Course Book Lists for Winter & Spring Sessions 2022

Students obtain required course texts from a vendor of their choice. The full list price (publisher’s price or suggested retail price) for a print version of each book is listed below for reference. Your actual cost to purchase may differ and in many cases, may be less than the list price.
 
Commonly used book sellers include:
Bookshop (independent bookstores collective)
Abe Books (used books)
Alibris (used books)
Better World Books (used books)
Biblio (used books from independent bookstores)
 
In addition, a copy of each course text will be accessible through the CRCDS library either electronically (UR guest account sign-in required) or on print reserve in the CRCDS library. If you have questions about selecting a book (choosing alternate editions or formats, etc.), please check with the course instructor.
 
Texts listed below do not represent all required reading for a course. Nearly every course will include additional readings posted on that course’s Populi page.
 

Note:  This list will be updated as information becomes available for courses whose materials are listed “TBA” below. 

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CF 563: Faith Formation in the Episcopal Church; Instructor: Dr. Cynthia Rasmussen
Required Books:

Benner, Juliet. Contemplative Vision: A Guide to Christian Art and Prayer. InterVarsity Press, 2011.  ISBN: 9780830835447. List price: $22.00.

Cherry, Katie E. Traumatic Stress and Long-Term Recovery: Coping with Disasters and Other Negative Life Events. Springer, 2015. ISBN: 9783319350196 and others. Available online through UR Libraries. List price: $24.99.

Harpur, James. The Pilgrim Journey: A History of Pilgrimage in the Western World. BlueBridge, 2016. ISBN: 9781629190150. List price: $14.95.

Nataraja, Kim, editor. Journey to the Heart: Christian Contemplation Through the Centuries. Orbis, 2012. ISBN: 9781570759383. List price: $35.00.

Nathan, Clements. The Changing Face of Religion and Human Rights: A Personal Reflection. M. Nijhoff/Brill, 2009 and 2013. ISBN: 9789004260863 and others. Available online through UR Libraries. List price: $67.00.

Episcopal Certificate - Additional Required Texts:

Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer. https://www.bcponline.org

Episcopal Church, Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music. A Great Cloud of Witnesses. https://lectionarypage.net/CalndrsIndexes/TxtIndexLFF.html

Rowell, Geoffrey, Kenneth Stevenson, and Rowan Williams. Love’s Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest for Holiness. Oxford University, 2001. ISBN: 9780191070587. List price: $53.00.

Schmidt, Richard H., editor. Glorious Companions: Five Centuries of Anglican Spirituality. Eerdmans, 2002. ISBN: 9780802822222. List price: $34.50.

INT 701: Discerning the Context for Ministry in the 21st Century; Instructor: Dr. Kishundra King

Jones, William Augustus, Jr. God in the Ghetto: A Prophetic Word Revisited. Judson Press, 2021. ISBN: 9780817018221. List Price: $22.99.

Marbury, Herbert Robinson. Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation. New York University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781479812509. List Price: $27.00.

Moschella, Mary Clark. Ethnography as a Pastoral Practice: An Introduction. Pilgrim Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780829817744. List Price: $30.00.

Sensing, Tim. Qualitative Research: A Multi-Methods Approach to Projects for Doctor of Ministry Theses. Wipf and Stock, 2011. ISBN: 9781610972765. List Price: $35.00.

Waters, Sonia. Addiction and Pastoral Care. Eerdmans, 2019. ISBN: 9780802875686. List Price: $25.00.

Spring 2022 (M.A./M.Div) 

CS 311: Migration, Diaspora and Bible. Instructor: Dr. Jin Young Choi
Required Books: 

Agosto, Efrain and Jacqueline M. Hidalgo, Latinxs, the Bible, and Migration. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. ISBN: 3319966944. Available online.  

Carroll R., M. Daniel. Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible. 2nd edition. Brazos/Baker Academic Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781587433511. List price: out of print (prices for used copies vary). 

Gerber, David A. American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2011 & 2021. ISBN: 9780195331783, 9780197542422. List price: $11.95 for 2nd edition (2021). 

