New Books and Media Received (April – August 2022)

The following Books (248 items) were received into the Library collection for both the Welshimer and Seminary Libraries through budgetary funds and expense accounts, and by donation from April through August 2022. A significant number of books were added to the Seminary Library holdings from a large backlog.

Seminary Library

Black leaders and ideologies in the South: resistance and nonviolence, 2005.

The history of Galilee, 47 BCE to 1260 CE: from Josephus and Jesus to the crusades, 2021.

The ‘History of the kings of the Persians’ in three Arabic chronicles: the transmission of the Iranian past from Late Antiquity to early Islam, 2018.

Invitation to Syriac Christianity: an anthology, 2022.

Reading Jewish history in the Renaissance: Christians, Jews, and the Hebrew Sefer Josippon, 2020.

The Reverend Albert Cleage Jr. and the Black prophetic tradition: a reintroduction of the Black Messiah, 2022.

Transnational roots of the civil rights movement: African American explorations of the Gandhian …, 2013.

Language and Literature
Between city and school: selected orations of Libanius, 2015.

The medieval mind of C. S. Lewis: how great books shaped a great mind, 2022.

Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
Accidental theologians: four women who shaped Christianity, 2014.

Aesthetics of change, 1983.

The art of spiritual direction: a guide to Ignatian practice, 2020.

Athanasiana Syriaca. Part IV Expositio in Psalmos, Corpus scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium., Scriptores Syri ;, t. 168., 1977.

Athanasiana Syriaca. Part IV Expositio in Psalmos, Corpus scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium., Scriptores Syri ;, t. 167., 1977.

Biblical worship: theology for God’s glory, 2021.

Books Jesus read: Learning from the Apocrypha, 2022.

Buried talents: overcoming gendered socialization to answer God’s call, 2022.

Calling in context: social location and vocational formation, 2022.

Calvin’s company of pastors: pastoral care and the emerging reformed church, 1536-1609, 2015.

Carved in ebony: lessons from the black women who shape us, 2021.

Christ in the Book of Revelation, 2021.

A Christian field guide to technology for engineers and designers, 2022.

Christian theology and its institutions in the early Roman Empire: prolegomena to a history of early Christian theology, 2015.

Christian women and modern China: recovering a women’s history of Chinese Protestantism, 2021.

Christosis: engaging Paul’s soteriology with his patristic interpreters, 2016.

The Church’s book: theology of scripture in ecclesial context, 2022.

Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Aquinas, 2006.

Commentary on the Gospel of John by Īshōʻdād and Johan D. Hofstra [2 vol.], 2019.

Commonwealth: transformation through Christian community development, 2020.

Creation, God, and humanity: engaging the mystery of suffering within the sacred cosmos, 2017.

Delighting in the Trinity: an introduction to the Christian faith, 2012.

Des heiligen Ephraem des Syrers Hymnen de fide, 1965.

Face to face with God: a biblical theology of Christ as priest and mediator, 2022.

Fountain of salvation: trinity and soteriology, 2021.

George Lindbeck and the Israel of God: scripture, ecclesiology, and ecumenism, 2021.

Glory of God and Paul: text, themes and theology, 2022.

The good Samaritan: Luke 10 for the life of the church, 2022.

Historical foundations of worship: Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant perspectives, 2022.

Hope for us: knowing God through the Nicene Creed, 2017.

Howard Thurman, his enduring dream, 1988.

The Jerome biblical commentary for the twenty-first century by John J. Collins, Gina Hens-Piazza, Barbara E. Reid, Donald Senior, and Francis, 2022.

John: through Old Testament eyes ; A Background and Application Commentary by Karen H. Jobes and Andrew T. Le Peau , 2021.

The landscape of the Gospels: a deeper meaning, 2020.

Latino/a theology and the Bible: ethnic-racial reflections on interpretation, 2021.

Latinx perspectives on the New Testament, 2022.

