Textbooks

How to Obtain Textbooks

Textbooks can be obtained from the Lifeway Bookstore on the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth Campus. They make sure to have all of the required textbooks in stock for the current semester. If you are within driving distance, you can visit the store at 4540 James Ave., Fort Worth, TX. Call or email the bookstore for directions. Or the bookstore can ship you these books. You may contact them at 1.800.656.2215, southwesternseminary.4688@lifeway.com, or https://www.facebook.com/lifeway.swbts.  In addition, try your local bookstore or an online bookstore such as Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Spring 2015 Online Textbook List

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School of Theology
 

APLMN 4011 I – Applied Ministry – Disc. Making in the Local Church
Stan Fike

Operation Multiplication Packet (Available in Southwestern Outfitters for $22.00)

  • Hanks, Billie, Jr. A Call to Growth – Discipler’s Guide. Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1993.
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr. A Call to Growth – Timothy’s Guide. Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1993.
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr. A Call to Joy – Discipler’s Guide. Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1993.
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr. A Call to Joy– Timothy’s Guide. Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1993.
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr. “Assured of Heaven: A Friendship CD.” Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1998. Compact disk.
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr. Operation Multiplication [CD-ROM] (Salado, TX: International Evangelism, 1998)
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr., and Billy Beacham. The Spiritual Journal. Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1981-96.
  • Hanks, Billie, Jr., and Randy Craig. Operation Multiplication. Salado, TX: International Evangelism Association, 1998-2004.

APLMN 4021 I – Applied Ministry – Mentoring
Stan Fike

  • Seidel, Andrew. Charting a Bold Course. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2003, ISBN 0-8024-3422-3.

BIBST 3203 I – Biblical Hermeneutics
Terry Wilder

  • Bible (any English translation), Dr. Wilder prefers the New American Standard. I also recommend the NET Bible with its 60,000+ translator notes for those who do not have any facility with the biblical languages.
  • Lawrence, Michael. Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church: A Guide for Ministry. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010.
  • Plummer, Robert. 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2010.
  • The Southwestern Seminary Manual of Style (latest edition). This manual is available on Blackboard in a pdf file. First, log in. Under “My Courses: Courses in Which You are Enrolled,” click on “Writing Center.” Then click on “Access the Style Manual (Full-text).”

CHAHT 3113 I – Church History II
Miles Mullin

  • Carson, Clayborne. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Warner Books, 1998.  ISBN 0446676500
  • González, Justo L.  The Story of Christianity, Vol. 2: The Reformation to the Present Day, Revised and Expanded Edition.  San Francisco: HarperOne, 2010.  ISBN 0-0618-5589-8.

NOTE:  Make sure that you purchase the revised and updated 2010 version, NOT the 1984 version.  The two are not the same and your quizzes and other matters will come from the 2010 version.

  • Marsden, George.  A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.  ISBN 0802802206
  • Pierard, Richard and Thomas Askew. The American Church Experience.  Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2008     ISBN 1-60608-086-5 (In Print) Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004     ISBN 0-8010-2722-5 (Out of Print)

Recommended:

  • Walton, Robert C. Chronological and Background Charts of Church History. Grand Rapids:  Zondervan, 1986.  ISBN:  0-310-36281-4.  $19.99.

ETHIC 4303 I – The Christian Home
Charles Patrick

  • Bible
  • Harvey, Dave. When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage. Wapwallopen: Shepherd, 2007.
  • Köstenberger, Andreas J., with David W. Jones. God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation. 2nd ed. Wheaton: Crossway, 2010.
  • Strauch, Alexander. Men and Women Equal Yet Different. Littleton: Lewis & Roth, 1999.

GREEK 3323 I – Biblical Greek II
David Hutchison

  • Aland, Barbara, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini, and Bruce M. Metzger, eds. The Greek New Testament with Greek-English Dictionary. 4th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2001. ISBN: 3438051133. 2. This text, known as UBS4 (United Bible Societies 4th edition), is one of two standard Greek New Testament texts – the other is NA28 (Nestle-Aland 28th edition). You will use this text in all of your Greek courses, and you should begin to take it with you to church and to Bible studies. Discreetly read along in the Greek and it will be exciting to see things that you know.
  • Black, David Alan. Learn to Read New Testament Greek: Third Edition. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2009. ISBN: 0805444933. This introductory Greek grammar is our primary text for the course.
  • DeMoss, Matthew S. Pocket Dictionary for the Study of New Testament Greek. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2001. ISBN: 0830814647. A short, inexpensive, and helpful reference tool.
  • Baugh, S.M. A First John Reader: Intermediate Greek Reading Notes and Grammar. P & R Publishing, 1999. ISBN: 0875520952.
  • Bible Software: LOGOS, Bibleworks, or Accordance.

