Book Lists

All links provided in the Booklists refer you to Amazon. This is just a point of reference. Please consider using the alternative Textbook sources mentioned below, as well as the electronic Course Reserves if you have difficulty purchasing or sourcing the book you need.

If you have any questions about sourcing your books, please feel free to reach out to Rebecca, Director of Student Resources at


These are resources to consider when purchasing books – both print and e-book options, as well as purchasing and renting options.

Red Shelf is an online platform where you can purchase or even RENT e-textbooks.

Vital Source is a library of e-textbooks that you can purchase or rent titles from and access anywhere with capabilities for read aloud – notes and highlights – flashcard and review – and wikipedia lookup.

Kindle Cloud Reader — even if you do not own a kindle you can still purchase e-books through Amazon in the kindle format (oftentimes cheaper than the print version) and access the books through the Cloud Reader.

The Internet Archive — A non-profit library of free books, movies, software, music, websites, etc… This Library offers electronic access to books, among other things. If you create a free account you can check out books to access online. Here is an example of what is available.

Campus Books — buy, rent or sell print books

Chegg Books — buy, rent or sell print books

eCampus — buy, rent or sell print books, with an etextbook option

Books Run — buy, rent or sell print books, with an etextbook option

Course Reserves

One copy of each book required for all classes offered by Eternity Bible college is set aside for students to check out and use for a one-hour interval. If you are a local student you may make an appointment to access this material on campus. For some titles, there are additional copies in our Main collection that can be checked out for two weeks. Check the Library for more information.

Here is a list of electronic versions (full-text) currently available to you. 

This list will be updated as electronic titles become available. Please note that the table is searchable, and continues for multiple pages.

