Making Sense in Religious Studies: A Students Guide to Research and Writing

Paperback | March 18, 2015

byMargot Northey, Bradford A. Anderson, Joel N. Lohr

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Specifically designed for students in religious studies, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays and short assignments, doing comparative research, evaluating Internet sources, proper documentation, avoiding plagiarism, reading religious texts, learning foreignlanguages, and more.

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Specifically designed for students in religious studies, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays and short assignments, doing comparative research, evaluating Internet sources, proper documentation, avoiding plagiarism, reading religious texts, learning foreignlanguages, and more.

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Bradford A. Anderson lectures in Religious Studies at Mater Dei Institute of Education, a college of Dublin City University, Ireland. Joel N. Lohr is the Dean of Religious Life and an Associate Professor at Univer...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:March 18, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019901034X

ISBN - 13:9780199010349

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Table of Contents

1. Making the Most of Your Time in Higher Education2. Getting to Know Religious Studies3. Writing and Thinking4. Finding and Using Academic Resources5. Writing Essays6. Writing Book Reviews and Book Reports7. Writing Short Assignments: Chapter Summaries and Article Reviews8. Reading Religious Texts and Writing Interpretive Essays9. Learning Languages10. Writing Comparative Essays11. Writing with Style12. Tests and Examinations13. Giving an Oral Presentation14. Receiving Feedback and Reflecting on Your Studies15. Documenting Your Sources16. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage17. Punctuation18. Misused Words and Phrases19. AfterwordAppendix 1: Sample Book Review (1,000-Word Assignment)Appendix 2: Sample Chapter Summary and Evaluation (500-Word Assignment)