oa Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary - Guidelines for converting a thesis or dissertation into an academic book or monograph

Volume 15, Issue 03
  • ISSN : 1996-8167



Biblical studies and theology students in masters and doctoral programmes often spend countless hours and several years toiling away in isolation to research and write acceptable theses or dissertations. (In this essay, the preceding two terms are used interchangeably.) It is only natural for them to consider how they might share the fruits of their labour to a wider academic readership. After all, the investigative undertaking is a social enterprise in which students become members of a scholarly community.

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