Simply Raise Questions Without History Of The Pro
write your typical 2-page essay. second page must be a personal reflection that relates to Theology,
2 pages of reflective essay
first page : summary of the video
second page : personal reflection
here is the link of the video: history of the prophets
for guidelines of how you have to write the essay for the video : remember to follow it !
Sacred Scriptures Video Essay Guidelines
Note: the video will be inaccessible after the due date; essays handed in late will be penalized.
The purpose of the 2-page essay is to practice supporting a written viewpoint: a) that demonstrates a critical grasp of concepts discussed in the video with accompanying supportive evidence, and b) that shows a thoughtful, considered, personal reflection of some aspect of the topic covered. The essay will thus have both an objective and a subjective component.
Note: Please develop only one idea/topic in some depth. I do not want a series of topics where you voice an opinion on every topic. JUST ONE IDEA developed well. Also DO NOT REFLECT ON THE VIDEO; NO NEED TO MENTION THE VIDEO AGAIN, EXCEPT FOR ONE SENTENCE OF TRANSITION TO INDICATE WHAT IN THE VIDEO PROMPTED YOUR REFLECTION.
Objective component: 5 points
It is an organized essay that: 1) is well-written with use of spell and grammar-check; 2) is a good overview or summary of the video as a whole; 3) discusses the key points and major concepts; 4) refers to relevant passages/evidence/examples; 5) shows a grasp or understanding of the meaning or significance of the video’s message.
Reflection component: 5 points
It is an organized essay of an idea related to the video, that: 1) is well-written with use of spell and grammar-check; 2) is a serious attempt to grapple with a relevant issue of today in a meaningful way; 3) focuses on or develops a particular viewpoint 4) does more than simply raise questions without pursuing answers; 5) includes some evidence, experience, or reference to outside material to provide support for the particular viewpoint.
Personal Example: The sacrifice of Isaac passage causes me great grief still to this day. Why would G-d expect such a thing, and can I accept such a portrait of this G-d? Such an act of a father would be a capital offense today. My view is that I cannot accept this particular portrait of G-d because…….(SR)