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REL 121: From the Word to the World

A Guide to Library Resources

SampleTopic #1: Evangelism

1. Useful Subject Headings for the Topic of Evangelism:

  • Evangelistic work
  • Christianity Evangelism
  • Christian church Evangelism
  • Missions Biblical teaching
  • Missionaries
  • Great Commission (Bible)

AND finds all terms

OR finds either term

evangelis* finds any ending (e.g. evangelistic, evangelism)

Try an Advanced Search in WorldCat  using keywords from the Subject headings:

SampleTopic #2: The Role & Status of Women in the Bible, particularly the Samaritan Woman in John 4:

Useful Subject Headings:

  • Women in the Bible
  • Sex role Biblical teaching
  • Gender role Biblical teaching
  • Bible and feminism
  • Samaritan woman (Biblical figure)

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