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BMin, BTheol, GradCertTh, GradDipTh, PGDipTh, MTh, DipCS(TS), DipCS(CL), BTh, BTh(Hons), DipCS(IS), PGCertTh

Semester 2, 2022

Christchurch, Henderson, Manukau, Distance Learning

Please Note

Books that are designated under “Required Texts” are books that you will need for your course. “Recommended Texts” will be helpful for your assignment writing and worthwhile texts to add to your library, but won’t be needed for course reading.

Following are websites that you can order your textbooks from. The Book Depository does not charge postage. Alternatively you could order through the Manna Store henderson@manna.co.nz or through Manna Online. If you choose to do this, allow plenty of time for delivery.

Electronic books: Be aware that you can often buy the books cheaper through Amazon as electronic Kindle books. To read these you can down load free software “Kindle for PC” and read them on a laptop or you can buy a Kindle e-Reader or use a tablet (ipad etc). The advantages are price (often about $10) and instant delivery. The possible downside is having to read it on a laptop.

107 Hebrew 2

The course text is the online Living Biblical Hebrew 2–Jonah, produced by the Biblical Language Center. Instructions will be given to students regarding how to go about purchasing these materials.

109 Greek 2

Required:

Metzger, Bruce M. A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, 2nd edn. Stuttgart: UBS, 1994.

Wallace, Daniel B. Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament. Logos ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996.

(Both are available electronically via Logos.)

115 Reading the Bible

Required:

Bartholomew, Craig G, and Michael W. Goheen. The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story. 2nd Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2014.

120 Reading the Old Testament

Required:

John H. Walton and Andrew E. Hill, Old Testament Today (second edition) Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014.
(Also available on Kindle.)

126 Wisdom

Recommended:

John L. McLaughlin, An Introduction to Israel’s Wisdom Traditions (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2018).

152 Epistles 2

Required:

Mark J. Keown, Galatians, Revised Edition. Auckland: Morphe, 2022.

(Able to be purchased from Mark Keown later in the Semester.)

201 Engaging Theology

Required (or strongly recommended):

Ben C. Blackwell and R. L. Hatchett, Engaging Theology: A Biblical, Historical, and practical Introduction. Grand rapids: Zondervan Academic, 2019

203 The Trinity

Level 6:

Recommended:

1. Habets, M. The Progressive Mystery: Tracing the Elusive Spirit in Scripture and Tradition. Bellingham: Lexham Press, 2019.

2. Sanders, F. The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything. 2nd edn. Wheaton: Crossway, 2017.

Level 7:

Required
William P. Young, The Shack, Los Angeles: Windblown Media, 2007.

Recommended:

1. Habets, M. The Progressive Mystery: Tracing the Elusive Spirit in Scripture and Tradition. Bellingham: Lexham Press, 2019.

2. Sanders, F. The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything. 2nd edn. Wheaton: Crossway, 2017.

219 Ngākau Maia: Christian Confidence

Required:

Goheen, M.W. The Church and Its Vocation: Lesslie Newbigin's Missionary Ecclesiology. Grand Rapids: Baker Publishing Group, 2018.

309 A History of Evangelicalism

Required:

Mark Hutchinson and John Wolffe, A Short History of Global Evangelicalism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012). [online, Laidlaw Library]

Recommended:

Andrew Atherstone and David Ceri Jones, eds., The Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism (London: Routledge, 2018). [deskcopy loan, Laidlaw]

Donald M. Lewis and Richard V. Pierard, Global Evangelicalism: Theology, History and Culture in Regional Perspective (Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2014). [online, Laidlaw Library]

351 Research Topic 1: Christian Thought and History

Required:

Nancy Jean Vyhmeister and Terry Robertson, Your Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology; 4th edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2020.
(This book is available on Logos Software as well. https://www.logos.com/product/187847/quality-research-papers-for-students-of-religion-and-theology-4th-ed.))