GREEK 4323 I – Exegetical Method – Gospel Rdg.
David Hutchison

  • Aland, Barbara, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini, and Bruce M. Metzger, eds. The Greek New Testament with Greek-English Dictionary. 4th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 2001. ISBN: 3438051133. 2. This text, known as UBS4 (United Bible Societies 4th edition), is one of two standard Greek New Testament texts – the other is NA28 (Nestle-Aland 28th edition). You will use this text in all of your Greek courses, and you should begin to take it with you to church and to Bible studies. Discreetly read along in the Greek and it will be exciting to see things that you know.
  • DeMoss, Matthew S. Pocket Dictionary for the Study of New Testament Greek. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2001. ISBN: 0830814647. A short, inexpensive, and helpful reference tool.
  • Carson, D.A. Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd Ed. Baker Academic, 1996. ISBN: 0801020867
  • Fee, Gordon D. New Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors, 3rd ed. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. ISBN: 0664223168.
  • Greenlee, J. Harold. Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism, Rev. Ed.  Hendrickson Publishers, 1995. ISBN: 1565630378.
  • Kostenberger, Andreas J. Which Bible Translation should I use? A comparison of 4 Major Recent Versions. B & H Academic, 2012. ISBN: 1433676468.
  • Bock, Darrell L. and Buist M. Fanning, eds. Interpreting the New Testament Text: Introduction to the Art and Science of Exegesis. Wheaton, Crossway, 2006. ISBN: 1581344082.

HEBRW 4323 I – Biblical Hebrew II
Eric Mitchell

  • Coming Soon

NEWTS 3323 I – Basic New Testament II
Jim Wicker

  • Bible (any translation).  Dr. Wicker uses the New American Standard Version.
  • Lea, Thomas D., and David Alan Black. The New Testament: Its Background and Message. Second Edition. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2003. 
  • The Southwestern Seminary Manual of Style (latest edition).

OLDTS 3323 I – Basic Old Testament II
Eric Mitchell

  • Coming Soon

PHILO 4313 I – Philosophy of Religion
Keith Loftin

  • DeWeese, Garrett J. and J. P. Moreland. Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005. ISBN 9780830827664.
  • Moreland, J. P., Chad Meister, and Khaldoun A. Sweis, eds. Debating Christian Theism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN:9780199755431.
  • Murray, Michael J. and Michael Rea. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780521619554.
  • Various handouts made available on Blackboard.

PRCHG 3323 I – Advanced Expository Preaching
Vern Charette

  • Mathewson, Steven D. The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002. ISBN: 1842271385.
  • Arthurs, Jeffrey D. Preaching with Variety: How to Re-Create the Dynamics of Biblical Genres. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 2007. ISBN: 0825420199.
  • Overdorf, Daniel. Applying the Sermon: How to Balance Biblical Integrity and Cultural Relevance. Kregel Publications, 2009. ISBN: 0825434475.

SYSTH 3013 I – Systematic Theology II
Malcolm Yarnell

  • “A Theology for the Church” ed. by Danny Akin
  • “The Cross of Christ” by John Stott
  • “Upon this Rock” ed. by Duesing, White, and Yarnell.

WOMST 3213 I – Biblical Theology of Womanhood II
Dorothy Patterson

  • Bible

WOMST 4003 I/ WOMIN 4223 – Women’s Ministry in Local Church
Terri Stovall

  • Coming Soon
Interdepartmental
 

SPFRM 3111 I – Spiritual Formation II
Matt Queen

  • Bible (any translation).
  • Worship: Rediscovering the Missing Jewel, by Ronald Allen and Gordon Borror.  Multnomah, 1982; reprint Wipf & Stock.
  • Spiritual Disciplines within the Church, by Donald S. Whitney. Moody, 1996.

