New titles and editions

The new books table has just been changed. Why not call into the Library and see the new books which are available for borrowing.

New books table

A development, not a departure : the lacunae in the debate of the doctrine of the Trinity and gender roles / Hongyi Yang. – Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2018 (BT111 Y22)

The Trinity : on the nature and mystery of the one God / Thomas Joseph White. – Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2022 (BT109 W588)

Wisdom in the face of modernity : a study in Thomistic natural theology / Thomas Joseph White. – 2nd edn. – Ave Maria, FL: Sapientia Press, 2016 (BL180 W588)

From paradise to the promised land : an introduction to the Pentateuch / T. Desmond Alexander. – 4th edn. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2022 (BS1226 A378)

Matthew : a commentary / R. Alan Culpepper. – Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2021 (BS2575.3 C968)

Leading with love : essentials of church leadership / Terence L. Elsberry. – Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2021 (BV652.1 E49)

The resilient pastor : leading your church in a rapidly changing world / Glenn Packiam. – Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2022 (BV4011.3 P119)

Ecclesia semper reformanda est : the church is always reforming : a festschrift on ecclesiology in honour of Stanley K. Fowler on his seventieth birthday / (eds.) David G. Barker, Michael A.G. Haykin and Barry H. Howson. – Ontario: Joshua Press, 2016 (BV600 B255)

Women remembered : Jesus’ female disciples / Helen Bond and Joan Taylor. – London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2022 (BS2445 B711)

Don’t just send a resume : how to find the right job in a local church / Benjamin Vrbicek. – Harrisburg, PA: Fan and Flame Press, 2019 (BV4020 V978)

Nine marks of a healthy church / Mark Dever. – 4th edn. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2021 (BV601 D491)

Pastors and their critics : a guide to coping with criticism in the ministry / Joel R. Beeke and Nick Thompson. – Phillipsburg, N.J.: P&R Publishing, 2020 (BV4011.3 B414)

The whole counsel of God. Volume 1. God’s mighty acts in the Old Testament / Richard C. Gamble. – Phillipsburg, N.J.: P&R Publishing, 2009 (BS543 G191)

The divine missions : an introduction / Adonis Vidu. – Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2021 (BT110 V655)

Word and power : is the theology of John Wimber compatible with Presbyterian theology and practice? / Gareth William David Stewart. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2015 (BYW7578 S849)

Bible : the story of the King James Version, 1611-2011 / Gordon Campbell. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 (BS186 C187)

The pastor’s soul : the call and care of an undershepherd / Brian Croft and Jim Savastio. – Leyland: EP Books, 2018 (BV4011.6 C941)

Mea culpa : learning from mistakes in ministry / Kyle McClellan. – Fearn ; Louisville, KY: Christian Focus ; Practical Shepherding, 2015 (BV4020 M126)

Collateral damage : my journey to healing from my pastor and father’s failure / James B. Carroll. – Fearn ; Louisville, KY: Christian Focus Publications ; Practical Shepherding, 2017 (BS2545.H4 C319)

Prepare them to shepherd : test, train, affirm, and send the next generation of pastors / Brian Croft. – Revised and updated edn. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2014 (BV4165 C941)

Leading small groups / Presbyterian Church in Ireland. – Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 2022 (PAM-202-14)

All the days of my life : knowing the Lord as our shepherd / Presbyterian Church in Ireland and Faith in Later Life. – Presbyterian Church in Ireland ; Faith in Later Life, 2022 (PAM-202-15)

How majestic is your name : an introduction to biblical worship / Walter Leslie McConnell. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BV15 M129)

Putting on virtue : the legacy of the splendid vices / Jennifer A. Herdt. – Chicago, Ill. ; London: University of Chicago Press, 2012 (BV4633 H541 for PTF221 and PTF224)

Reading the prophets as Christian scripture : a literary, canonical, and theological introduction / Eric J. Tully. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2022 (BS1505.2 T923)

Imprecations in the Psalms : love for enemies in hard places / Steffen G. Jenkins. – Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2022 (BS1430.2 J52)

Straight to shelves

The New Testament : a beginner’s guide / W.R. Telford. – London: Oneworld, 2014 (BS2530 T271)

We believe : recovering the essentials of the Apostles’ creed / Michael Horton. – Nashville, Tenn.: Word Publishing, 1998 (BT992 H823)

Empowered for witness : the Spirit in Luke-Acts / Robert P. Menzies. – Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994 (BS2589.H62 M551)

Fourth wave : Charismatics and evangelicals, are we ready to come together? / David Pawson. – London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1993 (ST-07323)

The gift of prophecy / Wayne Grudem. – Eastbourne: Kingsway Publications, 1988 (ST-07324)

The third force in the body of Christ / Michael C. Harper. – London: The Fountain Trust, 1965 (PAM-196-763)

