Below is a list of textbooks for spring semester (January 12-May 11, 2018) courses. 

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This list was last updated: 11/2/17 and reflects information received from faculty members. Prices listed are approximate cost of textbooks as recorded on Amazon as of November 1, 2017. It is recommended that you wait until November 13 before purchasing items from this list so that any last minute changes can be made before registration opens.

* Titles which are required textbooks are noted with the word REQUIRED in BOLD type.

* Titles which do NOT have the word REQUIRED are the books which are not required, but are merely suggestions for supplemental resource material.

Course Title  Instructor(s)  ISBN Title  Author(s)  Approx. Cost
COMM 265 Advanced Public Speaking Elliott        
  Required   9780205740017 Advanced Public Speaking: A Leader's Guide Hostetler & Kahl $ 59.00 paperback
  Required   9780470632017 Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences Duarte $ 17.00 paperback
      9780596522346 Slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations Duarte $ 28.00 paperback
ENGL 262 World Literature II Maas        
  Required   9780393919615 The Norton Anthology of World Literature: Volume 2 (shorter 3rd edition)
or if you plan to take ENGL261 in a future semester, you can purchase the two volume set ISBN 9780393919622 (Volumes 1 & 2, shorter 3rd edition)
(alternate translations of each literary work will be available on lesson webpages if you choose not to purchase the anthology)
Puchner $ 79.00 paperback (or $ 87.00 for 2-volume set)
THL 110B Tomorrow's World Bible Study Course Ciesielka        
      9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 40.00 bonded leather
      9781418542108 NKJV Study Bible: Large Print Edition Thomas Nelson $ 97.00 bonded leather
THL 136  Acts and the Writings of Paul Frank        
  Required   9780801039645  Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd edition) Elwell & Yarbrough $ 33.00 hardcover
  Required   9780970569509 Evidence and Paul's Journeys: An Historical Investigation into the Travels of the Apostle Paul White $ 15.00 paperback
  Required   9780801021572 Readings from the First-Century World: Primary Sources for New Testament Study Elwell & Yarbrough $ 26.00 paperback
      9781176433748 A Harmony of the Life of Saint Paul According to the Acts of the Apostles and the Pauline Epistles Goodwin $ 27.00 paperback
      9780540050345 Atlas of the Acts and Epistles Stirling $ 104.00 paperback (used)
      9780825436390 St. Paul the Traveler and Roman Citizen Ramsay & Wilson $ 28.00 hardcover
      9780310365686 The Expositor's Bible Commentary 5-Volume New Testament Set: Vols. 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 Gaebelein $ 154.00 hardcover
      9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 40.00 bonded leather
THL 212 Old Testament Survey II Nathan        
  Required   9780801049538 Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (3rd edition) Arnold & Beyer $ 39.00 hardcover
      9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 40.00 bonded leather
      9781418542108 NKJV Study Bible: Large Print Edition Thomas Nelson $ 97.00 bonded leather
      9780310280811 All the Men of the Bible Lockyer $ 13.00 paperback
      9780310281511 All the Women of the Bible Lockyer $ 13.00 paperback
      9780805428360 Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary Draper, Brand & England $ 28.00 hardcover
      9781558193321 Holman Bible Handbook Dockery $ 19.00 hardcover
      9780802490568 The New Unger's Bible Handbook Unger $ 33.00 hardcover
      9780310519393 Halley's Bible Handbook (classic edition) Halley $ 15.00 hardcover
      9780310481614 Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament (revised edition) Walton $ 18.00 paperback
      9789652208149 The Carta Bible Atlas (5th edition) Aharoni, Avi-Yonah, Rainey, Safrai & Notley $ 41.00 hardcover
        The Real God: Proofs and Promises (LCG booklet) Winnail $ 0.00 pdf
        The Bible: Fact or Fiction? (LCG booklet) Winnail $ 0.00 pdf
THL 215 Lost Tribes of Israel in History and Prophecy Winnail D.        
  Required   9780818702884 The Story of Celto-Saxon Israel Bennett $ 28.00 hardcover
  Required   9780934666152 Missing Links Discovered in Assyrian Tablets (13th edition) Capt $ 12.00 paperback
  Required     The United States and Great Britain in Prophecy (LCG booklet) Ogwyn $ 0.00 free download
      9781842126653 The Lost Tribes of Israel: The History of a Myth Parfitt $ 7.00 paperback (used)
      9780340786574 Chosen People: The Big Idea that Shapes England and America Longley $ 2.00 paperback (used)
      9781173909963 Israel Redivivus Danvers $ 28.00 paperback
      9781143716676 The History of the Anglo-Saxons Turner $ 34.00 paperback
      9780393330755 Saxons, Vikings and Celts: Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland Sykes $ 17.00 paperback
      9780446580632 Abraham's Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People Entine $ 25.00 hardcover
THL 226 Christian Leadership Winnail S.        
  Required   9780425123096 Making a Difference: Twelve Qualities that Make You a Leader Bethel $ 9.00 paperback
  Required   9780896931688 The Leadership Style of Jesus: How to Develop the Leadership Qualities of the Good Shepherd Youssef $ 40.00 paperback
  Required   9780310280811 All the Men of the Bible Lockyer $ 13.00 paperback
  Required   9780310281511 All the Women of the Bible Lockyer $ 13.00 paperback
THL 320 Introduction to Church History Germano        