Leaving silence: sexualized violence, the Bible, and standing with survivors, 2021.

Let my people live: an Africana reading of Exodus, 2022.

Letters to the Johannine circle: 1-3 John by Francis J. Moloney, 2020.

Life of Columbanus ; Life of John of Réomé ; and Life of Vedast, 2017.

Matthew: a commentary by R. Alan Culpepper, 2021.

Mentor for life: finding purpose through intentional discipleship, 2016.

Might from the margins: the gospel’s power to turn the tables on injustice, 2020.

Notes of a native daughter: testifying in theological education, 2021.

Now and not yet: theology and mission in Ezra-Nehemiah, 2021.

On Ezra and Nehemiah by Bede and Scott DeGregorio, 2006.

On First Samuel by Bede, Scott DeGregorio, and Rosalind C. Love, 2019.

The Oxford handbook of the Bible and ecology, 2022.

The Oxford handbook of the epistemology of theology, 2017.

Philippians: an introduction and commentary by Jeannine K. Brown, 2022.

Reading scripture as the church: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s hermeneutic of discipleship, 2020.

Reading the prophets as Christian scripture: a literary, canonical, and theological introduction, 2022.

Revelation through Old Testament eyes: a background and application commentary by Tremper Longman, 2022.

The rise of the early Christian intellectual, 2020.

The Samaritan woman’s story: reconsidering John 4 after #ChurchToo, 2022.

Scripture and tradition in the letters of Paul, 2021.

The search for spirituality: our global quest for a spiritual life, 2009.

The soul of desire: discovering the neuroscience of longing, beauty, and community, 2021.

Spiritual writings by Gustavo Gutiérrez, 2011.

Stand up!: fearless women in the Gospel of Mark, 2021.

Texts less traveled: exploring Hebrews, the Catholic Epistles, and Revelation, 2022.

A theology of James, Peter, and Jude by Peter H. Davids, 2014.

A theology of John’s Gospel and letters by Andreas J. Köstenberger, 2009.

A theology of Luke and Acts: biblical theology of the New Testament by Darrell L. Bock and Andreas J. Köstenberger, 2012.

They looked for a city: a comparative analysis of the ideal of community in the thought of Howard Thurman and Martin Luther King, Jr., 1989.

This here flesh: spirituality, liberation, and the stories that make us, 2022.

Translation and survival: the Greek Bible of the ancient Jewish Diaspora, 2009.

The triune story: collected essays on Scripture, 2019.

Unleashing the Word: rediscovering the public reading of Scripture, 2009.

What is my calling?: a biblical and theological exploration of Christian identity, 2022.

Who will be a witness: igniting activism for God’s justice, love, and deliverance, 2020.

With head and heart: the autobiography of Howard Thurman., 1981.

Witnesses to the ends of the earth: New Testament reflections on mission, 2022. 

Ending human trafficking: a handbook of strategies for the church today, 2022.

Leadership for the greater good: a textbook for leaders, 2021.

Memory and memories in Early Christianity: proceedings of the international conference held at the Universities of Geneva and Lausanne (June 2-3, 2016), 2018.

New Testament Seminar
The alter-imperial paradigm: empire studies & the book of Revelation, 2016.

A companion to ancient epigram, 2019.

Jesus and the historians, 2010.

Paul and the rise of the slave: death and resurrection of the oppressed in the epistle to the Romans, 2016.

Reading Romans with Roman eyes: studies on the social perspective of Paul, 2020. 

Backs against the wall: the Howard Thurman Story, 2021.

Welshimer Library

Baseline shift: untold stories of women in graphic design history, 2021.

Language and Literature
All bullshit and lies?: insincerity, irresponsibility, and the judgment of untruthfulness, 2020.

Everything is connected: the power of music, 2009.

Louder than bombs: a life with music, war, and peace, 2020.


