Quality Research Papers

Author: Nancy Jean Vyhmeister
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310514039
Release Date: 2014-02-11
Genre: Religion

This updated third edition of Quality Research Papers—fast becoming a standard reference textbook for writing research papers in the fields of religion and theology—gives improvements and added material for such things as the expanding field of online research and doing church-related research in a professional manner. Because so many new developments have taken place in the field of research, especially in terms of electronic research, this handy reference explores the ways to do research on the internet, including how to document such research. Quality Research Papers offers great opportunities to students today, especially in distant learning situations, to determine which resources can be used and which should be rejected. For this reason Nancy Vyhmeister brought in Terry Robertson, Seminary Librarian at Andrews University and professor of the seminary master’s level research courses. His expertise in library, computers, and the Internet are invaluable to the book. In addition to substantial, current information on electronic resources and online research, this third edition preserves all of the features of the original editions, now presented in a newly revised, more logical order.

Quality Research Papers

Author: Nancy Jean Vyhmeister
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310541219
Release Date: 2009-06-26
Genre: Religion

Nancy Vyhmeister's Quality Research Papers is fast becoming a standard reference textbook for writing research papers in the field of religion and theology. It takes the student from the beginning assignment of a paper through the research phase to the finished paper. This second edition gives improvements and added material for such things as the expanding field of online research and doing church-related research in a professional manner. Resources for doing research are updated throughout the book.

Quality Research Papers

Author: Nancy J. Vyhmeister
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310239451
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Religion

A much-needed step-by-step book on how students in theology and biblical studies can do research and write papers.

Quality Research Papers for Students of Religion and Theology

Author: Nancy J. Vyhmeister
Publisher:
ISBN: 0310514029
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Reference

Now in an updated third edition, Quality Research Papers is a step-by-step guide for a student of religion and theology to conceptualize, develop, and write a paper, thesis, or dissertation that meets the demands and fits the standards of contemporary scholarship.

A Little Book for New Theologians

Author: Kelly M. Kapic
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830866700
Release Date: 2012-08-05
Genre: Religion

Whenever we read, think, hear or say anything about God, we are doing theology. Yet theology isn't just a matter of what we think. It affects who we are. In the tradition of Helmut Thielicke's A Little Exercise for Young Theologians, Kelly Kapic offers a concise introduction to the study of theology for newcomers to the field. He highlights the value and importance of theological study and explains its unique nature as a serious discipline. Not only concerned with content and method, Kapic explores the skills, attitudes and spiritual practices needed by those who take up the discipline. This brief, clear and lively primer draws out the relevance of theology for Christian life, worship, mission, witness and more. "Theology is about life," writes Kapic. "It is not a conversation our souls can afford to avoid."

From Topic to Thesis

Author: Michael Kibbe
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830851317
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Education

Every theology student has to write a research paper, but many do not know how to go about doing theological research. In this brief guide, Michael Kibbe introduces students to the basics of academic research, including how to gather and engage different sources, use online databases and bibliography software, and avoid common mistakes.

Writing and Research

Author: Kevin Gary Smith
Publisher: Langham Global Library
ISBN: 9781783688951
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: Religion

Written in a simple yet engaging style, Dr Kevin Smith applies his years of experience and expertise in scholarly writing and research in this one-volume guide. Perfect as an introduction for new and continuing undergraduate or postgraduate students, this publication provides helpful guidelines and illustrations on all the elements that go into producing an academic work.

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

Author: David Mathis
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 9781433540332
Release Date: 2014-01-31
Genre: Religion

Seminary is exhilarating . . . and dangerous. Seminary can be thrilling, with the potential to inspire and equip church leaders for a lifetime of faithful ministry. But it’s not without its risks. For many who have ignored the perils, seminary has been crippling. But with an extra dose of intentionality, and God’s help, this season of preparation can invigorate your affections for Jesus. How to Stay Christian in Seminary takes a refreshingly honest look at the seminarian’s often-neglected devotional life, offering real-world advice for students eager to survive seminary with a flourishing faith.

Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Author: Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310539490
Release Date: 2009-08-19
Genre: Religion

Since its publication in 1994, An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics has become a standard text for a generation of students, pastors, and serious lay readers. This second edition has been substantially updated and expanded, allowing the authors to fine-tune and enrich their discussions on fundamental interpretive topics. In addition, four new chapters have been included that address more recent controversial issues:• The role of biblical theology in interpretation• How to deal with contemporary questions not directly addressed in the Bible• The New Testament’s use of the Old Testament• The role of history in interpretationThe book retains the unique aspect of being written by two scholars who hold differing viewpoints on many issues, making for vibrant, thought-provoking dialogue. What they do agree on, however, is the authority of Scripture, the relevance of personal Bible study to life, and why these things matter.

10 Steps in Writing the Research Paper

Author: Roberta H. Markman
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764113623
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Offers detailed information on all aspects of a research paper, from evaluating bibliographical sources and the use of on-line computer catalogs, to parenthetical referencing and plagiarism.

Writing Theology Well

Author: Lucretia Yaghjian
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826418852
Release Date: 2006-11-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

In its creative integration of the disciplines of writing, rhetoric, and theology, Writing Theology Well provides a standard text for theological educators engaged in the teaching and mentoring of writing across the theological curriculum. As a theological rhetoric, it will also encourage excellence in theological writing in the public domain by helping to equip students for their wider vocations as writers, preachers, and communicators in a variety of ministerial and professional contexts.

Research Strategies

Author: William Badke
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781532018046
Release Date: 2017-04-05
Genre: Education

We live in a time when there is more knowledge available to us than ever before. Yet we struggle to make sense of it. When a research deadline looms and all you see is a confusing fog of data, you know you need help. In this sixth edition of Research Strategies, author William Badke helps you make sense of it all. He will show you how to navigate the information fog intelligently, and he will detail how to use it to your advantage to become a better researcher. Badke focuses on informational research and provides a host of tips and advices not only for conducting research, but also for everything from finding a topic to writing an outline to locating high quality, relevant resources to finishing the final draft. Study guides, practice exercises, and assignments at the end of each chapter will help reinforce the lessons. As an experienced researcher who has led thousands of students to ramp up their research abilities, Badke uses humor to help you gain a better understanding of todays world of complex technological information. Research Strategies provides the skills and strategies to efficiently and effectively complete a research project from topic to final product.

The SBL Handbook of Style

Author: Society of Biblical Literature
Publisher: SBL Press
ISBN: 9781589839656
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The definitive source for how to write and publish in the field of biblical studies The long-awaited second edition of the essential style manual for writing and publishing in biblical studies and related fields includes key style changes, updated and expanded abbreviation and spelling-sample lists, a list of archaeological site names, material on qur’anic sources, detailed information on citing electronic sources, and expanded guidelines for the transliteration and transcription of seventeen ancient languages. Features: Expanded lists of abbreviations for use in ancient Near Eastern, biblical, and early Christian studies Information for transliterating seventeen ancient languages Exhaustive examples for citing print and electronic sources