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Origins: As far as we know, who was the author of this text? When was it written

Origins: As far as we know, who was the author of this text? When was it written? For what purpose was it written, and what do we know about the social situation the author was writing in?
Sources: As far as we know, did this passage originate from sources older than the present book in which it is found? What do we know about the editing process that led this passage to be included in the book in which it is found, in the place where it is found?
Insights: Based on your research, what are some insights that biblical criticism provides into the meaning or significance of this passage? These insights can be gained from the close study of the words of the passage, a study of its form or genre, research into the social and historical context of the passage, etc. (This section should take up the majority of the paper)
Your paper should be between 3 and 5 pages in length, 12 points in a standard font, double-spaced. Your paper should have an introduction describing the relevance of your topic and a thesis statement summarizing the whole of your argument. Each paragraph should have a topic sentence that summarizes what the paragraph is about, and the paragraph should center on that topic. The paragraphs of your paper should follow a logical order. You will be graded on these elements, as well as on spelling and grammar. You are also expected to use parenthetical notes for any quotations or other references that you use, and have a works cited page. You should follow the MLA style of citations. Examples for the parenthetical citations and works cited page are listed below.
Citation Examples
Parenthetical Note
(Dietrich, 254)
(Note that here the number is the page where you find a specific piece of information used in your paper.)
Works Cited
Dietrich, Walter. “1 and 2 Kings.” In Oxford Bible Commentary, ed. John Barton and John Muddiman, 232-66. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
(Note that here the page numbers in the middle are the entire page range for this essay.)
Citation Examples
Parenthetical Note
(Dietrich, 254)
(Note that here the number is the page where you find a specific piece of information used in your paper.)
Works Cited
Dietrich, Walter. “1 and 2 Kings.” In Oxford Bible Commentary, ed. John Barton and John Muddiman, 232-66. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
(Note that here the page numbers in the middle are the entire page range for this essay.)
Online Bible Commentaries
We have several Bible commentaries available in the library and/or online. You
must use three from this list as your sources for your paper.
Collegeville Bible Commentary
This commentary is divided into two volumes, one on the Old Testament and one on the
New Testament. Use the correct volume, and see the Table of Contents to find your
passage.
Library
BS 491.2 C66 REF
Online (Must have Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL19196583W/The_Collegeville_Bible_commentary
Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS 491.3 E37 REF
Online (Must have Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL20946881W/Eerdmans_commentary_on_the_Bible
Fortress Bible Commentary
This commentary divides the Bible into sections. I am listing each book covered in each
volume for your convenience.
Online
 Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Numbers
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6qt
 Historical Writings: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings,
1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t7h6
 Wisdom, Worship, and Poetry: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of
Songs
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t793
 The Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel,
Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai,
Zechariah, Malachi
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t76j
 The Gospels and Acts: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6xx
 The Letters and Legacy of Paul: Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians,
Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2
Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6ns
 Hebrews, the General Epistles, and Revelation: Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2
Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude, Revelation
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6p9
HarperCollins Bible Commentary
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS491.2 .H37 REF
Online (Must have Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL275417W/HarperCollins_Bible_Commentary
The International Bible Commentary
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS 511.2 I57 REF
Online (Requires Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL18415449W/The_International_Bible_commentary_with
_the_New_International_Version
Oxford Bible Commentary
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS 491.3 O94 REF
Online
https://wrlc-mar.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01WRLC_MAR/16rmtng/alma99185864825004
106
Please use at least three cite from the links provided.

