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Spiritual Formation: Getting Started

This guide aims to help students and new practitioners of spiritual formation. (Including resources in Chinese / 含中文資料)

Excellent place to begin

What are reference sources?

Reference sources are online or printed encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases or any other source that is designed to provide a concise yet authoritative overview of a topic of research.

Reference sources are excellent sources to use when you are starting your research, because they provide:

  • general background information
  • brief and factual overviews
  • explanations of terminology and definitions of terms
  • a list of authors who are experts in the field
  • bibliographies of sources for further reading