A new addition to the best-selling Making Sense series, Making Sense in Religious Studies is an indispensable guide for students in any area of religion. Specifically designed for students in religious studies, this book 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 more. Maintaining the same clear, straightforward style of the other books in the series, this comprehensive guide is an
invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond.
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, Ireland. Joel N. Lohr teaches in the Religious
Studies department at Trinity Western University, Langley, Canada.
"This is a well-written handbook designed specifically for students in religious studies. As a whole it introduces sufficient background regarding the study of religion; enables students to quickly obtain a familiarity with the basic ideas and approaches; provides systematic, comprehensive
advice; and explains how to conduct research and write good academic papers and assignments."
--Daphna Arbel, University of British Columbia
"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