Spring 2017

Textbook List

All books are subject to change until December 1, 2016. Please refer to the syllabus on the first day of class for final listing.

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DVPM701
Pastoral Counseling
Professor: Bals

Required texts:
Understanding People: Why We Long for Relationship
, Larry Crabb
 978-0-310-33607-5
The Pastor and Counseling: The Basics of Shepherding Members in Need
, Jeremy Pierre & Deepak Reju
 978-1-4335-4512-2
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith
, Timothy Keller
 978-0-525-95079-0
From Brokenness to Community
, Jean Vanier
 0-8091-3341-5


DVPM702
Marriage and Family Counseling
Professor: Bals

Required texts:
Common Ground: Discovering God’s Redemption in Your Marriage
, Gordon Bals
 978-0-9883283-0-3
Family Ministry,
Diana R. Garland
 978-0830839711
The Quick Reference Guide to Marriage and Family Counseling
, Tim Clinton & John Trent
 978-0-8010-7224-6


DVHD502
Reformation History and Doctrine
Professor: Beckwith


Required texts:
Martin Luther’s Basic Theological Writings
, Timothy Lull (ed)
 978-0800698836
The Book of Pastoral Rule,
Gregory the Great
 978-0881413182
Breviloquium, Bonaventure
 978-1576591994
The Rule of St. Benedict

 978-0814612729


DVHD602
Twentieth-Century History and Doctrine
Professor: DeVine

Required Texts:
Readings in Christian Thought, Second Edition, Hugh Kerr
 978-0-687355471
Creeds of the Churches, Third Edition, John Leith
 0804205264
Bonhoeffer Speaks Today, Mark DeVine
 0805432612
Church Dogmatics, Volume 3.1, Sections 40-42, The Doctrine of Creation, Karl Barth
 978-0567196637


DVTH701
Faith and Vocation
Professor: DeVine

Required text:
God at Work, Gene Edward Veith Jr.
 1433524473


DVHD721
Baptist History and Doctrine
Professor: DeVine

Required texts:
Baptist Confessions Covenants and Catechisms, Timothy and Denise George
 0805420762
Baptist Sacramentalism 2, Anthony Cross and Philip Thompson (eds.)
 978-1606086018
Southern Baptists, Evangelicals, and the Future of Denominationalism, David Dockery
 978-1-4336-7120-3
Baptism in the New Testament, G. R. Beasley-Murray
 080281493
The Baptist Story: From English Sect to Global Movement, Anthony L. Chute, Nathan A. Finn, and Michael A. G. Haykin
 978-1-4336-7375-7


DVEV500
Evangelism & Church Growth
Professor: Dorsett

Required texts:
Master Plan of Evangelism and Discipleship (unabridged), Robert E. Coleman
 978-1565636811
Spiritual Multiplication in the Real World
, Bob McNabb
 978-1942374008
Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?, Timothy George
 0310247487
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer
 978-0830837991
A Passion for Souls: The Life of D.L. Moody, Lyle Dorsett
 978-0802451811
Jesus Among Other Gods, Ravi Zacharias
 978-0849943270
The Sacrament of Evangelism (paperback edition), Jerry Root and Stan Guthrie
 978-0802422880


DVHD701
Pastoral Theology
Professor: Dorsett

Required texts:
The Reformed Pastor
, Richard Baxter
 978-0851511917
Pastoral Theology in the Classical Tradition, Andrew Purves
 978-0664222413
Pastoral Theology, Thomas Oden
 978-0060663537


DVML725
The Ministry of Administration
Professor: Fuller

Required texts:
The Trellis and The Vine,
Colin Marshall & Tony Payne
 978-1921441585
Church Administration (2nd Ed.),
Robert H. Welch
 978-1433673771
Calling and Character,
William H. Willimon
 978-0687090334


DVSF501
Introduction to Spiritual Formation
Professor: Gaston

Required texts:
Invitation to a Journey A Road Map for Spiritual Formation, M. Robert Mulholland Jr.
 0-8308-1386-1
Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God's Beloved, Trevor Hudson
 978-0830810925
Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
 0-060608528
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, Richard J. Foster
 978-0060628390
Water from a Deep Well: Christian Spirituality from Early Martyrs to Modern Missionaries, Gerald L. Sittser
 978-0830834938


