Spring 2021 Book List

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SubjectNumberSectionCourse TitleProfessorTextbookAuthorISBNNotes
MNST 6101 OC Capstone Dunn, J. A Little Exercise for Young Theologians (2016) Helmut Thielicke 0802874150
MNST 6101 OC Capstone Dunn, J. The Minister as Moral Theologian (2017) Sondra Wheeler 0801097843
MNST 2311/4311 OC History of Missions Dunn, J. From Jerusalem to Iran Jaya (2004, Second edition) Ruth A. Tucker 978-0310239376
BIBL 1304 CR/MC/VCMo Methods of Biblical Interpretation Dunn, J. Grasping God's Word Workbook (2020, 4th Edition; OR 2012, 3rd Edition) J. Scott Duvall; J. Daniel Hays 0310492599; 0310109205 They are welcome to get either the 3rd or 4th edition of this text. They should choose the same edition of the textbook.
BIBL 1304 CR/MC/VCMo Methods of Biblical Interpretation Dunn, J. Grasping God's Word(2020, 4th Edition; OR 2012, 3rd Edition) J. Scott Duvall; J. Daniel Hays 0310492572; 0310109175 They are welcome to get either the 3rd or 4th edition of this text. They should choose the same edition of the workbook.
THEO 1102 CR/VCMo Theological Research and Writing Dunn, J. From Topic to Thesis: A Guide to Theological Research (2016) Michael Kibbe 978-0830851317
THEO 1102 CR/VCMo Theological Research and Writing Dunn, J. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (2018, Ninth Edition) Kate L. Turabian 978-0226430577
THEO 1301 MC Introduction to Christian Thought DuPree, C. On Christian Teaching (2008) Augustine/R.P.H Green (Translator) 978-0199540631
THEO 1301 MC Introduction to Christian Thought DuPree, C. Theology: The Basics (2017 4th Edition) Alister E McGrath 978-1119158080
BIBL 1302 CC/MC/VC New Testament Survey Eiben, K. The Heart of the New Testament (Any edition) H. I. Hester 0-8054-1386-3 Used textbooks are cheaper if a student can locate one. Professor is using the Fourth Printing, 1999
MNST 3343 CC/MC/VC Introduction to Evangelism Garcia, A. Questioning Evangelism (2nd ed) Randy Newman 9780825444289
MNST 3343 CC/MC/VC Introduction to Evangelism Garcia, A. The Master Plan of Evangelism (2nd ed) Robert Coleman 9780800788087
MNST 2301 VCh Spiritual Formation Garcia, A. Celebration of Discipline (Any) Richard Foster 0060628391 Any edition is fine
CHST 1302 CC/MC/VC Introduction to Christianity Garcia, A. Streams of Living Water (2001) Richard Foster 0-06-062822-7
CHST 1302 CC/MC/VC Introduction to Christianity Garcia, A. Turning Points (3rd edition) Mark Noll 978-0-8010-3996-6
BIBL 2303/4303 VC Old Testament Prophets Gonzalez-Moreno, C. The Message of the Prophets: A Survey of the Prophetic and Apocalyptic Books of the Old Testament (2010) J. Daniel Hays and Tremper Longman III 0310271525
FOUN/MNST 2201/4301 OC Capstone Gonzalez-Moreno, C. Facing Messy Stuff in the Church: Case Studies for Pastors and Congregations. (2005) Swetland, Kenneth L. 0825436966
FOUN/MNST 2201/4301 OC Capstone Gonzalez-Moreno, C. The Leader’s Journey: Accepting the Call to Personal and Congregational Transformation. (2020) Herrington, Jim, R., Robert Creech, and Trisha Taylor. 1540960528
BIBL 1301 VCh Old Testament Survey Gonzalez-Moreno, C. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey. ( 2015, 3rd Edition) Arnold, Bill T. and Bryan E. Beyer. 9780801049538
MNFOR 101 Ministry Formation Group Gonzalez-Moreno, C. The Cost of Discipleship (1st edition, 1995) Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Eric Metaxas 0684815001
BIBL 6344 CC/MC/VC Interpreting the NT II Hugghins, K. The New Testament in Its World (2019) N. T. Wright and Michael Bird 978-0-310-49932-9 This will be used in parallel with Blomberg
BIBL 6344 CC/MC/VC Interpreting the NT II Hugghins, K. From Pentecost to Patmos (2006) Craig L. Blomberg 8054-3248-5 This is our primary textbook
THEO 6304 CC/MC/VC Pentateuch Lyles, R. None None
GREK 4302 VC Intermediate Greek II Miranda, T. Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, 3rd ed. (1998) Metzger, Bruce M 0801021804
GREK 4302 VC Intermediate Greek II Miranda, T. A Reader’s Greek New Testament, 3rd edition. (2004 (2nd ed) or 2015 (3rd. ed.)) Goodrich, Richard J. and Albert L. Lukaszewski 0310516803
THEO 1302 VCh Introduction to Christian Ethics Nichols, K. Introducing Christian Ethics: A Short Guide to Making Moral Choices (2016) Rae, Scott B. 9780310521181
THEO 1301 OC Introduction to Christian Thought Nichols, K. Theology: The Basic Readings (ANY EDITION) McGrath, Alister 9781119158158 You may purchase any edition of this book
THEO 1301 OC Introduction to Christian Thought Nichols, K. Theology: The Basics (2017, 4th edition) McGrath, Alister 9781119158080 Please make sure you get the most recent edition of this book
THEO 1102 CC/VCTu Theological Research and Writing Nichols, K. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (2018, 9th edition) Kate Turabian 978-0226430577
BIBL 1304 CC/MC/VCTu Methods of Biblical Interpretation Pagayon, P. How to Read the Bible for All its Worth (2014, Fourth Edition) Gordon D. Fee and Douglas K. Stuart This book is recommended but not required.
