Booklist

This is a list of books that are required for the courses offered for Fall 2024; 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
Advanced Issues (DISC 202)Counseling the Hard CasesStuart Scott, Heath LambertSteven Nguyenhttps://amzn.to/3AX0Re3
Advanced Issues (DISC 202)The Dynamic Heart in Daily LifeJeremy PierreSteven Nguyenhttps://amzn.to/3PD3jud
Applied Theology: Discipleship and CounselingWhen People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of ManEdward T. WelchSteven Nguyenhttps://amzn.to/4apOnLo
Applied Theology: Discipleship and CounselingCounsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of ChristElyse M. FitzpatrickSteven Nguyenhttps://amzn.to/2tEVaRh
Applied Theology: Discipleship and CounselingLoving Messy PeopleScott MehlSteven Nguyenhttps://amzn.to/31wBMTf
Applied Theology: Spritual FormationYou Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of HabitJames K. A. SmithGeoff Leathermanhttps://a.co/d/hQxpOSL
Applied Theology: Spritual FormationEmotionally Healthy SpiritualityPeter ScazzaroGeoff Leathermanhttps://a.co/d/3ik1jYm
Applied Theology: Spritual FormationSacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives For Spiritual TransformationRuth Haley BartonGeoff Leathermanhttps://a.co/d/2Fl9VND
Applied Theology: Spritual FormationCelebration of DisciplineRichard FosterGeoff Leathermanhttps://a.co/d/74nquLU
Applied Theology: Work and VocationEvery Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's WorkTimothy KellerJoshua Walkerhttps://amzn.to/2Ro8nYD
Applied Theology: Work and VocationVisions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common GoodSteven GarberJoshua Walkerhttps://amzn.to/2Ph5PsH
Applied Theology: Work and VocationGod at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of LifeGene Edward Veith Jr.Joshua Walkerhttps://amzn.to/2rXgIYw
Argumentative Writing & Critical ThinkingNone RequiredRebecca Richie
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)Bible Study MethodsDouglas MainDoug Mainhttps://www.aplos.com/aws/give/M3Ministries/BSMNotes
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)What is the Bible and How Do We Understand It?Dennis R. EdwardsDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/2Qe1mYB
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)Reading Scripture with the Church FathersChristopher A. HallDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/32fgj1Y
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)Grasping God's WordJ. Scott DuvallDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/4bPvdhB
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)(OPTIONAL) James: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary of the New TestamentZondervan: Blomberg & KovalishynDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/2MnziAq
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)(OPTIONAL) Letter of JamesDouglas MooDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/3KcGwoe
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)(OPTIONAL) Letter of JamesScot McKnightDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/2PTu5me
Bible Study Methods (Hermeneutics)(OPTIONAL) JamesD HiebertDoug Mainhttps://amzn.to/2rlKNB1
English Writing Workshop(OPTIONAL) The Craft of ResearchWayne C. BoothRebecca Richiehttps://amzn.to/3sxxoCd
Exegesis and Application of Matthew/MarkFour Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the GospelsMark L. Strausshttps://amzn.to/3bBRGCo
Exegesis and Application of Johannine LiteratureThe Letters of John (Tyndale New Testament CommentariesJohn Stotthttps://amzn.to/2sxUsFj
Exegesis and Application of Johannine LiteratureJohn (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)Colin G. Krusehttps://amzn.to/39ADk2u
Exegesis and Application of Luke/ActsA Theology of Luke and ActsDarrell L. BockMatthew Joneshttps://www.amazon.com/Theology-Luke-Acts-Promised-Testament/dp/0310270898/
Exegesis and Application of Luke/ActsThe Message of ActsJohn StottMatthew Joneshttps://www.amazon.com/Message-Acts-Bible-Speaks-Today/dp/0830821082/
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1A History of Western PhilosophyC.Stephen EvansRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/35f60Mx
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1A Little Manual for KnowingEster MeekRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/2YeCULV
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1A People's History of the WorldChris HarmanRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3bOIloy
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1A Short Introduction to World ReligionsChristopher PartridgeRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/2YeYyQ7
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul HiebertRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3bQ5NCa
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative CallingAndy CrouchRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3aJOtNx
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1Engaging God's World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and LivingCornelius PlantingaRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3aJOtNx
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1From Jerusalem to Irian JayaRuth TuckerRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3bQ5NCa
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1Many ColorsSoong Chan RahRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3f0WnWf
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1Approaching the Atonement: The Reconciling Work of ChristOliver D. CrispRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3REuO8G
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1Spirit of the Rainforest: A Yanomamo Shaman's StoryMark Andrew RitchieRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/2W6BGQ1
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical StoryCraig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. GoheenRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3aOiOe1
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 1W.W. Norton & CoRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/2W3KExw
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few CenturiesRodney StarkRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/3eTVQW2
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1The Story of Christianity, Volume 1Justo L. GonzalezRyan Dillonhttps://amzn.to/2xl770M
F1: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 1The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 6th EditionJames W. SireRyan Dillonhttps://www.amazon.com/Universe-Next-Door-Worldview-Catalog-dp-0830849386/dp/0830849386/ref=dp_ob_title_bk
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3A History of Western PhilosophyC.Stephen EvansSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/35f60Mx
