ONLINE GRADUATE REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

These textbooks are for Online Studies students only. If you are enrolled in Extension Site Classes, do not order textbooks on this website. Please contact the Extension Sites office at (312) 329-4444 for textbook information.


Action Research for Biblical Interpretation (BI 7700)

MA-ABS and MA-BE Online Course Only

  • No Required Text

Advanced Homiletics (BE 6602)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Davis, H. Grady. Design for Preaching. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1958. ISBN: 9780800636340. Available at amazon.com.
  • Willobee, Sondra B. The Write Stuff: Crafting Sermons that Capture and Convince. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780664232818. Available at amazon.com.

Apologetics (IS 6600)

  • Taylor, James E. Introducing Apolgetics: Cultivating Christian Commitment. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker 2006. ISBN: 9780801027864. Available at amazon.com.
  • Shenk, David W. Global Gods: Exploring the role of Religions in Modern Societies 2nd Edition. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press 1999. ISBN: 9780836190069 Available at amazon.com.
  • Tennent, Timothy C. Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church is Influencing the Way We Think About and Discuss Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan 2007. ISBN: 9780310275114. Available at amazon.com.
  • Carson, Don A. The Intolerance of Tolerance. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. 2013. ISBN: 9780802831705. Available at amazon.com.

Biblical Spiritual Formation (SF 5506)

  • Logan, Jim. Reclaiming Surrendered Ground. Chicago: Moody Press, 1995. ISBN 0802439489. Available at amazon.commoodypublishers.com.
  • Thrasher, Bill.  A Journey to Victorious Praying: Finding Discipline and Delight in Your Prayer Life.  Chicago:  Moody Press, 2003. ISBN 0802436986. Available at amazon.commoodypublishers.com.
  • Thrasher, Bill. Living the Life God Has Planned: A Guide to Knowing God's Will. Chicago: Moody Press, 2001. ISBN 0802436994. Available at amazon.commoodypublishers.com.
  • Thrasher, Bill. How to be a Soul Physician: Learning how Christ Meets the Deepest Longings of the Soul through the Grace of Prayer. Berea Publishing, 2010. This book can be ordered directly by contacting Bill.Thrasher@moody.edu.

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Biblical Spiritual Formation Lab (IL 5500)

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Biblical Hebrew 1 (OT 5503)

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Biblical Hebrew 2 (OT 5504)

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Biblical Theology of the New Testament (BT 6604)

  • Thielman, Frank. Theology of the New Testament: A Canonical and Synthetic Approach. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005. ISBN 9780310211327. (Available in Logos).

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Biblical Theology of the Old Testament (BT 6603)

  • Dempster, Stephen. Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible. New Studies in Biblical Theology. Edited by D.A. Carson. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2003.
  • Routledge, Robin.  Old Testament Theology: A Thematic Approach. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2008

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Christian Character and Culture (BI 5562)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Required books previously purchased for Christian Character and Family (BI 5561).

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Christian Character and Suffering (BI 5564)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Required books previously purchased for Christian Character and Family (BI 5561).

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Christian Character and Family (BI 5561)

  • Required books previously purchased for Christian Character and Biblical Interpretation I (BI 5527).
  • Stowell, Joseph M. Following Christ- Experiencing Life the Way it was Meant to Be. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. ISBN 0310219345. Available at amazon.com.

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Christian Character and Talents (BI 5563)

  • Required books previously purchased for Christian Character and Family (BI 5561).

Christian Character in Biblical Interpretation I (BI 5527)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • McNeal, Reggie. A Work of Heart - Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 2011. ISBN: 1118103181. Available at amazon.com.
  • Rath, Tom and Barry Conchie. Strengths-Based Leadership. Chicgo, IL.: Gallup Press, 2009. ISBN 9781595620255. Available at amazon.com. (Students must buy new book for valid access code)

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Christian Character in Biblical Interpretation II (BI 6619)

MA-ABS Online Course Only  

  • Required books previously purchased for Christian Character and Family (BI 5561)

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Church & Culture (TH 6601)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Crouch, Andy. Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780830833948. Available at amazon.com.
  • Vanhoozer, K.J., Anderson C.A., and M. J. Sleasman, eds. Everyday Theology: How to Read Cultural Texts and Interpret Trends. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2007. ISBN: 9780801031670 (This book is also used in BI5528.) Available at amazon.com.
  • Jacobsen, Eric O. The Space Between: A Christian Engagement with the Built Environment. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012. ISBN: 9780801039089. Available at amazon.com.

