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University of Divinity Style Guide

Scholarly Works - Text in a book with multiple authors or encyclopaedia entry

Text in a book with multiple authors or encyclopaedia entry                      CMOS 14.107

Rule for notes

First name Surname of chapter author, “Title of Chapter in quotation marks,” in Title of book in italics, ed. First name Surname of editor (Place of publication: Publisher, Year published), page number, DOI or URL if consulted online.

Example of note entry

Musimbi R. A. Kanyoro, “Cultural Hermeneutics: An African Contribution,” in Other Ways of Reading: African Women and the Bible, ed. Musa Dube (Geneva: World Council of Churches Publications, 2001), 101.

Example of subsequent note entry           

Kanyoro, “Cultural Hermeneutics,” 103.

Rule for bibliography 

Surname, First name of chapter author. “Title of chapter in quotation marks.” In Title of book in italics, edited by First name Surname of editor, page range of the chapter. Place of publication: Publisher, Year published. DOI or URL if consulted online.

Example of bibliography entry

Kanyoro, Musimbi R. A. “Cultural Hermeneutics: An African Contribution.” In Other Ways of Reading: African Women and the Bible, edited by Musa Dube, 100–113. Geneva: World Council of Churches Publications, 2001.

Text may include chapters, essays, poems, songs, short stories, etc.