Becoming a Theological Writer

Theological genres have their own characteristic purposes, expectations, and standards. The material in this section is intended to introduce you to the fundamental assumptions of theological writing and familiarize you with some tools to help you research and write in specialized ways.

This material will help you master the principles of academic theological writing  and navigate most of the specific writing assignments you will encounter at Westminster. 

Reading this material is not a substitute for following the instructions of your professor given in your course syllabus.

If there appears to be a contradiction between the guidelines in your syllabus and the material on this website, follow your syllabus.

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