RTCH 500 EXEGESIS RESEARCH PAPER: MEANING OF THE PASSAGE AND BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGN


RTCH 500
EXEGESIS RESEARCH PAPER: MEANING OF THE PASSAGE AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
OVERVIEW
The Meaning portion of the paper will run between 4-5 pages double-spaced in 12 point Times
New Roman font type. You will re-write the Context section as needed, taking into consideration
any feedback provided by the professor in your paper or on the grading rubric.
INSTRUCTIONS
In the Meaning portion of the paper, you are analyzing and exegeting the text verse-by-verse
utilizing the commentaries and journal articles listed in your Bibliography. I should see a
significant number of footnotes in this section as you interact with and engage with comments
and observations of commentators and journal article authors. Pay attention to the text! Your
interpretation of the text should be based in the text not imposed upon the text from some
external source. The sources you use to assist you in your study of the text must be current (1950
to the present) and scholarly (written by academics with credentials that qualify them to write not
popular treatments written for laity) using those found in the ATLA database as a guide. For
example, J. Vernon McGee, although an outstanding popular Bible teacher in his day, is not a
scholarly source.
Be sure to rely on the required hermeneutics text by Kaiser and Silva for guidance about how to
do basic exegesis and interpretation of a biblical text and to utilize Ecologies of Faith in a
Digital Age in analyzing your text from a spiritual formation perspective.
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.


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