New Books and Media Received (November 2017)

The following Books and DVDs (115 items) were received into the Library collection for both the Welshimer and Seminary Libraries through the Acquisitions Budget and by donation during November 2017.

Seminary Library

New Testament Seminar Collection
Paul and the person : reframing Paul’s anthropology, 2017.

Philippians : a commentary, 2017.

Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
An introduction to womanist biblical interpretation, 2015.

The anatomy of misremembering : von Balthasar’s response to philosophical modernity, 2014.

Apocalyptic ecology : the book of Revelation, the Earth, and the future, 2017.

Augustine : conversions to confessions., 2017.

Battling the gods : atheism in the ancient world, 2016.

Blessed are the consumers : climate change and the practice of restraint, 2013.

Christian preaching and worship in multicultural contexts : a practical theological approach, 2017.

Christian women in the patristic world : their influence, authority, and legacy in the second through fifth centuries, 2017.

A course in Christian mysticism : thirteen sessions with the famous Trappist monk Thomas Merton, 2017.

Early christian monastic literature and the babylonian talmud, 2016.

Embodied words, spoken signs : sacramentality and the Word in Rahner and Chauvet, 2014.

Eminent Missionary Women, 2015.

Ethics of hope, 2012.

Ethics that matters : African, Caribbean, and African American sources, 2012.

The Grace in dying : how we are transformed spiritually as we die, 2000.

Heaven opens : the trinitarian mysticism of Adrienne von Speyr, 2014.

Jewish-Christian interpretation of the Pentateuch in the Pseudo-Clementine homilies, 2013.

Light on Creation ancient commentators in dialogue and debate on the origin., 2017.

Martin Luther : visionary reformer, 2016.

Neither Jew nor Greek : a contested identity, 2015.

A new approach to textual criticism : an introduction to the coherence-based genealogical method by Tommy Wasserman and Peter J. Gurry., 2017.

A Palestinian theology of liberation : the Bible, justice, and the Palestine-Israel conflict, 2017.

Patterns of ministry among the first Christians, 2017.

Preaching the women of the Old Testament : who they were and why they matter, 2017.

Sallie McFague : collected readings, 2013.

Saudi clerics and Shi’a Islam, 2016.

Stewards of the poor : the man of God, Rabbula, and Hiba in fifth-century Edessa, 2006.

The sweet uses of adversity : images of the biblical Job, 2002.

The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation. Galations-Philemon, 2013.

The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation. Job, 2016.

The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation. John, 2014.

The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation. Matthew, 2012.

The Syriac Peshiṭta Bible with English translation. Romans-Corinthians, 2013.

Through the dark field : the incarnation through an aesthetics of vulnerability, 2017.

What is Islam? : the importance of being Islamic, 2016.

Social Sciences
Scars across humanity : understanding and overcoming violence against women, 2015.

Welshimer Library

A prison called school : creating effective schools for all learners, 2015.

Developing young minds : from conception to kindergarten, 2015.

Wisdom’s workshop : the rise of the modern university, 2016.

Fine Arts
Grand illusions : American art and the First World War, 2016.

Narrating the landscape : print culture and American expansion in the nineteenth century, 2016.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Graphics Standards Manual, 2015.

Postcard America : Curt Teich and the imaging of a nation, 1931-1950, 2015.

Adam Smith : his life, thought, and legacy, 2016.

American colonial history : clashing cultures and faiths, 2016.

By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean : the birth of eurasia., 2017.

Chan-kuo tsʻe, 1970.

Children of Katrina, 2015.

The city : a world history, 2015.

Civil War in the North Carolina Quaker belt : the Confederate campaign against peace agitators, deserters and draft dodgers, 2014.

Cold War summits : a history, from Potsdam to Malta, 2015.

Emmett Till : the murder that shocked the world and propelled the civil rights movement., 2017.

Gold and freedom : the political economy of Reconstruction, 2015.

Grant, 2017.

The Habsburg empire : a new history , 2016.

Hoover : an extraordinary life in extraordinary times , 2017.

The information-literate historian : a guide to research for history students, 2013.

Iran in world history , 2016.

Liberty or death : the French Revolution, 2017.

The many faces of Herod the Great, 2015.

Nagasaki : life after nuclear war, 2016.

On Stalin’s team : the years of living dangerously in Soviet politics, 2017.

The Orange Trees of Marrakesh : Ibn Khaldun and the Science of Man, 2015.

Perilous times : an inside look at abortion before- and after- Roe v. Wade, 2013.

Postwar Germany and the Holocaust, 2016.

Rome’s Revolution : death of the republic and birth of the empire., 2017.

Surviving Wounded Knee : the Lakotas and the politics of memory, 2016.

Swansong 1945 : a collective diary of the last days of the Third Reich, 2016.

The victory with no name : the Native American defeat of the First American Army, 2016.

Language and Literature
Armed ambiguity : women warriors in German literature and culture in the age of Goethe, 2016.

Classical literature : an epic journey from Homer to Virgil and beyond, 2016.

Contemporary documentary, 2016.

Duerme, 1995.

Eternity’s sunrise : the imaginative world of William Blake, 2015.

Euripides and the gods, 2016.

Hainish novels & stories, 2017.

How we talk : the inner workings of conversation, 2017.

The illiberal imagination : class and the rise of the U.S. novel, 2017.

Malinche, 2008.

Maya Angelou : adventurous spirit : from I know why the caged bird sings (1970) to Rainbow in the cloud, the wisdom and spirit of Maya Angelou (2014), 2016.

Narratives of the Islamic conquest from medieval Spain, 2015.

Orson Welles. Volume 3, One-man band, 2016.

Pedro Páramo, 1983.

The poems of T.S. Eliot, 2015.

The Qing Dynasty and traditional Chinese culture , 2015.

Reading John Keats, 2015.

Setting Plato straight : translating ancient sexuality in the Renaissance, 2016.

The Victorian novel dreams of the real : conventions and ideology, 2016.

Writing the monarch in Jacobean England : Jonson, Donne, Shakespeare and the works of King James, 2015.

Magna carta : the birth of liberty, 2016.

Military Science
Thinking about national security : strategy, policy, and issues, 2016.

Capturing music : the story of notation, 2015.

Windows into the soul : surveillance and society in an age of high technology, 2016.

Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
African American religions, 1500-2000 : colonialism, democracy, and freedom, 2015.

An introduction to Indian philosophy, 2016.

Becoming wise : an inquiry into the mystery and art of living, 2016.

Big dreams : the science of dreaming and the origins of religion, 2016.

The black mirror : looking at life through death, 2015.

The blessings of business : how corporations shaped conservative Christianity, 2016.

Heidegger : the question of being and history, 2016.

Jacques Lacan : a critical introduction, 2016.

No Depression in Heaven : the great depression, the new deal, and the transformation of religion in.. the delta., 2017.

Time : a philosophical introduction, 2015.

Transforming communities : how people like you are healing their neighborhoods, 2017.

Political Science
Presidential government, 2016.

Why the right went wrong : Conservatism– from Goldwater to the Tea Party and beyond, 2016.

The meaning of science : an introduction to the philosophy of science, 2015.

Social Sciences
The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition , 2017.

War & society, 2016.

The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, 2016.

The garden of words, 2014.

Donated Gift Book to the Milligan Libraries
Classical Christian doctrine : introducing the essentials of the ancient faith