Appendix 1

Appendix 1: Examples of Chicago Manual of Style Footnotes

Book, one author

  • Book titles are in Italics
  • First reference in footnote
    1. Elizabeth A. Johnson, She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse (New York: Crossroad, 1992), 25.
  • Subsequent reference
    11. Johnson, She Who Is, 37.

Book, two or three authors

  • First reference in footnote
    2. Gerald O’Collins and Mario Farrugia, Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), 72.
  • Subsequent reference
    12. O’Collins and Farrugia, Catholicism, 118.

Book, edition

  • First reference in footnote
    3. Gerald O’Collins, Interpreting Jesus, 2nd ed. rev. (London: Mowbray, 2004), 104-05.
  • Subsequent reference
    13. O’Collins, Interpreting Jesus, 98.

Journal article (print)

  • The title of the article is in “ ”. The Journal title is in italics.
  • First reference in footnote
    4. Joeri Schrijvers, “On Doing Theology ‘After’ Ontotheology: Notes on a French Debate,” New Blackfriars 87, no. 1009 (2006): 302-314.
  • Subsequent reference
    14. Schrijvers, “On Doing Theology,” 312.

Journal article (online)

  • DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) are now being given in online databases as a standard.To locate an article where the DOI is given type http://dx.doi.org/ then the DOI number. If the DOI is not given use the URL.
  • First reference in footnote
    15. Francis J. Moloney, “The Gospel of John: The ‘End’ of Scripture,” Interpretation (2009): 360, accessed July 4, 2009, http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1879127321&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=18921&RQT=309&VName=PQD
  • Where a DOI (digital object identifier) is given, this follows the normal journal entry and access date.
    15. Brian Robinette, “A Gift to Theology? Jean-Luc Marion’s ‘Saturated Phenomenon’ in Christological Perspective,” The Heythrop Journal XLVIII (2007): 86-108, accessed April 26, 2007, doi:10.1111/j.1468-2265.2007.00307.x
  • Subsequent reference
    15. Moloney, “The Gospel of John,” 358.
    15. Robinette, “A Gift to Theology?,” 100. (note the comma following the ?)

Book chapter in an edited book

  • The title of the chapter is in “ ”. The book title is in italics.
  • First reference in footnote
    6. Kristine A. Culp, “ A World Split Open? Experience and Feminist Theologies,” in The Experience of God: A Postmodern Response, ed. Kevin Hart and Barbara Wall (New York: Fordham University Press, 2005), 48.
  • Subsequent reference
    16. Culp, “A World Split Open?” 60.

Reference works (CMS 14.247-48)

  • For many theological/biblical dictionaries it is appropriate to cite individual entries by their author, much like a chapter in an edited book above.
  • First reference in footnote
    7. Wayne Fehr, “Theology, History of,” in The New Dictionary of Theology, eds., Joseph A. Komonchak, Mary Collins, and Dermot A. Lane (Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1987), 1027-1028.
  • Subsequent reference
    17. Fehr, “Theology, History of,” 1030.

Web sites

  • First reference in footnote
    8. Jeffrey Bloechl, “The Difficulty of Being,” Seattle University, Psychology for the Other: A Seminar on Emmanuel Lévinas, http://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/psychology/conference/2004/archive2004.html.doc (accessed April 5, 2007).
  • Subsequent reference
    18. Bloechl, “The Difficulty of Being.”

Vatican documents

  • First reference in footnote
    9. Vatican II Council, Dei Verbum (hereafter DV), Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, art. 1, in Vatican Council II: The Conciliar Documents, ed. A. Flannery (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1975), 24.
  • Subsequent reference
    19. DV, 5.