The baptism with the Holy Spirit / R.A. Torrey. – Belfast: Revival Movement Association (PAM-195-485)

Already on loan

Confessionalism and mobility in early modern Ireland / Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021 (HIB BR794 O36)

How should we think about gender and identity? / Robert S. Smith. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2022 (BT708 S658)

Hebrews : an Earth Bible commentary : a city that cannot be shaken / Jeffrey S. Lamp. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (BS2775.2 L237)

Covenant continuity and fidelity : a study of inner-Biblical allusion and exegesis in Malachi / Jonathan Gibson. – London: T&T Clark, 2019 (BS1675.6.C6 G449)

The Reformation of faith in the context of late Medieval theology and piety / Berndt Hamm and (ed.) Robert J. Bast. – Leiden: Brill, 2004 (BR304 H224)

The hermeneutics of the apostolic proclamation : the center of Paul’s method of scriptural interpretation / Matthew W. Bates. – Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2019 (BS2651 B329)

A handbook of the Jewish roots of the gospels / (eds.) Craig A. Evans and David Mishkin. – Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2021 (BS2545.J44 E92)

Preaching life-changing sermons : six steps to developing and delivering biblical messages / Jesse L. Nelson. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Ministry, 2022 (BV4210 N427)

Discipleship and the evangelical church : a critical assessment / Jesse Hamilton. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2022 (BV4520 H218)

The preacher’s guide to suicide : a homiletical theology of death / H.C. Johnson. – Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2022 (BT825 J67)

E-books

Jeremiah. Lamentations / F.B. Huey. – Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 1993 (One user copy for CTM101)

Jeremiah and Lamentations / Daniel J. Hays. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 2016 (One user copy CTM101)

Fountain of salvation : trinity and soteriology / Fred Sanders. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2021 (One user copy for PTF219)

The divine missions : an introduction / Adonis Vidu. – Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2021 (One user copy for PTF219)

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Closure – 2 May

The Library and College will be closed on Monday 2 May for the bank holiday.

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Easter closure

The Library will be closed from 16:30 on Thursday 14 April until 08:30 on Monday 25 April for Easter. (Good Friday and the week following). The College will be closed during this period. Apart from that we are open as usual 08:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday. Happy Easter!

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The new books table has just been changed. Remember – all Library members can borrow something from this. Why not take a look and see if anything interests you? Remember we are closed on Wednesday 6 April for staff training.

New books table

Making missional disciples through small groups : why small groups are essential for today / Laurence Singlehurst and Trevor Withers. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-12-136)

I will build my church : selected writings on Church polity, baptism, and the Sabbath / Thomas Witherow and (ed.) Jonathan Gibson. – Glenside, Penn.: Westminster Seminary Press, 2021 (HIB BYW8233 W823 two copies)

Public worship with communion by extension : a revised and updated commentary / Phillip Tovey. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-16-249)

John Wimber and spiritual renewal : evaluating his legacy in the UK / Judy Hughes Robinson. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-13-159)

Finding grace in the face of dementia / John Dunlop. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2017 (BV4461 D922)

The Scots Afrikaners : identity politics and intertwined religious cultures in Southern and Central Africa / Retief Müller. – Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2022 (DT1105.S M958)

Reason and faith at early Princeton : piety and the knowledge of God / Owen Anderson. – New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014 (BV4070.P9 A548)

Trauma-informed pastoral care : how to respond when things fall apart / Karen A. McClintock. – Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2022 (BV4910.45 M127)

Becoming whole : the opposite of poverty isn’t the American dream / Brian Fikkert and Kelly M. Kapic. – Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2019 (BV4509.5 F477)

Thoughtful eating : food, relationships and the environment from a biblical perspective / Hannah Eves, Katherine Martin, Andrew Phillips and Peter Redmayne. – Sallux Publishing, 2019 (BR115.N87 E93)

Forgiven but not forgotten : the past is not past / Ambrose Mong. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2020 (BJ1476 M743)

Real people, real faith : preaching biblical characters / Cindy Halvorson. – Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2022 (BV4235.C1 H197)

Worshiping God, God’s way : a biblical perspective of the origin of worship / Steven E. Urspringer. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BV9 U82)

A history of contemporary praise & worship : understanding the ideas that reshaped the Protestant Church / Lee Ruth and Lim Swee Hong. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2021 (BV8 R974)

Claiming to answer : how one person became the response to our deepest questions / David Gooding and John Lennox. – Belfast: Myrtlefield Trust, 2019 (BT303.2 G652)

Relational spirituality : a psychological-theological paradigm for transformation / Todd W. Hall with M. Elizabeth Lewis Hall. – Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2021 (BV4597.52 H179)

Adam and the covenant of works / J.V. Fesko. – Fearn: Mentor, 2021 (BT155 F413)