Concrete rose, 2021. Printz 2022 Honor Book
Every body looking, 2021. Printz 2021 Honor Book
Firekeeper’s daughter, 2021. Printz 2022 Medal Winner
Mel fell, 2021. Caldecott 2022 Honor Book
Starfish, 2021. Printz 2022 Honor Book
Unspeakable: the Tulsa Race Massacre, 2021. Caldecott 2022 Honor Book
Watercress, 2021. Caldecott 2022 Medal Winner
Newbery 2022 Honor Book
We are not free, 2022. Printz 2021 Honor Book
Wonder walkers, 2021. Caldecott 2022 Honor Book

Donated Gift Items to the Milligan Libraries

Seminary Library
Do all to the glory of God.

Luke: a social identity commentary.

Reconciliation as the mission of God: Christian witness in a world of destructive conflicts.

Reconciling all things: a Christian vision for justice, peace and healing.

Spirit and Word: dual testimony in Paul, John and Luke.

Theological themes of the Old Testament: creation, covenant, cultus, and character.

2005 Middle East travel seminar: reflection papers.

2013 Middle East travel seminar: reflection papers.

The A.R.T. of agape- listening: the miracle of mutuality.

American church and church school hymnal: a new religious educational hymnal ; consists of carefully edited hymns and tunes, songs, responsive readings and orders of service for church and church school.

American goddess at the rape of Nanking: the courage of Minnie Vautrin.

The art of illustrating.

Basic Bible Course: designed for the use of sincere students of the word.

Bethany College, Bethany, W. Va. Bulletin (1966-1967).

Bethany College, Bethany, W. Va. Bulletin (1970-1971).

The biography of a gentleman: A.G. Freed.

Bradfield’s sermon outlines, with many extra features.

Caring and curing in Congo and Kentucky.

Caring enough to correct: studies in church fellowship and discipline: thirteen lessons.

Carmina sacra: sacred songs for the Sunday school ; a high-grade collection of gospel songs and standard hymns.

The case of William MacKlin in Nanking: an assessment of his mission work and theology of mission.

Celebrating justice & liberation: a resource for worship.

Chalice praise.

Children at the Lord’s table.

Choice gospel hymns: a collection of over three hundred hymns for all occasions of Christian work and worship.

Christian homes are the vestibules of heaven.

The Christian hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship.

The Christian international lesson commentary.

The Christian lesson commentary. (1907).

The Christian lesson commentary. (1908).

Church discipline for caring Christians.

Church discipline for caring Christians: a study guide.

Cobb’s sermons.

Commentary on Hebrews, James, I & II Peter, Jude and Revelation.

Communion meditations: book three.

Communion meditations for a year.

A complete survey of the Old Testament v. 1.

A complete survey of the Old Testament v. 3.

The discipling movement: a study of the neo-Crossroads philosophy among churches of Christ.

Do you still believe in the devil?.

Embracing a beautiful God.

Enmore incorporated: pioneers of Churches of Christ in New South Wales.

Fables for today.

A father talks to teenagers.

Favorite chorus time: inspiring choruses to keep youth singing along their way.

Find wisdom: panning Proverbs’ treasures using visual aids.

G. Willard Collins: the people person.

The glory of the ordinary.

Glory songs: a choice collection of original and popular gospel songs together with standard hymns and tunes, suitable for church, Sunday-school, young peoples societies, evangelistic services and all occasions of worship.

Go ye means go me.

God made kittens.

The God who saves: an introduction to the message of the Old Testament.

God! if you are really God, ask and receive.

The gospel according to John.

A handbook for Korean-American Disciples in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Harvester (Atlanta Christian College), 1987.

Have the time of your life: living for God in each moment.

The Holy Spirit.

How to be an open-minded Christian without losing your faith.

How to win souls today.

In search of a city: an autobiographical perspective on a remarkable but controversial movement.

Jewels for juniors: a choice collection of songs, exercises and readings for primary and intermediate departments of Sunday schools, mission bands, junior societies of Christian Endeavor, young peoples’ societies, and public schools.

