Passive acceptance

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by Genevieve Bergeson Many of us have heard it before; many of us will hear it again: the infamous term “passive voice.” Some instructors say in bold, capitalized, and not-at-all passive voices, “DO NOT USE PASSIVE VOICE,” as if it stands alongside splint infinitives and end-of-sentence prepositions as the cardinal (albeit mythical in some circles) […]

Did he say “Bible extra Jesus”?

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by Katie Hynd How is an exegesis paper different from a research paper? Why do we write these “extra Jesus” papers in Bible classes, anyway? These are two questions I asked last year as I began my post-graduate teaching internship with the Religion Department. I was determined to find answers. Essentially, an exegesis paper is […]