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Church History (HT 5500)

  • González, Justo L. The Story of Christianity: Volume One. New York: Harper One, 2010. ISBN 9780061855887. Available at amazon.com.
  • González, Justo L. The Story of Christianity: Volume Two. New York: Harper One, 2010. ISBN 9780061855894. Available at amazon.com.

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Communication of Biblical Truth (GM 5500)

  • Moo, Douglas. The Letter of James. PNTC, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000. ISBN: 9780802837301. Available at amazon.com
  • Robinson, Haddon W. Biblicial Preaching. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2014. Third Edition. ISBN: 9780801049125. Available at amazon.com.
  • Robinson, Haddon W. and Craig Brian Larson (ed). The Art & Craft of Biblical Preaching: A Comprehensive Resource for Today's Communicators. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2005. ISBN: 9780310252481. Available at amazon.com.

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Communicating Scriptures (BE 5502)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Chapell, Bryan. Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2005. ISBN: 9780801027987. Available at amazon.com.
  • Fee, Gordon D. "Paul’s Letter to the Philippians." The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. ISBN: 9780802825117. Available at amazon.com.
  • Robinson, Haddon W. Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. ISBN: 9780801049125. Available at amazon.com.

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Contextualized Preaching (BE 7701)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Kim, Eunjoo Mary. Preaching in an Age of Globalization. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010. [ISBN: 9780664233693]
  • Bevans, Stephan B., and Katalina Tahaafe-Williams, eds. Contextual Theology for the Twenty-First Century. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2011. [ISBN: 9781608999606]
  • Powell, Mark Allan. What Do They Hear? Bridging the Gap Between Preacher and Pew. Nashville, TN: Abingdon 2007. [ISBN: 9780687642052]

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Daniel & Revelation (BI 6602)

  • Blaising, Craig. Alan Hultberg, and Douglas J. Moo. Three Views on the Rapture: Pretribulation, Prewrath, and Postribulation. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010. Available at Zondervan.
  • Pate, C. Marvin. Four Views of the Book of Revelation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998. Available at amazon.com.
  • Miller, Stephen. Daniel. The New American Commentary: An Exegetical and Theological Exposition of Holy Scripture. Vol. 18. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 1997. (Available in Logos).
  • Walvoord, John F. Mark Hitchcock and Phil Rawley. The Revelation of Jesus Christ. New Edition. Chicago, Moody, 2011. Available at amazon.com.
  • McClain, Alva J. Daniel’s Prophecy of the 70 Weeks. Winona Lake, IN: BMH Books, 1969.

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Essentials and Excellence in Ministry Leadership (MN 5500) 

  • Banks, Robert J., and Bernice M. Ledbetter. Reviewing Leadership: A Christian Evaluation of Current Approaches. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Academic, 2016. ISBN 978-0801036293. Available at amazon.com.
  • Malphurs, Aubrey. Being Leaders: The Nature of Authentic Christian Leadership. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Books, 2003. ISBN 0801091438. Available at amazon.com.

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Exegesis in the Greek New Testament (NT 6604)

  • Ciampa, Roy E. and Brian S. Rosner. The First Letter to the Corinthians. PNTC. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. ISBN 9780802837325. $58.99 from Logos and included in the Moody Custom Logos Package.
  • Thiselton, Anthony. The First Epistle to the Corinthians. NIGTC. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000. ISBN 9780802824493. $84.99 from Logos and included in the Moody Custom Logos Package.
  • Wallace, Daniel B. Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. ISBN 9780310218951). $41.99 from Logos and included in the Moody Custom Logos Package.

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Exegesis in the Hebrew Old Testament (OT 6604)

  • Logos Research Systems, Inc. Logos Bible Software  – Moody Custom Logos Package – Logos 6 Gold with Moody Textbooks. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife Corporation., 2015.
  • Van der Merwe, Christo H.J., Jackie A. Naude and Jan H. Kroeze, A Biblical Hebrew Reference Grammar, Sheffield, 2000. 978-1850758563 or A Biblical Hebrew Reference Grammar (BHRG). Logos edition
  • New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (NIDOTTE).Logos edition.
  • Pratico, Gary. Basics of Biblical Hebrew 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2007. (PVP)
  • German Bible Society Core Greek and Hebrew Texts Collection. Logos edition.

