Required sources for Dr. Russ Lovett’s
BLIT 210: Christian Scriptures students

Interpretive Assignment

This assignment is a guided interpretive exercise of a selected pair of texts representing the work of both an Old Testament writer and a New Testament writer. Students will be guided through the process one step at a time.

Citation & Writing Style
  1. Students who have taken College Writing II should use the method taught in the course
  2. Not taken College Writing II yet? Use the method you learned in high school
  3. No previous research writing instruction? Request assistance from the ONU Writing Center, 2nd-floor, Benner Library.
Acceptable Sources

Below is the list of “Required Sources” from Dr. Lovett’s guidelines. If you are enrolled in his course, use ONLY these sources. If you have a different course instructor, return to the exegesis page to find course-specific materials. If your professor is not listed, you may be able to use any of our resources (check assignment instructions to confirm).

Part 1 Use the SAME Bible translation for BOTH Old Testament and New Testament passages. Choose from:
Title Call number
NIV R 225.52 B471niv, 1989
NRSV R 225.52 B471nrs-h, 2006 [also online in Ministry Matters database]
NASV R 225.52 B471ne
New King James R 225.52 B471nkj-s, 2007 Note: NKJ version is okay only for students familiar with Elizabethan English, when reading the Bible
Other standard English texts
Part 2-3 Acceptable Print Book Series
Title Call number (first-floor Reference Collection)
NIV R 225.52 B471niv, 1989
The Anchor Bible R 220.72 An21a
Expositor’s Bible Commentary R 220.7 Ex762
The International Critical Commentary R220.7 In8
New International Com. On the New Testament R225.7 N42e
New International Com. On the Old Testament R221.7 N42
New Interpreter’s Bible R220.77 N42a [also in Ministry Maters database]
Sacra Pagina R 225.7 Sa14
Word Biblical Commentary R 220.77 W891
Additional acceptable sources available on course Reserve.

Acceptable Online Sources:

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