Required Textbooks

These are all required textbooks.  For additional readings, consult the professor or the course syllabus.
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Old Testament

  • #111 Basic Hebrew 1
    • Biblical Hebrew, Page H. Kelley
    • (optional) A Handbook to Biblical Hebrew, Page H. Kelley
  • #112 Basic Hebrew 2
    • Biblical Hebrew, Page H. Kelley
    • (optional) A Handbook to Biblical Hebrew, Page H. Kelley
  • #115 Pentateuchal Studies
    • Handbook to the Pentateuch, Victor P. Hamilton
    • Christ of the Covenants, O. Palmer Robertson
    • Survey of Old Testament Introduction, Gleason Archer
  • #117 OT Prophetic Literature
    • An Introduction to the Old Testament Prophetic Books, C. H. Bullock
    • The Theocratic Kingdom of Our Lord Jesus, the Christ, George Peter
    • (optional) Covenant and Creation, W. J. Dumbrell
  • #118 OT Hymnic and Wisdom Literature
    • An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetical Books, C. H. Bullock
  • #121 Advanced Hebrew
    • Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia
    • Old Testament Textual Criticism, Ellis R. Brotzman
    • From Exegesis to Exposition, Robert B. Chisholm, Jr.

New Testament

  • #201 Basic Greek 1
    • New Testament Greek for Beginners, J. Gresham Machen
  • #202 Basic Greek 2
    • New Testament Greek for Beginners, J. Gresham Machen
    • The Greek New Testament (UBS 4th ed.)
    • A Greek English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (BDAG), Walter Bauer, Frederick W. Danker, W. F. Arndt, F. W. Gingrich
    • Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Bruce M. Metzger
  • #215 Christ in the Gospels
    • A standard introduction to the New Testament (D. A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris; OR Everett F. Harrison; OR Donald Guthrie)
    • The NIV Harmony of the Gospels (OR The NASB Harmony of the Gospels), Robert L. Thomas and Stanley N. Gundry
    • The Modern Search for the Real Jesus, Robert Strimple
    • A Short Life of Christ, E. F. Harrison
    • The Life of Jesus Christ, James Stalker
  • #216 Life and Epistles of Paul
    • The Life of St. Paul, James Stalker
    • A Harmony of the Life of St. Paul, Frank J. Goodwin
    • A standard introduction to the New Testament (D. A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris; OR Everett F. Harrison; OR Donald Guthrie)
    • The Origin of Paul’s Religion, J. Gresham Machen (part)
    • Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free, F. F. Bruce
  • #217 General Epistles
    • A standard introduction to the New Testament (D. A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris; OR Everett F. Harrison; OR Donald Guthrie)
    • The Letter to the Hebrews, Donald Guthrie
    • The Letter of James, Douglas J. Moo
    • The First Epistle of Peter, Wayne A. Grudem
    • The Second Epistle General of Peter and the General Epistle of Jude, Michael Green
  • #218 Johannine Writings
    • A standard introduction to the New Testament (D. A. Carson, Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris; OR Everett F. Harrison; OR Donald Guthrie)
    • The Letters of John (TNTC). John R. W. Stott
    • A Commentary on the Revelation of John, George Eldon Ladd
  • #221 Intermediate Greek
    • The Greek New Testament (UBS 4th ed.)
    • The Text of the New Testament, Bruce M. Metzger
    • Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Bruce M. Metzger
    • Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics, Daniel B. Wallace
    • A Greek English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (BDAG), Walter Bauer, Frederick W. Danker, W. F. Arndt, F. W. Gingrich
    • A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, Bruce M. Metzger
  • #222 Advanced Greek
    • The Greek New Testament (UBS 4th ed.)
    • Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Bruce M. Metzger
    • A Greek English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (BDAG), Walter Bauer, Frederick W. Danker, W. F. Arndt, F. W. Gingrich
    • A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, Bruce M. Metzger
    • Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek, David Alan Black
  • #243 Survey of the New Testament
    • New Testament Survey, Merrill C. Tenney

