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.

Fall 2014 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. The student must buy a textbook for himself and for the mentor, if the mentor does not already have one.

CHAHT 3103 I – Church History I
Miles Mullin

  • González, Justo L.  The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation.  Rev. Edition.San Francisco: HarperSanFranisco, 2010.  ISBN  0-0618-5588-x.  NOTE:  Make sure that you purchase the revised and updated 2010 version, NOT the 1985 version.  The two are not the same and your quizzes and other matters will come from the 2010 version.  ***NOTE 2 - Kindle Version: Unfortunately, the original Kindle version was so flawed that it was pulled.  There is another Kindle version coming in 2015, but that does not help us.  The current Kindle version is identical to the 1984 edition.  Therefore DO NOT purchase the current Kindle version as your quizzes and other matters will come from the 2010 version.
  • Burns, J. Patout, ed. and trans.  Theological Anthropology.  Sources of Early Christian Thought Series, ed. William G. Rusch. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1981.  ISBN 0-8006-1412-7.
  • Athanasius.  On the Incarnation.  Translated and Introduced by John Beher.  Popular Patristics Series.  Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2012.  ISBN 0-8814-1427-1
  • Gregory the Great.  The Book of Pastoral Rule.  Translated and Introduced by George E. Demacopoulos.  Popular Pastristics Series.  Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2007.  ISBN 978-0-881-41318-2.            
  • John Chrysostom.  On Wealth and Poverty.  Translated and Introduced by Catharine P. Roth.  Popular Patristics Series, ed. John Behr.  Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1981, 1999. ISBN 978-0-88141-039-6.

ETHIC 4323 I – Bible & Moral Issues
Jack Greenoe

  • Geisler, Norman. Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issues and Options-2nd Edition. Baker Academic, 2010. Later <NG>
  • Jones, David W. Introduction to Biblical Ethics. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2013. Later <DJ>
  • Kaiser, Walter C. What Does the Lord Require?: A Guide for Preaching and Teaching Biblical Ethics. Baker Academic, 2009. Later <WK>
  • MacArthur, John F. Right Thinking in a World Gone Wrong: A Biblical Response to Today’s Most Controversial Issues. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2009. Later <JM>
  • Mohler, R. Albert. Culture Shift: The Battle for the Moral Heart of America. Sisters, OR: Multnomah Press, 2008.
  • Pearcey, Nancy. Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2004. Later <NP>

GREEK 3313 I – Biblical Greek I
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: 0805444939. 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.

GREEK 4313 I – Trans. & Interp. – Pauline 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.
  • Bible Software: Accordance, BibleWorks, or Logos. Purchase the Southwestern edition Bible collection from Accordance or Logos or else the regular edition of BibleWorks. See student email for further information.
  • Danker, Frederick William, ed. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, 3rd ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. ISBN: 0226039331. Purchase electronically in your Bible software program.
  • DeMoss, Matthew S. Pocket Dictionary for the Study of New Testament Greek. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2001. ISBN: 0830814647.
  • Wallace, Daniel B. Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. ISBN: 0310218950.

HEBRW 4313 I – Biblical Hebrew I
Eric Mitchell

  • Fuller, Russell and Kyoungwon Choi,  Invitation to Biblical Hebrew: A Beginning Grammar. Kregel, 2006. ISBN: 0825426502
  • Fuller, Russell and Kyoungwon Choi, Invitation to Biblical Hebrew: Workbook. Kregel, 2006. ISBN: 0825426529
  • Elliger, K. and W. Rudolph, Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia. Hendrickson, 2006. ISBN: 1598561634
  • Koehler and Baumgartner. Hebrew & Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament (Halot) (5 vols.) [LOGOS Bible Software].
  • Mitchell, Eric. Elementary Hebrew I and II Lectures on CD.  Playable on Computers. Available from the campus bookstore.

Recommended:

  • Long, Gary. Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew (Hendrickson, 2002). ISBN: 9780801046940

NEWTS 3313 I – Basic New Testament I
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. 
  • Thomas, Robert L, and Stanley N. Gundry. A Harmony of the Gospels. New American Standard Version.  San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.
  • The Southwestern Seminary Manual of Style (latest edition).

NEWTS 4063 I – Book Study: Romans
Paige Patterson

*Master’s students will read the the Cottrell volume and may select one of the other three to read in addition to the book of Romans.

