Religious Studies -- RST 101 -- Religion in the Contemporary World -- Prof. Ann Heekin: Religious Studies

Assignment Research Guide -- Research Paper: Genesis 1: New Perspectives on Religion and the Environment

List of Print / Hard Copy Sources on RESERVE RST 101 -- Ann Heekin -- SPRING 2013

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SEE ALSO RECOMMENDED RESEARCH DATABASES FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES, AND ALSO LINK TO BIBLE IN RIGHT COLUMN.

RST 101 (Religion in the Contemporary World) -- Ann Heekin -- SPRING 2013

DUE DATES
March 9, 2013
– Bibliography of sources and draft of thesis statement for paper.
April 29, 2013 – FINAL PAPER DUE.
SEMESTER:  Spring 2013
COURSE:  RST 101 (sections C, E, G, and H)  -- RELIGION IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD
INSTRUCTOR:  Ann Heekin
DESCRIPTION:  Students were given a handout for this assignment. Scroll down and see in left column of this research guide a link to download a copy of this handout. On this handout, topic is listed as "Christian and Jewish Reinterpretations of Genesis 1: New Perspectives on Religious Ethics and the Environment" 

Additional informationStudents will write a minimum 3 page essay on Christian and Jewish theological perspectives on Genesis chapter 1, which deals with humankind’s responsibility for caring for the earth, and also chapter 2.  There may be new interpretations of Genesis 1, particularly verses 26-31.

Minimum of 2 scholarly articles or book sources representing at least one Christian scholar and one Jewish scholar -- May be 2 books, or 2 journal articles, or 1 book and 1 journal article. 

o Use of MLA or CMOS (Chicago Manual of Style) bibliography style.
o Footnotes/Notes (MLA or CMOS style).
o Students are encouraged to review Cheating and Plagiarism / Academic Dishonesty (p. 47-48 of the 2012/2013 undergraduate catalog), on the College website or the course syllabus.

Recommended Research Sources Including Databases for Journal Articles -- RST 101 -- Ann Heekin -- SPRING 2013