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Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing : religious studies

Author: Margot Northey; Joel N Lohr; Bradford A Anderson
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A new addition to the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in Religious Studies is an indispensable guide for all students of religious studies. It 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 foreign languages, and giving oral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Northey; Joel N Lohr; Bradford A Anderson
ISBN: 9780195439526 019543952X
OCLC Number: 720810800
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to higher education and religious studies --
Making the most of your time in higher education --
Writing and thinking --
Finding and using academic sources --
Writing essays --
Writing book reviews and book reports --
Writing short assignments : chapter summaries and article reviews --
Reading religious texts and writing interpretive essays --
Writing comparative essays --
Writing with style --
Tests and examinations --
Giving an oral presentaion --
Learning languages --
Receiving feedback and reflecting on your studies --
Documenting your sources --
Common errors in grammar and usage --
Punctuation --
Misused words and phrases --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Margot Northey, Bradford A. Anderson, Joel N. Lohr.
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This text is a clear and concise guide to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate religious studies. Making Sense in Religious Studies is intended for students in any  Read more...

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a boon for any student of religuious studies. It untangles the processes of research and writing and encourages a methodological yet engaged approach to study. Jennifer Goodyer, Theology

 
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