The critique section needs to deal with specific aspects of the text. Does the author deal with the major issues?
Book Critique: Planting Missional Churches, Stetzer Ed.
You must have 3 sections: summarize the reading, critique the text, and evaluate the work.
Summary section (4pages)
The summary deals with the major ideas and contents of the text. Do not simply give a chapter by chapter recital of the contents. Book is summarized according to instruction, major themes and messages are stated, paper demonstrate through familiarity with book.
Critique section (1page)
The critique section needs to deal with specific aspects of the text. Does the author deal with the major issues? Is he balanced in his presentation? What elements or issues did he not address? You are to examine the book with a critical eye but not a critical spirit. Every book can be improved. Content is fairly and thoroughly analyzed using point comparisons, raising questions, and/ or criticize with supportive evidence.
Evaluation/Application section (1page)
How does this text add to your understanding of the subject? What concepts are applicable to your ministry? What does this text add to the ministry field; and to whom do you recommend it as reading? Suggest steps of action for the future to implement as you establish a new church. How does this text contribute to your ministry?
Parenthetical Citation required, e.g. , footnote citation at the end of each page.