1. RELIGIOUS RITUAL and BUILDING TYPOLOGY.
This paper has to answer the following questions:What is the relationship between the typology of churches or mosques and the religious ritual it
houses? Identify the elements of the house of worship and how they are used during daily prayer and/or mass or main services.
It must have a Bibliography and endnotes
At least 5 printed sources(books,book chapters or journal articles)
Can use databases like JSTOR and the AVERY Index and WorldCat
Do NOT use internetonly
content for research UNLESS it has already appeared in print and it is from a credible scholarly source
In Chicago Style
Compare three examples. Choose your examples to reinforce your point. Examples may illustrate the transformation over time and/or location. For
examples: an Early Christian, Romanesque and a Gothic example. Or a Latin Cross and a centralized church. Use your diagrams to illustrate your
NOTE: You may use European, Asian, American and/or Islamic examples. Compare and contrast. Compare two time periods, civilizations, cultures,
climates or ecologies.
A good paper has a parti, or an architecture:
â¢ Introduction: YOUR THESIS STATEMENT. What and why â (one paragraph)
â¢ Development â the body of the paper. Use 3 examples, references to other authors, to
support your argument.
â¢ Conclusion â Reiterate your argument in light of your examples. (one paragraph).
Frame a question based on your selected theme.
Address WHAT, WHY, WHEN, WHERE AND WHO (not necessarily in this order).
Be clear and conciseÍ¾ avoid freeassociations.
Substantiate your position with your examples and/or references from other authors. Include diagrams
and sketches to clarify and illustrate your point.
1. Length: 500 1000
2. Bibliography: at least five printed sources (books, book chapters or journal articles). You
may use jstor, avery index and worldcat databases to search for scholarly sources. (internet
content is not acceptable unless it is from a credible scholarly source).
3. Citations. Use endnotes for references. It is better to keep your argument direct and then
use endnotes for citations, digressions, etc….