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Library Acquisitions for November 2012

November′s acquisitions included the 5th edition of James Sire’s The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, the Matthew and Isaiah volumes of The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English Translation, collections of essays on homosexuality, and John Currid’s Doing Archaeology in the Land of the Bible: A Basic Guide. Also, for a historical look at the early years of the abortion debate in the US through primary source material, consider checking out Before Roe v. Wade: Voices That Shaped the Abortion Debate Before the Supreme Court’s Ruling.
Encyclopedia of associations. Volume 1, National organizations of the U.S: an associations unlimited reference
Tara E. Atterberry, project editor
Book


The universe next door: a basic worldview catalog
James W. Sire
Book


Counseling the culturally diverse: theory and practice
Derald Wing Sue, David Sue
Book


In the name of God: the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence
John Teehan
Book


Evidence of God: a scientific case for God
Nick Hawkes
Book


Religion and cult: the Old Testament and the phenomenology of religion
Sigmund Mowinckel; translated by John F. X. Sheehan; edited by K. C. Hanson
Book


Earth restored: calling the church to a new Christian activism
John Barber
Book


Johann Tetzel’s rebuttal against Luther’s sermon on indulgences and grace
Translation and introduction by Dewey Weiss Kramer
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Christianity in Indonesia: perspectives of power
edited by Susanne Schröter
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Talking with Mormons: an invitation to Evangelicals
Richard J. Mouw
Book


The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation: Isaiah
English translation by Gillian Greenberg, Donald M. Walter; text prepared by George A. Kiraz, Joseph Bali
Book


The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation: Matthew
English translation by Jeff W. Childers; text prepared by George A. Kiraz
Book


Deuteronomy
Daniel I. Block
Book


The prophetic faith of our fathers; the historical development of prophetic interpretation
Book


Bible and ecology: rediscovering the community of creation
Richard Bauckham
Book


Living with other creatures: green exegesis and theology
Richard Bauckham
Book


Five uneasy pieces: essays on scripture and sexuality
edited by Nigel Gordon McIver Wright; introduction by Michael Kirby; foreword by Bill Countryman
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Sexegesis: an evangelical response to Five uneasy pieces on homosexuality
editors Michael Bird and Gordon Preece
Book


The Lamb of God: seeing Jesus in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers & Deuteronomy: a 10-week Bible study
Nancy Guthrie
Book


Genesis
commentary by Robert Davidson
Book


The book of Exodus: a critical, theological commentary
Brevard S. Childs
Book


Numbers 21-36: a new translation with introduction and commentary
Baruch A. Levine
Book


Deuteronomy 1:1-21:9, revised
Duane L. Christensen
Book


Deuteronomy 21:10-34:12
Duane L. Christensen
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I & II Samuel: a commentary
A. Graeme Auld; [Scripture is the author’s translation unless otherwise indicated]
Book


The prophecy of Isaiah: an introduction and commentary
J.A. Motyer
Book


Lamentations and the Song of songs
Harvey Cox and Stephanie Paulsell
Book


Ezekiel 21-37: a new translation with introduction and commentary
Moshe Greenberg
Book


1 Esdras: introduction and commentary on the Greek text in Codex Vaticanus
Michael Bird
Book


The mysteries of God
Maurice Roberts
Book


Evolution of the Word: the New Testament in the order the books were written
Marcus J. Borg
Book


With Paul at sea: learning from the apostle who took the gospel from land to sea
Linford Stutzman
Book


Rethinking the unity and reception of Luke and Acts
edited by Andrew F. Gregory and C. Kavin Rowe
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Four views on the Apostle Paul
general editor, Michael F. Bird; contributors, Thomas R. Schreiner … [et al.]
Book


Jesus and the religions: retrieving a neglected example for a multicultural world
Bob Robinson
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The naked Christ: an atonement model for a body-obsessed culture
Dan Lé
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For whom did Christ die? the extent of the atonement
John Murray
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Caring for creation
general editor Robert B. Kruschwitz
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Restoring the shamed: towards a theology of shame
Robin Stockitt
Book


