Answered By: Anne Greenshields
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2018     Views: 165

AGLC is predominantly concerned with citing legal materials and these rules have to be manipulated to make them work for religious texts.

 

Citation in the body of your work:

When you cite the Bible in the body of your work you do not need to add either a footnotes or an entry in your bibliography.

In the body of your work include the Book Chapter:Verse.  Version information should be included the first time you refer to a Biblical text from that version. You do not need to identify the version in subsequent references unless you switch to a different version.

For example:

"And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it" John 1:5 (King James Version).

or

The laws of Moses as stated in Leviticus 19:15 are challenged by....

For other examples of citing religious texts in AGLC follow the links below.