records produced during the time period being studied, usually by those involved in the events being studied
Genesis 3:15. Biblical teaching that God has planned all of human history; there is no event that is out of God's control or that doesn not help to accomplish His purpose for this world.
the doctrine that every aspect of every human's being (body, mind, will, and emotions) has been marred by the Fall and is opposed to God's will
the study of the record of the past acts of God and man on earth from its creation to the present, based on teh best surviving evidence