Recommended Textbooks

To find out availability of textbooks, please contact Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 183 or via email. Textbooks may be available from local Christian bookstores too (see section below). Please note that no additional copies of textbooks will be available for sale during class time besides those with prior confirmed textbook orders.

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FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

MAY 2021 – DECEMBER 2021

 

BS412 Biblical Foundations 1

  • Walton, John H., Hill, Andrew E. Survey Of the Old Testament, A. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2009. Hardcover. (Not available in DTL)

BS510 Bible Study Methods & Hermeneutics 

  • No textbook required

BS531 Physical Settings of the Bible 

  • Barry J. Beitzel. The New Moody Atlas of the Bible Moody Publishers, 2009.  ISBN  978-0-8024-0441-1 (Available through DTL)

IS501 Building Spiritual Movements

  • Randy Newman. Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus did. Kregel Publications, 2017. (Available through DTL)
  • Edmund Chan, A Certain Kind (Intentional Disciplemaking That Redefines Success in Ministry), 2013.

IS520/TS570 Contextualization

  • Sedmak, Clemens. “Doing Local Theology: A Guide for Artisans of a New Humanity.” New York: Orbis Books, 2002. (Not available in DTL)

IS540 Theology of Missions

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

IS571 Engaging with Religious Identity

  • To be advised.

LF510 Christian Leadership Foundations

  • Blackaby, Henry T, and Richard Blackaby. Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God’s Agenda (version Rev. & expanded). Rev. & expanded ed. Nashville: B & H Pub. Group, 2011. (Available through DTL)

LF530 Teaching and Learning 1

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

LF545A Shepherd Care 

  • Edwards, Gene. A Tale of Three Kings: A Study in Brokenness. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992. (Available through DTL)
  • Nee, Watchman. The Release of the Spirit, Christian Fellowship Publishers 2010. (Available through DTL)
  • Wilson, Michael Todd, and Brad Hoffmann. Preventing Ministry Failure: A Shepherd care Guide for Pastors, Ministers and Other Caregivers. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2007. (Available through DTL)

LF555 Expository Preaching 1

  • Haddon Robinson, Biblical preaching: the development and delivery of expository messages. (2014) eBook  https://thedtl.on.worldcat.org/oclc/870647353 (Available through DTL)

LF568 Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Christian Ministry

  • No textbook required.

T500A/500B Greek 1: Introduction to Biblical Greek Tools/Introduction to Biblical Greek Grammar

  • Zacharias, H. Daniel. Biblical Greek Made Simple: All the Basics in One Semester. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2018.

NT510 New Testament Narratives

  • J. Dwight Pentecost. The Words and Works of Jesus Christ: A Study of the Life of Christ. Zondervan, 1981. (Available through DTL)

NT559A Exposition of Revelation & TS552A The Book of Revelation and the End Times

  • No textbook required.

OT511 Old Testament Poetry, Wisdom & Prophets

  • Bill T Arnold & Bryan E. Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament, 3rd ed, Baker Academics, 2015. (Available through DTL)

TS500 Church History 1

  • Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: Volume I, The Early Church to the Reformation. 2 ed. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2010. (Available through DTL)
  • Gonzalez, Justo. The Story of Christianity: Volume II, The Reformation to the Present Day. 2 ed. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2010. (Available through DTL)

TS510 Theology 1

  • Millard Erickson, Christian Theology 3rd Ed. Baker Academic, 2013. (Available through DTL)

TS560 Worldview & Biblical Decision Making

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

 

For more information, please contact the Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 183 or emailPlease note that no additional copies of textbooks will be available for sale during class time besides those with prior confirmed textbook orders.

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