Ecclesiology for a digital church : theological reflections on a new normal / (eds.) Heidi A. Campbell and John Dyer. – London: SCM Press, 2021 (BV600 C188)

The Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church. Volume 1 A-J / (ed.) Andrew Louth. – 4th edn. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022 (REF BR143 L893)

The Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church. Volume 2 K-Z / (ed.) Andrew Louth. – 4th edn. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022 (REF BR143 L893)

Prayer : how praying together shapes the church / John Onwuchekwa. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2018 (BV209 O59)

Facing snarls and scowls : preaching through hostility, apathy, and adversity in church revitalization / Brian Croft and James B. Carroll. – Fearn ; Louisville, KY: Christian Focus Publications ; Practical Shepherding, 2019 (BV4210 C941)

Church discipline : how the church protects the name of Jesus / Jonathan Leeman. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2012 (BV740 L485)

Straight to shelves

Challenges to New Testament theology : an attempt to justify the enterprise / Peter Balla. – Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 1997 (BS2397 B188)

Home. Ruth : a migrant’s story / Presbyterian Church in Ireland. – Belfast: Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 2020 (PAM-202-1)

For the body : recovering a theology of gender, sexuality, and the human body / Timothy C. Tennent. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2020 (BT702 T297)

Disability and the church : a vision for diversity and inclusion / Lamar Hardwick. – Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2021 (BV4460 H267)

Theological ethics : the moral life of the gospel in contemporary context / W. Ross Hastings. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Academic, 2021 (BJ1240 H358)

God and the pandemic : a Christian reflection on the coronavirus and its aftermath / Tom Wright. – London: SPCK, 2020 (BT732.7 W9530)

Christian theologies of salvation : a comparative introduction / (ed.) Justin S. Holcomb. – New York: New York University Press, 2017 (BT750 H725 for PTF222)

Grace alone : salvation as a gift of God, what the reformers taught … and why it still matters / Carl R. Trueman. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2017 (BT750 T866 PTF222)

Building on a sure foundation : papers read at the 1994 Westminster Conference / Mark Dever et al. – London: The Westminster Conference, 1994 (PAM-199-1145)

Minor prophets II / John Goldingay and Pamela J. Scalise. – Peabody, Mass. ; Milton Keynes: Hendrickson Publishers; Paternoster, 2009 (BS1560 G619)

The major religions : an introduction with texts / T. Patrick Burke. – 2nd edn. – Malden, Mass.; Oxford: Blackwell, 2004 (BL80 B959)

Adorning the doctrine : papers read at the 1995 Westminster Conference / Nigel Westhead et al. – London, 1995 (PAM-199-1146)

The fire divine : papers read at the 1996 Westminster Conference / Robert Godfrey et al. – London, 1996 (PAM-199-1147)

The answer of a good conscience : papers read at the 1997 Westminster Conference / Stephen Clark et al. – London, 1997 (PAM-199-1148)

Triumph through tribulation : papers read at the 1998 Westminster Conference / Erroll Hulse et al. – London, 1998 (PAM-199-1149)

God is faithful : papers read at the 1999 Westminster Conference / Robert Godfrey. – The Westminster Conference, 1999 (PAM-199-1150)

Seeing the Lord : papers read at the 2000 Westminster Conference / Ian Hamilton et al. – London: The Westminster Conference, 2000 (PAM-200-825)

Knowing the mind of God : papers read at the 2003 Westminster Conference / Iain Murray et al. – London: The Westminster Conference, 2003 (PAM-200-826)

Biblical Aramaic grammar / J. Patton Taylor. 2012 (PAM-201-232)

Already on loan

Galatians, Ephesians / (ed.) Gerald L. Bray. – Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2011 (BS2685.3 B827)

‘Drink this, all of you’ : individual cups at Holy Communion / Andrew Atherstone and Andrew Goddard. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2022 (PAM-16-250)

Wait-is this racist? A guide to becoming an anti-racist church / Kerry Connelly. – Louisville, Ky.: Westminster John Knox Press, 2022 (BT734 C752)

Fullness received and returned : trinity and participation in Jonathan Edwards / Seng-Kong Tan. – Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2014 (BYE268 T161)

The ethics of generating posthumans : philosophical and theological reflections on bringing new persons into existence / (eds.) Calum MacKellar and Trevor Stammers. – London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022 (B821 M154)

Les Commentaires Patristiques du Psautier (ille – ve siècles). Vol. II Exégèse prosopologique et théologie / Marie-Josèphe Rondeau. – Rome: Pont. Institutum Studiorum Orientalium, 1985 (ST-07322)

Face to face with God : a biblical theology of Christ as priest and mediator / T. Desmond Alexander. – Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2022 (BT254 A378)

Doctrine in shades of green : theological perspectives for environmental ethics / Andrew J. Spencer. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2022 (BT695.5 S745)

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Library closure 6 April

Please note the Library will be closed on 6 April for staff training.

