The Thistle

Library Acquisitions for May 2013

May’s acquisitions included the first volume from the new series International Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament, on Zechariah; DMin Dissertations from our spring 2013 graduates; and for family movie night, the DVD of the first installment of The Hobbit.

 


coverThe Hebrew Bible and philosophy of religion

Jaco Gericke
Book

 


coverTheological wordbook of the Old Testament
R. Laird Harris, editor, Gleason L. Archer, Jr., associate editor, Bruce K. Waltke, associate editor
Book

 


coverLaw, power, and justice in ancient IsraelGoogle Books Preview
Douglas A. Knight
Book

 


coverUnity and diversity in the Gospels and Paul: essays in honor of Frank J. Matera
edited by Christopher W. Skinner and Kelly R. Iverson
Book

 


coverThe faith of Jesus Christ: exegetical, biblical, and theological studies
edited by Michael F. Bird, Preston M. Sprinkle
Book

 


coverPaul’s letter to the Romans: a commentaryGoogle Books Preview
Arland J. Hultgren
Book

 


coverTrent: what happened at the council
John W. O’Malley
Book

 


coverPaul and scripture: extending the conversation
edited by Christopher D. Stanley
Book

 


coverSocial theory and the study of Israelite religion: essays in retrospect and prospect
edited by Saul M. Olyan
Book

 


coverCounselling in transcultural settings: priorities for a restless world
Patricia d’Ardenne
Book

 


coverBeyond the pale. Reading ethics from the marginsGoogle Books Preview
edited by Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas and Miguel A. De La Torre
Book

 


coverIrenaeus: life, scripture, legacy
edited by Sara Parvis and Paul Foster
Book

 


How should we then live?
Francis Schaeffer
Video


coverDon’t stop believin': pop culture and religion from Ben-Hur to zombiesGoogle Books Preview
edited by Robert K. Johnston, Craig Detweiler, and Barry Taylor
Book

 


coverWashed and waiting: reflections on Christian faithfulness and homosexualityGoogle Books Preview
Wesley Hill
Book

 


coverThe rediscovery of Jewish Christianity: from Toland to Baur
F. Stanley Jones, editor
Book

 


coverThe roots of the Reformation: tradition, emergence and rupture
G. R. Evans
Book

 


The theology of Martin Luther: a critical assessment
Hans-Martin Barth
Book


Martin Luther, the Bible, and the Jewish people: a reader
edited by Brooks Schramm and Kirsi I. Stjerna
Book


coverSchaeffer on the Christian life: countercultural spirituality
William Edgar
Book

 


coverAthanasius
Simonetta Carr; with illustrations by Matt Abraxas
Book

 


coverAugustine of Hippo
Simonetta Carr; with illustrations by Wes Lowe
Book

 


coverWhich Bible translation should I use? a comparison of 4 major recent versionsGoogle Books Preview
Andreas J. Köstenberger and David A. Croteau, editors; foreword by Joe Stowell
Book

 


coverLet the reader understand: a guide to interpreting and applying the Bible
Dan McCartney, Charles Clayton
Book

 


coverWomen’s Bible commentaryGoogle Books Preview
Carol A. Newsom, Sharon H. Ringe, and Jacqueline E. Lapsley, editors
Book


Dave and the giant pickle: a lesson in self-esteem
Big Ideas Productions, Inc.; [created and written by Phil Vischer and Michael Nawrocki]
Video


Josh and the big wall! 
Video


One to one Bible reading: a simple guide for every Christian
David Helm
Book


coverWhen faith and science collide: a biblical approach to evaluating evolution and the age of the earth
G.R. Davidson
Book

 


coverArt and the Bible: two essaysGoogle Books Preview
Francis A. Schaeffer; foreword by Michael Card
Book

 


coverPreaching God’s transforming justice: a lectionary commentary, year BGoogle Books Preview
edited by Ronald J. Allen, Dale P. Andrews, Dawn Ottoni-Wilhelm
Book

 


coverTanakh = The Holy Scriptures: the new JPS translation according to the traditional Hebrew text
Book

 

 


coverTheological interpretation of the Old Testament: a book-by-book survey
Kevin J. Vanhoozer, general editor; Craig G. Bartholomew and Daniel J. Treier, associate editors
Book

 


coverDivine evil? the moral character of the God of Abraham
edited by Michael Bergmann, Michael J. Murray, Michael C. Rea
Book

 


coverJoshua and the flow of biblical history
Francis A. Schaeffer; introduction by Udo W. Middelmann
Book

 


coverFamine and fortune: Ruth
Barry Webb & David Höhne
Book

 


coverPsalms: a guide to studying the Psalter
W.H. Bellinger, Jr.
Book

 


coverPsalms. Volume 2: finding the way to prayer and praise
Kathleen Buswell Nielson
Book

 


coverThe Lion has roared: theological themes in the prophetic literature of the Old TestamentGoogle Books Preview
edited by H.G.L. Peels and S.D. Snyman
Book

 


coverIsaiah
John Goldingay
Book

 


