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Writing for Divinity Students: Theology & Religion Writing Guides

This guide lists both basic writing resources and more specialized guides for theology and religious studies.

Writing Theology

Writing the first biblical exegesis paper or systematic theology paper can be daunting for students coming to these genres for the first time.  These books explain what is expected in a theological essay, exegetical paper, or reflection.  Some of these guides are quite detailed and require a fair amount of discipline, others provide suggestions for workflow and quick tips.   

Writing Theology and Religion

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