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The new books table has just been changed. All members can borrow items from it. Why not take a look and get something new to read on this wet Wednesday!

New books table

Beyond profession : the next future of theological education / Daniel O. Aleshire. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2021 (BV4030 A371)

Becoming what we sing : formation through contemporary worship music / David Lemley. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2020 (BV290 L554)

Church music through the lens of performance / Marcell Silva Steuernagel. – London: Routledge, 2021 (ML3000 S842)

The practical art of spiritual conversation : learning the whens of evangelism and the hows of discipleship / James Harrison Shultz and David Rogers. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BV3793 S562)

Protestant and communalism in the Trans-Atlantic world, 1650-1850 / (ed.) Philip Lockley. – London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 (BR520 L816)

Memorial to Chaplains in the Great War / W. Donald Patton. – Belfast: Presbyterian Church in Ireland’s Council for Mission in Ireland and Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, 2020 (PAM-202-13)

Knowing sin : seeing a neglected doctrine through the eyes of the Puritans / Mark Jones. – Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2022 (BT715 J78)

Sixteenth-century mission : explorations in Protestant and Roman Catholic theology and practice / (eds.) Robert L. Gallagher and Edward L. Smither. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2021 (BV2120 G162)

Ready to restore : an introductory guide to biblical counseling / Jay E. Adams. – 2nd edn. – Phillipsburg, N.J.: P&R Publishing, 2021 (BV4409 A214)

The Jerome biblical commentary for the twenty-first century / (eds.) John J. Collins, Gina Hens-Piazza, Barbara Reid and Donald Senior. – 3rd fully revised edn. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (REF BS490 C712)

Religious experience and the knowledge of God : the evidential force of divine encounters / Harold A. Netland. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2022 (BR110 N469)

Exploring Christian doctrine / Tony Lane. – London: SPCK, 2013 (BT70 L266)

Transforming chaplaincy : the George Fitchett reader / (eds.) Steve Nolan and Annelieke Damen. – Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2021 (BV4375 N789)

Theoretical-practical theology, volume 3 : the works of God and the fall of man / Peter van Mastricht, (tr.) Todd M. Rester and (ed.) Joel R. Beeke. – Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books, 2021 (BX9422 M423)

The universal eschatological worship of Jesus Christ in Paul’s letter to the Philippians / Surif. – Carlisle: Langham Monographs, 2021 (BS2705.2 S961)

Reformed ethics : volume two ; the duties of the Christian life / Herman Bavinck and (ed.) John Bolt. – Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2021 (BJ1251 B354)

Christianity and the new eugenics : should we choose to have only healthy or enhanced children? / Calum MacKellar. – London: Inter-Varsity Press, 2020 (BJ1301 M154)

The fear of the Lord : essays on theological method / Michael Allen. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (BR118 A427)

The knowledge of God : essays on God, Christ, and Church / Michael Allen. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (BT100 A427)

Scottish liturgical traditions and religious politics : from reformers to Jacobites, 1560-1764 / (ed.) Allan I. Macinnes, Patricia Barton and Kieran German. – Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021 (CAL BR785 M152)

Romans and the mission of God / Mark J. Keown. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BS2665.6.M54 K37)

Conduct Gospel-centered funerals : applying the Gospel at the unique challenges of death / Brian Croft and Phil A. Newton. – Revised and updated edn. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2014 (BV199.F8 C941)

Church membership : how the world knows who represents Jesus / Jonathan Leeman. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2012 (BV820 L485)

Expositional preaching : how we speak God’s word today / David Helm. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2014 (BV4210 H478)

Sound doctrine : how a church grows in the love and holiness of God / Bobby Jamieson. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2013 (BV652.25 J32)

Straight to shelves

God at war : the Bible & spiritual conflict / Gregory A. Boyd. – Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1997 (BS680.D5 B789)

Ephesians / Walter L. Liefeld. – Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 1997 (BS2695.3 L719)

Angel of the Amazon : the story of Dr Bill Woods OBE / Bill Woods and Victor Maxwell. – Belfast: Ambassador, 1997 (HIB BYW8946 W894)

The Christ of the Bible and of the Church’s faith : a theological and apologetic study / Geoffrey Grogan. – Fearn: Mentor, 1998 (BT200 G874)

Turning over a new leaf : Protestant missions and the Orthodox Churches of the Middle East : the final report of a multi-mission study group on orthodoxy / Multi-mission study group on orthodoxy. – 2nd edn. – London ; Lynnwood, WA: Interserve ; Middle East Media, 1992 (ST-07295)

A goodly heritage : the Puritan Conference / Paul Cook et al. – 1958 (PAM-195-483)

How shall they hear? A symposium of papers read at the Puritan and Reformed Studies Conference, December 1959 / P.E. Hughes et al. 1960 (PAM-195-484)

