Making Sense in Religious Studies
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DescriptionA 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 presentations. The authors also provide advice on time management, preparing for tests and exams, and reflecting on feedback.
Employing a rich variety of examples, Making Sense in Religious Studies helps students overcome common pitfalls in grammar, style, punctuation, and usage. The book is enhanced by numerous pedagogical features including learning objectives, chapter introductions and conclusions, Internet icons, writing checklists, and an end-of-text glossary. Maintaining the same clear, straightforward style of the other books in the Making Sense series, this comprehensive guide will serve as an invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond.
"This is a well-written handbook designed specifically for students in religious studies. As a whole it introduces sufficient background regarding the study of religion; enables students to quickly obtain a familiarity with the basic ideas and approaches; provides systematic, comprehensive advice; and explains how to conduct research and write good academic papers and assignments."--Daphna Arbel, University of British Columbia
About the Author(s)
Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University.
Bradford A. Anderson lectures in Religious Studies at Mater Dei Institute of Education, a college of Dublin City University.
Joel N. Lohr teaches in the Religious Studies Department at Trinity Western University.