Text Books 2015

Undergraduate (On Campus)

Subject CodeSubjectText
LA003AOld Testament HebrewDobson, John H. Learn Biblical Hebrew (2d ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012), http://books.google.com.au/books?id=bE8SPwAACAAJ, (2012).
Long, Gary A. Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts through English Grammar (2d ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
LA004ANew Testament GreekForbes, G. New Testament Greek: An Introductory Grammar. Available at MST - please bring $25 to the first class.

Highly Recommended:
Gromaki, R. Biblical Greek Vocabulary Cards, (Vised, 1981).
LA010Intermediate GreekWallace, D.B. Greek Grammar: Beyond the Basics (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1997).
OT201Old Testament FoundationsWalton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. Old Testament Today (2nd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2013).

Alternative directed readings will also be set from the following title if you would prefer a more challenging textbook:
Walton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).
NT201Content & Setting of the Gospel TraditionElwell, Walter A. and Yarbrough, Robert W. Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd Ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).

Alternative directed readings will also be set from the following title if you would prefer a more challenging textbook:
Achtemeier, Paul J., Green, Joel B. and Thompson, Marianne Meye. Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001).
CH205Early Church HistoryGonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (Vol. 1. 2nd ed.; New York: Harper Collins, 2010).
OT421/431Former ProphetsSatterthwaite, Philip. & McConville, Gordon. Exploring the Old Testament: The Histories (Vol 2; SPCK, 2007).

Highly Recommended:
Baldwin, Joyce. 1 & 2 Samuel (Tyndale Commentary Series; IVP, 1988).
NT424/434The Fourth GospelEnglish Students (NT624)
Carson, D. A. The Gospel According to John (Illinois: IVP, 1991).
Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).

Greek Students (NT634)
Köstenberger, A. J. John (BECNT; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004).

Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).
NT206RomansMoo, Douglas J. Encountering the Book of Romans: A Theological Survey (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2014).
TH401The Knowledge of GodHighly Recommended:
Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology (3rd Ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
MSM42Understanding the Qu'ran from a Christian PerspectiveNA: Required reading will be available via PDFs online.
PC447PreachingNA: Required reading will be available via PDFs online.
PE405Christianity and the ArtsNA: Required reading will be available via PDFs online.
PC435Leadership and ManagementBlackaby, Henry & Richard. Spiritual Leadership (TN: Broadman and Holman, 2001).
PE301Introduction to EthicsHollinger, Dennis P., Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002).

Highly Recommended:
Green, Joel B., Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011).

Undergraduate (Distance)

Subject CodeSubjectText
OT301DOld Testament FoundationsWalton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).
NT301DContent & Setting of the Gospel TraditionHarding, M. and Nobbs, A. (eds.). Content & Setting of the Gospel Tradition (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010).

Highly Recommended:
Ladd, G. E. A Theology of the New Testament (rev. ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1994).
Green, J.B., Brown, Jeannine K., Perrin, Nicholas. (eds.). Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd Ed.; Illinois: IVP, 2013).
CH301DThe Church to 1550Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (Vol. 1. 2nd ed.; New York: Harper Collins, 2010).
Bettenson, Henry, and Maunder, Chris. Documents of the Christian Church (4th ed.; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).
TH401DThe Knowledge of GodErickson, Millard J. Christian Theology (3rd Ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
McGrath, Alister. Christian Theology: An Introduction (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002).
NT424D/434DThe Fourth GospelEnglish Students (NT424D)
Carson, D. A. The Gospel According to John (Illinois: IVP, 1991).
OR
Kruse, C. G. The Gospel According to John (TNTC; Illinois: IVP, 2003).

Highly Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).

Greek Students (NT434D)
Köstenberger, A. J. John (BECNT; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004).
OR
Keener, C. The Gospel of John: A Commentary (2 vols; Hendrickson, 2003).

Highly Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).

Graduate (On Campus)

Subject CodeTextText
LA003AOld Testament HebrewDobson, John H. Learn Biblical Hebrew (2d ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012), http://books.google.com.au/books?id=bE8SPwAACAAJ, (2012).
Long, Gary A. Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts through English Grammar (2d ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
LA004ANew Testament GreekForbes, G. New Testament Greek: An Introductory Grammar. Available at MST - please bring $25 to the first class.

Highly Recommended:
Gromaki, R. Biblical Greek Vocabulary Cards, (Vised, 1981).
LA010Intermediate GreekWallace, D.B. Greek Grammar: Beyond the Basics (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1997).
OT501Old Testament FoundationsWalton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).
Alexander, T. Desmond. From Paradise to Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch (3rd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012).
NT501Content & Setting of the Gospel TraditionHarding, M. and Nobbs, A. (eds.). Content & Setting of the Gospel Tradition (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010).

Highly Recommended:
Ladd, G. E. A Theology of the New Testament (rev. ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1994).
Green, J.B., Brown, Jeannine K., Perrin, Nicholas. (eds.). Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd Ed.; Illinois: IVP, 2013).
CH505Early Church HistoryGonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (Vol. 1. 2nd ed.; New York: Harper Collins, 2010).
and/or
Ferguson, Everett. Church History: From Christ to Pre-Reformation (2nd Ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2013).
OT621/631Former ProphetsSatterthwaite, Philip. & McConville, Gordon. Exploring the Old Testament: The Histories (Vol 2; SPCK, 2007).

Highly Recommended:
Baldwin, Joyce. 1 & 2 Samuel (Tyndale Commentary Series; Illinois: IVP, 1988).
NT624/634The Fourth GospelEnglish Students (NT624)
Carson, D. A. The Gospel According to John (Illinois: IVP, 1991).

Highly Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).

Greek Students (NT634)
Köstenberger, A. J. John (BECNT; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004).

Highly Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).
TH601The Knowledge of GodTBA

Highly Recommended:
Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology (3rd Ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
MSM62Understanding the Quar’an from a Christian PerspectiveNA: Required reading will be available via PDFs online.
PE647PreachingNA: Required reading will be available via PDFs online.
PE605Christianity & the ArtsNA: Required reading will be available via PDFs online.
PC435Leadership & ManagementBlackaby, Henry & Richard. Spiritual Leadership (TN: Broadman and Holman, 2001).
Malphurs, Aubrey. Being Leaders (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2003).
Pue, Carson. Mentoring Leaders (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2005).
PE301Introduction to EthicsHollinger, Dennis P. Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002).

Highly Recommended:
Green, Joel B. Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011).

Graduate (Distance)

Subject CodeSubjectText
OT501DOld Testament FoundationsWalton, John H. and Hill, Andrew E. A Survey of the Old Testament (3rd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009).
NT501DContent & Setting of the Gospel TraditionHarding, M. and Nobbs, A. (eds.). Content & Setting of the Gospel Tradition (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010).

Highly Recommended:
Ladd, G. E. A Theology of the New Testament (rev. ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1994).
Green, J.B., Brown, Jeannine K., Perrin, Nicholas. (eds.). Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd Ed.; Illinois: IVP, 2013).
CH501DThe Church to 1550Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation (Vol. 1. 2nd ed.; New York: Harper Collins, 2010).
Bettenson, Henry, and Maunder, Chris. Documents of the Christian Church (4th ed.; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).
TH601DThe Knowledge of GodErickson, Millard J. Christian Theology (3rd Ed.; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013).
McGrath, Alister. Christian Theology: An Introduction (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002).
NT624D/634DThe Fourth GospelEnglish Students (NT624D)
Carson, D. A. The Gospel According to John (Illinois: IVP, 1991).
OR
Kruse, C. G. The Gospel According to John (TNTC; Illinois: IVP, 2003).

Highly Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).

Greek Students (NT634D)
Köstenberger, A. J. John (BECNT; Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004).
OR
Keener, C. The Gospel of John: A Commentary (2 vols; Hendrickson, 2003).

Highly Recommended:
Köstenberger, A. J. A Theology of John’s Gospel and Letters (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009).