Course: DVOT512
Hebrew Syntax and Translation
Professor: Gignilliat

Required text:
Introducing Biblical Hebrew
, Allen P. Ross
 978-0801021473


DVOT732
Exegesis of Hosea
Professor: Gignilliat

Required texts:
The Book of Hosea (NICOT),
Dearman
 0802825391
Prophecy and Hermeneutics
, Seitz
 0801032585
The Love of God
, Levenson
 0691164298


DVOT703
Advanced Old Testament Theology
Professor: House

Required texts:
Old Testament Theology: Flowering and Future,
Ben C. Ollenburger
 1-57506-096-5
The Old Testament in the Life of God’s People,
Jon Isaak
 978-1-57506-158-0
Psalms as Torah,
Gordon J. Wenham
 978-0-8010-3168-7
Central Themes in Biblical Theology
, Scott J. Hafemann and Paul R. House
 978-0801034237


DVBF502
Old Testament Theology
Professor: House

Required texts:
God's Design,
Elmer Martens
 978-1-4982-1858-0
Central Themes in Biblical Theology
, Scott J. Hafemann and Paul R. House
 978-0801034237


DVHD602
Twentieth-Century History and Doctrine
Professor: Malysz

Required texts:
The Epistle to the Romans
, Karl Barth
 9780195002942
Evangelical Theology: An Introduction, Karl Barth
 9780802818195
A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
 9780060642143
Fear and Trembling, Søren Kierkegaard
 9780521612692
On Religion: Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers
, Friedrich Schleiermacher
 9780521479752
Civilization and Its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
 9780393304510
I See Satan Fall Like Lightning, René Girard
 9781570753190
20th Century Theology
, Stanley Grenz & Roger Olson
 9780830815258


DVHD722
The Person and Work of Christ
Professor: Malysz

Required texts:
Christology:
A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus (2nd ed.),
Gerald O’Collins
 9780199557875
The Cross and the Lynching Tree
,
James H. Cone
 9781626980051
On the Unity of Christ
, Cyril of Alexandria
 9780881411331
Atonement: A Guide for the Perplexed
, Adam J. Jonson
 9780567254023
The Cross of Christ
, John Stott
 9780830833207
Jesus, Humanity, and the Trinity
, Kathryn Tanner
 9780800632939


DVBF501
Biblical Interpretation
Professor: Mathews

Required texts: 
Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, William Klein, Craig Blomberg, Robert Hubbard
 978-0785252252
According to Plan, Graeme Goldsworthy
 0830826963


DVBF501
Exposition of Genesis
Professor: Mathews

Required texts:
Genesis 1-11:26
, Kenneth Mathews
 978-0805401011
Genesis 11:27-50:26,
Kenneth Mathews
 978-0805401417


DVBF503
New Testament Theology
Professor: Padilla

Required text:
Theology of the New Testament
, Frank Thielman
 978-0310211327


DVNT731
Exegesis of Matthew
Professor: Padilla

Required texts:
The Gospel of Matthew
, Richard France
 978-0-8028-2501-8
Built upon the Rock: Studies in the Gospel of Matthew
, Daniel Gurtner and John Nolland
 978-0802845634


DVNT512
Greek Syntax and Translation
Professor: Park

Required texts:
Basics of Biblical Greek, W. D. Mounce
 9780310287681
A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek NT, M. Zerwick and M. Grosvenor
 978-8876536519
Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics, D. B. Wallace
 978-0310218951
A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament,
W. Bauer, F. W. Danker
 978-0226039336
The Greek New Testament,
5th Revised Edition, UBS
 978-3438051165
NT Greek Syntax Laminated Sheet
,
Daniel B. Wallace
 978-0310292081
Biblical Greek Laminated Sheet,
William D. Mounce
 978-0310262947
Greek Lecture Notes II, S. Park (price to be determined)