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Genesis (BI 6603)

  • Longman, Tremper. How to Read Genesis. Downers Grover, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2005. ISBN 0877849439. Available at amazon.com.
  • Schnittjer, Gary. The Torah Story: An Apprenticeship on the Pentateuch. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001. ISBN 0310248612. Available at amazon.com.
  • Waltke, Bruce. Genesis: A Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2001. ISBN 0310224586. Available at amazon.com.

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Greek Syntax and Exegetical Method (NT 6652) 

  • Bock, Darrell L. and Buist M. Fanning, eds. Interpreting the New Testament Text: Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2006. ISBN 9781581344080. Available at amazon.com.
  • Campbell, Constantine R. Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008. ISBN 9780310290834. Available at amazon.com. Available in Logos.

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    Wallace, Daniel B. Greek Grammar beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1997. ISBN 9780310218951. Available at amazon.com. Available in Logos.
  • Wallace, Daniel B. and Grant G. Edwards. A Workbook for New Testament Syntax: Companion to Basics of New Testament Syntax and Greek Grammar beyond the Basics. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007. ISBN 9780310273899. Available at amazon.com. Available in Logos.

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Hebrew Syntax and Exegetical Method (OT 6603)

  • Brotzman, Ellis. Old Testament Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994. ISBN 0801010659. Available at amazon.com. Available in Logos. 
  • German Bible Society Core Greek and Hebrew Texts Collection.Available in Logos.
  • New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 5 volumes. Available in Logos. 
  • Practico, Gary. Basics of Biblical Hebrew, 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007. ISBN B00BP0NJIY. Available at amazon.com.
  • Van der Merwe, Christo H.J., Jackie A. Naude and Jan H. Kroeze. A Biblical Hebrew Reference Grammar. Sheffield: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1999. ISBN 1850758565. Available at amazon.com.

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Hermeneutics (BI 5500)

  • Duvall, J. Scott and J. Daniel Hays. Grasping God’s Word.  3rd edition Grand Rapids:  Zondervan, 2012. Available at amazon.com.
  • Kaiser, Walter C. and Moises Silva. Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007. Available at amazon.com.
  • Logos Bible Software (Most current version), Gold Package- Moody Logos Library. (This will be used throughout your studies at Moody Theological Seminary). In order to determine the correct package and understand the finance plans you will need, please visit the Moody Logos Library website.

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Hermeneutics for Preaching (BE 5501)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Kuruvilla, Abraham. Privilege the Text! A Theological Hermeneutic for Preaching. Chicago: Moody, 2014. ISBN 9780802407139. Available at amazon.com.
  • Osborne, Grant. The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2007. ISBN 9780830828265. Available at amazon.com.

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Internship (FE 6600)

  • McNeal, Reggie.  Practicing Greatness: 7 Disciplines of Extraordinary Spiritual Leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint, 2006. ISBN 0787977535. Available at amazon.com.
  • Pyle, William T., and Seals, Mary Alice, Editors. Experiencing Ministry Supervision: A Field-Based Approach. Nashville: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 1994. ISBN 0805411631. Available at amazon.com.

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Interdisciplinary Theology Seminar (ST 7704)

  • Elliott, M. W., S. J. Hafemann, N. T. Wright, and J. Frederick, eds. Galatians and Christian Theology: Justification, the Gospel, and Ethics in Paul's Letter. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2014. ISBN: 9780801049514. Available at amazon.com.
  • Moo, Douglas J. Galatians. BKCNT. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. ISBN: 9780801027543. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting Acts and the Epistles (BI 6617)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Longenecker, Bruce.  The Lost Letters of Pergamum. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003. ISBN 9780801026072. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature (BI 6618)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Bauckham, Richard. The Theology of the Book of Revelation. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780521356916. Available at amazon.com.
  • Gundry, Stanley N. and Darrell L. Bock. Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999.  ISBN: 9780310201434. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting the Gospels (BI 6616)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Strauss, Mark L. Four Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the Gospels. Zondervan, 2007. ISBN 9780310226970. Available at amazon.com.
  • Wright, N.T. Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did and Why He Matters. HarperOne, 2011. ISBN 9780062084392. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting Old Testament Historiography (BI 6613)

