Historiography is the study of historical writings, to determine the motives, circumstances, and biases that might have affected the person(s) writing that version of history.
How is historiography a useful tool in studying religion academically? What about for people of faith, hoping to deepen their own religious practice? Is historiography a useful endeavor, or is it a problematic, disappointing, or upsetting method for people of faith?
Elect to respond to this discussion question with a 3-4 page essay, typed and double-spaced. This essay must reference at least one reading (Attached). You can cite the materials informally, using author last name (i.e. no need to use MLA citation format, etc.).