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NTS Faculty | October 2011

Here, we feature book recommendations from six NTS faculty members.  The books are from their respective disciplines, and relate to pastoral ministry.

FROM DR. MARTY BUTLER  |  Dean for Administration and Student Services

  • Carder, Kenneth L. and Laceye C. Warner.  Grace to Lead: Practicing Leadership in the Wesleyan Tradition (General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, The United Methodist Church, 2011).
  • Heath, Chip and Dan Heath.  Switch: How to Change Things when Change is Hard (Broadway Books, 2010).

FROM DR. ANDY JOHNSON  |  Professor of New Testament

  • González, Justo L.  Luke (Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible Series) (Westminster John Knox Press, 2010).
  • Gorman, Michael.  Reading Paul  (Cascade Books, 2008).
  • McKnight, Scot.  A Community Called Atonement (Abingdon Press, 2007).

FROM DR. STEVE MCCORMICK  |  Professor of Historical Theology and William M. Greathouse Chair of Wesleyan-Holiness Theology

  • Abraham, William J., Jason E. Vickers, and Natalie B. Van Kirk.  Canonical Theism: A Proposal for Theology and the Church (William B. Eerdmans, 2008).
  • Ayres, Lewis.  Augustine and the Trinity (Cambridge University Press, 2010).
  • Flett, John G.  The Witness of God: The Trinity, Missio Dei, Karl Barth, and the Nature of Christian Community  (William B. Eerdmans, 2010).
  • Goheen, Michael W.  A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story (Baker Academic, 2011).
  • Gorman, Michael J.  Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul’s Narrative Soteriology (William B. Eerdmans, 2009).
  • Hunsinger, George.  The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let us Keep the Feast (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
  • Macchia, Frank D.  Justified in the Spirit: Creation, Redemption, and the Triune God  (William B. Eerdmans, 2010).
  • Moltmann, Jürgen.  Sun of Righteousness, Arise!: God’s Future for Humanity and the Earth (Fortress Press, 2010).
  • Webb, Stephen H.  On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals (Oxford University Press, 1998).
  • Wright, N. T.  After you Believe: Why Christian Character Matters (Harper Collins, 2011).

FROM DR. HAROLD RASER  |  Professor of the History of Christianity

  • Hughes, Richard T.  Christian America and the Kingdom of God (University of Illinois Press, 2009).
  • Cunningham, Floyd, Stan Ingersol, Harold E. Raser, and David P. Whitelaw.  Our Watchword & Song: The Centennial History of the Church of the Nazarene (Beacon Hill Press, 2009).

FROM DR. BILL SELVIDGE |  Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies and Director of Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies Program

  • Moschella, Mary Clark.  Ethnography as a Pastoral Practice: An Introduction (The Pilgrim Press, 2008).

FROM DR. DAVID WESLEY  |  Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies and Director of 365M:

  • Goheen, Michael.  A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story (Baker Academic, 2011).
  • Wright, Christopher J. H. The Mission of God’s People: A Biblical Theology of the Church’s Mission (Zondervan, 2010).

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