MA-ABS Online Course Only  

  • Beitzel, Barry J. and Nicholas Rowland. The Moody Atlas of the Bible. Chicago, Il.: Moody Publishers, 2009. ISBN: 9780801031670. Available at amazon.com
  • Hoffmeier, James K., and Dennis R. Magary, eds. Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith?: A Critical Appraisal of Modern and Postmodern Approaches to Scripture. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Publishers, 2012. ISBN: 9781433525711. Available at amazon.com.
  • Howard, David M. An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books. Chicago, Il: Moody Publishers, 2007. ISBN 9780802441553. Available at amazon.com.
  • Long, V. Philips. The Art of Biblical History. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1994. ISBN 9780310431800. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting Old Testament Poetry and Wisdom Literature (BI 6614)

MA-ABS Online Course Only  

  • Bullock, C. Hassell. An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2007. ISBN 9780802441577. Available at amazon.com.  
  • Longman, Tremper III and Peter Enns. Dictionary of Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2009. ISBN 9780830817832. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting Old Testament Prophetic Literature (BI 6615)

MA-ABS Online Course Only  

  • Brueggemann, Walter. The Prophetic Imagination. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2001. ISBN 9780800632878. Available at amazon.com.  
  • Boda, Mark J., and J. Gordon McConville. Dictionary Of the Old Testament: Prophets. Downers Gove: IVP Academic, 2012. ISBN 9780830817849. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting Psalms (BI 7701)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Brueggemann, Walter. Spirituality of the Psalms. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2001. ISBN: 9780800634506. Available at amazon.com.
  • Futado, Mark D. and David M. Howard. Interpreting the Psalms: An Exegetical Handbook. Grand Rapids: Krueger Academic and Professional, 2007. ISBN: 9780825427657. Available at amazon.com.
  • Longman, Tremper III and Peter Enns. Dictionary of Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2009. ISBN: 9780830817832. Available at amazon.com.
  • Wilson, Gerald H. Psalms Volume 1. NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002. ISBN: 9780310206354. Available at amazon.com.

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Interpreting the Pentateuch (BI 6612)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Alexander, T. Desmond. From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012. ISBN: 9780801039980. Available at amazon.com.
  • Beitzel, Barry J., Nicholas Rowland, and Barry J. Beitzel. The Moody Atlas of the Bible. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2009. ISBN# 9780802404411. Available at amazon.com.

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Introduction to Theological Research for Digital Literacy (BI 5531)

  • Kapic, Kelly M. A Little Book for New Theologians: Why and How to Study Theology. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012. ISBN: 9780830839759. Available at amazon.com.
  • Stevens, R. Paul. Work Matters: Lessons from Scripture. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co, 2012. ISBN: 9780802866967. Available at amazon.com.
  • Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, 8th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780226816388. Available at amazon.com.
  • Vyhmeister, Nancy J. Quality Research Papers for Students of Religion and Theology. 2014. ISBN: 9780310514022. Available at amazon.com.
  • Logos Bible Software (Most current version), Gold Package- Moody Logos Library. (This will be used throughout your studies at Moody Theological Seminary).

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Introduction to Digital Research for Biblical Exposition (BI 5535)

  • Logos Bible Software (Most current version), Gold Package- Moody Logos Library. (This will be used throughout your studies at Moody Theological Seminary).

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Interdisciplinary Theology Seminar (ST 7704)

  • Elliott, M. W., S. J. Hafemann, N. T. Wright, and J. Frederick, eds. Galatians and Christian Theology: Justification, the Gospel, and Ethics in Paul's Letter. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2014. ISBN 9780801049514. Available at amazon.com.
  • Moo, Douglas J. Galatians. BKCNT. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. ISBN 9780801027543. Available at amazon.com.

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Life of Christ (BI 6608)

  • Blomberg, Craig. Jesus and the Gospels. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1997. ISBN 0805410589. Available at amazon.com.
  • Elwell, Walter A. and Robert W. Yarbrough. Readings from the First-Century World. Encountering Biblical Studies. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1998. ISBN 080102157X. Available at amazon.com.
  • Thomas, Robert L. and Stanley N. Gundry, editors. The NASB Harmony of the Gospels. San Francisco: Harper, 1978. ISBN 006063524X. Available at amazon.comcbd.com.

