Research Paper

Research Paper Instructions
The research paper for this course will be completed in 3 parts that will be submitted systematically.
Part 1: Introduction/Thesis/Bibliography
You will select 1 of these 3 passages:
I Kings 3:6–9
Following the Kaiser and Silva outline, you will segment the paper into the context, meaning, and significance of the passage. You will write an introductory paragraph that will include a thesis statement. Along with the introduction and thesis, you will list 10 sources relevant to the paper which will be properly cited in current Turabian format as interpreted by the School of Divinity Writing Guide found here. The sources must be current and scholarly.
Part 2: Rough Draft/Point One
You will re-write the introduction as needed, taking into consideration any feedback provided. In addition, you will write the paragraphs that cover Point One of the paper. Point One must consist of the context of the chosen passage. Formatting and argumentation will be crucial in this section of the paper.