Messianic Portraits

Essay #2 (Module 7): The prophets played a significant role leading to and during the exile. At this time, messianic ideas blossomed. 1. Describe one of these messianic portraits drawn by the prophets. 2. Then explain how these may have been understood in relationship to the Davidic covenant. NOTE: Be sure to incorporate information from text book: Encountering Ancient Voices: A Reading Guide to the Old Testament by Corrine Carvalho Requirements: Length: 4 double-spaced, typed pages To meet the length requirement, the paper must be four full pages.

Essays
Each student must complete two Essays. One is due in Module 3 and the other is due in Module 7.
Essay #1 (Module 3): The Abrahamitic covenant does not come into full fruition until the exodus event, which marks the real beginning of the history of Israel. In the first essay, please describe the significance of the exodus in relationship to the covenant God made with Abraham. Additionally, explain how the Mosaic covenant compliments the Abrahamitic covenant.
Essay #2 (Module 7): The prophets played a significant role leading to and during the exile. At this time, messianic ideas blossomed. Please describe one of these messianic portraits drawn by the prophets. Please explain how these may have been understood in relationship to the Davidic covenant.
Requirements:
Length: 3-4 double-spaced, typed pages
 To meet the length requirement, the paper must be three full pages
o Acceptable paper will end on the fourth page
Style: MLA, 7th edition
 MLA style formatting is required for the paper
 Double-spaced
 MLA formatted header (last name page number in the heading, not the text area)
 MLA formatted heading (Student Name, Instructor Name, Full name of class, Date in International format [i.e., 10 October 2012])
 MLA required title
 In-text citations are required and must have a matching entry in the Works Cited
Helpful Links for essay writing
10 Steps for writing an essay: http://www1.aucegypt.edu/academic/writers/
Owl at Purdue; Descriptive essay
 What is an essay? https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/01/
 Descriptive essay? https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/01/
Essay Sources
A research paper is only as good as its sources. With this in mind, the following source guidelines shall apply:
 Unacceptable Resources
o Wikipedia
o Standard Dictionary (e.g., Merriam-Webster)
o Encyclopedia (e.g., Britannica)
o Any website that does not have a .edu extension
 Exception: If the site is accessed from a .edu, it is acceptable. However, the student must add a footnote giving the original URL from the .edu)
 Acceptable Resources
o Biblical or theological dictionary or encyclopedia
o Textbooks
o Cannon online Library Resources (http://saintleolibrary.cloudaccess.net/homepage.html)
 Journals (accessed through EBSCO)
 eBooks
– ebrary/Religion
– Oxford Digital
– Gale Virtual Reference Library/Religion/Encyclopaedia Judaica
 The library Reference desk will scan and email as PDF any resource that you request
 Request has to be specific
 Use the following link for an article or a book/chapter request: http://saintleolibrary.cloudaccess.net/forms2.html
o Websites
 Vatican, Catholic or sites approved by the Professor
 Biblegateway.com/Additional Resources/Dictionaries (cite as eBook)
 This does not allow for use of Biblegateway.com for any other source than an eBook
o Required Resource Types
 Textbook
 One book other than a textbook
 Peer-reviewed journal
 .edu or other acceptable Website (see Websites above)
o Required number of resource
 6 resources are required for the better score
 Four required (see above)
 Two others
 You can have only one Website
 The other two can be any combination of book and peer-reviewed article
 Required Resource Types
o Textbook
o One book other than a textbook
o Peer-reviewed journal
o .edu or other acceptable website (see Websites above)
 Required number of resource
o 6 resources are required for the better score
 Four required (see above)
 Two others
 You can have only one website
 The other two can be any combination of book and peer-reviewed article

Sample Solution

ACED ESSAYS