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Methods of Biblical Interpretation (BI 5528)

MA-ABS and MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Klein, William W. and Craig L. Blomberg. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2004. ISBN: 9780785252252. Available at amazon.com.
  • Vanhoozer, K. J., Anderson C. A., and M. J. Sleasman, eds.  Everyday Theology: How to Read Cultural Texts and Interpret Trends.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2007. ISBN: 9780801031670.

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Ministry Internship Lab (FE 66XX)

  • Floding, Matthew. Welcome to Theological Field Education! Herndon, VA: The Alban Institute, 2010. ISBN: 9781566994071. Available at amazon.com.
  • Swetland, Kenneth L. Facing Messy Stuff in the Church: Case Studies for Pastors and Congregations. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publ., 2005. ISBN: 0825436966. Available at amazon.com.
  • Rath, Tom. Strength Finders 2.0. Gallup Press, 2007. New York. ISBN: 9781595620156. Available at amazon.com.

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Narrative Preaching (PS 6602)

  • Mathewson, Steven D. Preaching the Four Gospels with Confidence. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2013. ISBN 978-1-59856-702-1. Available at amazon.com.
  • Mathewson, Steven D. Preaching the Hard Words of Jesus. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2013. ISBN 978-1-61970-101-4. Available at amazon.com.
  • Pennington, Jonathan T. Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8010-3937-9. Available at amazon.com.
  • Lowry, Eugene L. The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form. Expanded Edition. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001. ISBN 978-0664222642. Available at amazon.com.

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New Testament Greek 1 (NT 5503) 

  • Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. ISBN 9780310287681. This resource is included in the Moody Logos Library Package. It is also available at  www.christianbook.com.
  • Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. ISBN 9780310287674. This resource is included in the Moody Logos Library Package. It is also available at www.christianbook.com.
  • Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek Video Lectures: A Complete Course for Beginners. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. ISBN 9780310499886. Available at www.christianbook.com.

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New Testament Greek 2 (NT 5504) 

  • Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. ISBN 9780310287681. This resource is included in the Moody Logos Library Package. It is also available at  www.christianbook.com.
  • Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. ISBN 9780310287674. This resource is included in the Moody Logos Library Package. It is also available at www.christianbook.com.
  • Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek Video Lectures: A Complete Course for Beginners. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. ISBN 9780310499886. Available at www.christianbook.com.

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New Testament History, Literature, and Theology (BI 5532)

  • Köstenberger, Andreas J., L. Scott Kellum, and Charles L. Quarles. The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown: An Introduction to the New Testament. Nashville, TN: B & H Academic, 2009. ISBN: 9780805443653. Available at amazon.com.
  • Schreiner, Thomas R. The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2013. ISBN: 9780801039393. Available at amazon.com.
  • Wright, N. T. The Kingdom New Testament: a Contemporary Translation. New York: HarperOne, 2011. ISBN: 9780062064929. Available at amazon.com.

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Old Testament History, Literature, and Theology (BI 5533)

  • Merrill, Eugene H., Mark F. Rooker, and Michael A. Grisanti. The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville, TN: Broadman and Holman, 2011. ISBN: 9780805440317. Available at amazon.com.
  • Schreiner, Thomas R. The King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic 2013. ISBN: 9780801039393. Available at amazon.com.

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Pastoral Counseling (PS 6603)

  • Kellemen, Robert W. and Jeff Forrey (eds.), Scripture and Counseling: God's Word for Life in a Broken World. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014. ISBN 9780310516835. Available at amazon.com.
  • Kellemen, Robert W. Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014. ISBN 9780310516132. Available at amazon.com.

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Pastoral Procedures and Practices (PS 6601)

  • Prime, Derek and Alistair Begg. On Being a Pastor: Understanding Our Calling and Work. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2013. ISBN 978-0802431226. Available at amazon.com.
  • Brunson, Mac and James W. Bryant. The New Guidebook for Pastors. Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 2007. ISBN 978-0805444292. Available at amazon.com.

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Preaching & Culture (BE 6603) 

  • Brueggemann, Walter. The Prophetic Imagination. 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2001. [ISBN: 9780800632878].

