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Center For Theological Writing

Citation & Formatting

Download the CTW’s Citation and Formatting Guide and learn how to cite theological sources. Find out what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. Access the “Format Guidelines for WTS Theses, Dissertations, and Projects,” along with title page templates and sample pages.


Becoming a Theological Writer

Did you know there is more than one genre of theological writing? Learn how to write papers in systematic theology, apologetics, biblical studies, church history, pastoral theology, and counseling.


Writing at Westminster

Current Westminster students and faculty may access booklets, handouts, and lectures on theological writing, as well as course-specific writing guides and sample papers.

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Consulting & Editing

Do you want one-on-one assistance with your writing? Are you interested in hiring an editor? Find out about our consultation and editing services for current Westminster students.



Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm & by Appt.


Leslie Altena, PhD

Director, Center for Theological Writing

Pierce Taylor Hibbs, MAR, ThM

Associate Director for Theological Curriculum and Instruction

Billy Haselton, MDiv, MA TESOL

ESL Specialist

Myranda Scherschligt

Theological English Program Coordinator