Dictionary Project Instructions
For this distinct projects,
imagine you are writing a series of short articles for a Bible dictionary. As
we have seen in our study, Bible dictionaries are useful tools to learn more
about the books, people, and places we encounter in Scripture.
Your task will be to write:
Three concise 200–250-word essays about
a book, person, and setting/place from the Old Testament (Due at the end of Module/Week
Content Guidelines: Choose 1 book,
person, and place from the list of the provided topics for each of the 2
Your essay must include the
following per item:
This essay must include: The basic
literary genre, authorship, date written, key themes, purposes, major events,
and main personalities.
This essay must include: The dates
of the character’s life, place of birth, summary of their role or positions
held, defining events in their life and work, contemporaries (other biblical
characters they are associated with, etc.), and their legacy. If they are a
biblical author, list the related works.
Setting/Place (i.e., municipality,
This essay must include: The key
dates (i.e., founding, demise, etc.), clarification of the location (regional
description, the relevance of the place from a biblical/Ancient Near East (ANE)
perspective, associated biblical books where it is a backdrop or central
location), key attributes (religion, commerce, key figures, etc.), and
associated biblical books.
- Use 1 Microsoft
Word document for each stage of submission (That is, all of your Old
Testament Bible Dictionary Project will be on 1 document, and all of your
New Testament Bible Dictionary Project will be on 1 document).
- Use 12-point, Times New Roman font.
- Save your document according to the following
- Module/Week 5 – Lastname_FirstInitialOTBDP.doc
- Module/Week 8 – Lastname_FirstInitialNTBDP.doc
- Use the Bible Dictionary Project Template to
format your summaries.
Bible Dictionary Project 1 by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 5.