Koser, Khalid. International Migration: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2016. 2nd edition. ISBN: 9780198753773. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $11.95. 

Myers, Ched, and Matthew Colwell. Our God Is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice. Orbis Books, 2012. ISBN: 9781570759567. List price: $26.00. 

Nguyen, vanThanh, and John M. Prior, editors. God’s People on the Move: Biblical and Global Perspectives on Migration and Mission. Pickwick/Wipf & Stock, 2014. ISBN: 9781625640796. $25.00. 

Ruiz, Jean-Pierre. Readings from the Edges: The Bible and People on the Move. Orbis Books, 2011. ISBN: 9781570759444. List price: $30.00. 

Recommended Book: 

Padilla, Elaine, and Peter C. Phan, editors. Christianities in Migration: The Global Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ISBN: 9781137032874. List price: $139.99 (hardcover), $109.00 (e-book). 

CF 129: Reformation and Modern Church History. Instructor: Dr. John Tyson
Required Books:

Charles, Mark, and Soong-Chan Rah. Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery. InterVarsity Press, 2019. ISBN: 9780830845255. List price: $18.00. 

Gonzalez, Justo L. The Story of Christianity, Vol. 2: The Reformation to the Present Day. 2nd edition. HarperOne, 2010. ISBN: 9780061855894. List price: $27.99. 

Irwin, Dale T., and Scott W. Sunquist. History of the World Christian Movement, Vol. 2: Modern Christianity from 1454-1800. Orbis Books, 2012. ISBN: 9781570759895. List price: $40.00. 

Janz, Denis R., editor. A Reformation Reader: Primary Texts with Introductions. 2nd edition. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800663100. List price: $49.00. 

Jennings, Willie J. The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race. Yale University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780300171365. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $27.50. 

Kerr, Hugh, editor. Calvin’s Institutes: A New Compend. Westminster John Knox Press, 1989. ISBN: 9780664250805. List price: $30.00. 

Tyson, John R., editor. Invitation to Christian Spirituality. Oxford University Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780195106367, 9780195106374. List price: $99.99. 

Recommended Books:

Bainton, Roland H. Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther. Abingdon Press, 1950/2013 (and other reprints). ISBN: 9781426754432 and others. List price: $20.99. 

Clifford, Anne M. Introducing Feminist Theology. Orbis Books, 2002. ISBN: 9781570752384. List price: $24.00. 

Cone, James H. A Black Theology of Liberation. Orbis Books, 2020 and earlier (originally published Lippincott, 1970). ISBN: 9781626983854 and many others. List price: $24.00. 

Evans, Christopher H. Liberalism Without Illusions: Renewing an American Christian Tradition. Baylor University Press, 2010/2012. ISBN: 9781602582088. List price: $29.99. 

Evans, James H. We Have Been Believers: An African American Systematic Theology. 2nd edition. Fortress, 2012. ISBN: 9780800698782. List price: $29.00. 

Gutiérrez, Gustavo. A Theology of Liberation. 15th anniversary edition/revised edition. Orbis Books, 1988 and reprints. ISBN: 9780883445426 and others. List price: $26.00. 

MacCulloch, Diarmaid. The Reformation: A History. Penguin Books, 2005. ISBN: 9780143035381. List price: $26.00. 

McGrath, Alister E. A Life of John Calvin: A Study in the Shaping of Western Culture. Wiley-Blackwell, 1990/1993. ISBN: 9780631189473. List price: $71.95. 

Reformation Thought: An Introduction. 5th edition. Wiley-Blackwell, 2021. ISBN: 9781119756583. List price: $50.95. 

Miller, Ed. L., and Stanley J. Grenz. Fortress Introduction to Contemporary Theologies. Fortress Press, 1998. ISBN:‎ 9780800629816. List price: $24.00. 

Miller, Glenn T. The Modern Church: The Dawn of the Reformation to the Eve of the Third Millennium. Abingdon Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780687006052. List price: $28.99. 

Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Sexism and God-Talk: Toward a Feminist Theology. Beacon Press, 1983/1993 and other reprints. ISBN: 9780807012055 and others. List price: $26.00. 

Smith, David L. Theologies of the 21st Century: Trends in Contemporary Theology. Wipf and Stock, 2014. ISBN: 9781625648648. List price: $48.00. 

Tyson, John R. Faith, Doubt and Courage in 15 Great People of Faith. 2nd edition. Wipf & Stock, 2013. ISBN: 9781625642660. List price: $19.00. 

 

CF 160: Faith Seeking Understanding. Instructor: Dr. Melanie Duguid-May

Required Books:         

Cannon, Katie. Katie’s Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community. Continuum, 1995. ISBN: 9780826408341. List price: $32.95. 

Conde-Frazier, Elizabeth. Atando Cabos: Latinx Contributions to Theological Education. Eerdmans, 2021. ISBN: 9780802879011. List price: $19.99. 

Horsley, Richard A. Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder. Fortress, 2002. ISBN: 9780800634902. List price: $18.00. 

Jennings, Willie James. Beyond Whiteness: An Education in Belonging. Eerdmans, 2020. ISBN: 9780802878441. List price: $19.99. 

Kapic, Kelly M. A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology. InterVarsity Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780830839759. List price $14.00.  

Kwok, Pui-lan. Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology: Unraveling Empire for a Global World. Westminster John Knox, 2005. ISBN: 9780664267490. List price: $30.00. 

Nelson, Melissa K., and Dan Shilling, editors. Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Learning from Indigenous Practices for Environmental Sustainability. Cambridge University Press, 2021. ISBN: 9781108450447. List price: $24.99. 

Stoltzfus, Regina Shands, and Tobin Miller Shearer. Been in the Struggle: Pursuing an Antiracist Spirituality. Herald Press/MennoMedia, 2021. ISBN: 9781513809434. List price: $18.99. 

and EITHER:

Thurman, Howard. Jesus and the Disinherited. Beacon Press, 1976 and many reprints (originally published by Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1949). ISBN: 9780807010297. List price: varies by printing 

OR 

Jones, William A., Jr. God in the Ghetto: A Prophetic Word Revisited. Judson Press, 2021 (originally published by Progressive Baptist Publishing House, 1979). ISBN: 9780817018221. List price: $22.99. 

Recommended Books:

Note: The following books will be excerpted, and the sections required for reading will be posted on Populi. 

Hildegard of Bingen, Scivias (1152). 

Modern English translations include: Scivias, translated by Mother Columba Hart and Jane Bishop. Classics of Western Christianity series. Paulist Press, 1990. ISBN:  9780809131303. List price: $34.95. 

Maximus the Confessor. Capita de caritate (6th century). 

Modern English translations include: The Ascetic Life, The Four Centuries on Charity, translated and edited by Polycarp Sherwood. Newman Press/Paulist Press, 1955. ISBN: 0809102587. Available online through HathiTrust. List price: varies by printing. 

Rauschenbusch, Walter. Christianizing the Social Order. Macmillan, 1912 and reprints. ISBN: 9781602582361 and others. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: varies by printing. 

Sanneh, Lamin. Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity. Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780195189612. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $28.95. 

CF 204: The Life and Thought of John Wesley. Instructor: Dr. John Tyson
Required Books:

Chilcote, Paul W. She Offered Them Christ: The Legacy of Women Preachers in Early Methodism. Abingdon Press, 1993; reprinted by Wipf & Stock, 2001. ISBN: 9781579106683 and others. List price: $20.00. 

Heitzenrater, Richard. Wesley and the People Called Methodists. 2nd edition. Abingdon, 2013. ISBN: 9781426742248. List price: $32.99. 

Melton, Gordon. A Will to Choose: The Origins of African American Methodism. Rowan & Littlefield, 2007. ISBN: 9780742552654. List price: $49.00. 

