New Books and Media Received (December 2018 & January 2019)

The following Books and DVDs (331 items) were received into the Library collection for both the Welshimer and Seminary Libraries through the Acquisitions Budget and by donation during December 2018 and January 2019.

Seminary Library

Language and Literature
Relevance theory : a guide to successful communication in translation, 1992.

A week in the fall of Jerusalem, 2017.

Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
Acts of the Apostles: interpretation, history, and theology, 2016.

An apocalypse of love: essays in honor of Cyril O’Regan, 2018.

The Bible from late antiquity to the Renaissance: writing and images from the Vatican Library, 2017.

Black theology: essays on global perspectives, 2017.

Black Theology USA and South Africa: politics, culture, and liberation, 2005.

The Cambridge companion to Black theology, 2012.

The Cambridge edition of early Christian writings. Volume 1, God, 2017.

Christ the heart of creation, 2018.

A commentary on the book of the twelve: the minor prophets, 2018.

Complete works by Leontius, Brian E. Daley, 2017.

Connections: a lectionary commentary for preaching and worship, 2018.

The end of preaching, 2018.

Everyday glory: the revelation of God in all of reality, 2018.

Fear of the other: no fear in love, 2016.

Feasting on the Gospels: a feasting on the word commentary, 2013.

The genesis of liberation: biblical interpretation in the antebellum narratives of the enslaved, 2016.

The gospel of John in modern interpretation, 2018.

The hermeneutics of the biblical writers: learning to interpret scripture from the prophets and apostles, 2018.

The history of theological education, 2015.

How Israel became a people, 2013.

Hymnes contre les hérésies; Hymnes contre Julien, 2017.

Images of pastoral care: classic readings, 2005.

Jesus the Spirit baptizer: Christology in light of Pentecost, 2018.

The kingdom of man: genesis and failure of the modern project, 2018.

Learning theology through the church’s worship: an introduction to Christian belief, 2018.

Looking back, moving forward: wisdom from the Sankofa Institute for African American Pastoral Leadership, 2018.

The Lord’s Prayer (Interpretation: resources for the use of Scripture in the church), 2018.

Pastor: the theology and practice of ordained ministry, 2016.

A philosophy of the Christian religion, 2018.

Politics and the order of love: an Augustinian ethic of democratic citizenship, 2008.

Putting God on the map: theology and conceptual mapping, 2018.

Reading Acts, 2018.

Rehearsing scripture: discovering God’s word in community, 2018.

Resourcing theological anthropology: a constructive account of humanity in the light of Christ, 2017.

The righteous and merciful judge: the day of the Lord in the life and theology of Paul, 2018.

The sacred economy of ancient Israel, 2015.

Scripture re-envisioned: Christophanic exegesis and the making of a Christian Bible, 2019.

Simply good news: why the gospel is news and what makes it good, 2017.

Sin in Origen’s Commentary on Romans, 2018.

The Son who learned obedience: a theological case against the eternal submission of the Son, 2018.

Still Christian: following Jesus out of American evangelicalism, 2017.

Studying Paul’s letters with the mind and heart, 2018.

The Syriac versions of the de spiritu sancto, 1999.

Tending the tree of life: preaching and worship through reproductive loss and adoption, 2018.

A theology of grace in six controversies, 2016.

Walking in the prophetic tradition: models of speaking truth and acting in love for everyday… people, 2018.

William Desmond and contemporary theology, 2017.

Womanist Midrash: a reintroduction to the women of the Torah and the throne, 2017.

Youthful preaching: strengthening the relationship between youth, adults, and preaching, 2016.

The dictionary of classical Hebrew, v. 9, 2016.

Theological dictionary of the Old Testament. Volume XVI, 2018.

Welshimer Library

Bibliography, Library Science, and Information Resources
Bookbinding: a comprehensive guide to folding, sewing & binding, 2018.

The codex and crafts in late antiquity, 2018.

The desegregation of public libraries in the Jim Crow South: civil rights and local activism, 2018.

Fine Arts
Animation: a world history [3 volumes], 2017.

Artemisia Gentileschi in a changing light, 2017.

Leonardo da Vinci, 2017.

Monochrome: painting in black and white, 2017.

Pollock’s modernism, 2017.

Sagmeister & Walsh: beauty, 2018.

Sagmeister: made you look: another self-indulgent design monograph (practically everything we have ever designed including the bad stuff), 2009.

In the field: life and work in cultural anthropology, 2018.

Is the cemetery dead?, 2018.

This green and growing land: environmental activism in American history, 2018.

Why good people do bad environmental things, 2018. 

1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the birth of the new world disorder, 2018.

American empire: a global history, 2018.

At mama’s knee: mothers and race in black and white, 2017.

The burning house: Jim Crow and the making of modern America, 2018.

Caliphate redefined: the mystical turn in Ottoman political thought, 2018.

