Below is a list of textbooks for fall semester (August 16-December 22, 2017) courses. 

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This list was last updated: 06/12/17 and reflects information received from faculty members. Prices listed are approximate cost of textbooks as recorded on Amazon as of June 12, 2017.

* 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
ACCT251 Principles of Financial Accounting Ruddlesden        
  Required   9780470534779 Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making (6th edition) Kimmel, Weygandt & Kieso $ 14.00 hardcover
ANTH230 Biological Anthropology Germano        
  Required   9780078034985 The Human Species: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology (9th edition) Relethford $ 104.00 paperback
  Required   9781935651215 Genesis Unbound: A Provocative New Look at the Creation Account (2nd edition)  (book critique assignment) Sailhamer $ 17.00 paperback
  Required   9780061441738 Saving Darwin: How to be a Christian and Believe in Evolution (reprint edition) (book critique assignment) Giberson $ 15.00 paperback
ANTH230L Biological Anthropology Laboratory Germano        
  Required   9780895828118 Exploring Physical Anthropology: A Lab Manual & Workbook (2nd edition) Walker-Pacheco $ 70.00 loose leaf
COMM260 Public Speaking Elliott        
  Required   9780205784622 Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach (8th edition) Beebe & Beebe $ 65.00 paperback
EDUC345 Child Growth and Development Ginn        
  Required   9780061732324 Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs Galinsky $ 10.00 paperback
  Required     Successful Parenting: God's Way (LCG booklet) Fall $ 0.00 pdf
ENGL261 World Literature I Maas        
  Required   9780393919608 The Norton Anthology of World Literature: Volume 1 (shorter 3rd edition)
or if you plan to take ENGL262 next 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 $ 60.00 paperback (or $ 80.00 for 2-volume set)
HIST111 History of Western Civilization to 1648 Sandor        
  Required   9781285436487 Western Civilization: Volume I Spielvogel $ 58.00 paperback
  Required   9780393265392 Perspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations: Volume I (6th editon) Brophy, Cole, Robertson, Safley & Symes  $ 34.00 paperback
HPRO114 Health and Wellness Winnail, S.        
  Required   9780321908728 Health: The Basics (11th edition) Donatelle

$ 208.00 paperback (used copies starting at $ 25.00)

