Fall 2013 Book List

Instructor: Mark Brummitt                                                    Course: CS 101

Introduction to the Old Testament

Required Books:


Carr, David M.: An Introduction to the Old Testament: Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts of the Hebrew Bible $41.95

Coogan, Michael D.: A Reader of Ancient Near Eastern Texts: Sources for the Study of the Old Testament $29.95

Sharp, Carolyn: Wrestling the Word: The Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Believer $17.00

Harper Collins or Oxford Study Bible (NRSV with Apocrypha)



Instructor: Mark Brummitt                            Course: CS 272

Ruth, Jonah, Esther: Reading the Hebrew Novella

Required Books:


Alter, Robert: The Art of Biblical Narrative (2nd Edition) $14.50

Amit, Yairah: Reading the Biblical Narratives: Literary Criticism and the Hebrew Bible $21.25

Beal, Timothy: The Book of Hiding: Gender, Ethnicity, Annihilation, and Esther $44.95

Berlin, Adele: Poetics and Interpretation of Biblical Narrative $28.00

Eagleton, Terry: How to Read Literature $22.25



Instructor: Jin Young Choi                                                     Course: CS 200

The Global Read of the Bible

Required Books:


Levison, John R. & Priscilla Pope-Levison: Return to Babel: Global Perspectives on the Bible $25.50

Sugirtharajah, R. S.: Voices from the Margin: Interpreting the Bible in the Third World $29.75

Harper Collins Study Bible (NRSV)



Instructor: James Evans                                                                     Course: CF 240

                                                                                                            Holy Sprit

Required Books:


Barth, Karl: The Holy Spirit and the Christian Life: The Theological Basis of Ethics $21.25

Pinnock, Clark H.: Flame of Love: A Theology of the Holy Spirit $20.50

Tillich, Paul: The Essential Tillich $25.00

The Cambridge Companion to Black Theology $29.99


Instructor: James Evans                                                         Course: MS CF 242

Introduction to Black Theologians

Required Books:


Coleman, Monica: Making a Way Out of No Way: A Womanist Theology $18.00

Cone, James H.: Black Theology and Black Power $19.75

Cone, James H.: The Cross and the Lynching Tree $20.50

Copeland, Shawn: Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being $20.50

Douglas, Kelly Brown: Sexuality and the BlackChurch: A Womanist Perspective $15.30

Evans, James: We Have Been Believers (2nd Edition) $24.00

Grant, Jacquelyn: White Women’s Christ and Black Women’s Jesus: Feminist Christology and Womanist Response $50.00

Hopkins, Dwight: Shoes that Fit Our Feet: Sources for a Constructive Black Theology $20.50

Reddie, Anthony: Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity [ELECTRONIC]

Roberts, J. DeOtis: Liberation and Reconciliation: A Black Theology $21.25

Williams, Delores: Sisters in the Wilderness $20.50

Wilmore, Gayraud: Black Religion and Black Radicalism $25.50



Instructor: John Fadden                                                                      Course: CS 108

Biblical Hebrew

Required Books:


Webster, Brian L.: The Cambridge Introduction to Biblical Hebrew $46.00

Holladay, William Lee: A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament: Based upon the Lexical Work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner $34.00



Long, Gary A.: Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew $20.00



Biblical Hebrew Laminated Sheet $6.99

Wegner, Paul D.: Using Old Testament Hebrew in Preaching $15.30



Instructor: Robert Hann                                             Course: CS 112

                                                                                    Letters from Paul to Churches in Conflict

Required Books:


Hengel, Martin: Acts and the History of Earliest Christianity $19.00

Matera, Frank J.: Galatians (Sacra Pagina Series) $25.50

Perkins, Pheme: First Corinthians (Paideia Series) $25.50



Instructor: Marvin McMickle                                                            Course: PT 326

Preaching on Contemporary Issues

                                                                                                (Course to be held in BUFFALO)

Required Books:


Bass, Diane Butler: Christianity After Religion $12.75

McMickle, Marvin A.: Where Have All the Prophets Gone? $18.75

Prothero, Stephen: Religious Literacy $12.75

Wallis, Jim: God’s Politics $12.75



Instructor: Melanie May & Gail Ricciuti                              Course: CF 160

                                                                                                Faith Seeking Understanding

Required Books:


Augustine: Confessions $6.75

Barton, John: The Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretation $31.99

Granberg-Michaelson, Wesley: From Times Square to Timbuktu: The Post-Christian West Meets the Non-WesternChurch $17.00

Harvey, Van A.: A Handbook of Theological Terms $9.35

McMickle, Marvin: Shaping the Claim: Moving from Text to Sermon $10.25

Siler, Mahan: Anam Cara: Collegial Clergy Communities $15.00

Thurman, Howard: Jesus and the Disinherited $12.75



Instructor: Melanie May                                Course: MS CF 203

                                                                        Christian Faith, the Church and LGBTi Persons

Required Books:


Althaus-Reid, Marcella: Indecent Theology $46.95

Bronski, Michael: A Queer History of the United States $17.00

Brownson, James: Bible, Gender and Sexuality $24.75

Cheng, Patrick: Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality and Spirit $20.40

Griffin, Horace: Their Own Received Them Not $24.00

McClintock, Karen: Sexual Shame: An Urgent Call to Healing $15.30

Wieringa, Saskia and Horacio Sivori: The Sexual History of the Global South $35.95




Instructor: Peggy Meeker                                                                   Course: PT 364

                                                                                                            UU and Liberal Theologies

Required Books:


Bowens-Wheatley, Marjorie and Nancy Palmer Jones: Soul Work: Anti-Racist Theologies in Dialogue $20.00

Grodzins, Dean: A Language of Reverence $14.00

Hartshorne, Charles: Omnipotence and Other Theological Mistakes

Johnson, Elizabeth A.: Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God $19.95

Murry, William R.: Reason and Reverence: Religious Humanism for the 21st Century $18.00

Rasor, Paul: Faith without Certainty: Liberal Theology in the 21st Century $18.00

Schulz, William F.: Making the Manifesto: The Birth of Religious Humanism $18.00



Instructor: Gail Ricciuti                                                                     Course: PT 300

The Artful Preacher

Required Books:


Childers, Jana: Performing the Word: Preaching as Theatre $16.25

Jones, Kirk Byron: The Jazz of Preaching $14.50

Lowry, Eugene L.: The Homiletical Beat: Why All Sermons are Narrative $14.50

McKenzie, Alyce M.: Novel Preaching $14.50

Paintner, Christine Valters: The Artist’s Rule $12.75

Stone, Karen: Image and Spirit: Finding Meaning in Visual Art [OUT OF PRINT – Used copies are on-line]



Instructor: Stephanie Sauvé                                                               Course: PT 202

Supervised Ministry

Required Books:


Daniel, Lillian and Martin B Copenhaver: This Odd and Wondrous Calling $13.75

Kincaid, William B.: Finding Voice: How Theological Field Education Shapes Pastoral Identity $23.00



Instructor: Stephanie Sauvé                                                               Course: PT 217

Introduction to Pastoral Care

Required Books:


Curry, Jason R.: Star Book of Pastoral Counseling $13.60

Lartey, Emmanuel Y.: In Living Color: An Intercultural Approach to Pastoral Care and Counseling $26.95

Roberts, Stephen B.: Professional Spiritual and Pastoral Care $42.50

Rosenberg, Marshall: Living Nonviolent Communication $21.00

Instructor: John Tyson                                                           Course: CF 130

Early and Medieval Church History

Required Books:


Gonzalez, Justo: The Story of Christianity, Vol. I (2nd Edition) $25.99

Kerr, Hugh: Readings in Christian Thought (2nd Edition) $30.75

Pine-Coffin, R.S.: Saint Augustine’s Confessions $8.50

Lewis, C.S.: St. Athanasius On the Incarnation $13.75

Tyson, John R.: Invitation to Christian Spirituality $64.95



Instructor: John Tyson                                                           Course: CF 203

                                                                                                Life and Thought of Martin Luther

Required Books:


Althaus, Paul: The Theology of Martin Luther $29.75

Dillenberger, John: Martin Luther: Selections $14.50

Erickson, Eric: Young Man Martin Luther $12.75

Kittelson, James: Luther the Reformer $19.55

Rupp & Watson: Luther and Erasmus on Free Will and Salvation $29.75



Instructor: Denise Yarbrough                                                            Course: MS 121

Living Religions

Required Books:


Boys, Mary C. and Sara S. Lee: Christians and Jews in Dialogue: Learning in the Presence of the Other $16.25

Eck, Diana L.: Encountering God  $20.00

Eck, Diana L.: A New Religious America $15.30

Esposito, John L.: What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam $18.75

Johnsen, Linda: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Hinduism $16.25

Knitter, Paul: Without the Buddha I Could Not be a Christian $14.50

Neusner, Jacob (ed.): World Religions in America  $29.75

Neusner, Jacob: The Emergence of Judaism  $21.25

The PalestineIsrael Network, Episcopal Peace Fellowship: Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for Just Peace  $10.00

Prothero, Stephen: God Is Not One  $14.50

Rahula, Walpola: What the Buddha Taught  $12.75

Sacks, Jonathan: The Dignity of Difference $17.00

Haleem, Abdul M.A.S.: The Qur’an, A New Translation  $11.25