China’s India war: collision course on the roof of the world, 2018.

The Chinese must go: violence, exclusion, and the making of the alien in America, 2018.

Cleopatra’s daughter: and other royal women of the Augustan era, 2018.

The Code of Putinism, 2018.

Friends divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, 2017.

Giza and the pyramids: the definitive history, 2017.

Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958, 2018.

The Indian world of George Washington: the first President, the first Americans, and the birth of the nation, 2018.

The love of strangers: what six Muslim students learned in Jane Austen’s London, 2016.

On the ocean: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500, 2017.

Our Black sons matter: mothers talk about fears, sorrows, and hopes, 2016.

The Oxford handbook of religion and race in American history, 2018.

Pandora’s box: a history of the First World War, 2018.

President McKinley, 2017.

The Second Seminole War and the limits of American aggression, 2018.

Sediments of time: on possible histories, 2018.

A short history of the hundred years war, 2018.

State of repression: Iraq under Saddam Hussein, 2018.

Troy: myth, city, icon, 2018.

Undocumented lives: the untold story of Mexican migration, 2018.

W.E.B. Du Bois’s data portraits: visualizing Black America: the color line at the turn of the twentieth century, 2018.

Language and Literature
Beasts at bedtime: revealing the environmental wisdom in children’s literature, 2018.

The Bloomsbury introduction to children’s and young adult literature, 2018.

Elements of surprise: our mental limits and the satisfactions of plot, 2018.

GOETHE: life as a work of art., 2018.

An introduction to Chinese poetry: from the Canon of poetry to the lyrics of the Song dynasty, 2017.

The making of the Odyssey, 2014.

Reading Jane Austen, 2017.

Repairing the broken surface of talk: managing problems in speaking, hearing, and understanding in conversation / Repairing the broken surface of talk: managing problems in speaking, hearing, and understanding in conversation, 2018.

The social origins of language, 2018.

Solzhenitsyn: the historical-spiritual destinies of Russia and the West, 2017.

Tact: aesthetic liberalism and the essay form in nineteenth-century Britain, 2018.

Tolkien: maker of Middle-Earth, 2018.

Typeset in the future: typography and design in science fiction movies, 2018.

The curse of bigness: antitrust in the new Gilded Age, 2018.

Hate: why we should resist it with free speech, not censorship, 2018.

Scalia speaks: reflections on law, faith, and life well lived, 2017.

Seeking accountability for the unlawful use of force, 2018.

Addiction and change: how addictions develop and addicted people recover, 2018.

Clinical assessment recommendations, 2015.

Life’s work: from the trenches, a moral argument for choice, 2017.

Overcoming opioid addiction: the authoritative medical guide for patients, families, doctors, and therapists, 2018.

Prelude to hospice: Florence Wald, dying people and their families, 2018.

The science of addiction: from neurobiology to treatment, 2018.

Beethoven & freedom, 2017.

Historians on Hamilton: how a blockbuster musical is restaging America’s past, 2018.

The Tchaikovsky papers: unlocking the family archive, 2018.

Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
Action versus contemplation: why an ancient debate still matters, 2018.

Aesthetics of the familiar: everyday life and world-making, 2017.

Bound: essays on free will and responsibility, 2015.

Case conceptualization and effective interventions: assessing and treating mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, 2016.

Christian: the politics of a word in America, 2018.

Christianity: the first three thousand years, 2010.

The craft of creativity, 2018.

Dharma: the Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh traditions of India, 2017.

The emotional foundations of personality: a neurobiological and evolutionary approach, 2018.

Evolving brains, emerging gods: early humans and the origins of religion, 2017.

Finding ourselves after Darwin: conversations on the image of God, original sin, and the problem of evil, 2018.

A guide to the world of dreams: an integrative approach to dreamwork, 2017.

The history of animals: a philosophy, 2018.

How fear works: culture of fear in the twenty-first century, 2018.

The invention of religion: faith and covenant in the book of Exodus, 2018.

The Jewish Bible: a material history, 2017.

John Wesley: optimist of grace, 2018.

Managing your research data and documentation, 2018.

The monastery and the microscope: conversations with the Dalai Lama on mind, mindfulness, and the Nature of Reality, 2017.

The nature of human creativity, 2018.

Nietzsche’s final teaching, 2017.

On Descartes’ passive thought: the myth of Cartesian dualism, 2018.

Pantheon: a new history of Roman religion, 2018.

A philosophy for the science of well-being, 2017.

Post-truth, 2018.

Psychological science and Christian faith: insights and enrichments from constructive dialogue, 2018.

Russian cosmism, 2018.

Then they came for me: Martin Niemöller, the pastor who defied the Nazis, 2018.

What did Jesus look like?, 2018.

Why we need religion, 2018.

Political Science
America, Aristotle, and the politics of a middle class, 2018.