Outler, Albert, and Richard Heitzenrater, editors. John Wesley's Sermons: An Anthology. Abingdon, 1991. ISBN: 9780687204953. List price: $29.99. 

Runyon, Theodore. The New Creation: John Wesley’s Theology Today. Abingdon, 1998. ISBN: 9780687096022. List price: $28.99. 

Tyson, John R. Assist Me to Proclaim: The Life and Hymns of Charles Wesley. Eerdmans, 2007. ISBN:‎ 9780802829399. List price: $34.50.  

The Way of the Wesleys: A Short Introduction. Eerdmans, 2014. ISBN: 9780802869548. List price: $18.00. 

Recommended Books:

Chilcote, Paul W., editor. Her Own Story: Autobiographical Portraits of Early Methodist Women. Kingswood, 2001. ISBN: 9780687052103. List price: out of print (prices for used copies vary). 

Maddox, Randy. Responsible Grace: John Wesley’s Practical Theology. Abingdon/Kingswood, 1994. ISBN:‎ 9780687003341. List price: $34.99. 

Oden, Thomas C. John Wesley’s Teachings. 4 volumes. Zondervan Academic, 2014. ISBN: 9780310516453 and others. List price: $84.99. 

Rasmus, Rudy, editor. I’m Black. I’m Christian. I’m Methodist. Abingdon, 2020. ISBN:‎ 9781791017095. List price: $16.99. 

Tyson, John R. Praying with the Wesleys: Foundations of Wesleyan Spirituality. UMPH/Wesley’s Foundery, 2019. ISBN: ‏9781945935541. List price: $18.99. 

CF 225: PANDEMIC: Political Ecology, Theology and the Responses of the Faithful. Instructor: Dr. Melanie Duguid-May
Required Books:

Havea, Jione, editor. Doing Theology in the New Normal: Global Perspectives. SCM, 2021. ISBN: 9780334060642. List price: $80.00. 

Kenny, Charles. The Plague Cycle: The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease. Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2021. ISBN: 9781982165338. List price: $18.00. 

McBride, Jennifer. Radical Discipleship: A Liturgical Politics of the Gospel. Fortress, 2017. ISBN: 9781506401898. List price: $34.00. 

CF 304: Forest Spirituality. Instructor: Dr. Melanie Duguid-May
Required Books:         

Clifford, M. Amos. Your Guide to Forest Bathing: Experience the Healing Power of Nature. Red Wheel, 2018. ISBN: 9781573247382. List price: out of print (prices for used copies vary). Expanded edition published 2021, ISBN: 9781590035139, list price: $16.95. 

Haskell, David George. The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors. Penguin Books, 2019. ISBN: 9780143111306. List price: $18.00. 

Loorz, Victoria. The Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred. Broadleaf Books, 2021. ISBN: 9781506469645. List price: $17.99. 

Keller, Catherine. Facing Apocalypse: Climate, Democracy and Other Last Chances. Orbis Books, 2021. ISBN: 9781626984134. List price: $26.00. 

Newell, J. Philip. The Book of Creation: An Introduction to Celtic Spirituality. Paulist Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780809138999. List price: $12.95. 

Rutkow, Eric. American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation. Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2013. ISBN: 9781439193587. List price: $20.00. 

Wohlleben, Peter. The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and Nature, translated by Jane Billinghurst. Greystone Books, 2021. ISBN: 9781771646895. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $32.95. 

Recommended Books:        

Note: The following books will be excerpted, and the sections required for reading will be posted on Populi. 

Beresford-Kroeger, Diana. Arboretum America: A Philosophy of the Forest. University of Michigan Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780472068517. List price: $35.00. 

———. Arboretum Borealis: A Lifeline of the Planet. University of Michigan Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780472051144. List price: $32.50. 

Davies, Oliver, editor and translator. Celtic Spirituality. Classics of Western Spirituality series. Paulist Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780809138944. List price: $31.95. 

Hiebert, Theodore. The Yahwist's Landscape: Nature and Religion in Early Israel. Oxford University Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780195092059. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $160.00. 