Who is the servant of the Lord? Jewish and Christian interpretations on Isaiah 53 from antiquity to the Middle Ages
Antti Laato
Book


coverJeremiah among the prophetsGoogle Books Preview
Jack R. Lundbom
Book

 


coverReading with the faithful: interpretation of true and false prophecy in the book of Jeremiah from ancient to modern
Seth B. Tarrer
Book

 


coverJeremiah, Lamentations
Tremper Longman III
Book

 


coverPreaching Christ from Daniel: foundations for expository sermonsGoogle Books Preview
Sidney Greidanus
Book


Zechariah 9-14
Paul L. Redditt
Book

 


coverWas 1 Esdras first? an investigation into the priority and nature of 1 EsdrasGoogle Books Preview
edited by Lisbeth S. Fried
Book

 


cover1 Enoch: the Hermeneia translationGoogle Books Preview
George W.E. Nickelsburg and James C. VanderKam
Book

 


coverAn introduction to the New Testament: history, literature, theologyGoogle Books Preview
M. Eugene Boring
Book

 


coverEncountering the New Testament: a historical and theological survey
Walter A. Elwell, Robert W. Yarbrough
Book

 

 

 

 


coverEngaging the Word: the New Testament and the Christian believerGoogle Books Preview

Jaime Clark-Soles
Book

 


coverThe Gospel according to JohnGoogle Books Preview
D.A. Carson
Book

 


coverTheological interpretation of the New Testament: a book-by-book surveyGoogle Books Preview
Kevin J. Vanhoozer, general editor; Daniel J. Treier and N. T. Wright, associate editors
Book

 


coverReading the Gospels wisely: a narrative and theological introduction
Jonathan T. Pennington
Book

 


coverInerrancy and the Gospels: a God-centered approach to the challenges of harmonization
Vern Sheridan Poythress
Book

 


coverJohn: a new covenant commentaryGoogle Books Preview
Jey J. Kanagaraj
Book

 


coverPaul, Apostle to the nations: an introductionGoogle Books Preview
Walter F. Taylor
Book

 


coverPaul’s prison letters: Colossians Ephesians Philemon Philippians 1 Timothy Titus 2 Timothy
Christopher R. Smith
Book

 


coverThe Son of Man as the last Adam: the early church tradition as a source of Paul’s Adam christologyGoogle Books Preview
Yongbom Lee
Book

 


coverGalatians through the centuries
John Riches
Book

 


coverColossians and PhilemonGoogle Books Preview
Murray J. Harris
Book

 


cover1 and 2 Timothy and TitusGoogle Books Preview
Robert W. Wall with Richard B. Steele
Book

 


coverOnesimus, our brother: reading religion, race, and culture in Philemon
Matthew V. Johnson, James A. Noel, and Demetrius K. Williams, editors
Book

 


coverJames: exegetical guide to the Greek New Testament
Chris A. Vlachos; foreword by Douglas J. Moo; Murray J. Harris, Andreas J. Köstenberger, general editors
Book

 


coverRevelation: let the one who is thirsty come
Sarah Ivill
Book

 


coverHistorical theology: an introduction to the history of Christian thoughtGoogle Books Preview
Alister E. McGrath
Book

 


coverBeyond the pale. Reading theology from the marginsGoogle Books Preview
edited by Miguel A. De La Torre and Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
Book

 


coverThe little book of big frontiers: rediscovering the lost realms of ChristianityGoogle Books Preview
John E. Worgul
Book

 


coverSystematic theology: an introduction to biblical doctrineGoogle Books Preview
Wayne Grudem
Book

 


coverPilgrim theology: core doctrines for Christian disciples
Michael Horton
Book

 

 

 


coverThe distinctiveness of Baptist covenant theology: a comparison between seventeenth-century Particular Baptist and paedobaptist federalism
Pascal Denault
Book


From Jesus to Christ: the first Christians
a Frontline coproduction with InVision Productions, Ltd.; WGBH Boston; WTVS Detroit; WPBT Miami; WNET New York, and KCTS Seattle; written and produced by Marilyn Mellowes; senior producer and director, William Cran
Video


coverJesus the Son of God: a christological title often overlooked, sometimes misunderstood, and currently disputed
D.A. Carson
Book

 


coverPeople in the Passion of Jesus
Roger Ellsworth
Book

 

 

 


coverGod, medicine, and sufferingGoogle Books Preview
Stanley Hauerwas
Book

 


coverOn the doctrine of election: with special reference to the Aphorisms of Dr. Bretschneider
Friedrich Schleiermacher; translated with an introduction and notes by Iain G. Nicol and Allen G. Jorgenson; foreword by Terrence N. Tice
Book


Lent
general editor: Robert B. Kruschwitz
Book


coverCreative worship: services from Advent to PentecostGoogle Books Preview
written & edited by Ian Price & Carolyn Kitto
Book

 


coverCreating a missional culture: equipping the church for the sake of the world
JR Woodward
Book

 


coverField guide for small group leaders: setting the tone, accommodating learning styles, and more
Sam O’Neal
Book

