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Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Christianity: religion, culture, and history.


This guide provides selected resources useful for researching topics in Christianity, or for personal interest. College of the Redwoods offers several classes in Philosophy, including one course in World Religions (Philosophy 15). These classes can help fulfill the requirements for other degree programs, including Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. In addition, many philosophy courses are transferrable to the UC and/or CSU systems (check with a counselor or the current college catalog for more details).  

Search Terms

Start your research by brainstorming on specific subject or topic words relevant to your interest. Consult your textbook, class notes, or assignment guidelines for topic ideas. A quick internet search in the form of a question can be helpful.

Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations. Try words for specific issues relevant to the topic.

Try the names or specific persons, places, or things, for example, the name(s) of individual characters or books of the Bible.