The following samples demonstrate SBL Style formatting. But remember that your professor is the ultimate authority on how you should cite papers/assignments for his or her class (regardless of what the style manual says!).
Unlike APA and MLA Styles, SBL style often uses footnotes rather than in-text (or "author-date") citations within the text of a paper or article. For assistance in how to create footnotes in Word 2013, see the following tutorial:
The following citation builder from Emory University's Candler School of Theology/Pitts Theology Library helps you create a citation in SBL style for a variety of information sources: