New Books and Media Received (October 2020)

The following Books (79 items) were received into the Library collection for both the Welshimer and Seminary Libraries through expense accounts and by donation during October 2020.

Seminary Library

Christian maps of the holy land: images and meanings, 2020.

Information Resources and Library Science
The Oxford illustrated history of the book, 2020.

Language and Literature
An anthology of Syriac writers from Qatar in the seventh century, 2015.

A corpus of Ammonite inscriptions, 2019.

Hebrew for life: strategies for learning, retaining, and reviving biblical Hebrew, 2020.

An introduction to biblical Greek: a grammar with exercises, 2020.

Lord, we need thee: a tribute to Nina Simone, James Weldon, Howard Thurman, Song of Solomon, 2015.

Jewish law and early Christian identity: betrothal, marriage, and infidelity in the writings of Ephrem the Syrian, 2020. 

The cry of the poor: liberation ethics and justice in health care, 2020.

Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
Always a guest: speaking of faith far from home, 2020.

Anchored in the current: discovering Howard Thurman as educator, activist, guide, and prophet, 2020.

Ancient Jewish and Christian scriptures: new developments in canon controversy, 2020.

Apologiae pro Christianis ; Dialogus cum Tryphone, 2005.

Barth in conversation, 3 volumes, 2017.

Bavinck: a critical biography, 2020.

Beautiful and terrible things: a Christian struggle with suffering, grief, and hope, 2020.

Becoming brave: finding the courage to pursue racial justice now, 2020.

Born from lament: the theology and politics of hope in Africa, 2017.

The centering moment, 1984.

A critical edition of the hexaplaric fragments of Job 22-42, 2020.

Disciplines of the spirit, 1977.

The end of the Christian life: how embracing our mortality frees us to truly live, 2020.

The end of youth ministry?: why parents don’t really care about youth groups and what youth workers should do about it, 2020.

The enneagram for spiritual formation: how knowing ourselves can make us more like Jesus, 2020.

The essential Karl Barth: a reader and commentary, 2019.

The Exodus, by Richard Elliott Friedman, 2017.

Faith formation in a secular age: responding to the church’s obsession with youthfulness, 2017.

The Father of lights: a theology of beauty, 2020.

The first one hundred years of Christianity: an introduction to its history, literature, and development, 2020.

Footprints of a dream: the story of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples, 2009.

From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, 2014.

A Greek Thomist: providence in Gennadios Scholarios, 2020.

The harp of glory: Enzira Sebhat: an alphabetical hymn of praise for the ever-blessed Virgin Mary from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, 2010.

Howard Thurman: essential writings, 2006.

Howard Thurman: philosophy, civil rights, and the search for common ground, 2019.

Judges, by Klaas Spronk, 2019.

Justice and charity: an introduction to Aquinas’s moral, economic, and political thought, 2020.

Leading not normal volunteers: a not normal guide for leading your incredible, quirky team, 2016.

Love alone is credible, 2004.

Metrical discourses on faith by the blessed Mar Ephrem, 2020.

The mood of Christmas, 1985.

On Christian leadership: the letters of Alexander Schmemann and Georges Florovsky (1947-1955), 2020.

On Satan, demons, and psychiatry: exploring mental illness in the Bible, 2020.

On the mystical life: the ethical discourses, 3 volumes, 1997.

On the sacraments: a selection of works of Hugh and Richard of St. Victor, and of Peter of Poitiers, 2020.

The origin and character of God: ancient Israelite religion through the lens of divinity, 2020.

The papers of Howard Washington Thurman, five volumes, 2009.

The pastor in a secular age: ministry to people who no longer need a God, 2019.

Reading while Black: African American biblical interpretation as an exercise in hope, 2020.

Redeeming power: understanding authority and abuse in the church, 2020.

The search for common ground: an inquiry into the basis of man’s experience of community, 1986.

The spirit of hope: theology for a world in peril, 2019.

The stories we live by: personal myths and the making of the self, 1993.

Teachers in late antique Christianity, 2018.

Temptations of Jesus: five sermons, by Howard Thurman, 1978.

Traités contre les ariens, 2 volumes, 2019.

Trauma + grace: theology in a ruptured world, 2019.

An unconventional God: the spirit according to Jesus, 2020.

Vicarious kingship: a theme in Syriac political theology in late antiquity, 2017.

Whence and whither: on lives and living, 2019.

Who is God?: key moments of biblical revelation, 2020.

‘The wings of the Spirit’: exploring feminine symbolism in early pneumatology: a reassessment of a key metaphor in the spiritual teachings of the Macarian homilies in the light of early Syriac Christian tradition, 2020.

A life of Alexander Campbell, 2020.

Visions and faces of the tragic: the mimesis of tragedy and the folly of salvation in early Christian literature, 2020.

Reference Oversize
Greek and Roman mosaics, by Umberto Pappalardo, Rosaria Ciardiello, Luciano Pedicini, and Ceil Friedman, 2019.

Donated Gift Items to the Milligan Libraries
Bearing God’s name: why Sinai still matters.

Bringing Jesus to the desert: uncover the ancient culture, discover hidden meanings.

Casablanca (DVD).

A concise guide to reading the New Testament: a canonical introduction, by David R. Nienhuis.

Discerning ethics: diverse Christian responses to divisive moral issues.

The Holy Land satellite atlas, 2 volumes.

Jewish law and decision-making: a study through time.

Judaism, the first phase: the place of Ezra and Nehemiah in the origins of Judaism.

Killing a Messiah: a novel.

Paul among the people: the Apostle reinterpreted and reimagined in his own time.

Paul before the Areopagus, and other New Testament studies.

Pee-Wee’s big adventure (DVD).

The significance of singleness: a theological vision for the future of the church.

Transpacific evangelicalism in the twentieth century: revival and evangelism in America and Korea.

The world is waiting for you: celebrating the 50th ordination anniversary of Addie Davis.