TEXTBOOKS FOR FALL 2015
Bruce Terry

BIB 106

Aland, Kurt, ed. 1982. Synopsis of the Four Gospels - English Edition. New York: American Bible Society. ISBN: 0826705006, OR

Aland, Kurt, ed. 2010. Synopsis of the Four Gospels - English Edition. New York: American Bible Society. ISBN: 978-1585169429.

Bible Majors may prefer to buy:

Aland, Kurt, ed. 2006. Synopsis of the Four Gospels - Greek/English Edition. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers. ISBN: 978-1598561777.

BIB 205

Dennis, Lane T., and Wayne Gruden, eds. 2008. ESV Study Bible. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles. ISBN:  978-1433502415

Alexander, David, and  Pat Alexander, eds. 2011. Zondervan Handbook to the Bible.  4th edition.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan. ISBN:  978-0310331186.

BIB 305

Guthrie, Donald. 1990. New Testament Introduction. Revised ed. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity. ISBN: 830814027.

Bruce, F.F. 2007. Romans. Revised ed. Tyndale New Testament Commentary Series. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1983. Reprint, Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity. ISBN: 0830829857.

Donfried, Karl P.,  ed. 1991.  The Romans Debate: Revised and Expanded Edition.  Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers. ISBN: 1565636716.

BIB 315

Harrison, R.K. 2004. Introduction to the Old Testament. Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 1970. Reprint, Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers. ISBN: 1565633997.

Theile, Edwin R. 1994. The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1951. Reprint, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel. ISBN: 0-82543825X.

BIB 347

Virkler, Henry A. and Karelynne Gerber Ayayo. 2007. Hermeneutics. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Books. ISBN: 0801031389.

Metzger, Bruce M., and Bart D. Ehrman. 2005. The Text of the New Testament. 4th. ed. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 019516122X. The 3rd ed. by just Metzger (1992) may also be used.

Fee, Gordon D. 2002. New Testament Exegesis. 3rd ed. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press. ISBN: 0664223168.

Comfort, Philip Wesley. 2003. The Origin of the Bible. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers. ISBN: 0-8423-8367-0.

For students who have not taken Greek or Introduction to Biblical Languages:

McReynolds, Paul R. 1999. Word Study Greek-English New Testament: with Complete Concordance. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN: 978-0842382908

Do NOT buy the following books if you already have them; if you don't have a copy, buy one:

All Classes

A Study or Reference Bible (such as the Harper's Study Bible, the ESV Study Bible or the NIV Study Bible; please limit yourself to the Revised Standard, the New American Standard, the New International, the Today's New International, the English Standard, or the New Revised Standard versions, but the instructor will be using the Revised Standard Version and English Standard Version)

All 300 Level Classes

Turabian, Kate L. 2013. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertation. 8th ed. Revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams et. al. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 978-0226816388.

Harvey, Gordon. 1998. Writing with Sources. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co. ISBN: 0-87220-434-0.

Writing Enhanced Class (BIB 347)

Troyka, Lynn Quitman, and Douglas Hesse. 2007. Quick Access Reference for Writers. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0131952269.

OR other writing handbook


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