Making Sense in Religious Studies: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

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A new addition to the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in Religious Studies is an indispensable guide for all students of religious studies. It offers up-to-date, detailed information on writing essays and short assignments, doing comparative research, evaluating Internet sources, proper documentation, avoiding plagiarism, reading religious texts, learning foreign languages, and giving oral presentations. The authors also provide advice on time management, preparing for tests and exams, and reflecting on feedback.

Employing a rich variety of examples, Making Sense in Religious Studies helps students overcome common pitfalls in grammar, style, punctuation, and usage. The book is enhanced by numerous pedagogical features including learning objectives, chapter introductions and conclusions, Internet icons, writing checklists, and an end-of-text glossary. Maintaining the same clear, straightforward style of the other books in the Making Sense series, this comprehensive guide will serve as an invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond.

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Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University.

Bradford A. Anderson lectures in Religious Studies at Mater Dei Institute of Education, a college of Dublin City University.

Joel N. Lohr teaches in the Religious Studies Department at Trinity Western University.

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"Making Sense in Religious Studies is a valuable companion to anyone embarking upon, or struggling with, a religious studies degree. The book forms part of a series of study guides designed to offer students with up-to-date, detailed information on how to navigate successfully their way through various degrees. The book is written in a clear, accessible style and breaks down the complex tasks of research and writing into manageable steps. ... Overall, Making Sense in Religious Studies is a boon for any student of religious studies."--Jennifer Goodyer in Theology Journal

"I am delighted to come across this [book] as it will be, in my view, an extraordinarily useful resource for instructors, teaching assistants, and students in the field of religious studies."--Anne M. Pearson, McMaster University

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