Increasing in the knowledge of God : papers read at the Puritan and Reformed Studies Conference, 20th and 21st December, 1960 / A. Gibson, J.I. Packer, G.N.M. Collins, W.H. Davies and D.M. Lloyd-Jones. – London, 1961 (PAM-196-753)

Faith and a good conscience : papers read at the Puritan and Reformed Studies Conference, 18th and 19th December, 1962 / I. Breward, J.I. Packer, D.J. Innes, F.R. Entwistle and D.M. Lloyd-Jones. – London, 1963 (PAM-196-755)

Diversity in unity : papers read at the Puritan and Reformed Studies Conference, December 1963 / J.I. Packer, Iain Murray, D.M. Whyte and D.M. Lloyd-Jones. – London, 1963 (PAM-196-756)

Able ministers of the New Testament : papers read at the Puritan and Reformed Studies Conference, December 1964 / R.A. Finlayson et al. – London, 1964 (PAM-196-757)

Approaches to reformation of the church / D.W. Marshall et al. – London, 1965 (PAM-196-758)

One steadfast high intent / P.E.G. Cook et al. – London, 1966 (PAM-196-759)

Profitable for doctrine and reproof / Rex Ambler et al. – 1968 (PAM-196-760)

The manifold grace of God : papers read at the Puritan and Reformed Studies Conference, 1968 / John R. de Witt et al. – 1968 (PAM-196-761)

Perfecting the church below : papers read at the 1990 Westminster Conference / Andrew Davies et al. – London: The Westminster Conference, 1990 (PAM-199-1141)

Advancing in adversity : papers read at the 1991 Westminster Conference / Iain Murray et al. – London: The Westminster Conference, 1991 (PAM-199-1142)

Fulfilling the great commission : papers read at the 1992 Westminster Conference / Jean-Marc Berthoud. – London: The Westminster Conference, 1992 (PAM-199-1143)

The trials of Puritanism : papers read at the 1993 Westminster Conference / Samuel T. Logan et al. – London: The Westminster Conference, 1993 (PAM-199-1144)

Already on loan

A contemporary handbook for weddings & funerals and other occasions / (eds.) Aubrey Malphurs, Keith Willhite and Dennis Hillman. – 3rd, revised and updated edn. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Ministry, 2022 (BV199.M3 M259)

Union with God : an assessment of deification (theosis) in the theologies of Robert Jenson and John Calvin / Audy Santoso. – Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2021 (BT767.8 S237)

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St Patrick’s Day closure

Please note that the Gamble Library will be closed on Thursday 17th March for the St Patrick’s Day holiday. We will reopen on Friday 18th March at 08:30. Happy St Patrick’s Day!

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New titles and editions

The new books table has just been changed. Why not call in and pick up something new to read during the next storm!?

New books table

Anglicanism : a reformed Catholic tradition / Gerald Bray. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2021 (BX5005 B827)

Doing what’s right : whose system of ethics is good enough? / David Gooding and John Lennox. – Belfast: Myrtlefield Trust, 2019 (BJ1240 G652)

Why God makes sense in a world that doesn’t : the beauty of Christian theism / Gavin Ortlund. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2021 (BT100 O77)

Who God is : meditations on the character of our God / Ben Witherington. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2020 (BT130 W823)

Praying in public : a guidebook for prayer in corporate worship / Pat Quinn. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2021 (BV209 Q7)

The logic of the body : retrieving theological psychology / Matthew A. Lapine. – Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2020 (BV4597.3 L313)

Trauma and pastoral care : a ministry handbook / Carla A. Grosch-Miller. – Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2021 (BV4012 G877)

The humble church : renewing the body of Christ / Martyn Percy. – Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2021 (BV600.5 P432)

Finding Jesus in the storm : the spiritual lives of Christians with mental health challenges / John Swinton. – London: SCM Press, 2020 (BV4461 S979)

Hallelujah, what a Saviour! / Hamilton Moore. – Chicester: Faithbuilders Publishing, 2021 (BT200 M822)

Understanding Mark’s Gospel / Mark J. Keown. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BS2585.3 K37)

Biblical theology : how the church faithfully teaches the Gospel / Nick Roark and Robert Cline. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2018 (BS543 R628)

A commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud & Midrash, volume 3 / Hermann L. Strack and Paul Billerbeck. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2021 (REF BS2325 S894)

Deeper together : inspirations resource for women’s ministry / Presbyterian Women. – Belfast: Presbyterian Women Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 2022 (Two copies PAM-202-12)

The prophetic lawsuit in the Book of Revelation / Alan S. Bandy. – Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010 (BS2825.2 B214)

Hebrews : B&H exegetical guide to the Greek New Testament / Dana M. Harris. – Nashville, Tenn.: B&H Academic, 2019 (BS2775.3 H313)