BIBL 1304 CC/MC/VCTu Methods of Biblical Interpretation Pagayon, P. Grasping God's word (2020, Fourth Edition) J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays 9780310109174 The latest (4th) Edition is the required textbook but 3rd Edition is also acceptable if they have it already.
BIBL 1302 VCh New Testament Survey Pagayon, P. Introducing the New Testament (2010) D. A. Carson and Douglas Moo 9780310291497 This book is recommended but not required.
BIBL 1302 VCh New Testament Survey Pagayon, P. The New Testament in Antiquity (2020, Second Edition) Gary M. Burch, Lynn H. Cohick, and Gene L. Green 9780310531326
MNST 5303/6303 CC/MC/VC Ministering to the Margins Pinson, G. / Lane, A. Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice (2018) Eric Mason 978-0802416988
MNST 5303/6303 CC/MC/VC Ministering to the Margins Pinson, G. / Lane, A. In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership (1992) Henri J. M. Nouwen 978-0824512590 Order either print or kindle version
MNST 5303/6303 CC/MC/VC Ministering to the Margins Pinson, G. / Lane, A. Strangers at My Door: A True Story of Finding Jesus in Unexpected Guests. (2013) Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 978-0307731951 Buy print version or kindle
MNST 2323/4370 CC/MC/VC (Principles of) Christian Worship Sanchez, R. Ancient Future Worship (2008) Robert Webber 9781441248183
MNST 2323/4370 CC/MC/VC (Principles of) Christian Worship Sanchez, R. Christian Worship: Its Theology and Practice (2006 3rd Edition) Segler, Franklin M. And Randall Bradley 978-0805440676
LEAD 1301 CC/MC/VC Foundations of Christian Leadership Stapper, C. Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice (2017, 4th ed.) Northouse, Peter G. 1506330088 You are welcome to rent the book, or purchase a used copy
CHST/MNST 5304/6304 CC/MC/VC Legacy & History of the Black Church Williams, F Canaan Land (1999, 2001) Albert J. Raboteau 978-0-19-514585-4 PRIMARY TEXT
CHST/MNST 5304/6304 CC/MC/VC Legacy & History of the Black Church Williams, F The Black Church in the African American Experience (1990) C. Eric Lincoln & Lawrence H. Mamiya 0-8223-1057-0 ALL STUDENTS MUST PURCHASE THIS BOOK AS WELL.
MNST 2301 SA/VC Spiritual Formation Williams, F Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation (2006) RUTH HALEY BARTON 978-0830833337 PRIMARY TEXTBOOK
MNST 2301 SA/VC Spiritual Formation Williams, F Sacred Rhythms Participant's Guide: Spiritual Practices that Nourish Your Soul and Transform Your Life (2011) RUTH HALEY BARTON 978-0-310-32881-0 COMPANION TO THE MAIN TEXTBOOK (MUST PURCHASE)
MNST 6304 MC Legacy & History of the Black Church Williams, F The Black Church in the African American Experience (1990) C. Eric Lincoln & Lawrence H. Mamiya 0-8223-1057-0 MASTERS LEVEL MUST PURCHASE THIS BOOK AS WELL.
MNST 6304 VC Legacy & History of the Black Church Williams, F Canaan Land (1999, 2001) Albert J. Raboteau 978-0-19-514585-4 PRIMARY TEXT
MNST 6304 VC Legacy & History of the Black Church Williams, F The Black Church in the African American Experience (1990) C. Eric Lincoln & Lawrence H. Mamiya 0-8223-1057-0 MASTERS LEVEL MUST PURCHASE THIS BOOK AS WELL.

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