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.

Quality Research Papers

Author: Nancy J. Vyhmeister
Publisher:
ISBN: 0310239451
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

Author: Nancy J. Vyhmeister
Publisher:
ISBN: 0310239451
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.

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.

From Topic to Thesis

Author: Michael Kibbe
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830899814
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Religion

While courses in Bible and theology typically require research papers, particularly at the graduate level, very few include training in research. Professors have two options: use valuable class time to teach students as much as they can, or lower their standards with the understanding that students cannot be expected to complete tasks for which they have never been prepared. From Topic to Thesis: A Guide to Theological Research offers a third option. This affordable and accessible tool walks students through the process, focusing on five steps: finding direction, gathering sources, understanding issues, entering discussion and establishing a position. Its goal is to take students directly from a research assignment to a research argument—in other words, from topic to thesis.

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.

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."

A guide to writing academic essays in religious studies

Author: Scott Brown
Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
ISBN: UOM:39015077683699
Release Date: 2008-05-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

One of the greatest challenges for instructors in religious studies is the task of explaining why, in colleges and universities, the truth claims of the religions studied are not accepted, but instead a disinterested, academic approach is taken. Indeed, f

Writing Theology Well 2nd Edition

Author: Lucretia B. Yaghjian
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9780567296214
Release Date: 2015-09-24
Genre: Religion

A working guide for students conducting theological writing and research on theology and biblical studies courses, this book integrates the disciplines of writing, rhetoric, and theology, to provide a standard text for the teaching and mentoring of writing across the theological curriculum.As a theological rhetoric, it also encourages 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. This 2nd Edition includes new chapters on 'Writing Theology in a New Language', which explores the linguistic and cultural challenges of writing theology well in a non-native language, and 'Writing and Learning Theology in an Electronic Age', addressed to distance learning students learning to write theology well from online courses, and dealing with the technologies necessary to do so.

Doing Theological Research

Author: Robert W. Pazmino
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 9781621891529
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Religion

This concise introductory work explores the essentials of doing theological research and writing. It is a handy companion to assist persons as they begin and pursue theological education. It provides an overview of expectations that both various professors have shared and students have reported over many years as basic wisdom to foster quality theological work. It is a time-tested resource to guide those called to seminary study.

Research and Writing in the Seminary

Author: Diane Capitani
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
ISBN: 0786478640
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Genre: Education

This practical, "how-to" book for beginning seminary students offers step-by-step guidelines for typical writing assignments at the master's level. Chapters are included on the most basic and common types of writing in seminary: theological book reviews, exegetical papers, theological essays or summaries, reflection papers, research papers, and sermons. Practical, immediately relevant topics offer guidelines students can use as soon as they need them--as they begin the research and writing process. Content is accessible to all students, including those with no writing or theological background and second-career students who finished undergraduate study many years prior to entering seminary. Included in each chapter are samples of each type of paper, with step-by-step commentary to help beginning students understand the process for writing each type of paper.