The paper is to be double spaced, left justified, one inch margins, written in Times New Roman 12.
The paper is to be 12-15 pages long not including the Works Cited page.
Pages should be numbered.
References to sources are to be made using the same format throughout the paper. Most students are accustomed to MLA. The key to success in this aspect of the project is consistency.
There is to be a â€œWorks Citedâ€ section at the end of the paper (not included in the 12-15 page length) that indicates primary and secondary sources actually referenced in the body of the paper.
The Canonical Gospels
-A literary-historical study of a gospel
-A redactional study of a gospel in comparison to another
-A comparative study of a gospel in comparison to another
-A thematic study of one or more of the gospels
-A study of the parables or of a parable
-A study of the birth narratives
-A study of the passion narratives
-A study of one story in the canonical gospels that interests you
Ehrman, Bart D. The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings, 6th edition. ISBN: 978-0-19-020382-5
Neusner, Jacob. A Rabbi Talks With Jesus. ISBN: 0-385-47306-0
New American Bible or New Revised Standard Version
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Gathercole, Simon J. â€œThe Alleged Anonymity of the Canonical Gospels.â€ The Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 69, no. 2, Oct. 2018, pp. 447â€“476. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1093/jts/fly113.
Notley, R.Steven. â€œReading Gospel Parables as Jewish Literature.â€ Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 41, no. 1, 2018, pp. 29â€“43. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0142064×18788960.
Polan, Gregory J. â€œJoy Mixed with Crisisâ€¯: The Birth Narratives in the Gospels.â€ Bible Today, vol. 55, no. 6, 2017, pp. 411â€“416. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.
Stillman, M. K. â€œFootprints of Oral Transmission in the Canonical Passion Narratives.â€ Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, edited by M. K. Stillman, vol. 73, no. 4, 1997, pp. 393â€“400. EBSCOhost, doi:NTA0000020933.