Civic hope: how ordinary Americans keep democracy alive, 2018.

How to rig an election, 2018.

The price of prestige: conspicuous consumption in international relations, 2018.

Reign of appearances: the misery and splendor of the public sphere, 2018. 

The ark and beyond: the evolution of zoo and aquarium conservation, 2018.

Ethics and practice in science communication, 2018.

Paradoxes of time travel, 2018.

Shapeshifters: a journey through the changing human body, 2018.

Universe in creation: a new understanding of the big bang and the emergence of life, 2018.

Worldviews: an introduction to the history and philosophy of science, 2018. 

Social Sciences
Banana cowboys: the United Fruit Company and the culture of corporate colonialism, 2018.

Building nature’s market: the business and politics of natural foods, 2017.

Collective choice and social welfare, 2017.

Cultural evolution: people’s motivations are changing, and reshaping the world, 2018.

Early medieval Britain: the rebirth of towns in the post-Roman West, 2018.

Hammer, sickle, and soil: the Soviet drive to collectivize agriculture, 2017.

The mystery of the Kibbutz: egalitarian principles in a capitalist world, 2018.

The open sea: the economic life of the ancient Mediterranean world from the Iron Age to the rise of Rome, 2018.

Philosophy of race: an introduction, 2018.

The political history of American food aid: an uneasy benevolence, 2017.

Ramp hollow: the ordeal of appalachia., 2018.

Regulating the lives of women: social welfare policy from colonial times to the present, 2018.

Valley of genius: the uncensored history of Silicon Valley, as told by the hackers, founders, and freaks who made it boom, 2018.

Best before: the evolution and future of processed food, 2018.

The craft of scientific writing, 2018.

How the Internet happened: from Netscape to the iPhone, 2018. 

2010 : the year we make contact, 2010.

30 Rock. Season 1, 2007.

30 Rock. Season 2, 2008.

30 Rock. Season 3, 2009.

30 Rock. Season 4, 2010.

30 Rock. Season 5, 2011.

30 Rock. Season 6, 2012.

30 Rock. Season 7, the final season, 2013.

The big bang theory. The complete eleventh season, 2018.

Eight days a week : the touring years, 2016.

Help!, 2007.

Magical mystery tour, 2012.

The office : the complete series, 2014.

Parks and recreation. [Complete series], 2015. 

A Greek-English lexicon by Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, Henry Stuart Jones, Roderick McKenzie, 1996.

The Lord’s Prayer (Interpretation: resources for the use of Scripture in the church), 2018.

The Ten commandments (Interpretation: resources for the use of Scripture in the church), 2009.

Theological dictionary of the Old Testament, v. 16, 2018.

Office Reference
The SBL handbook of style, 2014.

Donated Gift Items to the Milligan Libraries
American intellectual tradition: a sourcebook [two volumes].

An American journal, 1839-40.

The American Puritan imagination; essays in revaluation.

American Puritanism: faith and practice.

The American Revolution; a concise history and interpretation.

Andrew Jackson: the border captain.

Andrew Jackson, symbol for an age.

Anglican and Puritan thinking: papers read at the 1977 conference.

The Atlantic civilization: eighteenth-century origins.

The baron of Beacon Hill: a biography of John Hancock.

Benjamin Franklin in American thought and culture, 1790-1990.

The best poor man’s country: a geographical study of early southeastern Pennsylvania.

The birth of modern America, 1820-1850.

The birth of the Republic, 1763-89.

The buccaneers of America: a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late years upon the coasts of the West Indies by the buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga (both English and French) Wherein are contained more especially the unparalleled exploits of Sir Henry Morgan ….

Captain John Smith’s America; selections from his writings.

Caribbean: sea of the new world.

Charismatic experiences in history.

Christopher Gadsden and the American Revolution.

Churches of old New England, their architecture and their architects, their pastors and their people.

Cities in revolt; urban life in America, 1743-1776.

Colonial America: essays in politics and social development.

The colonial craftsman.

The colonial physician & other essays.

The colonies in transition, 1660-1713.

Constitutional development in the South Atlantic States, 1776-1860: a study in the evolution of democracy.

Contrast and connection: Bicentennial essays in Anglo-American history.

Council minutes, 1638-1649.

Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV.

Country arts in early American homes.

Daniel Webster and Jacksonian democracy.

Democracy in the Connecticut frontier town of Kent.

A description of Kentucky in North America.

Detailed reports on the Salzburger Emigrants who settled in America: vol 5: 1738.

The Devil in Massachusetts: a modern enquiry into the Salem witch trials.

The diary of the American revolution, 1775-1781.

Diary of an early American boy, Noah Blake, 1805.

Edmund Pendleton, 1721-1803: a biography [two volumes].

The eighteenth century background: studies on the idea of nature in the thought of the period.

Eliphalet Nott.

