Recommended Textbooks

Please note that if you intend to audit a class, you are not required to purchase the textbooks. To find out availability or list price of textbooks, please contact Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 207 or via email. Textbooks may be available at local Christian bookstores as well (see section below).

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FIRST SEMESTER
(July to December 2017)

 

Evening Courses

LF511 Transforming Leadership

  • Blanchard, Ken & Hodges, Phil.  Lead Like Jesus: Lessons from the Greatest Leadership Role Model of All Time. W Publishing Group, 2005.
  • Keith, Kent M.  The Case for Servant Leadership. The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, 2008.
  • The Arbinger Institute.  The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves, How To Change Lives And Transform Organizations. Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2016.

OT538  I & II Samuel

  • Arnold, Bill T. The NIV Application Commentary: 1 & 2 Samuel. Ed. Terry Muck. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2003.

BS531 Physical Settings of the Bible

  • Barry Beitzel. The New Moody Atlas of Bible, 2009.

BS532 Physical Settings of the Bible Practicum

  • Barry Beitzel. The New Moody Atlas of Bible, 2009.

 

Day Courses

BS510 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics

  • No textbook required.

IS501 Building Spiritual Movements

  • Randy Newman. Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus did. Kregel Publications, 2004.
  • Edmund Chan, A Certain Kind (Intentional Disciplemaking That Redefines Success in Ministry), 2013.

IS520 Contextualisation

  • Sedmak, Clemens. Doing Local Theology. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2002.

IS540 Theology of Mission

  • Ott, Craig and Stephen J. Strauss. Encountering Theology of Mission: Biblical Foundations, Historical Developments, and Contemporary Issues. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2010.

LF500 Research and Writing For Christian Leadership

  • The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers. 16th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.
  • Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. 3rd ed. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

LF510 Christian Leadership Foundations

  • Henry & Richard Blackaby. Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God’s Agenda. Singapore: C.O.S. Printers Pte Ltd, 2011.

LF530 Teaching and Learning 1

  • Hendricks, Howard. Teaching to Change Lives.  Multnomah Books, 2003.
  • Richards, Lawrence O and Gary J. Bredfieldt. Creative Bible Teaching. Revised & Expanded. Moody Publishers, 1998.

LF555 Expository Preaching 1

  • Robinson, Haddon. Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages, 3rd Ed. Grand Rapid, MI: Baker Academic, 2014.

LF561 Biblical Counselling in Ministry

  • John F. MacArthur (Ed). Counseling: How to counsel Biblically. MacArthur Pastor’s library 6th Printing Edition. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson 2005.
  • Stephen P. Greggo and Timothy A. Sisemore (Eds), Counseling and Christianity: Five Approaches Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012.

LF568 Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Christian Ministry

  • John Piper and Wayne Grudem, Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (Redesign): A Response to Evangelical Feminism, Crossway, 2012.
  • John Piper and Justin Taylor, The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World, Crossway, 2007.

NT500A Greek 1: Introduction to Biblical Greek Tools

  • William D. Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009.

NT500B Greek 1: Introduction to Biblical Greek Grammar

  • William D. Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009.

NT510  New Testament Narratives

  • Pentecost, J. Dwight. Harmony of the Words and Works of Jesus Christ Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1981.

OT503 Hebrew 3: Intermediate Grammar & Exegesis

  • Elliger, Karl, and Wilhelm Rudolph, eds. Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia 5th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1997.
  • Chisholm Robert B. Jr, A Workbook for Intermediate Hebrew: Grammar, Exegesis, and Commentary on Jonah & Ruth, Grand Rapids, Kregel Publications, 2006.

OT505 Hebrew Reading

  • Elliger, Karl, and Wilhelm Rudolph, eds. Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia 5th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1997.

OT511 Old Testament Poetry, Wisdom, and Prophets

  • Arnold, Bill T., and Bryan E. Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2015.

TS500 Church History 1

  • Gonzalez, Justo L. The Story of Christianity, Vols 1 and 2. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2010.
  • Williams, Rowan. The Wound of Knowledge: Christian Spirituality from the New Testament to Saint John of the Cross. Cambridge, MA: Cowley Publications, 1990.

TS510 Theology 1

  • Millard Erickson, Christian Theology 3rd Ed. Baker Academic, 2013.

TS560 Worldview and Biblical Decision Making

  • Paul G. Hiebert.  Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008.
  • Dennis P. Hollinger.  Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002.

TS584 Defending the Faith in Asia

  • J.P. Moreland.  Love Your God With All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the life of the Soul. NavPress, 2nd revised, updated Edition, 2012.

 

Nov/Dec Intensive Courses

LF562 Marriage and Family Counseling

  • Harley, Willard. His Needs, Her Needs:  Building an Affair-Proof Marriage. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Revell, 2011.
  • Harley, Willard. His Needs, Her Needs: Participant’s Guide: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Revell, 2013.
  • Grunlan, Stephen. Marriage and the Family: A Christian Perspective. Eugene, Oregon: WIPF and Stock Publishers, 2013.

NT512/TS512 New Testament Apologetics

  • Blomberg, Craig L. The Historical Reliability of the New Testament: Countering the Challenges to Evangelical Christian Beliefs. B&H Studies in Christian Apologetics, ed. Robert B. Stewart. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2016.

 

For more information, please contact the Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 207 or email.

Christian Bookstores for Purchase of Textbooks

Media Ministry of Cru Singapore (identify yourself as an EAST student)
18 Verdun Road, #02-01, Cru Centre, Singapore 207280
Tel: 6589 9661
For operating hours, please visit their website: www.media.cru.org.sg

SKS Books Warehouse (identify yourself as an EAST student)
315 Outram Road, #09-03, Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074
Tel: 6227 9700
For operating hours, please visit their website: www.sksbooks.com