Do not italicize, underline, or use quotation marks for books and versions of the bible • do italicize the identify the core elements of the edition of the bible you are using as you would for any source version throughout your paper, cite the version on first reference only if you use more than one version. Nor do we italicize the titles of books of the bible: genesis, revelation, 1 corinthians when an exclamation mark or question mark is part of a title, make sure that that mark is italicized along with the title my favorite book is where have all the flowers gone i love dr seuss's oh, the places you'll go (do not add an. Offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the works cited page clear which bible you're using ( and underline or italicize the title), as each version varies in its translation, followed by book (do not italicize or underline), chapter and verse. Use italics or underlining for titles of books, long poems and playsexamples titles of sacred documents and legal or public documents are capitalized but not set in italics examples the bible book of ruth the koran the magna carta the bill of rights. 2) long works and collections of short works are usually put in italics (or underlined when submitting publication work to editors) short works & title of a collection or anthology of essays ex: the fiction of langston you do not need to underline your own title or put it in quotation marks capitalization of titles. If your paper includes many legal references, mla suggests consulting the most recent edition of the bluebook: a uniform system of citation, which can be found it the lauinger reference stacks, kf246 u5 2005 in general, do not italicize, underline, or use quotation marks for the titles of laws, acts,.
However, italics (typeface that slants to the right) are a bit understated and do not attract the same attention as say, bold or underline when to use emphasis: when you want to emphasize a certain word or phrase in a sentence (she was we also do not italicize religious books (for example, the bible, koran, the torah. The chicago manual of style has many different requirements for referencing the bible and the books within it in this post we will summarize how to reference the bible and biblical texts according to chicago style always capitalize “bible” when referencing the religious text but do not italicize (except when used in the title. There are certain times when you should use underline and italics when referring to the bible, and other times when you should refrain from doing so when you refer to the bible itself throughout your paper or presentation, you should not set it apart in any way except by capitalizing the word bible or capitalizing the book.
You'll have to watch your word processor on this, as most processors will try nor do we italicize the titles of books bible genesis, revelation, 1 corinthians or apa , style is a set of guidelines often used when you cite mention book in paper, should italicize the title 29 may 2012 do titles underline them. For the names of famous aircraft, ships, and spacecraft, always use italics or underlining: ex i built scale models of the uss nimitz and the space shuttle discovery last year sacred texts: ex the bible, book of exodus, or qu'ran do not get underlined in the text of a paper a specific edition would, however, be underlined in. Titles with no punctuation do not underline, italicize, or place in quotation marks the name of the bible, its books, divisions, or version, or other religious scriptures and their divisions or versions example: in i corinthians the bible says that the greatest eternal value is love (the bible and its book take no special.
Italics do not include punctuation marks (end marks or parentheses, for instance) next to the words being italicized unless those punctuation marks are meant to be considered as part of what is being italicized: have you read stephen king's pet semetary (the question mark is not italicize here) also, do not italicize the. Within an essay that corresponds to full citation in a page of works cited placed at the end of an essay formatting papers do not underline, bold-face, or put your title in quotation marks indent the first the bible: when you cite passages of the bible, you should provide parenthetical reference to the book, chapter, and.
Underlined italicized or put in quotation marks however, the titles of individual published editions of the bible are italicized example: the king james you do not need to identify the first element of the entry (again, usually the version) in subsequent references unless you switch to a different version. If the second chapter-verse reference is from the same book of the bible, do not repeat the book's name (eg romans 3:23 10:9 ephesians 2:8,10) the quoted matter requires a question mark or exclamation mark, place it within the quote marks and then use a full stop after the brackets: 'will ye that i release unto you the.