Resources for Graduate Study & Writing

1) Library Resources

2) Resources for the writing style of the GST:

  • 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 (Click for examples). If you are unsure, don’t hesitate to ask them.
  • Click here (SBL Form) to see examples of the most common citations in SBL form.

3) Resources for 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

4) Resource for an overview of literature in theological studies:

  • Stewart, David R. The Literature of Theology: a Guide for Students and Pastors. Revised edition. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2003.

5) Resource for building a personal library:

  • David R. Bauer, An Annotated Guide to Biblical Resources for Ministry. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2003.