Systematic Theology

  • #311 Theology 1: Doctrine of the Word of God
    • Institutes of the Christian Religion (2 vols.), John Calvin
    • Systematic Theology (3 vols.), Charles Hodge
    • The Confession of Faith, A. A. Hodge
    • The Infallible Word, Faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary
    • Revelation and the Bible, ed. by Carl Henry (recommended)
    • The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible, B. B. Warfield (recommended)
    • The Plenary Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures, Louis Gaussen (recommended)
  • #312 Theology 2: Doctrine of God
    • Institutes of the Christian Religion (2 vols.), John Calvin
    • Systematic Theology (3 vols.), Charles Hodge
    • The Confession of Faith, A. A. Hodge
  • #313 Theology 3: Man, Sin, and Salvation
    • Institutes of the Christian Religion (2 vols.), John Calvin
    • Systematic Theology (3 vols.), Charles Hodge
    • The Confession of Faith, A. A. Hodge
    • Dogmatic Theology (3 vols.), William G. T. Shedd
    • The Imputation of Adam’s Sin,  John Murray
    • The Person and Work of Christ, B. B. Warfield
    • The Plan of Salvation, B. B. Warfield
  • #314 Theology 4: The Church and Eschatology
    • Institutes of the Christian Religion (2 vols.), John Calvin
    • Systematic Theology (3 vols.), Charles Hodge
    • The Confession of Faith, A. A. Hodge
    • Dispensationalism, Charles Caldwell Ryrie
    • Christian Baptism, John Murray
    • A Systematic Theology of the Christian Religion, James Oliver Buswell, Jr.
    • The Meaning of the Millennium: Four Views, Robert G. Clouse, ed.
    • The Rapture: Pre-, Mid-, or Post-Tribulational?, Gleason L. Archer, Jr., Paul D. Feinberg, Douglas J. Moo, Richard R. Reiter
  • #331 Theology 5: Apologetics and Ethics
    • Institutes of the Christian Religion (2 vols.), John Calvin
    • Systematic Theology (3 vols.), Charles Hodge
    • The Confession of Faith, A. A. Hodge
    • Westminster Larger Catechism

Historical Theology

  • #413 Modern Church History
    • Christianity Through the Centuries, Earle E. Cairns
    • Documents of the Christian Church, eds. Henry Bettenson and Chris Maunder
  • #4331 Theology of Francis Turretin
    • Institutes of Elenctic Theology (3 vols.), Francis Turretin; trans. G. M. Giger; ed. J. T. Dennison

Church Ministry

  • #522 Public Speaking in the Church 1
    • Training the Speaking Voice, 3rd. ed., Virgil A. Anderson
  • #523 Public Speaking in the Church 2
    • Training the Speaking Voice, 3rd. ed., Virgil A. Anderson
  • #521 Homiletics 1
    • On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, John A. Broadus 4th ed., ed. by Vernon L. Stanfield
  • #522 Homiletics 2
    • On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, John A. Broadus 4th ed., ed. by Vernon L. Stanfield
  • #531 Homiletics 3
    • The Art of Prophesying, William Perkins
  • #532 Homiletics 4
    • The Relevance of Preaching, Pierre Ch. Marcel

Biblical Counseling

  • #611 Introduction to Biblical Counseling
    • Competent to Counsel, Jay E. Adams
    • The Christian Counselor’s Manual, Jay E. Adams
    • A Theology of Christian Counseling, Jay E. Adams
  • #612 Marriage and Family Counseling
    • Jay Adams, Christian Living in the Home
    • George Scipione, The Sword and Shovel: A Theology of Family Life
    • Wayne Mack, Preparing for Marriage God’s Way
    • Sharon Backus, Running the Christian Race
    • Sharon Backus, Molding the Clay

Interdepartmental Studies

  • #911 Biblical Introduction
    • Expositor’s Bible Commentary: Introductory Articles (Vol. 1), ed. Frank E. Gabelein
    • Survey of Old Testament Introduction, Gleason Archer
    • Introduction to the New Testament, Everett F. Harrison
  • #912 Biblical Interpretation
    • Louis Berkhof, Principles of Biblical Interpretation
    • D. A. Carson, Exegetical Fallacies
  • #932 Intertestament History
    • Josephus, Wars of the Jews
    • Hoehner, “Between the Testaments” in the Expositor’s Bible Commentary
    • 1 & 2 Macabbees
    • Alfred Edersheim, Sketches of Jewish Social Life
    • Blaiklock,”The Septuagint” in ZPBE
    • LaSor,”The Dead Sea Scrolls” in the Expositors Bible Commentary
    • Cross, The Ancient Library at Qumran and Modern Biblical Studies
    • Metzgar,”The Apocrypha” in the Expositor’s Bible Commentary
    • Pfeiffer, Between the Testaments (recommended)
      OR R. L. Cate, A History of the Bible Lands in the Interbiblical Period
    • Tobit, Additions to Esther, Ecclesiasticus, Prayer of Manasseh
    • Gasque,”Apocalyptic Literature” in ZPBE
    • Mueller, ed., The Legacy of Zion