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5 Signs your Thesis is Bad (and how to fix it)

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series How to Write a Seminary Paper

In honor of “paper-writing season” at universities and seminaries everywhere, I present to you a brief list of Bad Theses.

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The Bible isn’t Just Extraordinary, It’s Also Ordinary

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Ordinary Bible Reading

In other words, while the Bible is always extra-ordinary, it is such through the use of the ordinary ways that human beings speak to one another. It is supernatural revelation that God has given in natural language. The Bible is special and unique, but it is not special and unique in this way, that is, in the manner by which it communicates truth to human beings. That’s why the Westminster Standards go on to describe the meaning of the Bible as accessible “through a due use of ordinary means” (WCF 1.7).

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How to Write a Seminary Paper: Part 3. The Argument

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series How to Write a Seminary Paper

In our first post we looked at what makes a good thesis. In our second post we applied those insights to paper research. Now we turn to a third point: using your research to...

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How to Write a Seminary Paper: Part 2, Researching (And Perfecting) Your Thesis

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series How to Write a Seminary Paper

In our first post we looked at the most important aspect of a good seminary paper: the thesis. But the thesis is actually only one leg of a three legged school. A good seminary...

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How to Write a Seminary Paper: Part 1, The Thesis

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series How to Write a Seminary Paper

It’s that time of year again. No, not Halloween. Not Thanksgiving. Those are just warning signs of the impending doom that awaits. The impending doom, of course, is the end of the semester at...

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Why you should buy a Reader’s Bible right now

Why would you want a Bible with no verse numbers? Oh, and it also has no headings. No annotations. No notes. No references. No columns. No extras. Why would anyone want such a bible?...