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Early Christianity and Patristics: Handbooks

Introduction to Handbooks

Handbooks offer subject introductions. They include brief histories of the subject in question, individual chapters on particular aspects of the subject, and bibliographies. Handbooks provide quick and accessible information on topics encountered when studying ancient Christianity. 

Handbooks Online

Publishers often post their handbooks online. Access handbook databases with these links:

Sample Handbooks for Early Christian Studies