Simard, Suzanne. Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest. Penguin Random House, 2021. ISBN: 9780525656098. List price: $28.95. 

 
CF 561: Anglican Liturgy, Instructor: Professor Robert Pickens
CF MS 205: Gender, Sexual and Racial Justice in Theological Perspective. Instructor: Dr. Hilary Scarsella
Required Books:

Althaus-Reid, Marcella. Indecent Theology: Theological Perversions in Sex, Gender and Politics. Routledge, 2001. ISBN: 9780415236041. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $58.95.  

Carter, J. Kameron. Race: A Theological Account. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780195152791. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $48.95. 

Coleman, Monica A. Making a Way Out of No Way: A Womanist Theology. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800662936. List price: $21.00. 

Jones, Serene. Feminist Theory and Christian Theology: Cartographies of Grace. Fortress Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780800626945. List price: $29.00. 

CF MS 220: GSRJ Special Topics. Instructor: Professor Shatavia Wynn
Required Books:

Douglas, Kelly Brown. Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God. Orbis Books, 2015. ISBN: 9781626981096. List price: $26.00. 

Recommended Books:

Note: Reading will be required from these books, but purchase is optional. All are available as e-books through UR Libraries.  

Arjana, Sophia Rose. Veiled Superheroes: Islam, Feminism, and Popular Culture. Lexington Books, 2017. ISBN: 9781498536547. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $38.99. 

Clark, Terry Ray, and Dan W. Clanton. Understanding Religion and Popular Culture: Theories, Themes, Products and Practices. Routledge, 2012. ISBN: 9780415781060. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $35.96. 

Lofton, Kathryn. Consuming Religion. University of Chicago Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780226482095. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $31.00.  

Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780520267527. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $29.95. 

Lomax, Tamura. Jezebel Unhinged: Loosing the Black Female Body in Religion and Culture. Duke University Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781478000792. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $26.95. 

Morgan, David. Sacred Gaze: Religious Visual Culture in Theory and Practice. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780520243064. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $34.95. 

Moultrie, Monique. Passionate and Pious: Religious Media and Black Women's Sexuality. Duke University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780822370048. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $24.95. 

Note: Excerpts from the following books will be required reading. Those sections will be posted on Populi. 

Armour, Ellen. Signs and Wonders: Theology After Modernity. Columbia University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780231172493. List price: $37.00. 

Mazur, Eric Michael, and Kate McCarthy. God in the Details: American Religion in Popular Culture. 2nd edition. Routledge, 2011. ISBN: 9780415485371. List price: $35.96. 

Santana, Richard W., and Gregory Erickson. Religion and Popular Culture: Rescripting the Sacred. 2nd edition. McFarland, 2016. ISBN: 9781476663319. List price: $29.95. 

CS 112: Introduction to the Old Testament/ Hebrew Bible. Instructor: Dr. Mark Brummitt
Required Books:

Attridge, Harold, editor. The HarperCollins Study Bible. New Revised Standard Version with Apocrypha. Fully revised and updated edition. HarperOne/HarperCollins, 2006. ISBN: 9780061228407. List price: $39.99. 

Enns, Peter. The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It. HarperOne/HarperCollins, 2014/2015. ISBN: 9780062272034. List price: $16.99. 

Gafney, Wilda C. Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to Women of the Torah and Throne. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780664239039. List price: $35.00. 

Recommended Books

Barton, John, editor. The Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretation. Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780521485937. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $38.99. 

Newsom, Carol A., Sharon H. Ringe, and Jacqueline E. Lapsley, editors. Women’s Bible Commentary. 3rd edition/20th anniversary edition, revised and updated. Westminster John Knox Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780664237073. List price: $55.00.  

Niditch, Susan. Ancient Israelite Religion. Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780195091281. List price: $39.99. 

Page, Hugh R., and Randall C. Bailey, editors. The Africana Bible: Reading Israel’s Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora. Fortress Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780800621254. List price: $49.00. 