Ken: being the memoirs of Kenneth Joines.

Let all the earth keep silence: a study on the silence of Scriptures.

Let’s have a Timothy class: a teacher’s manual.

The Lifeline: [the annual yearbook of Lincoln Christian College and Seminary.

Looking back to see ahead: more than 85 stories about the leaders of the Christian Church and Churches of Christ during the 19th century and the many evidences of their faithful labor.

Los Discipulos de Cristo en Puerto Rico: albores, crecimiento y madurez de un peregrinar de fe, constancia y esperanze, 1899-1987.

Mama’s boy: [a rejected boy who became a respected man of God].

Meditations at the Lord’s table.

The messenger (Ozark Bible College), 1965.

Miracles or mirages?.

More than a slave: the biography of Rev. A.J. Hurdle.

New Testament Christianity for today.

Paul’s sermon on Mars’ Hill.

A peculiar people: growing up in Churches of Christ.

The philosophical basis for belief in the existence of God.

Questions you have asked about soul-winning.

Rust as a witness.

Sacred solos and duets no. 2: contains one hundred and twenty-one songs suitable for special music in evangelistic meetings, church service, Bible school, Christian Endeavor, etc.

Sermons on First Corinthians.

Shaken foundations: sermons from America’s pulpits after the terrorist attacks.

Showtime!: worship in the age of show business.

Songs of praise (1986).

Songs of praise (1964).

Soul winning – not something you do – it’s something you are.

Standard eclectic commentary on the International Sunday-school lessons (1885).

The Standard vacation Bible school courses: intermediate: first year.

The Standard vacation Bible school courses: intermediate: second year.

The story of Churches of Christ.

Survey of Hebrews.

Survey of I Corinthians.

That there may be ministers: Disciples ministerial education in California.

A theological debate: between T.W. Brents and E.D. Herod.

They called him brother masters: John Wesley Masters a mountain pioneer evangelist 1854-1924.

Tovey’s unique choruses with scripture readings.

A trip around the world, a series of letters.

Voice of praise: a collection of new songs for gospel meetings and Sunday schools.

The warrior from Rock Creek: the life, times, and thoughts of F.B. Srygley, 1859-1940.

What Christian living is all about: studies in James.

Where God leads, never give up.

Whole: a call to unity in our fragmented world.

Winning over worry.

The wise woman knows.

The Word disclosed: preaching the Gospel of John.

Worship and service: a peerless collection of new and standard gospel songs and hymns for church, Bible school and evangelistic meetings.

Welshimer Library
The Black experience in design: identity, expression & reflection.

For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf: a choreopoem.

From Africa.

Woman’s fiction: a guide to novels by and about women in America, 1820-1870.

100 ways to know God loves me: 100 songs to love Him back.

Aarvy Aardvark finds hope: a read aloud story for people of all ages about loving and losing, friendship and hope.

A beautiful day in the neighborhood: the poetry of Mister Rogers.

A book of hugs.

The boy and the ghost.

Bugs: a closer look at the world’s tiny creatures.

David gets in trouble.

David goes to school.

A farm.

Good Rosie!.

Grace for president.

Grandpa’s face.

The hired hand: an African-American folktale.

I sing a song of the saints of God.

Lorraine: the girl who sang the storm away.

Lotsa de Casha.

Louisiana’s way home.

Mercy Watson to the rescue.

Mr. Peabody’s Apples.

Munschworks 3: the third Munsch treasury.



Raymie nightingale.

Read all about it!.

Seabiscuit: the wonder horse.

Seaman’s journal: on the trail with Lewis and Clark.

The split tongue sparrow: a traditional Japanese folktale.

The story of Divaali.

Touch the sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper.

Turning pages: my life story.

We are girls who love to run = Somos chicas y a nosotras nos encanta correr.

The wonderful story of Jesus; self-pronouncing for young people.

The yellow house: Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin side by side.

4 little girls.