Use the following template to cite a religious text using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Title,. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Example:

Good News Bible,. Australia: The Bible Society, 2009.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

 Title (City: Publisher, Year Published).

Example

forgive them father  Good News Bible (Australia: The Bible Society, 2009).

Author-Date Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Title,. Year Published. City: Publisher.

Example:

The Bible,. 2014.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Title Year Published)

Example

"Hear, O" Israel : the Lord our God, the Lord is One" (The Bible 2014)

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