  • Bray, Gerald L., ed. Romans. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. New Testament. 2nd ed. Vol. 6. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2005.
  • Cottrell, Jack. Romans. The College Press NIV Commentary. Edited by Jack Cottrell and Tony Ash. Joplin, MO: College Press Publishing Company, 2005.
  • Kruse, Colin G. Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Pillar New Testament Commentary. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2012.
  • Shulam, Joseph and Hilary Le Cornu. A Commentary on the Jewish Roots of Romans. Baltimore, MD: Messianic Jewish Publishers, 1998.

OLDTS 3313 I – Basic Old Testament I
Eric Mitchell

  • Merrill, Eugene H. et al. The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament. Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 2011. ISBN: 9780805440317.
  • House, Paul R. and Eric Mitchell. Old Testament Survey. 2nd ed. [LOGOS Bible Software] Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 2007. ISBN: 9780805440362.
  • Mitchell, Eric and Archie England. Old Testament Survey. 2nd ed. A Student’s Guide. Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 2007. ISBN: 9780805440270.
  • Hamilton, Victor P. Handbook on the Historical Books [LOGOS Bible Software] Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. ISBN: 0801036143.

PASMN 3000 I – Christian Ministry Practicum
Mike Wilson

  • Bisagno, John. 2001. Letters to Timothy: A Handbook for Pastors. Nashville: Broadman & Holman.
  • Dean, Jennifer Kennedy. 1999. He Restores My Soul: A Forty-Day Journey Toward Personal Renewal. Nashville: Broadman & Holman.
  • Bryant, James W and Mac Brunson. 2007. The New Guidebook for Pastors. Nashville: Broadman and Holman.
  • MacArthur, John. 2005. Pastoral Ministry: How to Shepherd Biblically. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

PHILO 4373 I – Christian Apologetics
Travis Dickinson

  • Reasonable Faith (3rd Edition) by William Lane Craig (Crossway: 2008, ISBN: 1433501155)
  • A Rulebook for Arguments (4th Edition) by Anthony Weston (Hackett:  2009, ISBN:  0872209547)

PRCHG 3313 I – Intro to Expository Preaching
Matthew McKellar

  • Haddon Robinson. Biblical Preaching, 2nd edition.
  • Jerry Vines and Jim Shaddix.  Power in the Pulpit.
  • Bryan Chapell. Christ-Centered Preaching, 2nd edition.
  • Daniel Akin, David Allen and Ned Mathews, eds. Text-Driven Preaching.

SPFRM 3101 I – Spiritual Formation
Matt Queen

  • Bible (any translation).
  • Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, by Donald S. Whitney.  NavPress, 1991.

SPFRM 3101 IA – Spiritual Formation
Steven Ortiz

  • Bible (any translation).
  • Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, by Donald S. Whitney.  NavPress, 1991.

SYSTH 3003 I – Systematic Theology
Malcolm Yarnell

  • Daniel L. Akin, ed., A Theology for the Church (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2007), chs. 1-8.
  • The Baptist Faith & Message (Nashville: Southern Baptist Convention, 2000).
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works [or German original or comparable translation], pp 37-145 [Chapters 1-6, concluding with his theological interpretation of Matthew 5].
  • Michael Reeves, Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012).
  • Malcolm B. Yarnell III, The Formation of Christian Doctrine (Nashville: B&H Academic, 2007), chs 1-3.

WOMST 3113 I – Biblical Theology of Womanhood I
Candi Finch

There are no required textbooks because students are reading through the Old Testament. Below are two recommended books:

  • The Study Bible for Women, edited by Dorothy Patterson and Rhonda Kelley, published by Holman Bible Publishers, 2014
  • The Women’s Evangelical Commentary on the Old Testament, edited by Dorothy Patterson and Rhonda Kelley, published by B&H Publishing, 2011

WOMST 4013 I – Women in Church
Candi Finch

  • Coming Soon

WOMST 4043 I – Expository Communications
Candi Finch

  • Coming Soon
Evangelism and Missions
 

ETHIC 4433 I (MISSN 5393 I) – Cross Cultural Ethics
Bill Goff

  • The Bible (Concentrating on a set of biblical studies on character development and its application to Christian decision making and the discipling of others, especially spiritual leaders; and the Sermon on the Mount).
  • Richards, E. Randolph and Brandon J. O’Brien. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-8308
  • Waltke, Bruce K. Finding the Will of God: A Pagan Notion? Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. ISBN: 1-55361-010-5

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 4333 I – World Religions
Dietmar Schulze

  • Corduan, Wilfried, Neighboring Faiths: A Christian Introduction to World Religions (2nd edition), Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2012.
  • Muck, Terry/Adeney, Frances S., Christianity Encountering World Religions, Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2009.

