Theology

Theology I

Ham, Ken, ed. The New Answers Book: Over 25 Questions on Creation/Evolution and the Bible. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2006. Note: Students are only required to have this first “Answers” book, but if parents desire, they can purchase the entire set: The New Answers Book Boxed Set.

Olasky, Marvin and Perry, John. Monkey Business: The True Story of the Scopes Trial. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2005.

National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Science, Evolution, and Creationism. Washington DC: The National Academies Press, 2008.

Poythress, Vern S. Christian Interpretations of Genesis 1. Christian Answers to Hard Questions. Philadelphia: Westminster Seminary Press; Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2013. Note: The academy plans to provide a copy of this booklet for students to borrow.

Richardson, Don. Peace Child: An Unforgettable Story of Primitive Jungle Treachery in the 20th Century. 4th ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, Bethany House, 1976, 2005.

Plummer, Robert L. 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible. 40 Questions Series. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2010.

Bragg, Melvyn. William Tyndale: A Very Brief History. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge [SPCK], 2017.

Bierle, Donald A. Surprised by Faith: A Skeptic Discovers More to Life Than What We Can See, Touch, and Measure. 3rd ed. Minnetonka, MN: FaithSearch International, 1992, 2003, 2012. Note: For used copies, please verify that it is the third edition.

Make Your Own Papyrus. Veritas Press (item #183500). Note: The academy plans to provide each student with a kit.

Leadership Resources International. Dig and Discover Hermeneutical Principles: The Core Principles. 3rd ed. Palos Heights, IL: Leadership Resources International, 2018. Alternate Online Edition: Dig and Discover Hermeneutical Principles.  Instead of this free download, the ministry encourages Americans to buy hard-copy booklets as ministry support. Note: The academy plans to provide a copy of this booklet for students to borrow.

Harris, Alex and Brett Harris. Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion against Low Expectations. Colorado Springs: Multnomah, 2008, 2013.

Women Only: Elliot, Elisabeth. Let Me Be a Woman. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1976.

Men Only: Ryle, J. C. Thoughts for Young Men. Reprint, Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 2015 [1888].

Traeger, Sebastian, and Gilbert, Greg. The Gospel at Work: How the Gospel Gives New Purpose and Meaning to Our Jobs. Updated and expanded ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013, 2018. Note: Please verify that the student is obtaining the updated and expanded edition.

Elliot, Elisabeth. Shadow of the Almighty: The Life & Testament of Jim Elliot. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958.

Piper, John. Risk Is Right: Better to Lose Your Life Than to Waste It. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2013.

Schaeffer, Francis A. Art and the Bible: Two Essays. Foreword by Michael Card. IVP Classics. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006 [1973].

Strauch, Alexander. The Hospitality Commands: Building Loving Christian Community, Building Bridges to Friends and Neighbors. Littleton, CO: Lewis & Roth, 1993.

Theology II

Gaede, S. D. When Tolerance is No Virtue: Political Correctness, Multiculturalism and the Future of Truth and Justice. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.

Hawke, David Freeman. Everyday Life in Early America. Everyday Life in America. New York: Harper & Row, 1988.

Machen, J. Gresham. Education, Christianity, and the State. Ed. John W. Robbins. Unicoi, TN: The Trinity Foundation, 1987, 1995, 2004.

Yetman, Norman R., ed. Voices from Slavery: 100 Authentic Slave Narratives. Reprint, Mineola, NY: Dover, 2000 [1970, 1972].

Moore, Eva. The Story of George Washington Carver. Scholastic Biography. New York: Scholastic, 1971.

DuBois, W. E. B. The Souls of Black Folk. Everyman’s Library. Centennial Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003 [1903]. Alternative Thrift Edition: The Souls of Black Folk.

The Koran. 5th rev. ed. Trans. N. J. Dawood. Penguin Classics. New York: Penguin, 1956, 1959, 1966, 1968, 1974, 1990. Online Resource: Quran.  Any English translation will suffice, so please do not purchase it.

Wilson, Douglas. Letter from a Christian Citizen. Powder Springs, GA: American Vision, 2007. Note: This book is out-of-print, so please do not pay a high price for a used copy.

Harris, Sam. Letter to a Christian Nation. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Book, 2006.

Zacharias, Ravi and Kevin Johnson. Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message – Youth Edition. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, W Publishing, 2000. Note: Students should obtain the youth edition cited above; however, parents may obtain the original version at Jesus Among Other Gods.

Sproul, R. C. The Holiness of God. 2nd ed. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1985, 1998.

Lewis, C. S. Mere Christianity: A Revised and Amplified Edition, with a New Introduction, of the Three Books. New York: HarperCollins, 2001 [1952]. Note: This book is also assigned in Theology IV.

Tozer, A. W. The Pursuit of God: The Human Thirst for the Divine. Camp Hill, PA: WingSpread Publishers, 2006 [1948].

Piper, John. Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist. Rev. ed. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 1986, 1996, 2003, 2011.

Papa, Matt. Look and Live: Behold the Soul-Thrilling, Sin-Destroying Glory of Christ. Bloomington, MN: Bethany House, 2014.

Müller, George. The Autobiography of George Mueller. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 1984.

