Normally, a thesis will be between 15,000 words (roughly 60 pages, assuming double-spacing and 12 pt. font for body text) and 30,000 words (roughly 120 pages), including notes and bibliography.
To submit a thesis or dissertation to Loyola Notre Dame Library for inclusion in the Loyola Notre Dame Library Digital Collections:
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Theses must use standard Greek and Hebrew/Aramaic fonts for quotations in those languages; abbreviations, pagination, citation, and all formatting in the thesis should follow the guidelines in the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Handbook of Style, available at PN147 .S26 in the Reference shelves of the Loyola Notre Dame Library.
Careful attention to matters of style are crucial for citation, inclusion of foreign (especially ancient) language, and formatting. The latter will be especially consequential when submitting the post-defense, archival copy to the Loyola Notre Dame Library.
NOTE: The Theology Department theses standards supersede those of the university. Please contact your advisor for details.