CS 203: The Gospel of Mark. Instructor: Dr. Jin Young Choi
Required Books: 

Anderson, Janice A., and Stephen Moore. Mark and Method: New Approaches in Biblical Studies. Fortress, 2008. ISBN: 9780800638511. List price: $27.00. 

Donahue, John, and Daniel Harrington. The Gospel of Mark. Sacra Pagina series. Liturgical Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780814659656. List price: $29.95. 

Mendoza, Manuel Villalobos. Abject Bodies in the Gospel of Mark. Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781910928271. $28.50. 

Myers, Ched. Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus. Orbis, 2008. ISBN: 9781570757976. List price: $30.00. 

Synopsis of the Four Gospels. Revised Standard Version. American Bible Society, 2010. ISBN: 9781585169429. List price: $49.99. 

Recommended Books: 

Blount, Brian K. Go Preach!: Mark’s Kingdom Message and the Black Church Today. Orbis Books, 1998. ISBN: 9781570751714. List price: $25.00. 

Choi, Jin Young. Postcolonial Discipleship of Embodiment: An Asian and Asian American Feminist Reading of the Gospel of Mark. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ISBN: 9781137526106. List price: $139.99. 

Duran, Nicole W. The Power of Disorder: Ritual Elements in Mark’s Passion Narrative. T&T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2009. ISBN: 9780567033062. List price: $157.50.  

Duran, Nicole W., Teresa Okure, and Daniel M. Patte, editors. Mark. Texts @ Contexts series. Fortress Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780800659981. List price: out of print (prices for used copies vary). 

Horsley, Richard. Hearing the Whole Story: The Politics of Plot in Mark’s Gospel. Westminster John Knox, 2001. ISBN: 9780664222758. List price: $35.00. 

Kotrosits, Maia, and Hal Taussig. Re-reading the Gospel of Mark Amidst Loss and Trauma. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. ISBN: 9781349473649. List price: $99.99. 

St. Clair, Raquel Annette. Call and Consequences: A Womanist Reading of Mark. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800639020. List price: $23.00. 

Tolbert, Mary Ann. Sowing the Gospel: Mark’s World in Literary-Historical Perspective. Fortress Press, 1989, 1996. ISBN: 9780800624125, 9780800629748. List price: $30.00. 

CS 109: Biblical Hebrew II. Instructor: Dr. John Fadden
Required Books:

Holladay, William L. A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament: Based upon the Lexical Work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner. Eerdmans, 1972 and reprints. ISBN: 9780802834133 and others. List Price $40.00. 

Kutz, Karl V., and Rebekah L. Josberger. Learning Biblical Hebrew: Reading for Comprehension: An Introductory Grammar. Lexham Press, 2018. ISBN: 9781683590842. List Price: $39.99. 

Learning Biblical Hebrew Workbooks: A Graded Reader with Exercises. Lexham Press, 2019. ISBN: 9781683592440. List Price: $27.99. 

Recommended Books:

 A copy of the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia. Does not have to be this exact publisher's edition: 

Kittel, Rudolf, and others, editors. Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia. 5th revised edition. Fortress Press/Deutsche Bibelstiftung [German Bible Society], 2017 (originally published 1977). ISBN: 9783438052186. List Price: $89.99. 

CS 324: The Bible and Film. Instructor: Dr. Mark Brummitt
Required Books: 

Cargal, Timothy B. Hearing a Film, Seeing a Sermon: Preaching and Popular Movies. Westminster John Knox Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780664229511. List price: $20.00. 

Sikov, Ed. Film Studies: An Introduction. 2nd edition. Columbia University Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780231195935. List price: $30.00. 

Reinhartz, Adele. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films. Routledge, 2012. ISBN: 9780415677202. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $32.95. 

Yamasaki, Gary. Insights from Filmmaking for Analyzing Biblical Narrative. Reading the Bible in the 21st Century series. Fortress Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781451496291. List price: $29.00. 

Recommended Books: 

Film Theory:  

Andrew, Dudley. The Major Film Theories: An Introduction. Oxford University Press, 1976. ISBN: 9780195019919, 0195019911. List price: $19.99. 

