Try combining search terms
- Example: <disability AND “Middle Ages”>.
- Use quotations marks around a phrase to keep the words together.
Try different keywords for your topic.
- Example: Middle Ages and medieval mean the same thing, but they can bring up different search results.
Try truncating your search by using an asterisk.
- Example: <disab*> brings up results for disabled, disability, and disabilities.
Links to library resources from the class bibliography. Hurst Library does not currently own all of the titles, but you can borrow any unavailable materials through interlibrary loan.
General Sources on Disability
Try these search options to find general sources on disability in the library. It is not a comprehensive list, but it should provide a good start. Some of these will overlap with the resources from the class bibliography.
Blindness in the Bible
Children with disabilities–Religious life
Christian education of people with disabilities
Church work with people with disabilities
Church work with people with mental disabilities
Church work with the deaf
Church work with the developmentally disabled
Down syndrome–Religious aspects–Christianity
Mental illness–Religious aspects–Christianity
Mentally ill–Pastoral counseling of
Parents of children with disabilities–Religious life
Pastoral care of people with disabilities
People with disabilities–History
People with disabilities in art
People with disabilities in literature
People with disabilities in rabbinical literature
People with disabilities in the Bible
People with disabilities (Islamic law)
People with disabilities (Jewish law)
People with disabilities–Religious aspects–Christianity
People with disabilities–Religious aspects–Islam
People with disabilities–Religious aspects–Judaism
People with disabilities–Religious life
People with mental disabilities–Religious life
Sociology of disability