Categories
Theology

Origins: As far as we know, who was the author of this text? When was it written

Origins: As far as we know, who was the author of this text? When was it written? For what purpose was it written, and what do we know about the social situation the author was writing in?
Sources: As far as we know, did this passage originate from sources older than the present book in which it is found? What do we know about the editing process that led this passage to be included in the book in which it is found, in the place where it is found?
Insights: Based on your research, what are some insights that biblical criticism provides into the meaning or significance of this passage? These insights can be gained from the close study of the words of the passage, a study of its form or genre, research into the social and historical context of the passage, etc. (This section should take up the majority of the paper)
Your paper should be between 3 and 5 pages in length, 12 points in a standard font, double-spaced. Your paper should have an introduction describing the relevance of your topic and a thesis statement summarizing the whole of your argument. Each paragraph should have a topic sentence that summarizes what the paragraph is about, and the paragraph should center on that topic. The paragraphs of your paper should follow a logical order. You will be graded on these elements, as well as on spelling and grammar. You are also expected to use parenthetical notes for any quotations or other references that you use, and have a works cited page. You should follow the MLA style of citations. Examples for the parenthetical citations and works cited page are listed below.
Citation Examples
Parenthetical Note
(Dietrich, 254)
(Note that here the number is the page where you find a specific piece of information used in your paper.)
Works Cited
Dietrich, Walter. “1 and 2 Kings.” In Oxford Bible Commentary, ed. John Barton and John Muddiman, 232-66. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
(Note that here the page numbers in the middle are the entire page range for this essay.)
Citation Examples
Parenthetical Note
(Dietrich, 254)
(Note that here the number is the page where you find a specific piece of information used in your paper.)
Works Cited
Dietrich, Walter. “1 and 2 Kings.” In Oxford Bible Commentary, ed. John Barton and John Muddiman, 232-66. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
(Note that here the page numbers in the middle are the entire page range for this essay.)
Online Bible Commentaries
We have several Bible commentaries available in the library and/or online. You
must use three from this list as your sources for your paper.
Collegeville Bible Commentary
This commentary is divided into two volumes, one on the Old Testament and one on the
New Testament. Use the correct volume, and see the Table of Contents to find your
passage.
Library
BS 491.2 C66 REF
Online (Must have Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL19196583W/The_Collegeville_Bible_commentary
Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS 491.3 E37 REF
Online (Must have Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL20946881W/Eerdmans_commentary_on_the_Bible
Fortress Bible Commentary
This commentary divides the Bible into sections. I am listing each book covered in each
volume for your convenience.
Online
 Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Numbers
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6qt
 Historical Writings: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings,
1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t7h6
 Wisdom, Worship, and Poetry: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of
Songs
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t793
 The Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel,
Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai,
Zechariah, Malachi
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t76j
 The Gospels and Acts: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6xx
 The Letters and Legacy of Paul: Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians,
Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2
Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6ns
 Hebrews, the General Epistles, and Revelation: Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2
Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude, Revelation
https://www-jstor-org.proxymu.wrlc.org/stable/j.ctt1b3t6p9
HarperCollins Bible Commentary
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS491.2 .H37 REF
Online (Must have Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL275417W/HarperCollins_Bible_Commentary
The International Bible Commentary
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS 511.2 I57 REF
Online (Requires Open Library account)
https://openlibrary.org/works/OL18415449W/The_International_Bible_commentary_with
_the_New_International_Version
Oxford Bible Commentary
This commentary includes all the books of the Bible. See the Table of Contents to find
your passage.
Library
BS 491.3 O94 REF
Online
https://wrlc-mar.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01WRLC_MAR/16rmtng/alma99185864825004
106
Please use at least three cite from the links provided.

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Annotated timeline of the prophetic books Create an annotated timeline of the pr

Annotated timeline of the prophetic books
Create an annotated timeline of the prophetic books. In timeline focus on the following:
1. Give the date of the time period of the prophets’ activities, 2. 2. Name the kings that reigned during the time of the prophet, and
3. Give the texts in Kings and Chronicles that correspond to the time period of the prophets’ ministries.
*****Summarize the main points of each prophet’s preaching (this should be approximately 100-150 words per prophet). *****

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Theology

Annotated timeline of the prophetic books Create an annotated timeline of the pr

Annotated timeline of the prophetic books
Create an annotated timeline of the prophetic books. In timeline focus on the following:
1. Give the date of the time period of the prophets’ activities, 2. 2. Name the kings that reigned during the time of the prophet, and
3. Give the texts in Kings and Chronicles that correspond to the time period of the prophets’ ministries.
*****Summarize the main points of each prophet’s preaching (this should be approximately 100-150 words per prophet). *****

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Theology

in reflection of no more than one page, explain how the phrase helps us understa

in reflection of no more than one page, explain how the phrase helps us understand the meaning of the sacrament. Be sure to make Biblical references where appropriate.

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Theology

in reflection of no more than one page, explain how the phrase helps us understa

in reflection of no more than one page, explain how the phrase helps us understand the meaning of the sacrament. Be sure to make Biblical references where appropriate.

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Theology

What is the author’s thesis or main point?

What is the author’s thesis or main point? Or, what do you think is the main point of this week’s documentary? Why do you think so? Can you provide evidence for it?
https://vimeo.com/79575622

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Why do you think so?

What is the author’s thesis or main point? Or, what do you think is the main point of this week’s documentary? Why do you think so? Can you provide evidence for it?
https://vimeo.com/79575622

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Theology

What is the author’s thesis or main point?

What is the author’s thesis or main point? Why do you think so? Can you provide evidence for it?
https://web.s.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=0&sid=b071d93e-2cbe-4fd7-90a0-84aeccf32af7%40redis&bdata=JkF1dGhUeXBlPXNoaWImYXV0aHR5cGU9c3NvJmN1c3RpZD1zODM2NjAxMyZzaXRlPWVob3N0LWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=1880889&db=nlebk

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Why do you think so?

What is the author’s thesis or main point? Why do you think so? Can you provide evidence for it?
https://web.s.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?vid=0&sid=b071d93e-2cbe-4fd7-90a0-84aeccf32af7%40redis&bdata=JkF1dGhUeXBlPXNoaWImYXV0aHR5cGU9c3NvJmN1c3RpZD1zODM2NjAxMyZzaXRlPWVob3N0LWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=1880889&db=nlebk