Religious experience : its nature, validity, forms, and problems / J. Ernest Davey. – ARTIS (Europe) Ltd, 2021 (BV4500 D248)

Scottish Presbyterianism re-established : the case of Stirling and Dunblane, 1687-1710 / Andrew T.N. Muirhead. – Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021 (CAL BX9075 M953)

The philosophy of Aquinas / Christopher Shields and Robert Pasnau. – 2nd edn. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016 (BYT4548 S555)

A Hebrew reader for the Psalms : 40 beloved texts / (eds.) Peter Myers and Jonathan G. Kline. – Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Academic, 2021 (BS1420.M996 2021)

The Oxford handbook of ecclesiology / (ed.) Paul Avis. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022 (BV600 A958)

Towards a theological definition of spiritual abuse : Ezekiel 34 and the use of pastoral power / Amy White. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-14-168)

Living with the Letter of James / John Proctor. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-11-102)

How to include autistic children and young people in church : creating a place of belonging and spiritual development for all / Mark Arnold. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-20-65)

The Rev Samuel Haliday (1685-1739) : scholar, army chaplain, court lobbyist and Presbyterian minister / David Steers. – Belfast: Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, 2021 (PAM-202-11)

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Legacies of David Cranz’s ‘Historie von Grönland’ (1765) / (eds.) Felicity Jenz and Christina Petterson. – Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021 (BX8569.G83 J54)

The supernatural in medicine / D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. – London: C. M. F. Publications, 1971 (PAM-197-732)

The Protestant Reformation / F.J. Paul. – Belfast: The Christian Irishman Office, 192? (PAM-192-84)

The meaning of justification / Frank Colquhoun. – London: The Tyndale Press, 1962 (PAM-196-752)

The biblical doctrine of judgment / Leon Morris. – London: The Tyndale Press, 1960 (PAM-196-751)

Together : life changing perspectives to inspire youth ministry / Jose Cummings, Helen Warnock and Peter Waugh. – The White Signature, 2015 (BV4447 C971)

Rev William Holmes Hutchison, B.A., M.C., Hon. C.F. : preacher, pastor & padre / D.A. Murphy. – Cullybackey, 2018 (PAM-201-236)

The real scandal of the evangelical mind / Carl R. Trueman. – Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2011 (PAM-201-235)

Community history of Duncairn Presbyterian Church / Paul Braithwaite, Dolores Duffy, Rosemary McGreevy, Barbara Ross and Margaret Valente. – Belfast (HIB BX9064 B428D)

Developing pastoral care in our congregations : three models for Kirk Sessions to consider / Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Board of Christian Training. – Belfast: Presbyterian Church in Ireland, 2011 (PAM-201-234)

These three hundred and forty years of witness : an historical outline of Dundonald Presbyterian congregation 1645-1985 / Alexander Hanna. – Dundonald, 1985 (HIB BX9064 D915)

Presbyterian Church in Ireland church membership in Ireland 1990-2003 / Hilary McCartney. – London: Christian Research, 2003 (PAM-200-824)

Church and Eucharist / (ed.) Michael Hurley. – Dublin: M. H. Gill and Son Limited, 1966 (ST-07247)

The Kirk through the centuries. A brief history of the Church of Scotland / G.D. Henderson. – Edinburgh: Church of Scotland Committee on Publications, 1930 (PAM-193-178)

Presbyterianism : yesterday, to-day, and to-morrow / John Buchan. – Edinburgh: Church of Scotland Committee on Publications, 1937 (PAM-193-177)

Already on loan

Powerful leaders? : when church leadership goes wrong and how to prevent it / Marcus Honeysett. – London: Inter-Varsity Press, 2022 (BV652.1 H772)

E-books

Jonathan Edwards : spiritual writings / Jonathan Edwards, (eds.) Kyle Strobel, Adriaan C. Neele and Kenneth P. Minkema. – New York: Paulist Press, 2019 (One user copy PTF216 and PTF221)

Jonathan Edwards and deification : reconciling theosis and the Reformed tradition / James R. Salladin. – Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2022 (One user copy for PTF216 and PTF221)

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New titles and editions

The new books table has just been changed. All members can borrow these new loans, so why not drop into the Library and pick up some new reading material?

