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Spring 2024 Textbooks

We recommend that you have the textbooks on the first day of class. If you have any questions, please contact your professor.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are purchased from the CoA online bookstore and will be provided to you at your first class meeting.

BS 102/502 New Testament Survey

Gary M. Burge and Gene L. Green, The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament within Its Cultural Contexts, 2nd ed. Zondervan Academic, 2020. ISBN: 0310531322. $59.99. 

Bruce W. Longenecker, The Lost Letter of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World, 2nd ed. Baker Academic, 2016. ISBN: 0801097966. $23.99. 

BS 351/551 Inductive Bible Study

Henry Virkler and Karelynne Gerber Ayayo, Hermeneutics: Principles and Process of Biblical Interpretation,  2nd ed. Baker Academic, 2007. ISBN: 0801031389. $24.99. 

BS 312/512 Walking with Jesus – The Gospels

Benjamin L. Gladd, Handbook on the Gospels. Baker Academic, 2021. ISBN: 1540960161. $39.99. 

 1 additional academic book of the student’s choice on Jesus or the Gospels. 

CC 332/532 Effective Prayer Ministry Tools: Elijah House 202

John Loren Sandford, Why Good People Mess Up. ISBN: 1599792087. $14.99. 

Paula Sandford, Healing Victims of Sexual Abuse. ISBN: 978-1-59979-753-3. $14.99.  

Elijah House School of Ministry 202 Training Manual; $60.00. Purchase through the CoA bookstore.

CC 352/552 God’s Design for Sexual Wholeness

Juli Slattery, Rethinking Sexuality: God’s Design and Why It Matters. Multnomah, 2018. ISBN: 0735291470. $17.00. 

CS 102/502 His Creation: Identity in Christ 

Tom Rath and Barry Conchie, Strengths-based Leadership (Must be a NEW copy). Gallup Press, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-59562-025-5. $20.56. 

 Bruce Wilkinson, The Dream Giver: Following Your God-Given Destiny. Multnomah, 2003. ISBN: 1-59052-201-X). $10.99. 

 Henry Blackaby and Mel Blackaby, What’s So Spiritual About Your Gifts? Multnomah, 2004. ISBN: 1-59052-344-X. $19.87. 

 Marcia Wilbur, The Power & The Purpose. ISBN 979-8-88627-621-3. $14.95.* 

 *Follow the link to purchase from CoA bookstore.  

CS 103/503 Prayer & Spiritual Direction

Dallas Willard, Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God. IVP Formatio, 2021. ISBN: 0830848517. $22.00. 

 Tom Elliff, A Passion for Prayer: Experiencing Deeper Intimacy with God. CLC Publications, 2010. ISBN: 1936143038. $19.99. 

ED 301/501 Christian Philosophy of Education

George R. Knight, Philosophy & Education: An Introduction in Christian Perspective, 4th ed. Andrews University Press, 2006. ISBN: 1883925541. $24.99. 

 Michael J. Anthony & Warren S. Benson, Exploring the History & Philosophy of Christian Education: Principles for the 21st Century. Kregel, 2003 (or later). ISBN: 1610977327. $54.00. 

WA 301 Music Theory I

Andrew Surmani, Karen Surmani, and Morton Manus, Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory, Complete: Lessons, Ear Training, Workbook. Alfred Music, 1998. ISBN: 9780882848976. $17.99. 

Robert Starer, Rhythmic Training. Hal Leonard, 1985. ISBN: 9780881889765. $14.99. 

Robert Starer, Rhythmic Training: Student’s Workbook. Hal Leonard, 1985. ISBN: 0881884588. $12.99. 

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