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Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?

Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food?


REL 206 research paper


Choose one from the following two options. If you wish, you may propose your own idea. Whatever you choose to do, make an appointment as early as possible in the semester to discuss your ideas with the instructor.


exegetical paper option

Write an exegetical paper on the so-called Last Supper or Lord’s Supper in Mk 14.22–25 or another pericope of your choice. The purpose of this paper is not so much to report what others (scholars, your religious tradition, etc.) have said as much as it is to engage the biblical texts on your own by applying your analytical skills and formulating your own line of questions that lead to creative analysis or answers, or both. Your task will include efforts to:


topical paper option

Write a paper on the so-called “quest of the historical Jesus.” You will have more room for play on this one. Below are some suggestions to get you started. Possible paper topics among many are: