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Selected New Titles at Princeton Theological Seminary Library

Reference Librarian Kate Skrebutenas regularly highlights new titles from the print book collection.

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Paul: The Pagans' Apostle - Paula Fredriksen
Call Number: BS2506.3 .F743 2017
ISBN: 9780300225884
Publication Date: 2017-08-22

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Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age, The - Steven Weitzman
Call Number: DS117 .W4485 2017
ISBN: 9780691174600
Publication Date: 2017-05-30

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Talking God: philosophers on belief - Gary Gutting
Call Number: BL80.3 .G88 2017
ISBN: 9780393352818
Publication Date: 2016-11-22

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Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: womanist and black feminist perspectives - Keri Day
Call Number: BT83.9 .D39 2016
ISBN: 9781137569424
Publication Date: 2015-11-30

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Child Sacrifice in Ancient Israel - Heath D. Dewrell
Call Number: BS680.C45 D49 2017
ISBN: 9781575064949
Publication Date: 2017-05-01

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Reforming Music: music and the religious reformations of the sixteenth century - Chiara Bertoglio
Call Number: ML2902 .B47 2017
ISBN: 9783110518054
Publication Date: 2017-02-20

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Friendship in the Hebrew Bible - Saul M. Olyan
Call Number: BS1199.F73 O59 2017
ISBN: 9780300182682
Publication Date: 2017-01-10


Previously Selected New Titles at Princeton Theological Seminary Library

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Philosophy of Loneliness - Lars Svendsen; Kerri Pierce (Translator)
Call Number: BF575.L7 S8413 2017
ISBN: 9781780237473
Publication Date: 2017-03-15

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Human Origins and the Image of God: essays in honor of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen - Daniel Pedersen (Editor); Christopher Lilley (Editor)
Call Number: BT701.3 .H863 2017
ISBN: 9780802875143
Publication Date: 2017-05-05
forward by M. Craig Barnes
contributing authors include D. J. Smit

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Power of Unearned Suffering: the roots and implications of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s theodicy, The - Mika Edmondson
Call Number: BX6455.K56 E36 2017
ISBN: 9781498537322
Publication Date: 2016-12-09

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Hip Hop's Hostile Gospel: a post-soul theological exploration - Daniel White Hodge
Call Number: ML3918.R37 H64 2017
ISBN: 9789004210592
Publication Date: 2016-11-17
Series: Studies in critical research on religion

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Preaching the Women of the Old Testament: who they were and why they matter - Lynn Japinga
Call Number: BS575 .J38 2017
ISBN: 9780664259693
Publication Date: 2017-02-16

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New World A-Coming: Black religion and racial identity during the great migration - Judith Weisenfeld
Call Number: BL625.2 .W45 2016
ISBN: 9781479888801
Publication Date: 2017-02-07

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Tears We Cannot Stop: a sermon to white America - Michael Eric Dyson
Call Number: E185.615 .D97 2017
ISBN: 9781250135995
Publication Date: 2017-01-17

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Reclaiming Hope: lessons learned in the Obama White House about the future of faith in America - Michael Wear
Call Number: E908.3 .W43 2017
ISBN: 9780718082321
Publication Date: 2017-01-17

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Religion, State and the United Nations - Anne Stensvold (Editor)
Call Number: BL65.I55 R46 2017
ISBN: 9781138938656
Publication Date: 2016-08-24

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Poverty and Wealth in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - Nathan R. Kollar (Editor); Muhammad Shafiq (Editor)
Call Number: BL65.W42 P68 2016
ISBN: 9781349948499
Publication Date: 2016-07-27

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Christmas as Religion: rethinking Santa, the secular and the sacred - Christopher Deacy
Call Number: BV45 .D42 2016 (Second Floor)
ISBN: 9780198754565
Publication Date: 2016-09-28