Title of BookAuthorLocation of Digital ResourceEternity class
The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human ExperienceJeremy PierreProQuestAdvanced Issues
James (Exegetical Commentary of the New Testament)Blomberg, Craig L.EbscoBible Study Methods
Letter of JamesDouglas MooEbscoBible Study Methods
Living by the BookHoward G. HendricksEbscoBible Study Methods
JamesHiebert, D. EdwardEternity Online LibraryBible Study Methods
Misreading Scripture with Western EyesRichards, E. RandolphEbscoBible Study Methods
The Letter of JamesMcKnight, ScotEbscoBible Study Methods
What Is the Bible and How Do We Understand It?Edwards, Dennis R.EbscoBible Study Methods
Grasping God's WordDuvall, J. ScottEbscoBible Study Methods
Reading Scripture with the Church FathersHall, Christopher A.EbscoBible Study Methods
ResonateBeuving, MarkEbscoChristianity and the Arts
Culture CareMakoto FujimuraEbscoChristianity and the Arts
Mystery and Manners: Occasional ProseFlannery O'ConnerInternet ArchiveChristianity and the Arts
Communicating for a ChangeStanley, AndyEbscoCommunication
The Supremacy of God in PreachingPiper, JohnEbscoCommunication
Trusting GodBridges, JerryInternet ArchiveCounseling Seminar
Finally FreeLambert, HeathEbscoCounseling Seminar
How People ChangeTimothy S. Lane, Paul David TrippProQuestCounseling Seminar
Speaking Truth in LoveDavid PowlisonProQuestCounseling Seminar
Will Medicine Stop the Pain?Fitzpatrick, Elyse M.ProQuestCounseling Seminar
God, Marriage, and FamilyKöstenberger, Andreas J.; Jones, David W.ProQuestCounseling Seminar
Running ScaredEdward T. WelchProQuestCounseling Seminar
Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn DarknessEdward T. WelchEternity Online LibraryCounseling Seminar: Depression
Women Counseling WomenFitzpatrick, Elyse M.EbscoCounseling Seminar: Sexuality
Sex and the Supremacy of ChristPiper, JohnProQuestCounseling Seminar: Sexuality
Brown ChurchRobert Chao RomeroEbscoFoundations
Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily ChoicesClawson, JulieInternet ArchiveFoundations
From Jerusalem to Irian JayaRuth TuckerEbscoFoundations
Recovering the Scandal of the Cross, 1st edition (currently in 2nd edition)Joel B. GreenEbscoFoundations
Rethinking IncarcerationBy Dominique DuBois GilliardEbscoFoundations
Soul, Self, and Society: A Postmodern Anthropology for Mission in a Postcolonial WorldMichael A. RynkiewichEbscoFoundations
The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia–and How It DiedJenkins, PhilipInternet ArchiveFoundations
The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Future of Christianity Trilogy)Jenkins, PhilipInternet ArchiveFoundations
The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few CenturiesStark, RodneyInternet ArchiveFoundations
The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, 1st edition (currently in 2nd edition)Gonzalez, Justo L.Internet Archive lending 1st EditionFoundations
The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 4th edition (currently in 6th Edition)Sire, James W.Internet Archive lending 4th editionFoundations
A Little Manual for KnowingEsther Lightcap MeekProQuestFoundations
Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative CallingAndy CrouchProQuestFoundations
Many ColorsSoong-Chan RahProQuestFoundations
The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical StoryCraig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. GoheenProQuestFoundations
Unsettling Truths: The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of DiscoveryMark Charles and Soon-Chan RahProQuestFoundations
Anthropological Insights for MissionariesHiebert, Paul GEternity Online LibraryFoundations
Engaging God's World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and LivingCornelius PlantingaEternity Online LibraryFoundations
Spirit of the Rainforest: A Yanomamo Shaman's Story, 2nd edition (currently in 3rd edition)Mark Andrew RitchieEternity Online LibraryFoundations
The Story of Christianity, Vol. 2: The Reformation to the Present DayJusto L. GonzalezEternity Online LibraryFoundations
A History of Western PhilosophyEvans, C. StephenEbscoFoundations
A People's History of the WorldHarman, ChrisEbscoFoundations
A Short Introduction to World ReligionsDowley, TimEbscoFoundations
Church History in Plain LanguageShelley, BruceEbscoFoundations
Darwin on TrialJohnson, Phillip E.EbscoFoundations
Everyday JusticeClawson, JuliEbscoFoundations
For the Glory of GodStark, RodneyEbscoFoundations
Having Nothing, Possessing EverythingMather, MichaelEbscoFoundations
How Africa Shaped the Christian MindOden, Thomas C.EbscoFoundations
How Should We Then Live? (L'Abri 50th Anniversary Edition)Schaeffer, Francis A.EbscoFoundations
Life's Ultimate QuestionsNash, Ronald H.EbscoFoundations
Religious AffectionsEdwards, JonathanEbscoFoundations
The Fool and the HereticWood, Todd CharlesEbscoFoundations
The God Who Is ThereSchaeffer, Francis A.EbscoFoundations
The Missionary Movement in Christian HistoryWalls, Andrew F.EbscoFoundations
The Next ChristendomJenkins, PhilipEbscoFoundations
Was America Founded As a Christian Nation? Revised EditionFea, JohnEbscoFoundations
When Helping HurtsCorbett, SteveEbscoFoundations
The Color of CompromiseTisby, JemarEbscoFoundations
