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The religion and theology student writer's manual and reader's guide

Author: Joel Hopko; Gregory M Scott; Stephen M Garrison
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a supplemental text for all religion and theology courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Hopko; Gregory M Scott; Stephen M Garrison
ISBN: 9781538100943 1538100940 9781538100950 1538100959 9781538100967 1538100967
OCLC Number: 1012785833
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 195 pages)
Contents: TO THE STUDENT: Welcome to the Greatest Stories Ever ToldTO THE TEACHER: As We Teach Writing, You Teach Religion and TheologyPART 1: Reading & Writing for Introductory Religion and Theology Courses 1 Read & Write to Understand Religious Experience1.1 The Benefits of Effective ReadingRead & Write 1.1: Analyze a Sermon1.2 Reading Ritual and NarrativeRead & Write 1.2: Appreciate the Lakota Heyoka Ceremony1.3 Reading Mystical Experience and the SacredRead & Write 1.3: Explain the Popularity of Juan Soldado1.4 Reading Social Cohesion and EthicsRead & Write 1.4: Explain How New Religious Moments Achieve Social Cohesion1.5 Reading DoctrineRead & Write 1.5: Explore Doctrinal Options for the Separation of Church and State2 Read & Write Effectively2.1 Get into the Flow of Writing Read & Write 2.1: Explain or Persuade2.2 Think CreativelyRead & Write 2.2: Freewriting2.3 Organize Your WritingRead & Write 2.3: Write a Paper Outline2.4 Draft, Revise, Edit, and ProofreadRead & Write 2.4: Discover Your Own Style3 Practice the Craft of Scholarship3.1 The Competent WriterRead & Write 3.1: Correct a Sentence Fragment3.2 Avoid Errors in Grammar and PunctuationRead & Write 3.2: Proofread for the Pope3.3 Format Your Paper ProfessionallyRead & Write 3.3: Explain the Data in this Table3.4 Cite Your Sources ProperlyRead & Write 3.4: Create a Scholarly Bibliography3.5 Avoid PlagiarismRead & Write 3.5: Summarize an Article from Shambala Sun, Moment, or Guideposts4 Become Familiar with Quality Information Sources4.1 Welcome to the American Academy of Religion (AAR)Read & Write 4.1: Write an Email to an AAR Section Chair4.2 Welcome to the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)Read & Write 4.2: Write an Email to an SBL Section Chair 4.3 How to Locate Religion and Theology Dissertations and ThesesRead & Write 4.3: Collect Six Dissertation Abstracts on a Topic of Interest4.4 How to Locate Studies by Think TanksRead & Write 4.4: Collect Six Think Tank Studies on a Topic of Interest4.5 Welcome to the Library of Congress (LOC)Read & Write 4.5: Examine Some Religion Items from the Library of Congress Collection PART 2: Become a Scholar of Religion 5 Learning Observation Skills5.1 Conduct an InterviewRead & Write 5.1: Interview a Local Religious Leader5.2 Conduct a Focus GroupRead & Write 5.2: Conduct a Focus Group on a Topic of Interest5.3 Conduct a Case StudyRead & Write 5.3: Conduct a Case Study on a Local Religious Group5.4 Conduct a SurveyRead & Write 5.4: Conduct a Survey on a Topic in Religion6 Learning Scholarship Skills6.1 How to Read Religion and Theology ScholarshipRead & Write 6.1: Explain the Content of a Recent Article from a Religion or TheologyJournal 6.2 How to Critique an Academic ArticleRead & Write 6.2: Critique a Recent Article from a Religion or Theology Journal6.3 How to Write a Book ReviewRead & Write 6.3: Review a New Religion or Theology Book6.4 How to Write a Literature ReviewRead & Write 6.4: Write a Religion or Theology Literature Review7 How to Research Effectively7.1 Institute an Effective Research ProcessRead & Write 7.1: Write a Religion or Theology Research Proposal7.2 Evaluate the Quality of Online and Printed InformationRead & Write 7.2: Write a Bibliography with a Dozen High Quality SourcesPART 3: Practice Some Avenues of Religion Scholarship 8 Study the History of Religion8.1 Study the Origins of ReligionRead & Write 8.1: Explore Cosmos and History in South America8.2 Study the Histories of ReligionsRead & Write 8.2: Chronicle the Recent History of an Asian Religion8.3 Compare ReligionsRead & Write 8.3: Compare Rituals, Doctrines, or Practice of Two African Religions 9 Discover Some Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Religion9.1 Sociology of ReligionRead & Write 9.1: Welcome to PEW Trust Religion Studies9.2 Psychology of ReligionRead & Write 9.2: Encounter Minds and Gods9.3 Neurology and ReligionRead & Write 9.3: Explore Experiences of Spiritual Consciousness9.4 Politics and ReligionRead & Write 9.4: Consider the Politics of Religion9.5 Postmodern Approaches to ReligionRead & Write 9.5: Behold the PanopticonPART 4: Practice Theology, Ministry, and Discipleship 10 Engaging Scripture10.1 Engaging HermeneuticsRead & Write 10.1: Construct a Personal Hermeneutic10.2 Engaging ExegesisRead & Write 10.2: Practice Exegesis 11 Engaging the History of Theology11.1 Tracing the Course of a Tradition's TheologyRead & Write 11.1: Trace the Course of a Religious Tradition's Theology11.2 Comparing Practices and DoctrinesRead & Write 11.2: Compare Doctrines of Two Major Sects within a Major ReligiousTradition12 Writing for Worship and Sharing Life12.1 The Craft of HomileticsRead & Write 12.1: Write Words to Inspire12.2 The Craft of CelebrationRead & Write 12.2: Write Words to Unite in Joy12.3 The Craft of HealingRead & Write 12.3: Write Words to Console in BereavementGLOSSARYNOTESINDEX
Responsibility: Joel Hopko, Gregory M. Scott, Stephen M. Garrison.


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