New books table

Finding ultimate reality : in search of the best answers to the biggest questions / David Gooding and John Lennox. – Belfast: Myrtlefield Trust, 2018 (BT1100 G652)

Sport and peace-building in divided societies : playing with the enemy / John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson. – London: Routledge, 2018 (GV706.35 S947)

Do small groups work? A study of biblical engagement and transformation / Anna Clare Creedon. – London: SCM Press, 2021 (BV652.2 C913)

Mission rift : leading through church conflict / David E. Woolverton. – Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2021 (BV652.1 W916)

God, freedom, and the body of Christ : toward a theology of the Church / Alexander J. D. Irving. – Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2020 (BV600 I72)

Providence / John Piper. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2020 (BT135 P665)

Rediscovering values / Jim Wallis. – London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2010 (BR115.E3 W214)

Preaching difficult texts of the Old Testament / Bryan Murawski. – Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2021 (BS1191.5 M972)

Reformed systematic theology, volume 3 : Spirit and salvation / Joel R. Beeke and Paul M. Smalley. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2021 (BX9422 B414)

Freedom from fatalism : Samuel Rutherford’s (1600-1661) doctrine of divine providence / Robert C. Sturdy. – Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2021 (CAL BYR9758 S935)

T&T Clark handbook of the early church / (eds.) Ilaria L.E. Ramelli, John Anthony McGuckin and Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (BR165 R172)

How scripture interprets scripture : what biblical writers can teach us about reading the Bible / Michael Graves. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2021 (BS511 G776)

Zwingli : God’s armed prophet / Bruce Gordon. – New Haven ; London: Yale University Press, 2021 (BYZ986 G662)

A grammar of New Testament Greek / Rodney A. Whitacre. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2021 (PA817 W577)

Apologetics in 3D : essays on apologetics and spirituality / Peter S. Williams. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BT1103 W726)

Acts : exegetical guide to the Greek New Testament / L. Scott Kellum. – Nashville, Tenn.: B&H Academic, 2020 (BS2625.3 K29)

Mark : exegetical guide to the Greek New Testament / Joel F. Williams. – Nashville, Tenn.: B&H Academic, 2020 (BS2585.3 W724)

The good new of judgment : a short pastoral theology / Chris MacBruithin. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-14-167)

Making disciples for the workplace : how to nurture whole-life discipleship / Mark Greene. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-22-3)

Teaching meditation in primary schools : a Christian approach / Iain Osborne. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-15-49)

Christianity and the social contract : applying theology to the key questions of our time / Christopher Watkin. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-17-203)

The Book of Job : a theological approach / Katharine J. Dell. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-11-101)

Visit the sick : ministering God’s grace in times of illness / Brian Croft. – Revised and updated edn. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2014 (BV4335 C941)

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The Bible as literature : an introduction / John B. Gabel, Charles B. Wheeler, Anthony D. York and David Citino. – 5th edn. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006 (BS535 G112)

John Gerstner and the renewal of Presbyterian and reformed evangelicalism in modern America/ Jeffrey S. McDonald. – Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2017 (BYG3838 M135)

The 5 levels of leadership : proven steps to maximize your potential / John C. Maxwell. – New York, NY:  Center Street, 2011 (BF637.L4 M465)

Already on loan

Women in the New Testament world / Susan E. Hylen. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019 (BS575 H996)

How can we help victims of trauma and abuse? / Susan L. Williams and Stephen N. Williams. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2021 (BV4910.45 W727)

How do we live in a digital world? / C. Ben Mitchell. – Bellingham, Wash.: Lexham Press, 2021 (BR115.T42 M681)

Four views on heaven / John S. Feinberg, J. Richard Middleton, Michael Allen and Peter Kreeft. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Academic, 2022 (BT845 F299)

The abyss in Revelation : a view from below / Edward Gudeman. – University Park, PA: Eisenbrauns, 2021 (BS2825.2 G922)

Yahweh among the gods : the divine in Genesis, Exodus, and the Ancient Near East / Michael B. Hundley. – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022 (BL473 H933)

John Webster : the shape and development of his theology / Jordan Senner. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (BYW3818 S478)

Seeing God : the beatific vision in Christian tradition / Hans Boersma. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2022 (BT848 B672)

The facts on the ground : a wisdom theology of culture / William A. Dyrness. – Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2022 (BS2545.W45 D998)

God and the transgender debate : what does the Bible actually say about gender identity? / Andrew T. Walker. – 2nd edn. – Epsom: The Good Book Company, 2022 (BT708 W177)

The Gospel of John : a theological commentary / David F. Ford. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2021 (BS2615.3 F699)

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The new books table has just been changed. Why not call in and pick up a new book or pamphlet to read before the weekend?

