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 1Approaching the Atonement: The Reconciling Work of ChristOliver D. CrispRyan 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 3A People's History of the WorldChris HarmanSarah Finn
Foundations 3Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul G. HiebertSarah Finn
Foundations 3Brown Church: Five Centuries of Lantina/o Social Justice, Theology, and IdentityRobert Chao RomeroSarah Finn
Foundations 3From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian MissionsRuth A. TuckerSarah Finn
Foundations 3Soul, Self, and SocietyMichael A. RynkiewichSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Color of CompromiseJemar TisbySarah Finn
Foundations 3The Fool and the HereticJames W. SireSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 2W.W. Norton & CoSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Story of Christianity, Volume 2Justo GonzalezSarah Finn
Foundations 3The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. SireSarah Finn
Foundations 3Unsettling TruthsMark Charles and Soon-Chan RahSarah Finn
Foundations 5Christian Worship WorldwideCharles FarhadianSarah Finn
Foundations 5The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Future of Christianity Trilogy)Philip JenkinsSarah Finn
Foundations 5Having Nothing, Possessing EverythingMichael MatherSarah Finn
Foundations 5Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily ChoicesJulie ClawsonSarah Finn
Foundations 5When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor... and YourselfSteve Corbett, Brian FikkertSarah Finn
Foundations 5Rethinking IncarcerationDominique DuBois GilliardSarah Finn
Foundations 5Culture MakingAndy CrouchSarah Finn
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
Historical Theology IA History of Christian ThoughtJusto GonzalezChris Kottre
Applied Theology: Discipleship and CounselingWhen People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of ManEdward T. Welch
Applied Theology: Discipleship and CounselingCounsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of ChristElyse M. Fitzpatrick
Applied Theology: Discipleship and CounselingLoving Messy PeopleScott Mehl
Exegesis and Application of Luke/ActsThe Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical CommentaryBen WitheringtonMatthew Jones
Exegesis and Application of Luke/ActsThe Gospel of LukeJoel B. GreenMatthew Jones
Exegesis and Application of 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
Exegesis and Application of Paul's Missionary Epistles II1 Corinthians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Leon L. MorrisStephanie Lamour
Exegesis and Application of Paul's Missionary Epistles II2 Corinthians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Colin G. KruseStephanie Lamour
Exegesis and Application of Paul's Missionary Epistles II1&2 Thessalonians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Leon L. MorrisStephanie Lamour
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentChristianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative IntroductionMoyer V. HubbardMatthew Halsted
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentIntroducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and SignificanceDavid A. deSilvaMatthew Halsted
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentJudaism Before Jesus: The Events and Ideas That Shaped the New Testament WorldAnthony J. TomasinoMatthew Halsted
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentNRSV Apocrypha Text EditionBaker Publishing GroupMatthew Halsted
Jewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the New TestamentThe Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament WorldBruce W. LongeneckerMatthew Halsted
Hebrew Bible: All Modules (Torah, Former Prophets, Latter Prophets 1)The Hebrew BibleRobert AlterMatthew Halsted
Hebrew Bible 1A: Exegesis and Appilcation of the TorahThe Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient ContextJohn H. WaltonMatthew Halsted
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. WaltonNate Bradshaw
Hebrew Bible 1B: Exegesis and Appilcation of the Former ProphetsThe Destruction of the Canaanites: God, Genocide, and Biblical InterpretationCharlie TrimmNate Bradshaw
Hebrew Bible 1C: Exegesis and Appilcation of the Latter Prophets 1Isaiah for EveryoneJohn GoldingayAmber Dillon
Old Testament Overview 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
Exegesis and Application of Johannine LiteratureThe Letters of John (Tyndale New Testament CommentariesJohn StottIan McDougall
Exegesis and Application of Johannine LiteratureJohn (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)Colin G. KruseIan McDougall
Advanced Issues (DISC 202)Counseling the Hard CasesStuart Scott, Heath LambertScott Mehl
Advanced Issues (DISC 202)The Dynamic Heart in Daily LifeJeremy PierreScott Mehl
English Writing Workshop(OPTIONAL) The Craft of ResearchWayne C. BoothRebecca Richie
Applied Theology: Work and VocationGod at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of LifeGene Edward Veith Jr.Joshua Walker
Applied Theology: Work and VocationEvery Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's WorkTimothy KellerJoshua Walker
Applied Theology: Work and VocationVisions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common GoodSteven GarberJoshua Walker