This resource guide has been designed for students in Doug Bafford's Spring 2024 Expos course, Rationality and the Supernatural.

aerial view of the Christian Science Mother Church, Reflecting Pool and grounds in Boston, MAThe resources and strategies described here are a starting point for the kind of research you'll be doing for your final projects. 

They represent our first, best guesses at where you might find background research, primary source materials, and current scholarly conversations. As you proceed, other resources or other problem-solving strategies may have to be added in.

Remember that good research is often about following up on hunches, testing out a hypothesis and then seeing where else (or to what else) it leads. You may need to try several search combinations before you strike gold. 

Let me know if questions arise at any point in your project. We'll triage by email or set up a time to meet in Lamont.

Enjoy your work! 

Sue Gilroy, Librarian for Undergraduate Programs for Writing, Lamont Library, Room 210

Image:above; The Christian Science Mother Church and grounds, Boston, MA.