Braudy, Leo, and Marshall Cohen, editors. Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings. 8th edition. Oxford University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780199376896. List price: $134.99. 

Doughty, Ruth, and Christine Etherington-Wright. Understanding Film Theory. 2nd edition. Red Globe/Bloomsbury, 2017. ISBN: 9781137528230. List price: $35.95. 

McDonald, Kevin. Film Theory: The Basics. Routledge, 2016. ISBN: 9781138797345. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $19.96. 

Monaco, James. How to Read a Film: Movies, Media, and Beyond. 4th edition. Oxford University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780195321050. List price: $29.95. 

 

General Theory:  

Barry, Peter. Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. 4th edition. Manchester University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9781526121790. List price: $17.95. 

Barthes, Roland. Mythologies: The Complete Edition, In a New Translation. Translated by Richard Howard and Annette Lavers. Hill and Wang/Macmillan, 2013. ISBN: 9780809071944. List price: $17.00. 

Eagleton, Terry. Literary Theory: An Introduction. 2nd revised anniversary edition. Blackwell/Wiley, 2008. ISBN: 9781118306291. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $28.00. 

Machor, James L., and Philip Goldstein, editors. Reception Study: From Literary Theory to Cultural Studies. Routledge, 2001. ISBN: 9780415926508. List price: $42.36. 

Willis, Ika. Reception. The New Critical Idiom series. Routledge, 2018. ISBN: 9781138955103. List price: $19.96. 

Bible and Film:  

Baugh, Lloyd. Imaging the Divine: Jesus and Christ-Figures in Film. Sheed & Ward/Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. ISBN: 9781556128639. List price: $49.00. 

Christianson, Eric S., Peter Francis, and William Telford, editors. Cinéma Divinité: Religion, Theology and the Bible in Film. SCM, 2005; distributed by Westminster John Knox. ISBN: 9780334029885. List price: $40.00. 

Exum, J. Cheryl, editor. The Bible in Film — The Bible and Film. Brill, 2006. ISBN: 9789004151901. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $104.00. 

———.Retellings: Th e Bible in Literature, Music, Art and Film. Brill, 2007. ISBN: 9789004165724. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $96.00.   

Reinhartz, Adele. Scripture on the Silver Screen. Westminster John Knox Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780664223595. List price: $30.00. 

———. Bible and Cinema: An Introduction. Routledge, 2013. ISBN: 9780415779487. List price: $50.36. 

Tatum, W. Barnes. Jesus at the Movies: A Guide to the First Hundred Years and Beyond. 3rd edition. Polebridge, 2012. ISBN: 9781598151169. List price: $27.00. 

MS CF 220: GSRJ Special Topics. Instructor: Professor Shatavia Wynn
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PT 212: Supervised Ministry II. Instructor: Professor Jacqueline Nelson
Required Books:

Ellison, Gregory C. Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for Justice. Westminster John Knox Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780664260651. List price: $17.00. 

Friedman, Edwin H. Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue. Guilford Press, 1985/2011. ISBN: 9781609182366. List price: $35.00. 

Parker, Priya. The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters. Riverhead Books/Penguin Random House, 2020. ISBN: 9781594634932. List price: $17.00. 

Peterson, Eugene H. The Contemplative Pastor: Returning to the Art of Spiritual Direction. Eerdmans, 1993. ISBN: 9780802801142. List price: $19.00. 

Stucky, Nathan T. Wrestling with Rest: Inviting Youth to Discover the Gift of Sabbath. Eerdmans, 2019. ISBN: 9780802876263. List price: $24.00. 

PT 217: Intro to Pastoral Care. Instructor: Dr. Kishundra King
Required Books

Doehring, Carrie. The Practice of Pastoral Care: A Postmodern Approach. Revised and expanded edition. Westminster John Knox Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780664238407. Available online through UR Libraries.* List Price: $30.00  

Kujawa-Holbrook, Sheryl A., and Karen B. Montagno, editors. Injustice and the Care of Souls: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care. Fortress Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780800662356. List Price: $34.00. 