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Names for the Messiah: an Advent study - Walter Brueggemann
Call Number: BS1515.6.M44 B78 2016 (Third Floor)
ISBN: 9780664262570
Publication Date: 2016-08-19
A second copy is shelved with the Reigner collection: REIGNER BS1515.6.M44 B78 2016

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Harnessing Courage: overcoming adversity with grit & gratitude - Laura Bratton
Call Number: BJ1533.C8 B73 2016
ISBN: 9781942557623
Publication Date: 2016-10-01
A Conversation and Book Signing with Laura Bratton, Nov. 15, 2016

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Thérèse Vanier: pioneer of L'Arche, palliative care and spiritual unity - Ann Shearer
Call Number: R726.8 .S54 2016
ISBN: 9780232532517
Publication Date: 2016

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Preacher Girl: Uldine Utley and the industry of revival - Thomas A. Robinson
Call Number: BV3785.U7 R63 2016
ISBN: 9781481303958
Publication Date: 2016-07-15

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Sex, Family, and the Culture Wars - Mark J. Cherry
Call Number: HQ32 .C54 2016
ISBN: 9781412863094
Publication Date: 2016-07-18

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The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton's advice to peacemakers - Jim Forest
Call Number: BX4705.M542 F667 2016
ISBN: 9781626981973
Publication Date: 2016-08-01

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Oneida: from free love Utopia to the well-set table - Ellen Wayland-Smith
Call Number: HX656.O5 W39 2016
ISBN: 9781250043085
Publication Date: 2016-05-03

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The Muslim Question in Europe: political controversies and public philosophies - Peter O'Brien
Call Number: D1056.2.M87 O27 2016
ISBN: 9781439912768
Publication Date: 2016-02-29

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Without Precedent: Scripture, tradition and the ordination of women - Geoffrey Kirk
Call Number: BV676 .K57 2016
ISBN: 9781498230810
Publication Date: 2016-02-05

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Journeying with John: reflections on the gospel - James Woodward; Paula Gooder; Mark Pryce
Call Number: BS2615.52 .W66 2016
ISBN: 9780664260637
Publication Date: 2016-02-01

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The Big Picture: a guide to finding your purpose in life - Christine B. Whelan
Call Number: BF637.S4 .W474 2016
ISBN: 9781599474243
Publication Date: 2016-05-23

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Black Gods of the Asphalt: religion, hip-hop, and street basketball - Onaje X. O. Woodbine
Call Number: GV887.3 .W66 2016
ISBN: 9780231177283
Publication Date: 2016-05-24

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Restoring the Healer: spiritual self-care for health care professionals - William Dorman
Call Number: BT732.5 .D67 2016
ISBN: 9781599474939
Publication Date: 2016-03-15

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The Sacred Foodways of Film: theological servings in 11 food films - Antonio D. Sison - Antonio D. Sison
Call Number: PN1995.5 .S6253 2016
ISBN: 9781498230469
Publication Date: 2016-02-18

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Integrity at Stake: safeguarding your church from financial fraud - Rollie Neal Dimos
Call Number: BV774.5 .D56 2016
ISBN: 9780310525004
Publication Date: 2016-02-02

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When Race, Religion, and Sport Collide: Black athletes at BYU and beyond - Darron T. Smith
Call Number: GV691.B74 S65 2016
ISBN: 9781442217881
Publication Date: 2015-10-30

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The Givenness of Things: essays - Marilynne Robinson
Call Number: BT40 .R57 2015
ISBN: 9780374298470
Publication Date: 2015-10-27

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The Battle for Yellowstone: morality and the sacred roots of environmental conflict - Justin Farrell
Call Number: GE198.Y45 F37 2015
ISBN: 9780691164342
Publication Date: 2015-06-30

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The Emergence of Evangelical Spirituality : the age of Edwards, Newton, and Whitefield - edited and with an introduction by Tom Schwanda ; foreword by Mark A. Noll.
Call Number: BR1640.A25 E44 2016
ISBN: 9780809106219
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
There is a second copy shelved in the Reference Collection: REF BL70 .C52 2016