New books table

Beginning with New Testament Greek : an introductory study of the grammar and syntax of the New Testament / Benjamin L. Merkle and Robert L. Plummer. – Nashville, Tenn.: B&H Academic, 2020 (BS2384 M563 for PTF111, PTF112, PTF113, CTM110, PTF116, CTM109)

Science and the doctrine of creation : the approaches of ten modern theologians / (eds.) Geoffrey H. Fulkerson and Joel Thomas Chopp. – Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2021 (BS651 F964)

Liberty in the things of God : the Christian origins of religious freedom / Robert Louis Wilken. – New Haven ; London: Yale University Press, 2019 (BV741 W681)

Effective intercultural evangelism : good news in a diverse world / W. Jay Moon and W. Bud Simon. – Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2021 (BV3790 M818)

A biblical theology of Christian discipleship / Johnny Turner. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2021 (BV4520 T948)

In the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit : teaching the Trinity from the creeds to modern discussion / (eds.) Thomas K. Johnson, David Parker, and Thomas Schirrmacher. – Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2020 (BT109 J69)

The Bible, disability, and the church : a new vision of the people of God / Amos Yong. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2011 (BS680.P435 Y55)

The Bible, sexuality, and culture : raising a family in a postmodern and post-Christian world / Brian Neil Peterson. – Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2021 (BS680.F3 P485)

Now and not yet : theology and mission in Ezra-Nehemiah / Dean R. Ulrich. – London: Apollos, 2021 (BS1355.2 U45)

The liquidation of the church / Kees de Groot. – Abingdon: Routledge, 2020 (BR481 G876)

The Book of Jeremiah / John Goldingay. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2021 (BS1525.3 G619)

England’s second Reformation : the battle for the Church of England, 1625-1662 / Anthony Milton. – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021 (BX5075 M662)

1-2 Thessalonians / Jeffrey A.D. Weima. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2014 (BS2725.3 W422)

2 Corinthians : exegetical guide to the Greek New Testament / Colin G. Kruse. – Nashville, Tenn.: B&H Academic, 2020 (BS2675.3 K94)

Covenant : a vital element of reformed theology. Biblical, historical and systematic-theological perspectives / (eds.) Hans Burger, Gert Kwakkel and Michael Mulder. – Leiden: Brill, 2021 (BT155 B954)

Greek for life : strategies for learning, retaining, and reviving New Testament Greek / Benjamin L. Merkle and Robert L. Plummer. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2017 (BS2384 M563 for PTF111, PTF112, PTF113, CTM110, PTF116, CTM109)

Gather God’s people : understand, plan, and lead worship in your local church / Brian Croft and Jason Adkins. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2014 (BV15 C941)

Conversion : how God creates a people / Michael Lawrence. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2017 (BT780 L722)

How can I support international missions? / Mark Collins. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2021 (BV2063 C712)

Oversee God’s people : shepherding the flock through administration and delegation / Brian Croft and Bryce Butler. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2015 (BV652 C941)

Using coaching in youth work : a practical guide to being coached and coaching others / Andy Campbell. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-20-64)

Worship in 1 Corinthians / Colin Buchanan. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-16-248)

Spiritual reading : Bible reading as a spiritual discipline / Richard S. Briggs. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-13-158)

Seeing ourselves as others see us : perceptions of the Church of England / Stephen Hance. – Cambridge: Grove Books, 2021 (PAM-12-135)

The Routledge introductory course in Biblical Hebrew / Lily Kahn. – London: Routledge, 2014 (BS1184 K12)

In all the scriptures : the three contexts of biblical hermeneutics / Nicholas G. Piotrowski. – Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2021 (BS476 P662)

Straight to shelves

Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia / (eds.) K. Elliger and W. Rudolph. – 5th revised ed. – Stuttgart ; Peabody, Mass.: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft ; Hendrickson, 2007 (Three copies for CTM108 BS715.2007 E46)

Already on loan

A critical and exegetical commentary on Ecclesiastes. Volume 2 : commentary on Ecclesiastes 5.7-12.14 / Stuart Weeks. – London: T&T Clark, 2022 (BS1475.3 W396)

The loneliness epidemic : why so many of us feel alone–and how leaders can respond / Susan Mettes. – Grand Rapids, Mich.: Brazos Press, 2021 (BV4911 M595)

London Presbyterians and the British revolutions, 1638-64 / Elliot Vernon. – Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2021 (BX9058.L V539)

Best practice guidelines for theological libraries serving doctoral programs / (ed.) Katharina Penner. – Carlisle: Langham Global Library, 2021 (Z675.T4 P412)

There is hope : preaching at funerals / Paul Beasley-Murray. – London: Inter-Varsity Press, 2021 (BV4275 B368)

T&T Clark handbook to early Christian meals in the Greco-Roman world / (eds.) Soham Al-Suadi and Peter-Ben Smit. – London: T&T Clark, 2019 (BS2545.D56 A464)

The concept of canon in the reception of the Epistle to the Hebrews / David Young. – London: T&T Clark, 2021 (BS2775.5 Y69)

Don’t blow up your ministry : defuse the underlying issues that take pastors down / Michael MacKenzie. – Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2021 (BV4398 M157)

Missions : how the local church goes global / Andy Johnson. – Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, 2017 (BV2063 J66)

E-books

Letters and homilies for Jewish Christians : a socio-rhetorical commentary on Hebrews, James and Jude / Ben Witherington. – Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic, 2007 (One user copy for PTF114)

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