352 Research Topic 2: Practical Theology

Required:

Nancy Jean Vyhmeister and Terry Robertson, Your Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology; 4th edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2020.
(This book is available on Logos Software as well. https://www.logos.com/product/187847/quality-research-papers-for-students-of-religion-and-theology-4th-ed.)

401 Formation

No set text.

474 Leadership Internship I

No set text

475 Leadership Internship II

No set text.

478 Practicum I

No set text.

505 Christian Leadership & Mission

No set text.

542 Youth Ministry Leadership

Required:

Phil Trotter. Youth Ministry Well. Christchurch: Phil Trotter, 2017.

575 Pastoral Leadership

Required:

Allender, Dan. Leading With a Limp: Take Full Advantage of Your Most Powerful Weakness. Colorado Springs: Waterbrook Press, 2008.

607 Christianity and Other Religions

No set text.

653 Tikanga Rangahau

Nancy Jean Vyhmeister and Terry Robertson, Your Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology; 4th edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2020.
(This book is available on Logos Software as well. https://www.logos.com/product/187847/quality-research-papers-for-students-of-religion-and-theology-4th-ed.)

907 Bicultural Relationships: Tikanga Kawenata

Orange, C. (2013). The story of a Treaty. Bridget Williams Books. (Recommended text)

Ritchie, J., & Rau, C. (2006). Whakawhanaungatanga: Partnerships in bicultural development in early childhood care and education. Teaching and Learning Research Initiative. (Recommended text)

921 Theology of Suffering & Hope

Swinton, J. (2007). Raging with Compassion: Pastoral responses to the problem of evil. Eerdmans.

Wright, N. T. (2008). Surprised by hope: Rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church. HarperOne.
(NB: any printing of this book e.g. 2011, 2018 is fine.)

R149 Jesus in a World of Colliding Empires

Required:

Mark J. Keown, Jesus in a World of Colliding Empires: Mark’s Jesus from the Perspective of Power and Expectations. 2 Volumes. Eugene: OR: Wipf and Stock, 2018.
(Can be purchased from Mark Keown in hardcopy or alternatively from Logos, or as an E-book)

R233 Spirit Christology and Models of Sanctification for Ministry

Required:

Leopoldo A. Sánchez M., Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology. Downers Grove: IVP, 2019.

You will need to purchase your own copy of this book. It is a very helpful textbook and future resource.

In addition, the following textbooks are not mandatory but highly recommended:

Raniero Cantalamessa, The Holy Spirit in the Life of Jesus: The Mystery of Christ’s Baptism. Trans. Alan Neame. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 1994.

Leopoldo A. Sánchez M. T&T Clark Introduction to Spirit Christology. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2021. [Abbreviated as ISC]. Note: The first chapter of this book will be discussed during the 12 August Tutorial (via Zoom).

R351 Postgraduate Research and Writing

Required:

Nancy Jean Vyhmeister and Terry Robertson, Your Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology; 4th edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2020.

(This book is available on Logos Software as well. https://www.logos.com/product/187847/quality-research-papers-for-students-of-religion-and-theology-4th-ed.)

R352 BTh(Hons) Special Topic

No set text.

R361 Research Paper

No set text.

R362 BTh(Hons) Research Project

Required:

Nancy Jean Vyhmeister and Terry Robertson, Your Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers: For Students of Religion and Theology; 4th edn. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2020.

R506 Restorative Justice

Students are expected to have access to and read during the course the following key texts:

Marshall, C.D. Beyond Retribution: A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime and Punishment Grand Rapids, Mich: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2001. 342pp

Marshall, C.D. Compassionate Justice: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue with Two Gospel Parables on Crime, Law, and Restorative Justice Eugene, Or.: Cascade Books, 2012. 372pp

Also highly recommended:

Marshall, C.D. The Little Book of Biblical Justice: A Fresh Approach to the Bible’s Teaching on Justice Intercourse PA.: Good Books, 2005. 74pp

Zehr, H. Little Book of Restorative Justice Intercourse PA.: Good Books, 2002. 80pp

R508 Reflective Practice for Ministry

No set text.