THL110A Tomorrow's World Bible Study Course Ciesielka        
      9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 50.00 bonded leather
      9781418542108 NKJV Study Bible: Large Print Edition Thomas Nelson $ 52.00 bonded leather
THL135  Life, Ministry and Teachings of Jesus Frank        
  Required   9780801039645  Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd edition) Elwell & Yarbrough $ 25.00 hardcover
  Required   9780801021572 Readings from the First-Century World: Primary Sources for New Testament Study Elwell & Yarbrough $ 22.00 paperback
  Required   9780060668907 A Harmony of the Gospels: For Students of the Life of Christ Robertson $ 14.00 hardcover
      9780805494235 A Simplified Harmony of the Gospels Using the Text of the HCSB Knight $ 15.00 paperback
      9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 50.00 bonded leather
      9781418542108 NKJV Study Bible: Large Print Edition Thomas Nelson $ 52.00 bonded leather
      9780830814428 New Bible Commentary Wenham, Motyer, Carson & France $ 29.00 hardcover
      9780766141766 State of the Roman World at the Birth of Christ Fisher $ 29.00 paperback
      9780943575834 The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (new updated edition) Edersheim $ 15.00 hardcover
      9780830815890 The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era: Exploring the Background of Early Christianity Jeffers $ 19.00 paperback
THL200 Principles of Christian Living Winnail, S.        
  Required     The Real God: Proofs and Promises (LCG booklet) Winnail $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     The Bible: Fact or Fiction? (LCG booklet) Winnail $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     The Ten Commandments (LCG booklet) Meredith $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     Your Ultimate Destiny (LCG booklet) Meredith $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     What is a True Christian? (LCG booklet) Meredith $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     The Seven Laws of Success (available for download on course website) Armstrong $ 0.00 pdf
THL211 Old Testament Survey I Nathan        
  Required   9780801049538 Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (3rd edition) Arnold & Beyer $ 28.00 hardcover
      9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 22.00 bonded leather
      9781418542108 NKJV Study Bible: Large Print Edition Thomas Nelson $ 72.00 bonded leather
      9780310280811 All the Men of the Bible Lockyer $ 15.00 paperback
      9780310281511 All the Women of the Bible Lockyer $ 11.00 paperback
      9780805428360 Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary Draper, Brand & England $ 21.00 hardcover
      9781558193321 Holman Bible Handbook Dockery $ 18.00 hardcover
      9780802490568 The New Unger's Bible Handbook Unger $ 37.00 hardcover
      9780310519393 Halley's Bible Handbook (classic edition) Halley $ 17.00 hardcover
      9780310481614 Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament (revised edition) Walton $ 14.00 paperback
      9789652208149 The Carta Bible Atlas (5th edition) Aharoni, Avi-Yonah, Rainey, Safrai & Notley $ 44.00 hardcover
        The Real God: Proofs and Promises (LCG booklet) Winnail $ 0.00 pdf
        The Bible: Fact or Fiction? (LCG booklet) Winnail $ 0.00 pdf
THL332 The Biblical Text Nathan        
  Required   9780801049538 Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (3rd edition) Arnold & Beyer $ 28.00 hardcover
  Required   9780801039645  Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd edition) Elwell & Yarbrough $ 25.00 hardcover
  Required   9780802484338 Seven Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible Lutzer $ 2.00 paperback
  Required   9780970234940 First Century Gospels Found! (direct from Living University) Woodard $ 64.00 paperback
THL342 Christian Marriage and Family Winnail, S.        
  Required   9781433503641 God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation (2nd edition) Kostengerger & Jones $ 18.00 paperback
  Required   9781590521359 I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance Harris $ 10.00 paperback
  Required   9781590521670 Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship Harris $ 9.00 paperback
  Required     Successful Parenting: God's Way (LCG booklet) Fall $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     Your Ultimate Destiny (LCG booklet) Meredith $ 0.00 pdf
  Required     God's Plan for Happy Marriage (LCG booklet) Meredith $ 0.00 pdf
THL412  Epistles of Paul I Nathan        
  Required   9780801039645  Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd edition) Elwell & Yarbrough $ 25.00 hardcover
      9780970569509 Evidence and Paul's Journeys: An Historical Investigation into the Travels of the Apostle Paul White $ 15.00 paperback
      9780830814428 New Bible Commentary Wenham, Motyer, Carson & France $ 29.00 hardcover
      9780801036088 Archaeology and the New Testament McRay $ 35.00 paperback
      9780966396676 Paul's Letter Collection: Tracing the Origins Trobisch $ 12.00 paperback
      9780199897971 The First Edition of the New Testament Trobisch $ 22.00 paperback
THL416  General Epistles and Revelation Frank        
  Required   9780801039645 Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (3rd edition) Elwell & Yarbrough $ 32.00 hardcover
  Required   9780718020804 NKJV Study Bible (2nd edition) Thomas Nelson $ 22.00 bonded leather
THL421  History of Christianity I Frank        
  Required   9780061855887  The Story of Christianity: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation - Volume 1 (2nd edition) Gonzalez $ 22.00 paperback
  Required   9780310265108 The Story of the Christian Church (revised edition) (assigned book critique) Hurlbut $ 14.00 hardcover
  Required   9780060677015 The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuries (assigned book critique) Stark $ 11.00 paperback
  Required   9780310362814 Chronological and Background Charts of Church History Walton $ 10.00 paperback
      9781606081679 A History of the Christian Church (revised edition)  Qualben $ 58.00 paperback
      9780718025533 Church History in Plain Language (3rd edition) Shelley $ 31.00 paperback
      9780385130158  Concise History of the Catholic Church (revised edition) Bokenkotter $ 6.00 paperback
THL460  Understanding Contemporary World Religions Frank        
  Required   9780073407500 Experiencing the World's Religions: Tradition, Challenge, and Change (5th edition) Molloy $ 76.00 paperback
  Required   978031026449 How Christianity Changed the World Schmidt $ 17.00 paperback
  Required   9780199794133 What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam Esposito $ 14.00 hardcover
  Required   9780809142323 A Christian's Guide to Judaism Lotker $ 11.00 paperback
      9780830839704 Neighboring Faiths: A Christian Introduction to World Religions (2nd edition) Corduan $ 31.00 hardcover
      9780385721240 The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religios Traditions (reprint edition) Armstrong $ 10.00 paperback
      9780801071607 The Baker Pocket Guide to Word Religions: What Every Christian Needs to Know McDermott $ 14.00 paperback
      9780866050920 Understanding Non-Christian Religions: Handbook of Today's Religions McDowell $ 27.00 paperback
      9780061571282 God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World Prothero $ 10.00 paperback
      9780801066207 The Baker Pocket Guide to New Religions Scotland $ 4.00 paperback
      9780851113234 Christianity and World Religions: The Challenge of Pluralism (2nd edition) Anderson $ 6.00 paperback
      9781892632036 Asia's Religions: Christianity's Momentous Encounter with Paganism Chang $ 15.00 paperback
THL499abc  Independent Study Winnail S.        
  Required   9780205059331 Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide (14th edition) Lester & Lester $ 19.00 paperback