  Required     The History of the Church Jesus Built: An Introduction to Church History (unpublished: chapters downloadable in the course) Germano $ .00 pdf
  Required   9781624799990 The Incredible History of God's True Church (NOTE: LCG members were issued copies of this text) Fletcher $ 50.00 hardcover
      9780227173114 The Seventh-Day Men: Sabbatarians and Sabbatarianism in England and Wales, 1600-1800 Ball $ 53.00 paperback
      9781402155925 The Key of Truth: A Manual of the Paulician Church of Armenia Conybeare $ 27.00 paperback
      9780943872995 Sabbatarianism and the Sixteenth Century: A Page in the History of the Radical Reformation Liechty $ 46.00 paperback (used)
      9780810836815  Baptist Successionism: A Crucial Question in Baptist History McGoldrick $ 44.00 paperback
      9780060677015 The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuries Stark $ 13.00 paperback
THL 327 Working with Christian Youth Monson   NO REQUIRED TEXTS    
      9780687740420 Single Digit Youth Groups: Working With Fewer Than 10 Teens Balcomb $ 16.00 paperback
      9780743265041 The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens Covey $ 13.00 paperback
      9781414391335 Bringing Up Boys Dobson $ 12.00 paperback
      9781414391328 Bringing Up Girls Dobson $ 9.00 paperback
      9781589973091 Raising a Modern-Day Knight Lewis $ 11.00 paperback
THL 345 Christian Men Winnail S.        
  Required   9780800719388 His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage Harley $ 16.00 hardcover
  Required   9780800730987 Better Dads, Stronger Sons: How Fathers Can Guide Boys to Become Men of Character Johnson $ 10.00 paperback
  Required   9780310280811 All the Men of the Bible Lockyer $ 13.00 paperback
  Required   9780345499394 Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know Meeker $ 13.00 paperback
  Required   9781602002319 Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood Rainey $ 12.00 hardcover
      9781578563685 Every Man's Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Battle at a Time Anterburn & Stoeker $ 9.00 paperback
      9781590521670 Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship Harris $ 10.00 paperback
      9781600614620 The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man McKay & McKay $ 11.00 paperback
      9780345513694 Boys Should Be Boys: 7 Secrets to Raising Healthy Boys Meeker $ 11.00 paperback
      9781594631832 The End of Men: And the Rise of Women Rosin $ 14.00 paperback
      9780307381293 The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do Tyre $ 12.00 paperback
THL 380 Introduction to Biblical Doctrine Ames        
  Required   9780396087731 Mystery of the Ages (1985 edition) *IMPORTANT: Make sure you are purchasing a first edition 1985 published by Dood, Mead & Company of New York. You may have to email resalers to make sure before you make the purchase. Armstrong $ 2.00 hardcover (used)
THL 394 Senior Thesis Winnail S.        
  Required   9780205059331 Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide (14th edition) Lester & Lester $ 7.00 paperback
THL 413  Epistles of Paul II Nathan        
  Required   9780801039645  Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd edition) Elwell & Yarbrough $ 33.00 hardcover
  Required   9780970569509 Evidence and Paul's Journeys: An Historical Investigation into the Travels of the Apostle Paul White $ 15.00 paperback
  Required   9780801021572 Readings from the First-Century World: Primary Sources for New Testament Study Elwell & Yarbrough $ 26.00 paperback
      9780825436390 St. Paul the Traveler and Roman Citizen Ramsay & Wilson $ 28.00 hardcover
THL 422  History of Christianity II Frank        
  Required   9780061855894  The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day (Volume 2) Gonzalez $ 19.00 paperback
  Required   9780227173114 The Seventh-Day Men: Sabbatarians and Sabbatarianism in England and Wales, 1600-1800 Ball $ 53.00 paperback
  Required   9780199767465 The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (3rd edition) Jenkins $ 15.00 paperback
  Required   9780810836815  Baptist Successionism: A Crucial Question in Baptist History McGoldrick $ 44.00 paperback
      9781606081679 A History of the Christian Church Qualben $ 58.00 paperback
      9780718025533 Church History in Plain Language (3rd edition) Shelley $ 27.00 paperback
      9780385130158  Concise History of the Catholic Church Bookenkotter $ 5.00 paperback
      9780310265108 The Story of the Christian Church Hurlbut $ 14.00 hardcover
THL 450  Introduction to Biblical Theology Nathan        
  Required   9780664253684 Christian Doctrine Guthrie $ 18.00 paperback
  Required   9780963903266 My Catholic Faith Andre, LaRavoire & Morrow $ 44.00 hardcover
  Required   9780396087731 Mystery of the Ages (1985 edition)*IMPORTANT: Make sure you are purchasing a first edition 1985 published by Dood, Mead & Company in New York . You may have to email resalers to make sure before you make the purchase. Armstrong $ 2.00 hardcover (used)
      9780932694010 The Incredible Human Potential Armstrong $ 10.00 hardcover (used)
      9780310416616 Charts of Christian Theology & Doctrine House $ 15.00 paperback
      9780310462811  Chronological and Thematic Charts of Philosphies and Philosphers Hunnex $ 40.00 paperback
THL490abc  Practicum in Professional Ministry Winnail S.        
        No textbooks reported at this time    
THL499abc  Independent Study Winnail S.        
  Required   9780205059331 Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide (14th edition) Lester & Lester $ 7.00 paperback