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The Courage to Be Queer - Jeff Hood; Brandan Robertson (Foreword by)
Call Number: BT83.65 .H66 2015
ISBN: 9781498221917
Publication Date: 2015-09-18

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The vulnerable pastor : how human limitations empower our ministry - Mandy Smith; David Hansen (Foreword by)
Call Number: BV4398 .S57 2015
ISBN: 9780830841233
Publication Date: 2015-10-25

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Contracting fear : Islamic law in the Middle East and middle America - Khurram Dara
Call Number: KBP440.3 .D35 2015
ISBN: 1498204120
Publication Date: 2015-10-22

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America's religions : from their origins to the twenty-first century - Peter W. Williams
Call Number: BL2525 .W487 2015
ISBN: 9780252039614
Publication Date: 2015-10-30

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The next worship : glorifying God in a diverse world - Sandra Maria Van Opstal; Mark Labberton (Foreword by)
Call Number: BV15 .V353 2015
ISBN: 9780830841295
Publication Date: 2016-01-03

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The Radical King - Martin Luther King; Cornel West (Editor)
Call Number: E185.97.K5 A53 2015
ISBN: 9780807012826
Publication Date: 2015-01-13

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Trouble I've seen : changing the way the church views racism - Drew G. I. Hart
Call Number: BT734.2 .H273 2016
ISBN: 9781513800004
Publication Date: 2016-01-01

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The Holocaust Memorial Museum: sacred secular place - Avril Alba
Call Number: D804.17 .A43 2015
ISBN: 9781137451354
Publication Date: 2015-10-06

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Jewish Liturgy: a guide to research - Ruth Langer
Call Number: Z6371.L5 L36 2015
ISBN: 9780810886162
Publication Date: 2015-03-06

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What Is Intellectual History? - Richard Whatmore
Call Number: B51.4 .W43 2015
ISBN: 9780745644929
Publication Date: 2015-10-26

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A Political History of the Bible in America - Paul D. Hanson
Call Number: BR515 .H36 2015
ISBN: 9780664260392
Publication Date: 2015-08-24

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Our Program: a Christian political manifesto - Abraham Kuyper; translated and edited by Harry Van Dyke
Call Number: JN5985.A6 K897 2015
ISBN: 9781577996552
Publication Date: 2015-11-01
Additional copies:
KUYPER JN5985.A6 K897 2015
REF JN5985.A6 K897 2015 |

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Selling Yoga: from counterculture to pop culture - Andrea R. Jain
Call Number: BL1238.52 .J35 2015
ISBN: 9780199390243
Publication Date: 2014-12-08

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Pastor As Counselor: wise presence, sacred conversation - John Patton
Call Number: BV4012.2 .P349 2015
ISBN: 9781630886905
Publication Date: 2015-10-06

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Inclusive Marriage Services: a wedding sourcebook - Kimberly Bracken Long; David Maxwell
Call Number: BV199.M3 I53 2015
ISBN: 9780664262198
Publication Date: 2015-11-01
Contributors, Kimberly L. Clayton, David Gambrell, Kimberly Bracken Long, David Maxwell, Ruth A. Meyers, Bradley E. Schmeling

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Blessed Are the Poor? : urban poverty and the Church - Laurie Green
Call Number: BV639.P6 G69 2015
ISBN: 9780334053651
Publication Date: 2015-06-30

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The Work of the Dead: a cultural history of mortal remains - Thomas W. Laqueur
Call Number: GT3150 .L37 2015
ISBN: 9780691157788
Publication Date: 2015-10-13
Presentation & discussion with the author @ Labyrinth Books 10/30/15

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Jesus and Jihad: reclaiming the prophetic heart of Christianity and Islam - Robert F. Shedinger
Call Number: BL51 .S543 2015
ISBN: 9781498220217
Publication Date: 2015-06-22