MISSN 4653 I – Applied Anthropology for Bib. Ch. Planting
Daniel Sanchez

  • Hiebert, Paul. Anthropological Insights for Missionaries, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1985. (This book can be purchased in print or in Kindle electronic format.)
  • Sanchez, Daniel, Starting Reproducing Congregations, Second Edition, Fort Worth: Church Starting Network, 2012 (This book can be purchased in print or in Kindle electronic format).
  • The Alliance for Saturation Church Planting. Readings taken from this manual have been placed on Blackboard under the title of “Manual Readings.” These are available to you electronically.
Church and Family Ministries
 

ADMIN 3313 I – Administration and Church Law
Andrew Dowden

  • Welch, Robert H., Church Administration, B & H, 2011.
  • Malphurs, Aubrey, Being Leaders, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2002.

CNSLN 3203 I – Principles of Biblical Counseling
Dale Johnson

  • Ganz, Richard. PsychoBabble, Wheaton: Crossway, 1993. Available at www.richardganz.com or at LifeWay campus store.
  • MacArthur, John F. Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically.  Nashville: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2005.
  • Tripp, David Paul.  Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands.  Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2002.
  • Welch, Edward T. When People Are Big and God Is Small.  Phillipsburg, New Jersey: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1997ISBN: 978-0875526003
  • Whitaker, Robert, Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America, New York: Broadway Books, 2010.

EDMIN 3003 I – Ministry of Education
Chris Shirley

  • Jones, Timothy Paul, ed. Perspectives on Family Ministry. Nashville: B&H Academic. 2009.
  • Malphurs, Aubrey. Strategic Disciplemaking. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2009.              
  • Parr, Steve R. Sunday School That Really Works. Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2010.
  • Yount, William R., ed. Teaching Ministry of the Church, 2nd Edition. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2008.

STMIN 4333 I – Ministry w/ Families of Teens
Richard Ross

  • Accelerate: Parenting Teenagers Toward Adulthood, Richard Ross, ed.
  • Parenting with Kingdom Purpose by Ken Hemphill and Richard Ross
  • Soul Searching by Christian Smith and Melinda Denton
  • Student Ministry and the Supremacy of Christ by Richard Ross

WOMIN 3513 I – Leadership in Women’s Ministry
Alicia Wong

  • Duncan, J. Ligon and Susan Hunt. Women’s Ministry in the Local Church. Wheaton, IL; Crossway, 2006.
  • Sanders, J. Oswald. Spiritual Leadership. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2007.
  • Zichy, Shoya. Women and the Leadership Q. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Cursos en Español
 

CHAHT 3103 IS – Historia de la Iglesia I
Gerardo Alfaro

  • Justo Gonzalez, Historia del Cristianismo. Spanish House, 2009.

NEWTS 3313 IS – Nuevo Testamento Básico I
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). (NTTM)
  • A.T. Robertson, Una Armonía de los Cuatro Evangelios, (El Paso, Tex: Casa Bautista de Publicaciones, edición 2006), designado (AE)
  • Libro por Revisar: El estudiante escogerá un libro, escrito o traducido al español, con relevancia directa a cualquier de los cuatro evangelios, el problema sinóptico, o el Libro de los Hechos.
  • El Manual de Estilo de Southwestern, accesible en Blackboard como archivo pdf.

OLDTS 3313 IS – Antiguo Testamento Básico I
Efrain Salcedo

  • La Santa Biblia (Cualquier Versión Moderna).
  • Lasor, William S., David A. Hubbard, Frederic W. Bush. Panorama del Antiguo Testamento:Mensaje, Forma y Trasfondo. Libros Desafios, 2001.

SYSTH 3003 IS – Teología Sistemática I
Gerardo Alfaro

  • Erickson, Millard.  Teología Sistemática. CLIE, 2009.

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