Spring 2014 Book List

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Instructor: Mark Brummitt                                        Course: CS 292


Required Books:

Brueggemann, Walter – Like Fire in the Bones: Listening for the Prophetic Word in Jeremiah   $21.25

Holladay, William L. – Jeremiah: A Fresh Reading   $18.70

O’Connor, Kathleen – Jeremiah: Pain and Promise   $35.70

Stulman, Louis – Jeremiah   $43.99


Instructor: Mark Brummitt                                        Course: CS 323

Warfare in the Old Testament

Required Books:

Brueggemann, Walter – Divine Presence Amid Violence: Contextualizing the Book of Joshua   $11.15

Craigie, Peter C. – The Problem of War in the Old Testament   $14.25

Kelle, Brad – Ancient Israel at War: 853-586   $15.00

Lind, M.C. – Yahweh is a Warrior: The Theology of Warfare in Ancient Israel   $16.00

Niditch, S. – War in the Hebrew Bible: A Study in the Ethics of Violence   $45.00

Seibert, E.A. – The Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament’s Troubling Legacy   $19.75

Sparks, K.L. – Sacred Word, Broken Word: Biblical Authority and the Dark Side of Scripture   $17.00


Instructor: Stephen Cady                                            Course: PT 203

Communicating Gospel

Required Books:

Allen, Holly Catterton and Christine Lawton Ross  Intergenerational Christian Formation: Bringing the Whole Church Together in Ministry $18.70

Dean, Kenda Creasy – Almost Christian $21.25

Thurman, Howard – Jesus and the Disinherited $13.60

Tye, Karen – Basics of Christian Education $16.25


Instructor: Jin Young Choi                                         Course: CS 112

Introduction to the New Testament

Required Books:

Blount, Brian – Then the Whisper Put On Flesh: New Testament Ethics in an African American Context   $22.50

Newsome, Carol, et. al. – Women’s Bible Commentary   $42.50

Powell, Mark Allan – Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey   $38.50


Instructor: Jin Young Choi                                         Course: CS 115

Gospel of Mark

Required Books:

Anderson, Janice and Stephen Moore – Mark & Method   $23.00

Donahue, John and Daniel Harrington – Mark (Sacra Pagina)   $25.50

Meyer, Chad – Binding the Strong Man   $24.00


Instructor: Melanie Duguid-May                               Course: CF 100

Christian Belief Today

Required Books:

Leith, John H. – Creeds of the Churches   $36.00

Pelikan, Jaroslav – Credo   $37.00

Rankin-Geitz, Elizabeth – Gender and the Nicene Creed   $14.00


Instructor: Melanie Duguid-May                               Course: MS 280

Women & Gender Perspectives on Faith, Belief & Understanding

Required Books:

Christ, Carol & Plaskow, Judith – Womanspirit Rising $13.75

Clark, Elizabeth & Richardson – Women and Religion: a Feminist Sourcebook $18.70

Jantzen, Grace – Becoming Divine: Towars a Feminist Philosophy of Religion $24.95

Kwok, Pui-lan – Hope Abundant $28.90

Lerner, Gerda – Creation of Patriarchy $19.95

Oden, Amy – In Her Own Words $28.25


Instructor: Peggy Meeker                                           Course: PT 365

UU History and Polity

Required Books:

Howe, Charles A. – For Faith and Freedom: A Short History of Unitarianism in Europe

Hughes, Peter, ed. – The Cambridge Platform: Contemporary Reader’s Edition

Ross, Warren R. – Premise and the Promise:  Story of the UU Association


Instructor: Barbara Moore & Gail Ricciuti               Course: PT 218

Introduction to Preaching

Required Books:

Gonzalez, Justo & Catherine – The Liberating Pulpit   $14.50

Graves, Mike, ed. – What’s the Matter with Preaching Today?   $17.00

Lowry, Eugene L. – The Homiletical Beat   $14.50

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

Schlafer, David – Your Way with God’s Word: Discovering Your Distinctive Preaching Voice   $17.00

Taylor, Barbara Brown – The Preaching Life   $15.50


Instructor: Gail Ricciuti                                             Course: PT 242

Church Administration

Required Books:

Crumroy, Otto – Church Administration and Finance Manual: Resources for Leading the Local Church   $40.80

De Pree, Max – Called to Serve: Creating and Nurturing the Effective Volunteer Board   $8.50

Dudley, Carl – Effective Small Churches in the 21st Century   $18.75

Massey, Floyd, Jr. and Samuel Berry McKinney – Church Administration in the Black Perspective (revised edition)   $15.30

Rendle, Gilbert R. – Leading Change in the Congregation: Spiritual and Organizational Tools for Leaders   $16.80

Robert, Henry M. – Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised in Brief   $6.50

Thompson, George B., Jr., ed., – Alligators in the Swamp: Power, Ministry and Leadership   $17.85

Willhauck, Susan and Jacqulyn Thope – The Web of Women’s Leadership: Recasting Congregational Ministry   $16.50


Instructor: Stephanie Sauvé                                       Course: PT 202

Supervised Ministry

Required Books:

Rupp, Joyce – With All My Heart, 40 Ways to Pray Lent   $2.50

Zaru, Jean – Occupied with Nonviolence: A Palestinian Woman Speaks   $21.25


Instructor: John Tyson                                               Course: CF 129

Reformation and Modern Church History

Required Books:

Bainton, Roland – Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther   $15.30

Dillenberger, J., ed. – Martin Luther: Selections   $15.30

Gonzalez, J. – The Story of Christianity Vol. 2   $25.99

Kerr, Hugh, ed. – Readings in Christian Thought   $33.00

Kerr, Hugh, ed. – Calvin’s Institutes: A New Compend   $25.50

Turabian, Kate – A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, 8th Edition   $15.30

Tyson, John R., ed. – Invitation to Christian Spirituality   $68.95


Instructor: John Tyson                                               Course: CF 203

The Life and Thought of John Wesley

Required Books:

Chilcote, Paul W. – She Offered Them Christ: The Legacy of Women Preachers in Early Methodism   $15.30

Heitzenrater, Richard – Wesley and the People Called Methodists   $25.50

Oden, Thomas – John Wesley’s Scriptural Christianity   $21.25

Outler, Albert, ed. – John Wesley   $19.95

Outler, Albert and Richard Heitzenrater, eds. – John Wesley’s Sermons: An Anthology   $24.65

Runyon, Theodore – The New Creation: John Wesley’s Theology Today   $24.00

Tyson, John R. – Assist Me to Proclaim: The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley   $20.50