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Supplementary Reading List
Patricia Bays, one of our Trainers, with a few additions from our other Trainers and Mentors, offers the following list of helpful texts, noting they have solid academic content, but are written for a more popular market and should be available through church bookstores, Amazon,ca and other sources.
Birch, B., Brueggemann W., others: A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament
Minneapolis, Augsburg Fortress, 2004
Countryman, William: Biblical Authority or Biblical Tyranny? The Christian Pilgrimage.
Roger Ferlo: Opening the Bible.
Friedman, Richard E: The Bible With Sources Revealed, A New View Into the Five Books of Moses
Linda Grenz: The Doubleday Pocket Bible Guide.
Michael Johnston: Engaging the Word.
Phyllis Trible: God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality [Revised]
General Biblical Reference
Cambridge Companion to the Bible [2nd Ed]
Eerdmans: Dictionary of the Bible, 2000
Kohlenberger: Concise Concordance to the NRSV (Oxford Press)
Mays: Harper Collins Bible Commentary
The Oxford Bible Commentary
Alan Richardson: A Theological Word Book of the Bible.
Burton H. Throckmorton: Gospel Parallels.
Rebecca Lyman: Early Christian Traditions.
Diarmaid MacCulloch: Christianity, the First Three Thousand Years
Alister E. McGrath: Christian Theology, an Introduction [4th Ed.]
Alister E. McGrath (Ed): The Christian Theology Reader [3rd Ed.]
Mark McIntosh: Mysteries of the Faith
Marianne Micks: Loving the Questions: An Exploration of the Nicene Creed.
Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Richard E. Rubenstein: When Jesus Became God: The Struggle to Define Christianity During the Last Days of Rome.
Bruce L. Shelly: Church History in Plain Language
Norman Knowles(ed): Seeds Scattered and Sown, Studies in the History of Canadian Anglicanism
Mary T. Malone: Women and Christianity – 3 volumes
Fredrica Harris Thompsett: Living With History
Sykes, Booty,& Knight: The Study of Anglicanism
Anthony B. Robinson: What’s Theology Got to Do with It? Convictions and Vitality in the Church
Elaine Graham, Heather Walton, & Frances Ward: Theological Reflection Methods
Howard Stone & James Duke: How to Think Theologically.
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