Centenary Style Guides

Chicago Manual of Style

Centenary uses the Chicago Manual of Style as the style guide and standard for all printed and online publications. The online edition may be accessed from any campus computer at this link. A printed copy of the manual is available in the Editor’s office.

Remember that Chicago style uses the Oxford comma.

  • The dress is red, black, and white.

Centenary house style differs from Chicago style in the following instances:

  • Civil titles are capitalized when used as part of a name and when used in apposition:
    • Chief Justice Roberts
    • John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States,
    • the chief justice
  • Professors with PhDs may be referred to as “Professor” or “Dr.”:
    • Professor Smith
    • Dr. Smith
  • Numbers one through ten will be spelled out in text (unless part of a mathematical equation), but numerals will be used for numbers 11 and above.
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