Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Researching and Writing the Exegesis and Theological Reflection Papers: A Three-part Series Co-presented by YDS and the GWL (3 of 3)


Graduate & Professional Students

Event Time 

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location of Event: 

Divinity School, YDS Room N054

Event Description 

Will you be working on an exegesis paper or a theological reflection this semester? Would you like to learn more about each genre? If so, this YDS and GWL three-part workshop series is for you! The first workshop will provide you with strategies and tips for researching the papers, with a strong focus on researching for the exegesis paper. In the following two workshops, we will review the definition and purpose of each type of paper. We will also discuss how to develop and structure an exegetical argument, as well as how to incorporate lived experiences into theological writing. You will leave this series with tools and strategies to research and write the exegesis and theological reflection papers.

Session 1: Researching for the Exegesis and Theological Reflection Papers (Feb. 22, YDS Room L104). . Session 2: Writing the Exegesis Paper (Feb. 28, YDS Room NO54). . Session 3L: Writing the Theological Reflection Paper (Mar. 7, YDS Room NO54). 

Intended Audience: Divinity School Students and other graduate students interested in learning to research and write these theological genres.