New Testament Studies Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in New Testament Studies style?

This is the Citationsy guide to New Testament Studies citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in New Testament Studies.

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How do you cite a book in the New Testament Studies referencing style? (2023 Guide)

A book citation in New Testament Studies always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in New Testament Studies using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. Title. Edited by E. F. N. Editor Last Name. Edition. City: Publisher, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
New Testament Studies citation:
Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in New Testament Studies looks like this: M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.; New York: Random House, 1969).


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How to reference a journal article in the New Testament Studies citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in New Testament Studies format?

An New Testament Studies citation for a journal article includes the author name(s), publication year, article title, journal name, volume and issue number, page range of the article, and a DOI (if available). Here’s how

Here’s a New Testament Studies journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. “Title”. Container Volume, no. Issue (2000): pages Used. . Cited January 29, 2023. Online: URL.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in New Testament Studies:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann. “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18, no. 1 (2007): 161-72. . Cited January 29, 2023. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” 18 1 (2007): 161-72, [cited January 29, 2023]. Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.


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How to cite a website in a paper in New Testament Studies style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in New Testament Studies. Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an New Testament Studies example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”. The Guardian, November 5, 2008. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: M. Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President” (The Guardian, November 5, 2008), n.p. [cited January 29, 2023]. Online: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.

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How to cite a YouTube video New Testament Studies in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in New Testament Studies

Here’s a New Testament Studies citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube, January 1, 2000. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video New Testament Studies?
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube, June 3, 2015. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, June 3, 2015, n.p. [cited January 29, 2023]. Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.

How to cite a podcast using New Testament Studies referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in New Testament Studies

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in New Testament Studies.
Lastname, F. “Title”. Publisher, January 1, 2000. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in New Testament Studies using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women” (WBEZ Radio, March 2, 2018), n.p. [cited January 29, 2023]. Online: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using New Testament Studies referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in New Testament Studies. This is all you need

An example song citation in New Testament Studies.
Lastname, F. Song Title. Album, 2000. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in New Testament Studies:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road, 1969. No pages. Cited January 29, 2023. Online: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road, 1969, n.p. [cited January 29, 2023]. Online: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.


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