Resources for Graduate Study & Writing
compiled by Dr. Jeff Childers
The following will guide you in writing papers according to the correct GST style:
Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. 7th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2007.
Alexander, Patrick H., et al, eds., The SBL Handbook of Style. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 1999).
Some professors specify SBL style; others require Turabian. If you are unsure, don’t hesitate to ask them.
The following is recommended as a source of guidance in writing papers:
Vyhmeister, Nancy Jean. Quality Research Papers. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2008.
Yaghjian, Lucretia B. Writing Theology Well. NY:Continuum, 2006.
NOTE especially these Student Resources
The following is recommended as an overview of the range of literature available in theological studies:
Stewart, David R. The Literature of Theology: a Guide for Students and Pastors. Revised edition. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003.
The following is recommended for those seeking in-depth guidance in building their personal libraries:
David R. Bauer, An Annotated Guide to Biblical Resources for Ministry. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2003.