The Elizabethans and America.

Essays in American colonial history.

The establishment of the European hegemony, 1415-1715: trade and exploration in the age of the Renaissance.

The evolution of American society, 1700-1815: an interdisciplinary analysis.

The fathers of the towns: leadership and community structure in eighteenth-century New England.

Fighting for liberty and virtue: political and cultural wars in eighteenth-century America.

The first American Revolution: the American Colonies on the eve of independence.

The founding of New England.

Francis Preston Blair.

The French in the Mississippi Valley.

Frontier parish: an account of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and the Anglican Church in America: drawn from the records of the Bishop of London.

Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne: misadventures of an English general in the revolution.

George the Third.

God’s messengers: religious leadership in colonial New England, 1700-1750.

The golden age of colonial culture.

Gouverneur Morris.

The Governor’s lady.

I believe; the Christian’s creed.

Identity unknown: rediscovering seven American women artists.

In quest of the Northwest passage.

In search of early America: the William & Mary quarterly, 1943-1993.

Interpreting colonial America: selected readings.

The Jacksonian era.

The Jacksonian era: 1828-1848.

Jacques Marquette, S.J., 1637-1675.

John C. Calhoun.

John Carroll of Baltimore, founder of the American Catholic hierarchy.

Jonathan Edwards, art and the sense of the heart.

Jonathan Fisher, Maine parson, 1768-1847.

Josiah Quincy, 1772-1864; the last Federalist.

Journey through a part of the United States of North America in the years 1844 to 1846.

A journey through the years, an autobiography. [two copies donated]

Kiva, cross, and crown: the Pecos Indians and New Mexico, 1540-1840.

Lamy of Santa Fe: his life and times.

Lincoln’s lieutenants: the high command of the Army of the Potomac.

Literary democracy: the declaration of cultural independence in America.

Lopez of Newport; colonial American merchant prince.

Lord of the Mohawks: a biography of Sir William Johnson.

The making of Victorian values: decency and dissent in Britain, 1789-1837.

The maritime history of Massachusetts, 1783-1860.

Martin Van Buren and the making of the Democratic Party.

Maryland’s revolution of government, 1689-1692.

Massachusetts, Colony to Commonwealth: documents on the formation of the constitution, 1775-1780.

Meetinghouse Hill, 1630-1783.

Men in rebellion: higher governmental leaders and the coming of the American Revolution.

The merry heart: reflections on reading, writing, and the world of books.

Mistress of Riversdale: the plantation letters of Rosalie Stier Calvert, 1795-1821.

The navigation acts and the American Revolution.

New England’s generation: the great migration and the formation of society and culture in the seventeenth century.

The origins of American politics.

The other John Adams, 1705-1740.

The Otis family in Provincial and Revolutionary Massachusetts.

Our earliest colonial settlements: their diversities of origin and later characteristics.

Our visible God.


Paul Revere & the world he lived in.

Peaceable kingdoms: New England towns in the eighteenth century.

Prelude to Civil War; the nullification controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836.

Privilege and prerogative: New York’s provincial elite, 1710-1776.

The Puritan experiment in the New World.

The Puritan origins of the American self.

The Puritan revolution and educational thought: background for reform.

Puritanism in early America.

Puritans: [a sourcebook of their writings] [two volumes].

The pursuit of happiness.

Raleigh and the British Empire.

Rebels and gentlemen; Philadelphia in the age of Franklin.

Register of the Provincial Secretary [three volumes].

The reinterpretation of early American history: essays in honor of John Edwin Pomfret.

The remarkable education of John Quincy Adams.

Reverend Abiel Abbot of Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Revivalism and separatism in New England, 1740-1800: Strict Congregationalist and Separate Baptists in the Great Awakening.

Roger Williams: his contribution to the American tradition.

The Royal Navy and the northwest coast of North America, 1810-1914: a study of British maritime ascendancy.

Rufus Choate, the wizard of the law.

Samuel Seabury, 1729-1796; a study in the high church tradition.

Scandalmonger: a novel.

A season of youth: the American Revolution and the historical imagination.

See Delphi and die: a Marcus Didius Falco novel.

Selected essays, 1963-1975.

The selected work of Tom Paine & Citizen Tom Paine.

Seventeenth century North America.

The shattered synthesis; New England Puritanism before the Great Awakening.

The Spanish-American frontier, 1783-1795; the westward movement and the Spanish retreat in the Mississippi Valley.

Spirit stones: the ancient art of the scholar’s rock.

The Swamp Fox, Francis Marion,

Tall tales from Old Smoky.

A theological interpretation of American history.

Toward a new society: American thought and culture, 1800-1830.

Voyages and discoveries; the principal navigations, voyages, traffiques, and discoveries of the English Nation.

William Dampier.

William Penn.

The works of Jonathan Edwards [two volumes].

Yankees and God.