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Envisioning the Congregation, Practicing the Gospel: a guide for pastors and lay leaders - John W. Stewart
Call Number: BV600.3 .S744 2015
ISBN: 9780802871640
Publication Date: 2015-03-01

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The First American Evangelical: a short life of Cotton Mather - Rick Kennedy
Call Number: F67.M43 K46 2015
ISBN: 9780802872111
Publication Date: 2015-06-01

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The Human Work of Art: a theological appraisal of creativity and the death of the artist - Davor Dzalto
Call Number: BX342.9.M35 D38 2014
ISBN: 0881415014
Publication Date: 2014-09-01

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Understanding Israel/Palestine: race, nation, and human rights in the conflict - Eve Spangler
Call Number: DS119.7 .S64 2015
ISBN: 9789463000864
Publication Date: 2015-05-15

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Boundless - Bryan Bishop
Call Number: BR127 .B544 2015
ISBN: 9780801017162
Publication Date: 2015-06-16

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Man Maker Project - Chris Bruno; Dan B. Allender (Foreword by)
Call Number: HQ775 .B78 2015
ISBN: 1498206158
Publication Date: 2015-02-23

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De-Introducing the New Testament - Todd Penner; Davina C. Lopez
Call Number: BS2361.3 .P46 2015
ISBN: 9781405187688
Publication Date: 2015-06-08

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Indulgences after Luther - Elizabeth C. Tingle
Call Number: BX2280 .T56 2015
ISBN: 9781848935020
Publication Date: 2015-05-01

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Ecumenical Quest - Keith Clements
Call Number: BX4827.B57 C542 2015
ISBN: 9782825416563
Publication Date: 2015-02-15

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One of us - Diane Glancy
Call Number: PS3557.L294 O53 2015
ISBN: 1625647042
Publication Date: 2015

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Mystagogy of the Eucharist: a resource for Faith Formation - Gilbert Ostdiek
Call Number: BX2215.3 .O88 2015
ISBN: 9780814637197
Publication Date: 2015-05-01

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Ethics and the Elderly: the challenge of long-term care - Sarah M. Moses
Call Number: RC954.3 .M67 2015
ISBN: 9781626981317
Publication Date: 2015-03-01

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Urban Ecclesiology: gospel of Mark, Familia Dei, and a Filipino community facing homelessness - Pascal D. Bazzell
Call Number: BX1656 .B39 2015
ISBN: 9780567659804
Publication Date: 2015-07-16

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Philippians and Philemon - Daniel L. Migliore
Call Number: BS2705.53 .M54 2014
ISBN: 9780664232634
Publication Date: 2014-08-25

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Sacramental Politics: religious worship as political action - Brian Kaylor
Call Number: BR115.P7 K326 2015
ISBN: 9781433126154
Publication Date: 2014-10-30

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Unmanly Men: refigurations of masculinity in Luke-Acts - Brittany E. Wilson
Call Number: BS2589.6.M39 W55 2015
ISBN: 9780199325009
Publication Date: 2015-04-21

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Mobilizing Congregations: how teams can motivate members and get things done - John W. Wimberly
Call Number: BV652 .W5575 2015
ISBN: 9781566997744
Publication Date: 2015-03-06

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Abounding in Kindness: writings for the people of God - Elizabeth A. Johnson
Call Number: BX1751.3 .J645 2015
ISBN: 9781626981133
Publication Date: 2015-05-01

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Testimony: Quakerism and theological ethics - Rachel Muers
Call Number: BX7748.T54 M84 2015
ISBN: 9780334046684
Publication Date: 2015-03-31


New Faculty Titles

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An Apostle in Battle: Paul and spiritual warfare in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 - Lisa M. Bowens
Call Number: BS2280 .W812 v.433
ISBN: 9783161548604
Publication Date: 2017

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Child Sacrifice in Ancient Israel - Heath D. Dewrell
Call Number: BS680.C45 D49 2017
ISBN: 9781575064949
Publication Date: 2017-05-01

