There are an enormous number of theological reference works which provide an overview of a particular topic, and lead the student to the most important books and journal articles. Determining which reference sources are "standard" largely depends on the theological perspective and denominational background of the particular user. This guide aims to identify and describe some of the most important reference sources.
See also the following research guides:
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