Spring Semester 2012 Book List

Here’s a list of my classes and texts I’m working with and reading this semester.

1. Introduction to Worship

  • The Change of Conversion and The Origin of Christendom By: Alan Krieder
  • The Eucharist: Bodies, Bread, & Resurrection By: Andrea Bieler, Luise Schottroff
  • Early Christian Worship: A Basic Introduction to Ideas and Practice Second Edition By: Paul F. Bradshaw
  • Documents of Christian Worship: Descriptive and Interpretive Sources By: James F. White
  • The Art of Public Prayer: Not for Clergy Only Second Edition By: Lawrence A. Hoffman
  • Introduction to Christian Worship Third Edition Revised and Expanded By: James F. White
  • The Prayer Book Through the Ages: Formerly Titled: The Story of the Real Prayer Book By: William Sydnor
  • Christian Worship 100,000 Sundays of Symbols and Rituals By: Gail Ramshaw
  • From Age to Age: How Christians Have Celebrated The Eucharist By: Edward Foley

2. Introduction to Pastoral Theology

  • In Living Color: An Intercultural Approach to Pastoral Care & Counseling Second Edition By: Emmanuel Y. Lartey Foreword by: James Newton Poling
  • Cultivating Wholeness: A Guide to Care and Counseling in Faith Communities By: Margaret Kornfeld
  • Drinking from the Same Well: Cross-Cultural Concerns in Pastoral Care and Counseling By: Lydia F. Johnson
  • Pastoral Care Emergencies: Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Services By: David K. Switzer
  • Mighty Stories, Dangerous Rituals: Weaving Together the Human and the Divine By: Herbert Anderson, Edward Foley
  • The Skilled Pastor: Counseling as the Practice of Theology By: Charles W. Taylor

3. Introduction to the New Testament

  • Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey By: Mark Allan Powell
  • NRSV with the Apocrypha Holy Bible

4. Fundamentals of Music

  • Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory: A Complete Self-Study Course for all Musicians By: Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morty Manus
  • Practical Theory Complete: A Self-Instruction Music Theory Course By: Sandy Feldstein


5. History of Christianity II

  • Readings in Christian Theology By: Peter C. Hodgson & Robert H. King Editors
  • A History of Christianity in Asia, Africa, and Latin America 1450-1990 A Documentary Sourcebook By: Klaus Koschorke, Frieder Ludwig, Mariano Delgado Editors
  • The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity Revised and Expanded Edition By: Philip Jenkins
  • Modern Christianity to 1900: A People’s History of Christianity By: Amanda Porterfield Editor Denis R. Janz, General Editor

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