Judaism or Islam

You may write on one religion or a comparison with one of the themes below as your guide. Choose 1 of the themes below and write a 3-4 page research paper. If you have a different theme, you would like to use, contact me prior to writing your thesis.

-Vision of God
-Visitations by angels, demons, otherworldly beings.
-Creation
-Nature/Understanding of Humanity of Man
-Day of Judgment
-Apocalyptic Literature
-Afterlife / After death
-Morality & Sin
-Heaven & Hell
-The Persons: Founders /Prophets.
-Revelation & Prophetic announcement
-Scripture/Sacred writings/ Foundational documents
-Major ritual/rite
-Holy day/s
-Dogma
-Current leaders
-Religious Sects
-Cultural Adaptations of Religion
-Movies
-Books
-Television
-Video Games

Characteristics of an Analysis paper:
-While there is no set minimum of body paragraphs for each style of paper your work should reflect separate ideas/topics built upon the thesis.
-Intro, Body (1+) & Concluding paragraphs
-Thesis
-Highlight the thesis.
-Two academic sources & two authoritative sources required.
-Chicago style Bibliography required.
-Chicago style footnotes for quotations & information not in general knowledge required.
-3 to 4 pages in length.
-All papers are to be double-spaced
-Times New Roman 12 pt. font.

*Academic sources are written and published works by academicians who either have or continue to work for an academic institution of higher learning and credited with being a credible and knowledgeable source on the topic. Example: The World’s Religions by Huston Smith.

** Authoritative sources are well-researched publications by journalists, news organizations, graduate students, books, website, etc. Ex: Scientology Going Clear is an authoritative source on Scientology, as is the official website of Scientology.