Use the following template or our MLA Citation Generator to cite a religious text. 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.

Reference list

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Title. Version or Edition, Publisher, Date published.


The Bible. Authorized King James Version, Oxford UP, 2008.

In-text citation

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(Title, Book Chapter.Verse)


In Genesis, God commands that Noah build an ark (The Bible, Gen. 6.14-17).

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