Dordt Theological Seminary

Please use the appropriate form to submit your essays.

 

Instructions for all lecture essays

The student will write a 1-2 page summary (minimum) on each lecture.  

Instructions for all reading essays

The student will write a 1-2 page summary (minimum) on each chapter or article.  

Instructions for Research Essays

At the conclusion of your each course and after all lecture and reading essays have been submitted. The student will write a 10-20 page (minimum) research essay on a topic of the students choosing related to the course they have completed. If you have any questions contact your advisor for assistance.

 

Instructions for Master's Thesis

This is only required for those not taking the Language Courses as part of the M. Div. program.

At the conclusion of your program and after all lecture and reading essays have been submitted. The student will write a 100-200 page (minimum) Thesis on a topic chosen by their seminary advisor. If you have any questions contact your advisor for assistance.

Instructions for Doctoral Dissertation

At the conclusion of your program and after all lecture and reading essays have been submitted. The student will write a 100-200 page (minimum) Dissertation on a topic of the students choosing related to their course of study. If you have any questions contact your advisor for assistance.

layout instructions for all papers

Text should be typed double-spaced, using 12-point fontsize, with 1” margins (top, bottom, sides). All pages, must be numbered at the bottom, center.

The header should include:

  • The student's name
  • The student's program of study
  • The course name
  • The name of the lecture or Reading (chapter) essay title