FYE 1035: The Faces of Jesus
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Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Achtemeier, P. (Ed.) (1996). HarperCollins Bible dictionary. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. Over 3700 entries in this single volume cover the people, places, events, ideas and influence of the Bible. Photos, maps and drawings throughout. Ref BS 440 .H235 1996
Chadwick, H., & Evans, G. R. (1987). Atlas of the Christian Church. New York: Facts on File. This book describes itself as “an authoritative survey of the Christian tradition in its many changing forms through nearly two millennium.” Included are reproductions of many works of art, and also a chapter on iconography. REF BR98 .A74 1987
Film review annual. Englewood, N.J. : J.S. Ozer. The 1989 issue contains several full length reviews of The Last Temptation of Christ. REF PN 1995 .F465 1989
Hastings, J. (1906–08). Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons. Numerous entries explore the significance of concepts, characters, places, beliefs and practices found in the Gospels. This older work has been recently republished. REF BS 440 .H3 vols. 1 &2
Littell, F.H. (1976) Macmillan atlas history of Christianity. New York: Macmillan. Provides maps and discussions of various movements and events in Christianity from its beginnings to the 20th century. REF G1046.E4 L5 1976
Mays, J. (Ed.) (2000). HarperCollins Bible Commentary. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. This single volume resource provides essays in historical context, introductions to major sections, and commentary on individual books of the bible. Apocryphal texts are also included. REF BS 491.2 H37 2000
Turner, J. (Ed.) (1996) Dictionary of art. New York: Grove Dictionaries. A comprehensive resource for all aspects of the study of art, including artists, genres, technique, historical eras and more. Available electronically as Grove Art Online. REF N31. D5 1996 Vols. 1 - 34
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- Images of Christ in the Cinema
A lecture by Dr. William Telford of the University of Edinburgh’s School of Divinity. He offers thoughtful analysis of two of the films this course includes, plus several more.
- Jesus Seminar Forum - Home Page
A joint effort of Rutgers University and the Westar Institute, links to research documents by and about this scholarly seminar, which seeks to determine a historically accurate view of Jesus, and the debate that has followed.
- National Gallery of Art
A site that is clear and user-friendly to search, by artist, title, or keyword, and more. Searching “Christ” as a “keyword in title,” retrieves hundreds of images, many of which include lengthy discussions.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
About 3,500 objectsfifty highlights from each of the Museum’s curatorial departments as well as the entire department of European Paintingscan be searched by artist, period, style, or keyword.
- Journal of Religion and Film | University of Nebraska Omaha
An online journal from the University of Omaha, offers full text of its articles from current and past issues covering several years. Indexes for authors, articles and films facilitate searching. A special Feb. ’04 issue focuses on “The Passion of the Christ.”
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