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Integrating Work in Theological Education - edited by Kathleen A. Cahalan, Edward Foley, Gordon S. Mikoski
Call Number: BV4020 .I584 2017
ISBN: 1498278795
Publication Date: 2017-03-09

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Reading Acts in the Discourses of Masculinity and Politics - Eric Barreto (Editor); Matthew L. Skinner (Editor); Steve Walton (Editor); Chris Keith (Contribution by)
Call Number: BS2280 .J86 v.559
ISBN: 9780567668127
Publication Date: 2017-01-12
Series: Library of New Testament studies

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Reading the Gospels with Karl Barth - Daniel L. Migliore (Editor)
Call Number: BX4827.B3 K363 2015
ISBN: 9780802873637
Publication Date: 2017-03-10
Papers presented at the 2015 Karl Barth Conference, held June 21-24, at Princeton Theological Seminary on the theme of "Karl Barth and the Gospels: Interpreting Gospel Texts." PTS contributors include Daniel Migliore, Bruce McCormack, Shannon Smythe
A second (non-circulating) copy is available in the Barth Collection.

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Religious Resistance to Neoliberalism: womanist and black feminist perspectives - Keri Day
Call Number: BT83.9 .D39 2016
ISBN: 9781137569424
Publication Date: 2015-11-30


More New Faculty Titles (A-Z)

New faculty books are regularly on display in an exhibit on the first floor curated by Collection Development Librarian, Jeremy Wallace.

For information about this and other exhibits, visit

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Bearing the Unbearable: trauma, gospel, and pastoral care - Deborah van Deusen Hunsinger
Call Number: BV4012 .H85 2015
ISBN: 9780802871039
Publication Date: 2015-07-01

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Beatitudes, The - George Hunsinger
Call Number: BT382 .H84 2015
ISBN: 9780809106141
Publication Date: 2015-11-03

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Called to witness: Doing Missional Theology - Darrell L. Guder
Call Number: BV601.8 .G785 2015
ISBN: 9780802872227
Publication Date: 2015-10-01

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Church and Academy - Gordon Graham
Call Number: BR115.P7 K89
ISBN: 9780802872456
Publication Date: 2015-03-01
The Kuyper Center Review, Volume 5. There is another copy in the Kuyper Collection: KUYPER BR115.P7 K89

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Conversational Theology - George Hunsinger
Call Number: BR118 .H87 2015
ISBN: 9780567658173
Publication Date: 2015-01-15
There is also a non-circulating copy in the Center for Barth Studies: BARTH BR118 .H87 2015

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Dionysian Mystical Theology, The - Paul Rorem
Call Number: BR65.D66 R674 2015
ISBN: 9781451495829
Publication Date: 2015-08-01

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Evangelical, Catholic, and Reformed - George Hunsinger
Call Number: BX4827.B3 H864 2015
ISBN: 9780802865502
Publication Date: 2015-02-01
There is also a non-circulating copy in the Center for Barth Studies: BARTH BX4827.B3 H864 2015

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Executed God, The: the way of the cross in lockdown America - Mark Lewis Taylor
Call Number: HV8687 .T39 2015
ISBN: 9781451492675
Publication Date: 2015-11-01

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Exploring the Bible - Eric D. Barreto and Michael J. Chan
Call Number: BS511.3 .B37 2016
ISBN: 9781506401041
Publication Date: 2016-08-01
Series: Foundations for learning

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Gift of Sublimation, The - Nathan Carlin; Donald Capps
Call Number: BF175.5.S92 C37 2015
ISBN: 9781498203012
Publication Date: 2015-06-23

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How youth ministry can change theological education-if we let it : reflections from the Lilly Endowment's High School Theology Program Seminar - edited by Kenda Creasy Dean and Christy Lang Hearlson
Call Number: BV4163 .H69 2016
ISBN: 9780802871930
Publication Date: 2016-03-29
with Andrew Brubacher Kaethler, Elizabeth Corrie, Katherine M. Douglass, Fred Edie, David Horn, Jeffrey Kaster, Anabel Proffitt, Judy Steers, Brent A. Strawn, Anne Streaty Wimberly, Jacquie Church You

