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Assignment Research Guide -- Research Paper: Genesis 1: New Perspectives on Religion and the Environment
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List of Print / Hard Copy Sources on RESERVE RST 101 -- Ann Heekin -- SPRING 2013

Click HERE to see a list of print/hard copy publications on RESERVE in Ryan Library. Go to the Ryan Library HELP DESK to ask for these items. Tell the staff the item(s) you want are under Prof. Heekin's name. Reserve items may be used in the library Reference Room only.

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

  • New American Bible (U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops)
    You may read relevant chapters and verses from the book of Genesis, in the Bible. This Bible is the New American Bible translation.
  • Academic Search Premier (via EBSCOhost)  Icon
    A multi-disciplinary database providing 4,600+ full-text journals, including approximately 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
  • ATLA Religion (via EBSCOhost)  Icon
    From the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), this database offers abstracts to 1,500+ journals (600 current), book reviews, and essay collections in all fields relating to religious study.
  • JSTOR  
      
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    Full-text archive of 400+ core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and business. Coverage generally ends 3-5 years before the current year. Journals can be browsed individually or searched as a group.
  • ProQuest Research Library  Icon
    This large, multidisciplinary database provides abstracts from 2,600 journals in the arts and humanities, as well as business, health, social and other sciences. Many of the titles provide full-text articles.
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