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3A People's History of the WorldChris HarmanSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3bOIloy
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul G. HiebertSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2YeYyQ7
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3Brown Church: Five Centuries of Lantina/o Social Justice, Theology, and IdentityRobert Chao RomeroSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/31zr2ps
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian MissionsRuth A. TuckerSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3bQ5NCa
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3Soul, Self, and SocietyMichael A. RynkiewichSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3cPctAu
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3The Color of CompromiseJemar TisbySarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/35feXW5
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3The Fool and the HereticJames W. SireSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3f1AdFx
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 2W.W. Norton & CoSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3jDKzuk
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3The Story of Christianity, Volume 2Justo GonzalezSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2VJuNVT
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. SireSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3wOs9Uc
F3: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 3Unsettling TruthsMark Charles and Soon-Chan RahSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2VNH8sd
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5Christian Worship WorldwideCharles FarhadianSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3ftDaxD
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Future of Christianity Trilogy)Philip JenkinsSarah Finnhttps://a.co/d/bGB0ZYK
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5Having Nothing, Possessing EverythingMichael MatherSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2SaMsGH
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily ChoicesJulie ClawsonSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3bEqSkD
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor... and YourselfSteve Corbett, Brian FikkertSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/37TrorL
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5Rethinking IncarcerationDominique DuBois GilliardSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3WNq9pU
F5: Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Civilization 5Culture MakingAndy CrouchSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3aJOtNx
Gospel & Culture 1The Story of Christianity, Volume 1Justo L. GonzalezSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2xl770M
Gospel & Culture 1The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical StoryCraig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. GoheenSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3aOiOe1
Gospel & Culture 1The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few CenturiesRodney StarkSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3eTVQW2
Gospel & Culture 1Engaging God's World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and LivingCornelius PlantingaSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/4dUg80g
Hebrew Bible 1A: Exegesis and Appilcation of the TorahThe Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient ContextJohn H. WaltonMatthew Halstedhttps://amzn.to/2LsB2rz
Hebrew Bible 1B: Exegesis and Appilcation of the Former Prophets(OPTIONAL) The Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the CanaanitesJohn H. Waltonhttps://amzn.to/33Wv7S2
Hebrew Bible 1B: Exegesis and Appilcation of the Former ProphetsThe Destruction of the Canaanites: God, Genocide, and Biblical InterpretationCharlie Trimmhttps://amzn.to/3GQ2L0I
Hebrew Bible 1C: Exegesis and Appilcation of the Latter Prophets 1Isaiah for EveryoneJohn Goldingayhttps://amzn.to/38ewejA
Hebrew Bible: All Sections (Torah, Former Prophets, Latter Prophets 1)The Hebrew BibleRobert AlterMatthew Halstedhttps://amzn.to/30Cgsgu
Historical Theology IHistorical Theology: An Introduction to the History of Christian ThoughtAlister McGrathChris Kottrehttps://amzn.to/2P5pdZl
Historical Theology IThe Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition ReformRoger OlsonChris Kottrehttps://amzn.to/2sDVcII
Historical Theology IThe Apostolic Fathers in EnglishMichael W. HolmesChris Kottrehttps://amzn.to/33G0tMD
Historical Theology IA History of Christian Thought Vol. 1: From the Beginnings to the Council of Chalcedon in A.D. 451Justo GonzalezChris Kottrehttps://amzn.to/3PK6fEQ
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentThe New Testament in Its WorldN. T. WrightMatthew Halstedhttps://amzn.to/3slyaRn
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentIntroducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and SignificanceDavid A. deSilvaMatthew Halstedhttps://amzn.to/3zat8gf
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentNRSV Apocrypha Text EditionMatthew Halstedhttps://a.co/d/ihWxvjA
Missional ChurchTotal Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and CommunityTim ChesterMatt Moorehttps://amzn.to/3ouDzE5
Old Testament Overview IThe King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New TestamentsThomas R. SchreinerGeoff Leathermanhttps://amzn.to/2qznR0P
Theology of Christian MissionThe Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand NarrativeChristopher J. H. WrightTim Hardyhttps://amzn.to/2SC3FXP
Theology of Christian MissionA Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical StoryMichael W. GoheenTim Hardyhttps://amzn.to/2Q88aaO
Theology of Christian MissionMission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the NationsWalter C. Kaiser Jr.Tim Hardyhttps://amzn.to/2MFQoJO
Worldview & Apologetics (BABCE Students only)Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural CaptivityNancy PearceySarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2QpOXAx
Worldview & Apologetics (BABCE Students only)The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of SkepticismTimothy KellerSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/357MEaq
Worldview & Apologetics (BABCE Students only)Living at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Christian WorldviewMichael W. Goheen and Craig G. BartholomewSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/2MDPJbV
Worldview & Apologetics (BABCE Students only)Urban ApologeticsEric MasonSarah Finnhttps://amzn.to/3ye4bg5
Missional LeadershipThe Mission of God's People: A Biblical Theology of the Church's MissionChristopher J.H. WrightGrayhttps://amzn.to/2YrqXjZ
Missional LeadershipUncommon Leadership: Servant Leadership in a Power-Based WorldRobert D. KuestGrayhttps://amzn.to/2RpakUL