Lartey, Emmanuel Y. Pastoral Theology in an Intercultural World. Wipf and Stock, 2013. ISBN: 9781620329733. List Price: $22.00. 

Sessions, Irie Lynne, Kamilah Hall Sharp, and Jann Aldredge-Clanton. The Gathering, A Womanist Church: Origins, Stories, Sermons, and Litanies. Wipf and Stock, 2020. ISBN: 9781725274624. List Price: $23.00. 

Recommended Books:  
 
Crumpton, Stephanie M. A Womanist Pastoral Theology Against Intimate and Cultural Violence. Palgrave Macmillan/Springer, 2014. ISBN: 9781349478187. List Price: $90.00. 
 

Spring 2022 (D.Min.)

INT 702: Practicing Transformative Leadership in the CRCDS Tradition. Instructor: Dr. John Tyson
Required Books: 

Carson, Clayborne, editor. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King. Warner Books/Hachette, 2001. ISBN: ‎9780446676502. List price: $18.99. 

King, Martin Luther, Jr. Strength to Love. Fortress Press, 2010; reprinted by Beacon Press & Penguin Random House, 2019 (originally published by Harper & Row, 1963). ISBN: 9780800697402, 9780807051900, and others. List price: varies by printing. 

Rauschenbusch, Walter. Christianity and the Social Crisis: The Classic That Woke Up the Church. HarperOne/HarperCollins, 2008. ISBN: 9780061497261. List price: $14.99. 

———. Theology for the Social Gospel. Martino Fine Books, 2010 (reprint of original 1917 edition). Also available online through HathiTrust. ISBN: 9781891396526 and others. List price: $8.95. 

Thurman, Howard. With Head and Heart. Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin, 1981. ISBN: 9780156976480. List price: $17.95. 

———. Jesus and the Disinherited. Beacon Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780807010297. List price: $16.00. 

Tyson, John R. A School of Prophets: The Bicentennial History of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. Judson Press, 2019. ISBN: 9780817018047. List price: $29.99. 

West, Cornell, editor. The Radical King. Beacon Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780807034521. List price: $18.00. 

Recommended Books: 

Evans, Christopher. The Kingdom Is Always But Coming. Baylor University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9781602582095. List price: $34.95. 

King, Martin Luther, Jr. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches. MLK Foundation, 1972; reprinted by HarperOne/HarperCollins, 2003. ISBN: 9780060646912 and others. List price: $29.99. 

———. Where Do We Go From Here?: Chaos or Community. Beacon Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780807000670. List price: $16.00. 

Rauschenbusch, Walter. The Social Principles of Jesus. Create Space, 2015 (reprint of original 1916 edition). Also available online through HathiTrust. ISBN‏: ‎9781508405016 and others. List price: $7.85. 

———. Prayers of the Social Awakening. Andesite Press, 2017 (reprint of original 1910 edition). ISBN: 9781376030570. Also available online through HathiTrust. List price: $9.92. 

Smith, Luther, editor. Howard Thurman: The Essential Writings. Orbis Books, 2006. ISBN: 9781570756702. List price: $19.00. 

INT 718: Preaching for Social Change. Instructor: Dr. Shazetta Thompson-Hill
INT 730: Gender, Sexual and Racial Justice in Theological Perspective. Instructor: Dr. Hilary Scarsella
Required Books:

Althaus-Reid, Marcella. Indecent Theology: Theological Perversions in Sex, Gender and Politics. Routledge, 2001. ISBN: 9780415236041. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $58.95.  

Carter, J. Kameron. Race: A Theological Account. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780195152791. Available online through UR Libraries.* List price: $48.95. 

Coleman, Monica A. Making a Way Out of No Way: A Womanist Theology. Fortress Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780800662936. List price: $21.00. 

Jones, Serene. Feminist Theory and Christian Theology: Cartographies of Grace. Fortress Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780800626945. List price: $29.00.