January 2016
Textbook list

All books are subject to change. Please refer to the syllabus on the first day of class for final listing.
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Course: DVHD703
Calvin and the Reformed Tradition
Professor: Bray



Required text:

Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin
9780664239114


Course: DVPR721
Preaching for Special Occasions
Professor: Gibson


Required texts:
The Hardest Sermons You’ll Ever Have to Preach, Bryan Chapell
978-0-310-331216
Preaching for Special Services, Scott Gibson
978-0801091117
The Dynamics of Preaching, Warren W. Wiersbe
978-0801090899

Recommended texts:
Preaching with a Plan: Sermon Strategies for Growing Mature Believers, Scott Gibson
978-0801091599
Folly, Grace, and Power: The Mysterious Act of Preaching, John Koessler
978-0-310-32561-1
A Contemporary Handbook for Weddings & Funerals: And Other Occasions, Aubrey Malphurs and Keith Willhite
978-0825431869


Course: DVCC655
Cross Cultural Ministry Practicum
Professor: Parks


Required text:
Cross-Cultural Connections, Duane Elmer
978-0830823093


Course: DVSF621
Anglican Liturgical Worship
Professor: Quay


Required texts:
Liturgical Theology: The Church as Worshipping Community, Simon Chan
978-0830827633
The Oxford Guide to the Book of Common Prayer: A Worldwide Survey, Charles Hefling and Cynthia Shattuck (eds)
978-0195297621
The Prayer Book Through the Ages: A Revised Edition of The Story of the Real Prayer Book, William Sydnor
978-0819215093

Recommended texts:
Commentary on the American Prayer Book, Marion J. Hatchett
978-0060635541
The Study of Liturgy, Jones, Cheslyn, Geoffrey Wainwright, Edward Yarnold, and Paul Bradshaw (eds)
978-0195209228