Alcorn, Randy. The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful Giving. LifeChange Books. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 2001.

Alcorn, Randy. Money, Possessions, and Eternity. Rev. ed. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1989, 2003.

Burkett, Larry. The Complete Financial Guide for Young Couples: A Lifetime Approach to Spending, Saving, and Investing. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1989, 1993. 

Theology III

Olasky, Marvin. The American Leadership Tradition. New York: Simon & Schuster, The Free Press, 1999.

Maier, Pauline. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.

Guelzo, Allen C. Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008.

McMillen, Sally G. Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement. Pivotal Moments in American History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Kasher, Steven. The Civil Rights Movement: A Photographic History, 1954-68. New York: Abbeville Press, 1996.

Meldau, Fred John. The Prophets Still Speak: Messiah in Both Testaments. Rev. ed. Amy L. Julian. Bellmawr, NJ: The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, 1956, 1988.

Piper, John, ed. God’s Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards with the Complete Text of “The End for which God Created the World” by Jonathan Edwards. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1998.

Goldsworthy, Graeme. Gospel and Kingdom. Crownhill, MK: Paternoster, 1981, 2012.

McClain, Alva J. Law and Grace: A Study of New Testament Concepts as They Relate to the Christian Life. Reprint, Winona Lake, IN: BMH Books, 1973 [1954].

Cross, John R. The Stranger on the Road to Emmaus. 4th ed. Olds, Alberta, Canada: GoodSeed International, 2009.

Graf, Sherry. I Don’t Get You: A Guide to Healthy Conversations. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2016. Note: The academy plans to provide a copy of this booklet for students to borrow.

Wilson, Douglas J. Reforming Marriage. Moscow, ID: Canon Press, 1995.

Girgis, Sherif, Ryan T. Anderson, and Robert P. George. What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense. New York: Encounter Books, 2012.

Chapman, Gary D. Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Got Married. Chicago: Moody, 2010.

McQuilkin, J. Robertson. A Promise Kept. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House, 1998, 2006.

Torode, Sam & Bethany. Open Embrace: A Protestant Couple Rethinks Contraception. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Note: Parents should be aware that this book has some specific biological information.  If any family does not approve, students can be exempted from this assignment.

Wales, Susan, and Ann Platz. A Match Made in Heaven: A Collection of Inspirational Love Stories. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 1999.

Theology IV

Honeysett, Marcus. Meltdown: Making Sense of a Culture in Crisis. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2002.

Gilson, Etienne. Reason and Revelation in the Middle Ages. Reprint, Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 1998. Note: This book is out-of-print.  Please find a used copy, but do not buy an expensive one.

Caputo, John D. What Would Jesus Deconstruct? The Good News of Postmodernism for the Church. The Church and Postmodern Culture. Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2007.

Brown, Paul E. Understanding and Enjoying the Bible. Leominster, UK: Day One, 2005.

Pearcey, Nancy. Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, & Meaning. Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2010.

Hodge, Charles. The Way of Life. Reprint, Minneapolis: Curiosmith, 2016 [1841].

Calvin, John and Jacopo Sadoleto. A Reformation Debate: Sadoleto’s Letter to the Genevans and Calvin’s Reply. Ed. John C. Olin. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1976 [1966].

Malone, Fred A. A String of Pearls Unstrung: A Theological Journey into Believers’ Baptism. Cape Coral, FL: Founders Press, 1998. Note: This out-of-print book may be impossible to find.  Please do not buy an expensive one.

Spurgeon, C. H. All of Grace. Moody Classics. Chicago: Moody, 2010 [1894]. Alternative Edition: Spurgeon, C. H. All of Grace: An Earnest Word with Those Who Are Seeking Salvation by the Lord Jesus Christ. Reprint, Pasadena, TX: Pilgrim, 1978 [1894].

Stott, John R. W. Basic Christianity. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1958.

Lewis, C. S. Mere Christianity: A Revised and Amplified Edition, with a New Introduction, of the Three Books. New York: HarperCollins, 2001 [1952]. Note: This book was already assigned in Theology II.  Please check if you already have it.

Ryle, J. C. Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots. Rev. ed. Reprint, Moscow, ID: Charles Nolan, 2001 [1877, 1879].

Ray, Bruce A. Withhold Not Correction. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 1978.

Murray, John. The Fear of God: The Soul of Godliness. Reprint, Birmingham: Solid Ground Christian Books, n. d. [1957]. Note: The academy plans to provide a copy of this booklet for students to borrow.

Tripp, Tedd. Shepherding a Child’s Heart. 2nd ed. Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherd Press, 1995, 2005.

Harris, Joshua. I Kissed Dating Goodbye. 2nd ed. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 1997, 2003.

Naselli, Andrew David and J. D. Crowley. Conscience: What It Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.

Marcellino, Jerry. Rediscovering Family Worship. Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherds Press, n. d. [1996, 2002]. Note: The academy plans to provide a copy of this booklet for students to borrow.

Harris, Gregg. The Christian Home School. 2nd ed. Gresham, OR: Noble Publishing, 1988, 1995.

Leithart, Peter. Wise Words: Family Stories That Bring the Proverbs to Life. Elkton, MD: Holly Hall, 1995.