Friday, August 2, 2013

Coming Soon Fall Books

Although our new additions slowed down over the summer, we have not stopped adding books .  Please stop in and look at the new book display.

In the meantime, check out the libguide New Books Pages for a selection of the books added this past year.

New Fall Books will start again the last week of August.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Books P Literature

This will be the final new books announcement for this Spring 2013.  However, since we will continue placing newly processed and cataloged books at  the display area, please stop in.  New books lists will resume with the Fall Semester.

Title The Event of Literature
Author Terry Eagleton
Publisher Yale
Call No. PN45.E24 2012

Title The Past is a moving picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film
Author Janna Jones
Publisher University Press of Florida
Call No. PN1995.9.H5 J64 2012

Title Reporting News and Religion
Author Judith M. Buddenbaum
Publisher Iowa State
Call No. PN4888.R4 B83 1998

Title Milton's Paradise Lost: Moral education
Author Margaret Olofson Thickstun
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Call No. PR3562.T47 2007

Title C. S . Lewis, Poetry and the Great War, 1914-1918
Author John Bremer
Publisher Lexington Books
Call No. PR6023.E926 Z588 2012

Title Faulkner and Hemingway: Biography of  Literary Rivalry
Author Joseph Fruscione
Publisher Ohio State
Call No. PS138.F78 2012

Title Hemingway and Africa
Author Mriam B. Mandel, Ed.
Publisher Camden House
Call No. PS3515.E37 Z617913 2011

Title Twenty Thousand Mornings : An autobiography
Author John Joseph Mathews
Publisher Oklahoma
Call No. PS3525.A8477 Z46 2012

Title The Betsy-Tacy Treasury
Author Maud Hart Lovelace
Publisher Harper Perennial
Call No. Curriculum Center PZ7.L9561 Be 2011

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Books M - Music

Title The Flute Book 3rd. ed.
Author Nancy Toff
Publisher Oxford
Call No. ML935.T65 2012

Title The Trombone in the Renaissance
Author Stewart Carter
Publisher Pendragon Press
Call No. ML965.C37 2012

Title American Art Song and Amereican Poetry, 2nd ed.
Author Ruth C. Friedberg & Robin Fisher
Publisher Scarecrpw
Call No. ML2811.F75 2012

Title The Beautiful Music all around Us
Author Stephen Wade
Publisher Illinois
Call No. ML355.2.W34 2012

Title Community Music in Theory and Practice
Author Lee Higgins
Publisher Oxford
Call No. ML3916.H56 2012

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Books BS-BT Bible & Theology

Title People's Bible
Author Derek Wilson
Publisher Lion
Call No. BS186.W44 2010

Title What the Bible Really Tells Us
Author T. J. Wray
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Call No. BS511.3.W73 2011

Title Conquering with Christ: A Commentary on the Book of Revelation
Author Ian A. Fair
Publisher ACU Press
Call No. BS2825.53.F35 2011

Title Justification
Author N. T. Wright
Publisher IVP
Call No. BT764.3.P573 W75 2009

Title The Good & Evil Serpent
Author James H. Charlesworth
Publisher Yale
Call No. BT982.C45 2010
Synopsis - Table of Contents
Physiology Undergirds Symbology: Thirty-two Virtually Unique Characteristics of a Snake 32
3. Realia and Iconography: The Symbolism of the Serpent in the Ancient Near East (and the Religion of Israel) 58
4. The Perception That the Serpent Is a Positive Symbol in Greek and Roman Literature 125
5. The Full Spectrum of the Meaning of Serpent Symbolism in the Fertile Crescent 188
6. Serpent Symbolism in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) 269
7. The Symbolism of the Serpent in the Gospel of John 352
Conclusion 416
Epilogue 421
I: Biblical Hebrew Terms for Various Types of Snakes 425
II: A Lexicon of Words for ¿Serpent¿ in Ancient Greek 452
III: Anguine Iconography and Symbolism at Pompeii 461
IV: Notes on Serpent Symbolism in the Early Christian Centuries

Monday, April 29, 2013

New Books: L (Education Topics)

Title The individual, society, and education: A history of American educational ideas
Author Clarence J. Karier
Publisher Illinois
Call No. LA205.K3 1986

Title Our Schools & Our Future...Are we still at risk?
Author Paul E. Peterson, Ed.
Publisher  Hoover Pres
Call No.  LA217.2.O87 2003

Title Rethinking Homework: Best Practices that support Diverse Needs
Author Cathy Vatterott
Publisher ASCD
Call No. LB1048.V37 2009

Title Preschool in three cultures revisited
Author Joseph Tobin, Hey Hsueh, and Mayumi Karasawa
Publisher Chicago
Call No. LB1140.25.Je T6132 2011

Title Transformations at the edge of the world
Author Ronald J. Morgan & Cynthia Toms Smedley. Eds.
Publisher Abilene Christian University Press
Call No.  LB2376.T63 2010

Title Soul Care: Christian Faith and Academic Administration
Author Harold Heie and Mrk Sargent, Eds.
Publisher Abilene Christian Uiversity Press
Call No.  LC484.S676 2012
Sample chapters
ch. 10. Strategic planning at a Christian university / Dale Soden and Kathleen Storm
ch. 11. Relationality in academic administration / Carla D. Sanderson
ch. 12. Evaluation of faculty performance and fit / Marie S. Morris
ch. 13. Encouragers wanted / Seth Crowell

Friday, April 26, 2013

Books B-BH

Title The Pursuits of Wisdom
Author John M. Cooper
Publisher Princeton
Call No. B111.C67 2012

Title Charles Sanders Peirce and a Religious Metaphysics of Nature
Author Leon J. Niemoczynski
Publisher Rowman and Littlefield
Call No.  B945.N54 2011

Title Feminist Interpretations of Benedict Spinoza
Author Moira Gatens, Ed.
Publisher Penn State Press
Call No. B3998.F38 2009

Title Why Does the World Exist?
Author Jim Holt
Publisher Liveright Publishing
Call No. BD511.H65 2012

Title Friendships in Childhood & Adolescence
Author Catherine L. Bagwell & Michelle E. Schmidt
Publisher Guilford
Call No. BF723.F68 B34 2011

Title Introducting Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
Author Darren Hudson Hick
Publisher Continuum
Call No. BH201.H53 2012

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

New Books Books: BR Christianity

Title The Unity of Christ
Author Christopher A. Beeley
Publisher Yale
Call No. BR67.B377 2012

Title Theology of Culture in a Japanese Context
Author Atsuuoshi Fujiwara
Publisher Princeton
Call No. BR115.C8 F34

Title Exposing Myths about Christianity: A Guide to Answering 145 Viral Lies and Legends
Author Jeffrey Burton Russell
Publisher   InterVarsity Press
Call No. BR135.R37 2012
"Examines a wide array of common misperceptions, characterizations, stereotypes, caricatures and outright myths about Christianity that circulate heavily within today's society, and are even believed by many Christians. In a succinct and engaging manner, Russell discusses these errors and provides thoughtful, even-handed, carefully researched and sharp-witted responses--Cf. publisher description."
Title The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity
Author Robert Louis Wilken
Publisher Yale University Press
Call No. BR162.3.W55 2012

Title Evangelical Calvinism
Author Myk Habets & Bobby Grow, Eds.
Publisher Pickwick
Call No. BR1640.E854 2012

Title Philip's Daughters
Author Estrelda Alexander & Amos Yong, Eds.
Publisher Princeton
Call No. BR1644.P5 2009

Title Basil of Caesarea
Author Andrew Radde-Gallwitz
Publisher Cascade
Call No.  BR1720.B3 R23 2012