This is a list of books that are required for the courses offered for Fall 2021; the titles that are optional are noted accordingly. Refer to the course reserves list available through the Eternity library webpage for titles that are available to borrow in electronic format.

Please note: the booklist spreadsheet continues for multiple pages and is searchable.

Eternity classTitle of BookAuthorProfessor
Bible Study MethodsBible Study MethodsDouglas MainDoug Main
Bible Study MethodsWhat is the Bible and How Do We Understand It? Dennis R. EdwardsDoug Main
Bible Study MethodsReading Scripture with the Church FathersChristopher A. HallDoug Main
Bible Study MethodsGrasping God's WordJ. Scott DuvallDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) James: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary of the New TestamentZondervan: Blomberg & KovalishynDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) Letter of JamesDouglas MooDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) Letter of JamesScot McKnightDoug Main
Bible Study Methods(OPTIONAL) JamesD HiebertDoug Main
Foundations 1A History of Western PhilosophyC.Stephen Evans
Foundations 1A Little Manual for KnowingEster Meek
Foundations 1A People's History of the WorldChris Harman
Foundations 1A Short Introduction to World ReligionsChristopher Partridge
Foundations 1Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul Hiebert
Foundations 1Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative CallingAndy Crouch
Foundations 1Engaging God's World: A Christian Vision of Faith, Learning, and LivingCornelius Plantinga
Foundations 1From Jerusalem to Irian JayaRuth Tucker
Foundations 1Many ColorsSoong Chan Rah
Foundations 1Recovering the Scandal of the CrossJoel B. Green, Mark D. Baker
Foundations 1Spirit of the Rainforest: A Yanomamo Shaman's StoryMark Andrew Ritchie
Foundations 1The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story, 1st EditionCraig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. Goheen
Foundations 1The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 1, 8th EditionW.W. Norton & Co
Foundations 1The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few CenturiesRodney Stark
Foundations 1The Story of Christianity, Volume 1Justo L. Gonzalez
Foundations 1The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. Sire
Foundations 3A History of Western PhilosophyC.Stephen Evans
Foundations 3The Story of Christianity, Volume 2Justo Gonzalez
Foundations 3A People's History of the WorldChris Harman
Foundations 3The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. Sire
Foundations 3Soul, Self, and SocietyMichael A. Rynkiewich
Foundations 3From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian MissionsRuth A. Tucker
Foundations 3The Norton Anthology of Western Literature, Volume 2, 8th EditionW.W. Norton & Co
Foundations 3The Color of CompromiseJemar Tisby
Foundations 3Brown Church: Five Centuries of Lantina/o Social Justice, Theology, and IdentityRobert Chao Romero
Foundations 3The Fool and the HereticJames W. Sire
Foundations 3Unsettling TruthsMark Charles and Soon-Chan Rah
Foundations 5Christian Worship WorldwideCharles Farhadian
Foundations 5Anthropological Insights for MissionariesPaul G. Hiebert
Foundations 5From Jerusalem to Irian JayaRuth Tucker
Foundations 5The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Future of Christianity Trilogy)Philip Jenkins
Foundations 5The Story of Christianity, Volume 2Justo Gonzalez
Foundations 5The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-and How It DiedPhilip Jenkins
Foundations 5The Dynamics Of Christian Mission: History Through A Missiological PerspectivePaul Pierson
Foundations 5A Short History of PhilosophyRobert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. Higgins
Foundations 5Life's Ultimate Questions: An Introduction to PhilosophyRonald H. Nash
Foundations 5The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 5th EditionJames W. Sire
Foundations 5Soul, Self, and SocietyMichael A. Rynkiewich
Foundations 5Having Nothing, Possessing EverythingMichael Mather
Foundations 5Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily ChoicesJulie Clawson
Foundations 5Culture MakingAndy Crouch
Gospel & CultureThe Drama of ScriptureCraig Bartholomew, Michael Goheen
Gospel & CultureCulture MakingAndy Crouch
Gospel & CultureEngaging God's WorldCornelius Plantinga Jr.
Gospel & CultureThe 3D GospelJayson Georges
Historical Theology IHistorical Theology: An Introduction to the History of Christian ThoughtAlister McGrath
Historical Theology IThe Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition ReformRoger Olson
Historical Theology IThe Apostolic Fathers in EnglishMichael W. Holmes
Introduction to Discipleship CounselingWhen People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of ManEdward T. Welch
Introduction to Discipleship CounselingCounsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of ChristElyse M. Fitzpatrick
Introduction to Discipleship CounselingLoving Messy PeopleScott Mehl
JohannineJohn (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)Colin G. Kruse
JohannineThe Letters of John (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)John Stott
Luke/ActsThe Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical CommentaryBen Witherington
Luke/ActsThe Gospel of LukeJoel B. Green
Matthew/MarkFour Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the GospelsMark L. Strauss
Missional ChurchTotal Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and CommunityTim Chester
Paul's Missionary Epistles II1 Corinthians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Leon L. Morris
Paul's Missionary Epistles II2 Corinthians (Tyndale NT Commentaries) Colin G. Kruse
Paul's Missionary Epistles II1&2 Thessalonians (Tyndale NT Commentaries)Leon L. Morris
New Testament BackgroundsChristianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative IntroductionMoyer V. Hubbard
New Testament BackgroundsIntroducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and SignificanceDavid A. deSilva
New Testament BackgroundsJudaism Before Jesus: The Events and Ideas That Shaped the New Testament WorldAnthony J. Tomasino
New Testament BackgroundsNRSV Apocrypha Text EditionBaker Publishing Group
New Testament BackgroundsThe Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament WorldBruce W. Longenecker
Old Testament Module: All SectionsThe Hebrew BibleRobert Alter
Old Testament Module: Former ProphetsThe Lost World of the Israelite Conquest: Covenant, Retribution, and the Fate of the CanaanitesJohn H. Walton
Old Testament Module: Latter ProphetsIsaiah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series)J. Alec Motyer
Old Testament Module: PentateuchThe Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient ContextJohn H. Walton
Old Testament Survey IThe King in His Beauty: A Biblical Theology of the Old and New TestamentsThomas R. SchreinerGeoff Leatherman
Theology of Christian MissionThe Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand NarrativeChristopher J. H. Wright
Theology of Christian MissionA Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical StoryMichael W. Goheen
Theology of Christian MissionMission in the Old Testament: Israel as a Light to the NationsWalter C. Kaiser Jr.
Worldview & ApologeticsTotal Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural CaptivityNancy Pearcey
Worldview & ApologeticsThe Reason for God: Belief in an Age of SkepticismTimothy Keller
Worldview & ApologeticsLiving at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Christian WorldviewMichael W. Goheen and Craig G. Bartholomew
Worldview & Apologetics(OPTIONAL) Urban ApologeticsEric Mason