Writing and reference guides

This page undergoes consistent development in order to provide patrons with research aids, paper form and style guides, and reference and citation helps. All links are to PDF files.

View or download: The Seminary's Form and Style Guide

These guidelines have been prepared to help students pursuing formal theological education to write with excellence in a proper and orderly fashion (1 Cor 14:4). The following are expansions and summaries of Turabian’s A Manual for Writers, 6th ed., Walker and Taylor’s The Columbia Guide to Online Style, and The SBL Handbook of Style and are the required guidelines for all papers written at Calvary Baptist Seminary.

Research Guides