The hole in our holiness: filling the gap between Gospel passion and the pursuit of godliness
Kevin DeYoung
Book


Decisional regeneration vs. divine regeneration
James E. Adams
Book


Creative ideas for using scripture in worship
Paul Glass
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The Wonder of the season: how Christians through the ages have heralded the birth of Jesus
Book


Line upon line. Pt. 1
Mrs F.L. Mortimer
Book


Theological commonplaces. On the ecclesiastical ministry
Johann Gerhard; translated by Richard J. Dinda; edited with annotations by Benjamin T.G. Mayes
Book


Transforming mission: paradigm shifts in theology of mission
David J. Bosch; [foreword by William R. Burrows]
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A toolkit for clergy to aid in responding to marital relationship distress in their membership
Leonard Myers
Thesis / Manuscript


The beauty of the Word: the challenge and wonder of preaching
James C. Howell; [foreword by Thomas G. Long]
Book


Proclaiming God’s stories: how to preach Old Testament historical narrative
Joe Linares
Book


Giving up gimmicks: reclaiming youth ministry from an entertainment culture
Brian H. Cosby
Book


Four views on Christian spirituality
Bradley Nassif … [et al.]; Stanley N. Gundry, series editor; Bruce Demarest, general editor
Book


If Jesus ran the world
John Ortberg
Audio: Spoken


The duties of church members to their pastors
John Angell James. A plea to pray for pastors / Gardiner Spring; foreword by John MacArthur
Book


Wild at heart live!
John Eldredge
Audio: Spoken


The league of incredible vegetables: a lesson in handling fear
Video


When a man you love was abused: a woman’s guide to helping him overcome childhood sexual molestation
Cecil Murphey
Book


The science and theology of Godly love
edited by Matthew T. Lee and Amos Yong
Book


Through a glass darkly: contested notions of Baptist identity
edited by Keith Harper
Book


Acts of Synod of the Christian Reformed Church
Book


Jonathan Edwards and justification
edited by Josh Moody
Book


Jonathan Edwards and Scotland
edited and introduced by Kelly Van Andel, Adriaan C. Neele, Kenneth P. Minkema
Book


Presbyterians in North Carolina: race, politics, and religious identity in historical perspective
Walter H. Conser, Jr. and Robert J. Cain
Book


Presbyterian polity for church leaders
Joan S. Gray and Joyce C. Tucker; with a new foreword by Cynthia Bolbach
Book


Keeping faith in faith-based organizations: a practical theology of Salvation Army health ministry
Dean Pallant
Book


The justice of Constantine: law, communication, and control
John Noël Dillon
Book


Doing archaeology in the land of the Bible: a basic guide
John D. Currid
Book


The political gene: how Darwin’s ideas changed politics
Dennis Sewell
Book


God in a brothel: an undercover journey into sex trafficking and rescue
Daniel Walker
Book


Half the sky: turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Book


Before Roe v. Wade: voices that shaped the abortion debate before the Supreme Court’s ruling
edited by Linda Greenhouse and Reva Siegel
Book


Writing academic papers: a resource manual for beginners in higher-learning institutions and colleges
Elia Shabani Mligo
Book


Stylish academic writing
Helen Sword
Book


It’s still Greek to me: an easy-to-understand guide to intermediate Greek
David Alan Black
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Golden hours: heart-hymns of the Christian life
Elizabeth Payson Prentiss
Book


A primer for health care ethics: essays for a pluralistic society
[edited by] Kevin O’Rourke
Book


The Narcissistic family: diagnosis and treatment
Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, Robert M. Pressman
Book


Family therapy review: contrasting contemporary models
edited by Anne Rambo … [et al.]
Book


The cultural context of sexual pleasure and problems: psychotherapy with diverse clients
edited by Kathryn S.K. Hall and Cynthia A. Graham
Book


When a woman you love was abused: a husband’s guide to helping her overcome childhood sexual molestation
Dawn Scott Jones
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An index to English periodical literature on the Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern studies
compiled and edited by William G. Hupper
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