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2021 Required Texts

When studying with us some units require students to purchase reading materials as a requirement of participation in the unit. The following list identifies those texts that are required for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Units.


Semester 1

An Introduction to Spiritual Formation

DS1193B | DS1793B | DS8193B | DS8793B

Scazzero, Peter. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2017. Multiple copies available for loan from Eva Burrows Library, first in first served.

Willard, Dallas. The Spirit of the Disciplines. New York, NY: HarperOne, 2002.

Critical Thinking for Theology

CT1122B | CT1722B | CT8122B | CT8712B

Browne, M. Neal and Stuart M. Keeley. Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking. Global ed. Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2014.

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

BA1391B | BA1791B | BA8391B | BA8791B

Coogan, Michael D. The Old Testament: a Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Bible. (4th edition) New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. EBC Library owns multiple copies of this title for semester long loan, first in first served.

Mission Foundations

DM1113B | DM1713B | DM8113B | DM8713B

*Goheen, Michael W. Introducing Christian Mission Today: Scripture, History and Issues. Downers Grove: IVP, 2014. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue. Multiple copies available for loan from Eva Burrows Library, first in first served.

*Edge, Lynette and Morgan, Gregory, Partnering with God: Being a Missional Salvationist. Wipf and Stock, 2017. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue. 

The Triune God

CT2297B | CT2797B | CT3297B | CT3797B | CT9297B | CT9797B

*Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti. Christian Understanding of the Trinity: The Historical Trajectory, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2017. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue

*O’Collins, Gerald. The Tripersonal God: Understanding and Interpreting the Trinity. Second Ed. New York: Paulist Press, 2014. Available via University of Divinity Library Hub as an eBook

Worship and Preaching: Essentials

DL1198B | DL1798B | DL8198B | DL8798B

*Cherry, Constance M. The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2010.  Ebook available via EBC library catalogue

AND

*Robinson, Haddon W. Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue

 

Semester 2

Critical Thinking for Theology

CT1122B | CT1722B | CT8122B | CT8722B

Browne, M. Neal and Stuart M. Keeley. Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking. Global ed. Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2014.

Interpreting the New Testament

BN1301B | BN1701B | BN8301B | BN8701B

Hayes, John H., and Carl R. Holladay. Biblical exegesis: A beginner’s handbook. 3rd edition. Atlanta: John Knox, 2007. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue

Johnson, Luke T. The Writings of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 2010. 

Introduction to Christian History

CH1291B | CH1791B | CH8291B | CH8791B

Elizabeth Gilliam Muir, A Women's History of the Christian Church: Two Thousand Years of Female Leadership (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019). Available via University of Divinity Library Hub as an eBook

Introduction to Christian Theology

CT1301B | CT1701B | CT8301B | CT8701B

* Ezigbo, Victor I. Introducing Christian Theologies: Voices from Global Christian Communities, Vol. 1. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013. Available via University of Divinity Library Hub

AND

* Ezigbo, Victor I. Introducing Christian Theologies: Voices from Global Christian Communities, Vol. 2. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2015. Available via University of Divinity Library Hub

Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry

DP8304B | DP8704B

Postgraduate students are required to do a book review on ONE of the following books; it is highly recommended that they have one of these texts before class:

Dombkowski Hopkins, D., Michael S. Koppel, and Walter Brueggemann. Grounded in the Living Word: The Old Testament and Pastoral Care Practices. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010.

OR

*Dykstra, Robert, Images of Pastoral Care: Classic Readings. St. Louis, MO: Chalice Press, 2005. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue

OR

*Peterson, Bruce, Foundations of Pastoral Care. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 2007.  Ebook available via EBC library catalogue  

OR

Whipp, Margaret. SCM Studyguide to Pastoral Theology. London: SCM Press, 2013. Ebook available via EBC Library catalogue

The Theology of Catherine Booth in its Historical and Contemporary Contexts

CH3298B | CH3798B | CH9298B | CH9798B

*Read, John. Catherine Booth: Laying the Theological Foundations of a Radical Movement. Eugene Oregon: Pickwick Publications, 2013. Ebook available via EBC library catalogue.  Multiple copies available for long term loan from EBC library, first in first served. Copies available to purchase for $15 via Eva Burrows Library. Contact the library to purchase.

 


* Please note: the titles identified with an asterisk are available as an ebook via the University of Divinity (UD) Library Hub or via the Eva Burrows Library catalogue. You need to be a currently enrolled UD student to access the full text of ebooks on the University of Divinity Library Hub or a library member of EBC to access their ebooks.


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