In a short essay, complete the following:
Explain the historical relationship between Christianity and Islam. What are their geographical connections? What are their historical timelines? How does is this history represented in their sacred texts?
Analyze the historical relationship between Christianity and Islam in order to make an argument about the similarities and differences between the two religions. Select one main example to focus your comparison on (some ideas include views of life and death, concepts of god, apocalyptic narratives, pilgrimage narrative, etc.). Your analysis should span multiple paragraphs and utilize specific examples.
Conclude by examining the current relationship between Christianity and Islam today. Interrogate the role of globalization.
This essay should be 3 pages in length (approximately 1000 words, not including a cover page and reference page) and must be in APA format. Your paper should include an introduction and thesis that clearly states your central claim, thoughtful examples and analysis in your body paragraphs, and a conclusion to finalize your thoughts.
Does the paper have a central and unifying thesis that makes an analytical argument about the topic? Does the thesis provide a foundation for a sustained and thoughtful discussion of the topic? Does the thesis move beyond summary to engage in a thoughtful and critical way with the topic?
Content Organization and Cohesiveness
Is the paper clear, concise, are ideas presented and developed, does the paper flow? Are there topic sentences and a clear and unified structure? Are paragraphs clearly structured?
Evidence and Analysis
Does the paper include specific evidence to support central claims? Is there thoughtful analysis of the evidence that facilitates a connection between the evidence and key observations?
Grammar, Spelling, Editing, and so on
Is the paper of high quality, few or no misspelled words, correct grammar and punctuation used, and so on?
Correct use of APA style present in citations, references, and so on, not the presence or absence of in-text citations or references/bibliography page/entries.
A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.