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Preaching Narrative & Parabolic Literature (BE 5503)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Mathewson, Steven D.  The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002. ISBN: 9780801022968. Available at amazon.com.
  • Mathewson, Steven D. Preaching the Four Gospels with Confidence. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2013. ISBN: 9781598567021. Available at amazon.com.

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Preaching Poetic & Prophetic Literature (BE 6601)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Ryken, Leland. Sweeter Than Honey, Richer Than Gold: A Guided Study of Biblical Poetry. Wooster, OH: Weaver Book Company, 2015. ISBN: 9781941337370. Available at amazon.com.

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Preaching from Old Testament (PS 6604)

  • Mathewson, Steven D.  The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002. ISBN 9780801022968. Available at amazon.com.
  • Kent, Grenville J. R., Paul J. Kissling, and Laurence A. Turner, eds., Reclaiming the Old Testament for Christian Preaching. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Academic, 2010. ISBN 9780830838875. Available at amazon.com.

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Professional Ethics (PS 6607)

  • Rae, Scott B. Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 2009.ISBN 9780310291091. Available at amazon.com.
  • Trull, Joe E. and James E. Carter. Ministerial Ethics: Moral Formation for Church Leaders. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Academic, 2004. ISBN 9780801027550. Available at amazon.com.

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Studies in the Psalms and Wisdom Books (BI 6621)

  • Futato, Mark David, and David M Howard. Interpreting The Psalm: An Exegetical Handbook. 1st ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2007. ISBN: 9780825427657. Available at amazon.com.
  • Bartholomew, Craig and Ryan O’Dowd. Old Testament Wisdom Literature: A Theological Introduction. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2011. ISBN: 9780830838967. Available at amazon.com.
  • Enns, Peter, and Tremper Longman. Dictionary Of The Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings: A Compendium Of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship. The IVP Bible Dictionary Series, 1st ed. InterVarsity Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780830817832. Available at amazon.com.

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Systematic Christian Theology I (ST 5534)

  • Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology, 3rdedition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. Logos Bible Software Edition (www.logos.com).
  • Reeves, Michael. Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity, 2012. ISBN: 9780830839834. Available at amazon.com.

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Systematic Christian Theology II (ST 5535)  

  • Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. Logos Bible Software Edition (www.logos.com).
  • Vlach, Michael. Dispensationalism: Essential Beliefs and Common Myths. Theological Services Press, 2010. ASIN:B004HILQGI. Available in Kindle version at amazon.com.

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Theology & Preaching (BE 7702)

MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Piper, John. The Supremacy of God in Preaching. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2015. [ISBN: 9780801017087]

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Theological Foundations for Biblical Interpretation (TH 5525)

MA-ABS and MA-BE Online Course Only

  • Ward, Timothy. Words of Life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God. Downers Grove: IVP, 2009. ISBN 0830827447. Available at amazon.com.

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Theology and Practice of Intercultural Ministry (IS 5500)

  • Heibert, Paul G. The Gospel in Human Contexts. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009. ISBN 9780801036811. Available at amazon.com.
  • Montgomery, Heather. "The Child Prostitutes of Baan Nua" in Modern Babylon: Prostituting Children in Thailand. Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality, Vol. 2. New York: Berghahn Books, 2001. Available at amazon.com.

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Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament (BI 7702)

MA-ABS Online Course Only

  • Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the God of Israel: God Crucified and Other Studies on the New Testament's Christology of Divine Identity. Grand Rapids, MI.: Eerdmans, 2008. [ISBN: 978-0802845597]. Available at amazon.com & in Kindle.
  • Beale, G K. Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament: Exegesis and Interpretation. Grand Rapids, MI.: Baker Academic, 2012. [ISBN: 978-0801038969]. Available at amazon.com.
  • Cockerill, Gareth L. The Epistle to the Hebrews. Grand Rapids, MI.: Eerdmans, 2012. [ISBN: 978-0802824929]. Available at amazon.com.

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Women's Ministry Internship (FE 6601)

  • Hillman, George M. Ministry Greenhouse: Cultivating Environments for Practical Learning. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN: 9781566993609. Available at amazon.com.
  • Stone, Howard W. and James O. Duke. How to Think Theologically. Augsburg Fortress, MN: Fortress Press. 2006. ISBN: 9780800638184  Available at amazon.com.

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