I Dared to Call Him Father : The Miraculous Story of a Muslim Woman's Encounter with GodSheikh, BilquisProQuestFoundations
A Short History of PhilosophyRobert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. HigginsInternet ArchiveFoundations
A Short History of the WorldJohn M. RobertsInternet ArchiveFoundations
Atlas of World HistoryPatrick O'BrienInternet ArchiveFoundations
The Uneasy Conscience of Modern FundamentalismCarl F. H. HenryEternity Online LibraryFoundations
The Dynamics Of Christian Mission: History Through A Missiological PerspectivePaul PiersonEternity Online LibraryFoundations
Norton Anthology Volumes 1 & 2Sarah Lawall, editorMultipleFoundations
Basic Guide to Eastern Orthodox TheologyTibbs, EveProQuestFoundations
Approaching the AtonementOliver D. CrispProQuestFoundations
Conflict, Community, and HonorElliot, John H.EbscoGeneral Letters
The Letter to the Hebrews in Social-Scientific Perspectivede Silva, David A.EbscoGeneral Letters
HebrewsGuthrie, George H.EbscoGeneral Letters
Letters to the ChurchKaren H. JobesEbscoGeneral Letters
Destruction of the Canaanites: God, Genocide, and Biblical InterpretationCharlie TrimmProQuestHebrew Bible
Isaiah for EveryoneJohn GoldingayProQuestHebrew Bible
Historical Theology: An Introduction to the History of Christian Thought (currently in 2nd edition)McGrath, AlistairInternet Archive lending 1st editionHistorical Theology
The Story of Christian TheologyOlson, Roger E.EbscoHistorical Theology
The Apostolic Fathers in EnglishHolmes, Michael W.ProQuestHistorical Theology
Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul's Narrative SoteriologyMichael J. GormanEternity Online LibraryHistorical Theology
A History of Christian Thought Volume 1: From the Beginnings to the Council of ChalcedonJusto L. GonzalezProQuestHistorical Theology
Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives (Equipping Biblical Counselors)Robert W. KellermenEbscoIntroduction to Discipleship Counseling
When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of ManWelch, Edward T.Internet ArchiveIntroduction to Discipleship Counseling
Counsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of ChristElyse M. FitzpatrickProQuestIntroduction to Discipleship Counseling
The Letters of John (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)John StottEternity Online LibraryJohannine Literature
JohnKruse, Colin GEbscoJohannine Literature
The Letters of JohnStott, John R. W.EbscoJohannine Literature
The Gospel of LukeJoel B. GreenEbscoLuke/Acts
The Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical CommentaryBen WitheringtonEternity Online LibraryLuke/Acts
Counsel for CouplesJonathan D. HolmesEbscoMarriage & Family
Four Portraits, One Jesus : A Survey of Jesus and the GospelsStrauss, Mark L.ProQuestMatthew/Mark
Total ChurchChester, TimEbscoMissional Church
The Mission of God's PeopleChristopher J.H. WrightEbscoMissional Leadership
Uncommon Leadership: Servant Leadership in a Power-Based WorldRobert D. KuestEternity Online LibraryMissional Leadership
A Week in the Life of CorinthBen Witherington IIIEbscoJewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Christianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative IntroductionMoyer V. HubbardEbscoJewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament WorldBruce W. LongeneckerEbscoJewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and SignificanceDavid A. deSilvaProQuestJewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
NRSV Apocrypha Text EditionCoogan, MichaelProQuestJewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Judaism Before Jesus: The Events and Ideas That Shaped the New Testament WorldAnthony J. TomasinoEternity Online LibraryJewish and Greco-Roman Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
The New Testament: A TranslationHart, David BentleyProQuestNew Testament Overview
Paul: An Apostle's JourneyCampbell, DouglasEbscoNew Testament Overview
Introducing the New Testament: It's Literature and TheologyPaul J. AchtemeierEternity Online LibraryNew Testament Overview
New Testament in its WorldN.T. WrightProQuestNew Testament Overview
Apology (The Apology of Socrates)PlatoEbscoNorton Anthology
Aristotle: The Complete WorksAristotleEbscoNorton Anthology
CandideVoltaireEbscoNorton Anthology
Confessions of Saint AugustineAugustineEbscoNorton Anthology
Favorite PoemsWordsworth, WilliamEbscoNorton Anthology
GilgameshMitchell, StephenEbscoNorton Anthology
MetamorphosesOvidEbscoNorton Anthology
On the Origin of SpeciesDarwin, CharlesEbscoNorton Anthology
Six Great DialoguesPlatoEbscoNorton Anthology
The Canterbury TalesChaucer, GeoffreyEbscoNorton Anthology
The Descent of ManDarwin, CharlesEbscoNorton Anthology
The Divine ComedyAlighieri, DanteEbscoNorton Anthology
The Gay ScienceNietzsche, Friedrich WilhelmEbscoNorton Anthology
The HistoriesHerodotusEbscoNorton Anthology
The Histories (Translated by George Rawlinson with an Introduction by George Swayne and a Preface by H. L. Havell)HerodotusEbscoNorton Anthology
The Iliad & The OdysseyHomerEbscoNorton Anthology
The Republic (The Republic of Plato)PlatoEbscoNorton Anthology
The Wisdom of SartrePhilosophical LibraryEbscoNorton Anthology
Theogony / Works and DaysHesiodEbscoNorton Anthology
