Archives for the ‘Bible’ Category

Witches, Words, and Women, Oh My: A Summary

By • Jul 30th, 2013 • Category: Bible, Honors Thesis, Monroe, Research

So by now all of my interviewees who are going to reply back have sent me their answers and my outline for my essay is all written up. I’ve done my last week of research and tied up all my loose ends: finding that one extra quote, looking up a few facts prompted by my… [Continue Reading]



And Now We Wait AKA Sending Emails out into the Void — Week 5

By • Jul 15th, 2013 • Category: Bible, Honors Thesis, Research

This is the part of my research with the least visible work, but perhaps the most mental strain. It is time for me now to deal with coordinating multiple interviews as well as to start thinking about how I am going to structure my final report. The int…



The Rest is History — Week 3

By • Jul 1st, 2013 • Category: Bible, Honors Thesis, Monroe, Research

The past few weeks have been devoted to reading and taking notes from online sources and books about the historical witch hunts of Europe. My goal was to see what roots in Scripture these hunts had, and what the background beliefs about witches entaile…



Dictionaries Galore: the Etymology Aspect – Week 1

By • Jun 3rd, 2013 • Category: Bible, Honors Thesis, Research

I actually started more than a week ago, stretching a week’s worth of research into the first few weeks of May to ease into the research process and bring myself a little ahead of schedule. I have essentially completed the first section of my research, in which I look into the individual words of the… [Continue Reading]



My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]

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My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]

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My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, General Technology, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]



My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. I

By • Jul 8th, 2008 • Category: A New Introduction to Bibliography, Bible, Colonial Williamsburg, Honors Thesis, Luke, Parnassus, Printing, Research, Shakespeare, Sonnets, William and Mary

My textual history is a complicated affair. I arrived at William and Mary fresh from high school—ready to face college and do something. I knew fairly early on that I wanted to be an English major, so I began asking my freshman adviser—the estimable Adam Potkay—what English major types actually do. I was very concerned […]