SPFRM 3101 IA – Spiritual Formation II
Steven Ortiz

  • Bible (any translation).
  • Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, by Donald S. Whitney.  NavPress, 1991.
  • Worship: Rediscovering the Missing Jewel, by Ronald Allen and Gordon Borror.  Multnomah, 1982; reprint Wipf & Stock.
  • Spiritual Disciplines within the Church, by Donald S. Whitney. Moody, 1996.
Evangelism and Missions
 

EVANG 3303 I – Contemporary Evangelism
Matt Queen

  • Reid, Alvin. Evangelism Handbook: Biblical, Spiritual, Intentional, Missional. B&H Books, 2009. ISBN: 9780805445428
  • Spurgeon, Charles. The Soul Winner. Christian Heritage, 1995. ISBN: 9781871676952
  • Parr, Steve R. and Thomas Crites. Evangelistic Effectiveness: Difference Makers in Mindsets and Methods. Friendswood, Baxter Press, 2012.  ISBN: 9781888237931

MISSN 3363 I – Intro to Missiology
Dietmar Schulze

  • Moreau, A. Scott, Gary Corwin, and Gary McGee. Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2004. (This text includes a CD-Rom of The Evangelical Dictionary of world Missions in which reading assignments will also be given.)
  • Piper, John. Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions, 3rd Edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2010, ISBN 10: 0-8010-3641-0

MISSN 3373 I – Globalization & Mission Strategies
Dietmar Schulze

  • Ritzer, George. Globalization: The Essentials. Malden: Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2011.  ISBN: 978-0-470-65561-0
  • Ott, Craig and Harold A. Netland. Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2006.  ISBN: 0801031125
  • Pockock, Michael, Gailyn Van Rheenen, and Douglas McConnell. The Changing Face of World Missions: Engaging Contemporary Issues and Trends (Encountering Mission). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2005.  ISBN: 080102661X
Church and Family Ministries
 

ADMIN 5902 I – Field Experience
Paul Stutz

  • Coming Soon

EDMIN 3013 I – Theology of Church & Family
Dale Johnson

  • Coming Soon

FOUND 3333 I – Theology and Philosophy of Christian Education  
Matt Harrison

  • Blamires, Harry. The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think? Vancouver, British Columbia: Regent College Publishing, 1963.
  • Knight, George R. Philosophy & Education: An Introduction in Christian Perspective. 4th Ed. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 2006.
  • Overman, Christian. Assumptions that Affect Our Lives. Louisiana, MO: Micah Publishing, 1996.
  • Schultz, Glen. Kingdom Education. 2nd Ed. Nashville, TN: LifeWay Press, 1998.

HUMGR 3013 I – Biblical Anthropology & Pedagogy
Matt Harrison

  • Grudem, Wayne. Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995.
  • Tozer, A. W. The Knowledge of the Holy. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1961.
  • Tripp, Tedd, and Margy Tripp. Instructing a Child’s Heart. Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherd Press, 2008.
Cursos en Español
 

CHAHT 3113 IS – Historia de la Iglesia II
Gerardo Alfaro

  • Próximamente Aquí

ETHIC 4323 IS – La Biblia Y Asuntos Morales
Bill Goff

  • Giles, James E. Bases Bíblicas de la Ética. Edición actualizada y ampliada. El Paso: Editorial Mundo Hispano, 1994.
  • Lacueva, Francisco. Ética Cristiana: Curso de Formación, Tomo X. Barcelona, España: Editorial CLIE, 1975.

NEWTS 3323 IS – Nuevo Testamento Básico II
Rudy Gonzalez

  • El alumno puede usar su biblia de preferencia; el profesor usará la versión Reina y Valera, revisión 1960.
  • Thomas D. Lea, El Nuevo Testamento: Su Trasfondo y Su Mensaje. Traducido por Rubén O. Zorzoli (El Paso, TX.: Editorial Mundo Hispano, 2004).
  • Libro por Revisar: El estudiante escogerá un libro, con la aprobación del profesor.

OLDTS 3323 IS – Antiguo Testamento Básico II
Efrain Salcedo

  • La Santa Biblia (Cualquier Versión Moderna)
  • No hay libros de texto requeridos

SYSTH 3013 IS – Teología Sistemática II
Gerardo Alfaro

  • Próximamente Aquí

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