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Karl Barth and the Making of Evangelical Theology - Clifford B. Anderson and Bruce L. McCormack
Call Number: BX4827.B3 K355 2015
ISBN: 9780802872357
Publication Date: 2015-01-01

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Mirage : a Sri Lankan dalit novel - K. Daniel (Kē. Ṭān̲iyal)
Call Number: PL4758.9.T31895 M57 2016
ISBN: 9789556595154
Publication Date: 2016
Translated by Subramanian Jebanesan. Edited, introduced and annotated by Richard Fox Young with afterwords.

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Night Comes: death, imagination, and the last things - Dale C. Allison
Call Number: BT823 .A45 2016
ISBN: 9780802871183
Publication Date: 2016-03-29

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On Biblical Poetry - F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp
Call Number: BS1405.52 .D63 2015
ISBN: 9780199766901
Publication Date: 2015-09-28

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Pastoral ministry and worship in Calvin's Geneva, The - Elsie Anne McKee
Call Number: BX9418 .M353 2016
ISBN: 9782600019620
Publication Date: 2016

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Psalms 1-50: sighs and songs of Israel - Ellen T. Charry
Call Number: BS1430.53 .C43 2015
ISBN: 9781587431579
Publication Date: 2015-10-13
Other contributors include: William Brown (Foreword by); R. Reno (General Editor); Robert Jenson (Contribution by); Ephraim Radner (Contribution by); Michael Root (Contribution by); George Sumner (Contribution by).
Second copy: REF BS1430.53 .C43 2015.

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Reading Barth with Charity - George Hunsinger
Call Number: BX4827.B3 H865 2015
ISBN: 9780801095313
Publication Date: 2015-04-21

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Rethinking Celebration: From Rhetoric to Praise in African American Preaching - Cleophus J LaRue
Call Number: BV4221 .L375 2016
ISBN: 9780664261498
Publication Date: 2016-08-24

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Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries - Gordon Graham (Editor)
Call Number: B1401 .S382 2015
ISBN: 9780199560684
Publication Date: 2015-05-05

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Sensing the Scriptures - Karlfried Froehlich
Call Number: BS476 .F745 2014
ISBN: 9780802870803
Publication Date: 2014-08-01

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Tolerance among the Virtues - John R. Bowlin
Call Number: BV4630 .B69 2016
ISBN: 9780691169972
Publication Date: 2016-08-23

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Ways of the word : learning to preach for your time and place - Sally A. Brown and Luke A. Powery
Call Number: BV4211.3 .S768 2016
ISBN: 9780800699222
Publication Date: 2016

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What Did Jesus Ask?: Christian leaders reflect on his questions of faith - Editors of Time Magazine; Elizabeth de Mattos Dias (Editor); Nancy Gibbs (Foreword by)
Call Number: BS2555.54 .W53 2015
ISBN: 9781618930583
Publication Date: 2015-10-27
Authors include Ellen T. Charry and Yolanda Nicole Pierce

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Where the Gods Are: spatial dimensions of anthropomorphism in the Biblical world - Mark S. Smith
Call Number: BS2397 .S65 2016
ISBN: 9780300209228
Publication Date: 2016-06-28

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World Christianity as public religion = Cristianismo mundial como religião pública - Editors: Raimundo C. Barreto Jr., Ronaldo Cavalcante, Wanderley Pereira da Rosa
Call Number: BR115.W6 W675 2016
ISBN: 9788567604039
Publication Date: 2016
Series: World Christianity as public religion v.1
To Donald M. Vorp (1935-2016), in memoriam.
Includes work by: Afeosemime Adogame, Luis N. Rivera-Pagán, Raimundo C. Barreto Jr., Retief Muller, and Yvette Joy Harris-Smith


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