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Each student will write a research paper on.

The relationship between the first two commandments (Exodus 20:3-4) and the Assyrian exile (2 Kings 15-17).

      1. Describe the main points of the commandments (2 pages)

      2. Describe the historical context of the Assyrian exile (1 page)

      3. Analyze the reasons for the exile vis-à-vis the first two commandments. 

        • How have the Israelites broken the first commandment? (2 pages)

        • How have the Israelites broken the second commandment? (2 pages)

Requirements for each paper:

  • 7 pages of text
  • 12-point font, Times New Roman
  • Doubled-spaced
  • One-inch margins
  • Title page
  • Use Turabian Style including Bibliography page and Reference cited in footnotes
  • 8 sources minimum  (4 books/commentaries  and 4 journal articles)

The rest of this guide will provide resources to assist you with locating appropriate materials to read and research before writing. 


Write --- Edit --- re-write ---Re-edit before submitting.   Writing Lab consultants are happy to help you at any point in this process (before submitting)

Subject Guide

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Tonya Fawcett
Morgan Library, Room 204
574.372.5100 x6291

Research Assistance

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Miriam Liethen
574-372-5100 x6292
574-372-5100 ext. 6297
Morgan Library - Learning Center
Grace College & Seminary
1 Lancer Way
Winona Lake, IN 46590
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