Religious studies

Religious studies
Assignment Requirements
Part 1: Project Plan
Submit a Project Plan, to include the following:
 Topic – Choose one: Moses, Miriam, Covenant, the Decalogue, or the Golden Calf.
 Thesis – What is the central message/argument of the paper? See the APU Writing Center resource Thesis Statements for help.
 Resources – The paper must reference:
o The Drama of Scripture.
o The accompanying topic article found in the course from Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch.
o Two additional sources from the APU Library; see the APU Writing Center’s Research Tips and Resources for suggestions about finding good

o NOTE: In APA style, classical works – including the Bible – are not listed in the References page. Embed biblical citations within the text as

follows: “Then Moses turned and went down the mountain, carrying the two tablets of the covenant in his hands” (Exod 32:15, NRSV). Only indicate the

Bible version in the first citation; it is not necessary to identify each citation as NRSV.
 Outline – Organize the paper to address the following four assignment questions:
1. How does the topic (Moses, Miriam, Covenant, the Decalogue, or the Golden Calf) connect to the larger themes of creation, fall, and redemption

within the overarching story of the Bible?
2. What is important to know about the history, culture, and/or theology surrounding this person or concept?
3. What was the original meaning of this concept or significance of this person within Exodus/Deuteronomy?
4. What insights gained could be meaningful for our context today?
Assignment Expectations
 Submit the assignment in Times New Roman 12-point font.
 The Project Plan is 2 pages in length.
Please follow instructions on attached file for part 1
 Outline identifies the introduction/thesis statement, at least four main ideas, and 3-4 sub-points beneath each main idea.
 List references in APA format.
-Topic of choice is Moses