This is a list of books that are required for the courses offered for Fall 2022; the titles that are optional are noted accordingly. Refer to the course reserves list available through the Eternity library webpage for titles that are available to borrow in electronic format.

Please note: the booklist spreadsheet continues for multiple pages and is searchable.

Eternity classTitle of BookAuthorProfessor
Bible Study MethodsBible Study MethodsDouglas MainDoug Main
Bible Study MethodsWhat is the Bible and How Do We Understand It?Dennis R. EdwardsDoug Main
Bible Study MethodsReading Scripture with the Church FathersChristopher A. HallDoug Main
Bible Study MethodsGrasping God's WordJ. Scott DuvallDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) James: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary of the New TestamentZondervan: Blomberg & KovalishynDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) Letter of JamesDouglas MooDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) Letter of JamesScot McKnightDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) JamesD HiebertDoug Main
Foundations 1A History of Western PhilosophyC.Stephen EvansRyan Dillon
Foundations 1A Little Manual for KnowingEster MeekRyan Dillon
Foundations 1A People's History of the WorldChris HarmanRyan Dillon
Foundations 1A Short Introduction to World ReligionsChristopher PartridgeRyan Dillon
Foundations 1Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul HiebertRyan Dillon
Foundations 1Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative CallingAndy CrouchRyan Dillon
Foundations 1Engaging God's World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and LivingCornelius PlantingaRyan Dillon
Foundations 1From Jerusalem to Irian JayaRuth TuckerRyan Dillon
Foundations 1Many ColorsSoong Chan RahRyan Dillon
Foundations 1Ryan Dillon
Foundations 1Spirit of the Rainforest: A Yanomamo Shaman's StoryMark Andrew RitchieRyan Dillon
Foundations 1The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical StoryCraig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. GoheenRyan Dillon
Foundations 1The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 1W.W. Norton & CoRyan Dillon
Foundations 1The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few CenturiesRodney StarkRyan Dillon
Foundations 1The Story of Christianity, Volume 1Justo L. GonzalezRyan Dillon
Foundations 1The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. SireRyan Dillon
Foundations 3A History of Western PhilosophyC.Stephen EvansSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Story of Christianity, Volume 2Justo GonzalezSarah Finn
Foundations 3A People's History of the WorldChris HarmanSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. SireSarah Finn
Foundations 3Soul, Self, and SocietyMichael A. RynkiewichSarah Finn
Foundations 3From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian MissionsRuth A. TuckerSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 2W.W. Norton & CoSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Color of CompromiseJemar TisbySarah Finn
Foundations 3Brown Church: Five Centuries of Lantina/o Social Justice, Theology, and IdentityRobert Chao RomeroSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Fool and the HereticJames W. SireSarah Finn
Foundations 3Unsettling TruthsMark Charles and Soon-Chan RahSarah Finn
Foundations 5Christian Worship WorldwideCharles Farhadian
Foundations 5Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul G. Hiebert
Foundations 5From Jerusalem to Irian JayaRuth Tucker
Foundations 5The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Future of Christianity Trilogy)Philip Jenkins
Foundations 5The Story of Christianity, Volume 2Justo Gonzalez
Foundations 5The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-and How It DiedPhilip Jenkins
Foundations 5The Dynamics Of Christian Mission: History Through A Missiological PerspectivePaul Pierson
Foundations 5A Short History of PhilosophyRobert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. Higgins
Foundations 5Life's Ultimate Questions: An Introduction to PhilosophyRonald H. Nash
Foundations 5The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. Sire
Foundations 5Soul, Self, and SocietyMichael A. Rynkiewich
Foundations 5Having Nothing, Possessing EverythingMichael Mather
Foundations 5Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily ChoicesJulie Clawson
Foundations 5Culture MakingAndy Crouch
Gospel & CultureThe Drama of ScriptureCraig Bartholomew, Michael GoheenSarah Finn
Gospel & CultureCulture MakingAndy CrouchSarah Finn
Gospel & CultureEngaging God's WorldCornelius Plantinga Jr.Sarah Finn
Gospel & CultureThe 3D GospelJayson GeorgesSarah Finn
Historical Theology IHistorical Theology: An Introduction to the History of Christian ThoughtAlister McGrathChris Kottre
Historical Theology IThe Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition ReformRoger OlsonChris Kottre
Historical Theology IThe Apostolic Fathers in EnglishMichael W. HolmesChris Kottre
Introduction to Discipleship CounselingWhen People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of ManEdward T. Welch
Introduction to Discipleship CounselingCounsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of ChristElyse M. Fitzpatrick
Introduction to Discipleship CounselingLoving Messy PeopleScott Mehl
Luke/ActsThe Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical CommentaryBen WitheringtonMatthew Jones
Luke/ActsThe Gospel of LukeJoel B. GreenMatthew Jones
Matthew/MarkFour Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the GospelsMark L. StraussMatthew Swaney
Missional ChurchTotal Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and CommunityTim ChesterMatt Moore
Paul's Missionary Epistles II1 Corinthians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Leon L. MorrisStephanie Lamour
Paul's Missionary Epistles II2 Corinthians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Colin G. KruseStephanie Lamour
Paul's Missionary Epistles II1&2 Thessalonians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Leon L. MorrisStephanie Lamour
New Testament BackgroundsChristianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative IntroductionMoyer V. HubbardMatthew Halsted
New Testament BackgroundsIntroducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and SignificanceDavid A. deSilvaMatthew Halsted
New Testament BackgroundsJudaism Before Jesus: The Events and Ideas That Shaped the New Testament WorldAnthony J. TomasinoMatthew Halsted
New Testament BackgroundsNRSV Apocrypha Text EditionBaker Publishing GroupMatthew Halsted
New Testament BackgroundsThe Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament WorldBruce W. LongeneckerMatthew Halsted Hebrew BibleRobert AlterMatthew Halsted
Old Testament Module: Former Prophets(OPTIONAL) The Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the CanaanitesJohn H. WaltonNate Bradshaw
Old Testament Module: Former ProphetsThe Destruction of the Canaanites: God, Genocide, and Biblical InterpretationCharlie TrimmNate Bradshaw
Old Testament Module: Latter ProphetsIsaiah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series)J. Alec MotyerErnesto Duke
Old Testament Module: PentateuchThe Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient ContextJohn H. WaltonMatthew Halsted
Old Testament Survey IThe King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New TestamentsThomas R. SchreinerGeoff Leatherman
Theology of Christian MissionThe Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand NarrativeChristopher J. H. WrightTim Hardy
Theology of Christian MissionA Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical StoryMichael W. GoheenTim Hardy
Theology of Christian MissionMission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the NationsWalter C. Kaiser Jr.Tim Hardy
Worldview & ApologeticsTotal Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural CaptivityNancy PearceySarah Finn
Worldview & ApologeticsThe Reason for God: Belief in an Age of SkepticismTimothy KellerSarah Finn
Worldview & ApologeticsLiving at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Christian WorldviewMichael W. Goheen and Craig G. BartholomewSarah Finn
Worldview & ApologeticsUrban ApologeticsEric MasonSarah Finn
Johannine LiteratureThe Letters of John (Tyndale New Testament CommentariesJohn StottIan McDougall
Johannine LiteratureJohn (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)Colin G. KruseIan McDougall
Advanced Issues (DISC 202)Scott Mehl
English Writing Workshop(OPTIONAL) The Craft of ResearchWayne C. BoothRebecca Richie
Theology of Work: Why Work MattersJoshua Walker