DVNT721
Exposition of Hebrews
Professor: Park

Required texts:
Hebrews,
Donald Guthrie
 978-0830842452
ESV Study Bible

 978-1-4335-0241-5


DVNT732
Exegesis of Hebrews
Professor: Park

Required texts:
Hebrews 1-8 WBC
, William L. Lane
 978-0310521792
Hebrews 9-13 WBC
, William L. Lane
 978-0310522027
Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics
, D. B. Wallace
 978-0310218951
NT Greek Syntax Laminated Sheet
,
Daniel B. Wallace
 978-0310292081
The Greek New Testament,
5th Revised Edition, UBS
 978-3438051165
A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek NT
, M. Zerwick and M. Grosvenor
 978-8876536519


DVMS 500
Introduction to Christian Missions
Professor: Parks

Required texts: 
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, Ralph Winter [links to Christianbook.com]
 0-87808-390-1
Introducing World Missions, 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, A. Scott Moreau, Gary R. Corwin, and Gary B. McGee
 978-0-8010-4920-0  


DVPM721
Science in Theological and Pastoral Perspective
Professor: Reeves

 

Required texts:
The Lost World of Genesis One, John Walton
 9780830837045
Navigating Genesis
,
Hugh Ross
 9781886653863
A Little Book for New Scientists
,
Josh Reeves
 9780830851447
Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity
, Jim Stump et al.
 978-1444335712
Three Views on Creation and Evolution
, John Mark Reynolds et al.
 978-0310220176


DVOT512
Hebrew Syntax and Translation
Professor: Ross

Required text:
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, Allen P. Ross
 978-0801021473


DVOT731
Exegesis of Daniel
Professor: Ross

No textbooks required.


DVHD606
Ecclesiology and Worship
Professor: Ross

Required texts:
Recalling the Hope of Glory
, Allen P. Ross
 978-0825435782


DVPR602
Preaching Practicum
Professor: Smith

Required texts:
Celebration and Experience in Preaching, Henry Mitchell
 0687649196
Christ Centered Sermons, Bryan Chapell
 9780801048692
Our Sufficiency Is of God, Timothy George, James Earl Massey, Robert Smith, Jr.
 978-0881462067
Preaching that Speaks to Women, Alice P. Matthews
 978-0801023675


DVPR609
Doctrinal Preaching
Professor: Smith

Required texts:
Notes From A Wayfarer, Helmut Thielicke
 978-1557787088
Spirit-Led Preaching, Greg Heisler
 978-0805443882
Preaching Christian Doctrine, William Carl, III
 978-0800617882
The Evangelical Faith, Vol 3, Helmut Thielicke
 978-0567085627
Spirit-Empowered Preaching, Arturo Azurdia
 978-1857924138


DVSF501
Introduction to Spiritual Formation
Professor: Sterling

Required texts:
Invitation to a Journey A Road Map for Spiritual Formation, M. Robert Mulholland Jr.
 0-8308-1386-1
Discovering Our Spiritual Identity: Practices for God's Beloved, Trevor Hudson
 978-0830810925
Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer
 0-060608528
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth, Richard J. Foster
 978-0060628390
Water from a Deep Well: Christian Spirituality from Early Martyrs to Modern Missionaries, Gerald L. Sittser
 978-0830834938


DVBF503
New Testament Theology
Professor: Taylor

 
Required texts:
ESV Study Bible
 978-1-4335-0241-5
Theology of the New Testament
, Frank Thielman
 9780310211327


DVNT512
Greek Syntax and Translation
Professor: Todd

Required Texts:
Basics of Biblical Greek: Grammar, William D. Mounce.
 978-0310287681
Basics of Biblical Greek: Workbook, William D. Mounce
 978-0310287674


DVPR721
Preaching Christ from Genesis to Revelation
Professor: Webster

Required Texts: The following will be ordered and purchased by the Lilly Grant.
Preaching Christ from the Old Testament
, Sidney Greidanus
 978-0802844491
Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament
, G. K. Beale and D. A. Carson, eds.
 0-801026938
Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul, Richard B. Hays
 978-0-300-05429-3
Him We Proclaim: Preaching Christ From All The Scriptures,
Dennis E. Johnson
 978-1596380547


DVPR602
Preaching Practicum
Professor: Webster

Required Texts:
The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer
 0-787910589 (Also available in paperback)
Eat This Book, Eugene H. Peterson
 978-0802829481 (Also available in paperback)
The Christ Letter
, Douglas Webster
 978-1-62032-243-7