ISBN-10: 0-88489-874-1

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