Write a paper from a biblical worldview perspective that develops on the legal concepts of (1) the elements of a contract and how contracts differ from the biblical covenant; and (2) responsibility and how Christians should fulfill business obligations.
Compose the research paper in accordance with APA standards and cite a minimum of six (6) scholarly peer reviewed sources as references, as well as multiple biblical references (word count range 1400-1600 words).
- Make sure you write a paper rather than merely discuss miscellaneous topics (your information needs to flow with an introduction, a roadmap, and a conclusion);
- Make sure you discuss legal topics and include biblical perspectives on the principles (not only one or the other);
- Try to write in active voice rather than passive;
- Try to write without using the word “it” (you do not need “it”); and
|Essay & (Research) Paper Grading Rubric|
|1.Conceptual Understanding & Critical Thinking||The essay/paper directly addresses the assigned topic and provides a thoughtful answer to each question demonstrating critical thinking and a sound understanding of the issues.||30%||30|
|2.Integration of Scripture and additional Text/ Resources||Writing is supported with Scripture as well as with course text and unassigned materials (at least 1 external resource in essays, 2 in papers and 3 in research papers).||15%||15|
|3. Application/ Personal Experience||The essay/paper provides integration and application of course theories and principles and relates to personal experience when appropriate.||15%||15|
|4. Innovation/ originality||The essay/paper demonstrates original innovative ideas and insights.||10%||10|
|5. Organization||The essay/paper is well-organized, including cover and reference pages, an introduction, summary, smooth transitions between topics, and logically developed paragraphs.||10%||10|
|6. Grammar/ Writing Style||The essay/paper employs correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and appropriate word choices. In-text and after-text references are documented appropriately using APA style.||10%||10|
|7. Length||The essay/paper is the appropriate length, within the specified range.||10%||10|
|Late Points (per day):||-5%||0|