Synopses & Reviews
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 select documents along with commentary on who wrote them and why, how each document is 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 with answers
- in-depth questions with instruction for teachers
- take-home activities and homework extenders
- well-developed classroom activities