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Style Guide

University of Divinity Style Guide

Scholarly Works - Book (or chapter) in a series or multivolume work

Book (or chapter) in a series or multivolume work                            CMOS 14.123-14.124

Rule for notes

First name Surname, Title of book in italics, Series Title and number within series (Place of publication: Publisher, Year), page number.

Example of note entry

Amy-Jill Levine and Ben Witherington III, The Gospel of Luke, New Cambridge Bible Commentary (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 14.

Pamela Sue Anderson, “Unselfing in Love: A Contradiction in Terms,” in Faith and Enlightenment? The Critique of the Enlightenment Revisited, edited by Lieven Boeve et al., Currents of Encounter 30 (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006), 260.

Example of subsequent note entry           

Anderson, “Unselfing in Love,” 245.

Levine and Witherington, Luke, 12.

Rule for bibliography 

Surname, First name. Title of book in italics. Series Title and number within series. Place of publication: Publisher, Year.

Example of bibliography entry

Anderson, Pamela Sue. “Unselfing in Love: A Contradiction in Terms.” In Faith and Enlightenment? The Critique of the Enlightenment Revisited, edited by Lieven Boeve, Joeri Schrijvers, Wessel Stoker, and Hendrik M. Vroom. Currents of Encounter 30, 243–67. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006.

Levine, Amy-Jill, and Ben Witherington III. The Gospel of Luke. New Cambridge Bible Commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

The name of the series editor is usually omitted. When included, it follows the series title.

The advice on referencing Bible commentaries offered by The SBL Handbook of Style is also acceptable. See SBL 7.3.9–7.3.10.