 


coverLiving in tension: a theology of ministryGoogle Books Preview
Douglas D. Webster
Book

 


coverKeep on going: seven youth group sessions on 1 Thessalonians
Nick Margesson
Book

 


Freedom & discipleship: your church and your personal decisions
Jerram Barrs; foreword by Graham Cray
Book


coverObjects of His affection: coming alive to the compelling love of God
Scotty Smith
Book

 


coverThe reign of grace: the delights and demands of God’s love
Scotty Smith
Book

 


coverAuthentic parenting in a postmodern culture
Mary E. DeMuth
Book

 


King George and the ducky
Big Idea Productions
Video


A Snoodle’s tale
Big Idea, Inc
Video


coverThe welcoming congregation: roots and fruits of Christian hospitalityGoogle Books Preview
Henry G. Brinton
Book

 


coverLiving countertestimony: conversations with Walter BrueggemannGoogle Books Preview
Walter Brueggemann with Carolyn J. Sharp
Book

 


coverJohn Owen
Simonetta Carr; with illustrations by Matt Abraxas
Book

 


coverSouthern California reformed Baptist pastors’ conference papers 2012: SCRBPC volume 1
Samuel E. Waldron, Richard C. Barcellos, James M. Renihan
Book

 


coverSouthern Baptist consensus and renewal: a biblical, historical, and theological proposalGoogle Books Preview
David S. Dockery
Book

 


coverSouthern Baptists, evangelicals, and the future of denominationalismGoogle Books Preview
edited by David S. Dockery; with Ray Van Neste and Jerry Tidwell
Book

 


coverMy people: the story of those Christians sometimes called Plymouth Brethren
Robert H. Baylis
Book

 


Minutes of the General Assembly
Book


coverSelected to serve: a guide for church leadersGoogle Books Preview
Earl S. Johnson, Jr.
Book

 


coverThe Covenanters in Canada: reformed Presbyterianism from 1820 to 2012Google Books Preview
Eldon Hay
Book

 


coverJohn Calvin: man of God’s word, written & preached
Peter Barnes
Book

 


coverJohn Calvin’s impact on church and society, 1509-2009Google Books Preview
edited by Martin Ernst Hirzel & Martin Sallmann; on behalf of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches; with the cooperation of Kerstin Gross
Book


Holman Bible atlas
Thomas V. Brisco
Map / Atlas


coverLaws in the Bible and in early rabbinic collections: the legal legacy of the ancient Near East / Samuel GreengusGoogle Books Preview
Book


Treaty, law and covenant in the ancient Near East
[edited by] Kenneth A. Kitchen, Paul J.N. Lawrence
Book


coverA manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago Style for students and researchers
Kate L. Turabian; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff
Book

 


coverPlanning programs for adult learners: a practical guide
Rosemary S. Caffarella and Sandra Ratcliff Daffron
Book

 


Does she matter? emotional intimacy in marriage in light of gender distinction
Samuel A. Andreades
Thesis / Manuscript


Systematic theology and the spiritual formation of laypersons
Yancey C. Arrington
Thesis / Manuscript


Pastoring the church around the corner: how pastors of small churches evaluate their effectiveness in light of divergent views of success
Ronald E. Gonzales
Thesis / Manuscript


How pastors develop spiritual shepherds for the local church
David Harding
Thesis / Manuscript


The nervous preacher: how anxious preachers can learn to successfully cope with public speaking anxiety
Matt Herndon
Thesis / Manuscript


Pastors thriving in marriage and ministry: pursuing health in marriage while leading through church conflict
Steven L. Jones
Thesis / Manuscript


From the edge to the heart of the congregation: reaching young men in the Presbyterian Church in Ireland
Robert Kane
Thesis / Manuscript


Effective bicultural team leadership practices in the Korean American churches
James Jungbae Kim
Thesis / Manuscript


How bivocational church planters have operated in an Irish context
David J. Montgomery
Thesis / Manuscript


When duty calls: ISTJ pastors as effective ministry leaders
Tim J. Reed
Thesis / Manuscript


The Book of Psalms for worship
edited by Brian E. Coombs
Music Score


coverLearn to read New Testament GreekGoogle Books Preview
David Alan Black
Book

 


coverPrepositions and theology in the Greek New Testament: an essential reference resource for exegesis
Murray J. Harris
Book

 


coverBiblical Hebrew grammar visualized
Francis I. Andersen and A. Dean Forbes
Book

 


coverNew inscriptions and seals relating to the biblical world / edited by Meir Lubetski and Edith Lubetski
Book

 


coverAn Introduction to Biblical AramaicGoogle Books Preview
Andreas Schuele
Book


The hobbit: an unexpected journey
New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures present; a Wingnut Films production; produced by Carolynne Cunningham … [et al.]; screenplay by Fran Walsh … [et al.]; directed by Peter Jackson
Video


coverPlain to the inward eye: essays on C.S. Lewis
Don W. King
Book

 


coverWendell Berry and the cultivation of life: a reader’s guideGoogle Books Preview
J. Matthew Bonzo and Michael R. Stevens
Book