Zondervan Atlas of the BibleRasmussen, Carl G.ProQuestAncient Near Eastern Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
A History of Israel, Fourth EditionBright, JohnProQuestAncient Near Eastern Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Ancient near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament : Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew BibleWalton, John H.ProQuestAncient Near Eastern Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Ancient Israelite Literature in It's Cultural ContextJohn H. WaltonEternity Online LibraryAncient Near Eastern Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Archaeology and the Old TestamentAlfred HoerthEternity Online LibraryAncient Near Eastern Backgrounds of the Hebrew Bible
Isaiah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series)J. Alec MotyerEbscoHebrew Bible
Job (The NIV Application Commentary)John H. WaltonEbscoHebrew Bible
Daniel and the Twelve Prophets for EveryoneJohn GoldingayProQuestHebrew Bible
Old Testament Theology for ChristiansJohn H. WaltonProQuestHebrew Bible
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of SongsEllen F. DavisProQuestHebrew Bible
The Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the CanaanitesJohn H. WaltonProQuestHebrew Bible
The Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient ContextJohn H. WaltonProQuestHebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible a Translation with CommentaryRobert AlterEternity Online LibraryHebrew Bible
The Message of EzekielChristopher J. H. WrightEbscoHebrew Bible
Prophetic Lament : A Challenge to the Western ChurchRah, Soong-ChanProQuestHebrew Bible
From Eden to the New JerusalemT. Desmond AlexanderEbscoOld Testament Overview
Five Festal GarmentBarry G. WebbEbscoOld Testament Overview
The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New TestamentsThomas R. SchreinerProQuestOld Testament Overview, New Testament Overview
1 and 2 ThessaloniansMorris, LeonEbscoPaul's Missionary Epistles
1 CorinthiansMorris, LeonEbscoPaul's Missionary Epistles
2 CorinthiansKruse, Colin GEbscoPaul's Missionary Epistles
Galatians (Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament)Thomas R. ShreinerEbscoPaul's Missionary Epistles
Paul's Letter to the RomansKruse, Colin G.ProQuestPaul's Missionary Epistles
1 and 2 Timothy, TitusFee, Gordon D.ProQuestPaul's Pastoral Epistles
The Heavenly ManBrother YunEbscoPaul's Prison Epistles
Romans to PhilemonArnold, ClintonEbscoPaul's Prison Epistles
Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, PhilemonArnold, ClintonEbscoPaul's Prison Epistles
The Bondage BreakerAnderson, Neil T.EbscoPaul's Prison Epistles
Conformed to the Image of His SonHaley Goranson JacobEbscoReading Romans with Eastern Eyes
Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes : Honor and Shame in Paul's Message and MissionWu, JacksonProQuestReading Romans with Eastern Eyes
Reading Romans BackwardsScot McKnightEternity Online LibraryReading Romans with Eastern Eyes
Apocalypse and Allegiance : Worship, Politics, and Devotion in the Book of RevelationKraybill, J. NelsonProQuestRevelation
Reading Revelation Responsibly : Uncivil Worship and Witness: Following the Lamb into the New CreationGorman, Michael J.ProQuestRevelation
Comfort and Protest : The Apocalypse of John from a South African PerspectiveBoesak, Allan AubreyProQuestRevelation
The Theology of the Book of RevelationRichard BauckhamEternity Online LibraryRevelation
Everyday TheologyKevin J. VanhoozerProQuestSenior Project
The Mission of GodWright, Christopher J. H.EbscoTheology of Christian Mission
A Light to the NationsGoheen, Michael W.ProQuestTheology of Christian Mission
Mission in the Old TestamentWalter C. Kaiser Jr.EbscoTheology of Christian Mission
Visions of VocationGarber, StevenEbscoWork and Vocation
Every Good EndeavorKeller, TimothyEbscoWork and Vocation
God at WorkVeith Jr., Gene EdwardEbscoWork and Vocation
To Know and Love God : Method for TheologyClark, David KProQuestTheory and Method of Theology
The Doctrine of the Knowledge of GodJohn FrameEternity Online LibraryTheory and Method of Theology
A Practical Primer on Theological Method: Table Manners for Discussing God, His Works, and His WaysKreider, Glenn R., Svigel, Michael J.ProQuestTheory and Method of Theology
One Gospel for All Nations: A Practical Approach to Biblical ContextualizationJackson WuEbscoWorldview and Apologetics
Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural CaptivityPearcey, NancyProQuestWorldview and Apologetics
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of SkepticismTimothy KellerEbscoWorldview and Apologetics
Living at the Crossroads : An Introduction to Christian WorldviewGoheen, Michael W.ProQuestWorldview and Apologetics
Urban ApologeticsEric MasonProQuestWorldview and Apologetics
Give Them GraceFitzpatrick, Elyse M.EbscoYouth Counseling
Living the Cross Centered LifeMahaney, C. J.EbscoYouth Counseling
Counseling the Hard CasesScott, StuartEbscoYouth Counseling
Dangerous CallingTripp, Paul DavidEbscoYouth Counseling
Age of Opportunity : A Biblical Guide to Parenting TeensTripp, Paul DavidProQuestYouth Counseling

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