Book Reviews

From: Volume 1, Issue 3: Fall 2004 Pages 182-244

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Forging a better religious education in the third millennium. Edited by James Michael Lee. Birmingham, AL: Religious Education Press. 2000
Review by Paul Bramer, Christian Formation, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL

Systemic religious education. By Timothy Arthur Lines. Birmingham, AL: Religious Education Press. 1987.
Review by Richard Ramsey, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

Virtues and practices in the Christian tradition: Christian ethics after MacIntyre. Edited by Nancey Murphy, Brad J. Kallenberg, and Mark Thiessen
Nation. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press. 2003. Reprint. Original publication, Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1997.
Review by Paul Bramer, Christian Formation and Brent Laytham, Theology and Ethics North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago IL

Reclaiming goodness: Education and the spiritual quest. By Hanan A. Alexander. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press. 2001.
Review by Paul Bramer, Christian Formation, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago IL

Of such is the kingdom: Nurturing children in the light of Scripture. By Timothy A. Sisemore. Fern, Ross-shire, Great Britain: Christian Focus Publications. 2000.
Review by Donald Ratcliff, Psychology, Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA

Bullying: A spiritual crisis. By Ronald H. Cram. St. Louis MO: Chalice Press. 2003.
Review by Catherine Stonehouse, Christian Education, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY

Growing a healthy children’s ministry. By Steve Alley. Cincinnati, OH: Standard Publishing. 2002. 224pp.
Review by Jane Carr, Christian Education, Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, CA

Shaping the spiritual life of students: A guide for youth workers, pastors, teachers & campus ministers. By Richard Dunn. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. 2001. 257 pp.
Review by Ronald G. Belsterling, Youth Ministry, Nyack College, Nyack, NY

Aging, spirituality, and religion: A handbook. Edited by Melvin A. Kimble, Susan H. McFadden, James W. Ellor, and James F. Seeber. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress. 1995.
Aging, spirituality, and religion: A handbook volume 2. Edited by Melvin A. Kimble and Susan H. McFadden. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress. 2003.
Review by Faye E. Chechowich, Christian Educational Ministries, Taylor University, Upland, IN

The ascent of a leader. By Bill Thrall, Bruce McNicol, and Ken McElrath. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1999.
Review by Orbelina Eguizábal, Christian Education, Central American Theological Seminary (CATS-SETECA), Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Growing givers’ hearts: Treating fundraising as ministry. By T. Jeavons and R. Basinger. San Francisco: Jossey Bass. 2000.
Review by Adam Morris, Development, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

A teacher’s guide to cognitive type theory and learning style. By Carolyn Mamchur. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 1996.
Taking religion seriously across the curriculum. By Warren A.Nord and Charles C. Haynes. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 1998.
ADD/ADHD alternatives in the classroom. By Thomas Armstrong. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 1999.
Winning strategies for classroom management. By Carol Cummings. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2000.
Classroom management that works: Research-based strategies for every teacher. By Robert J. Marzano with Jana S. Marzano and Debra J. Pickering. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2003.
Review by Doug Schmidt, Curriculum Editorial, Cook Communications Ministries, Colorado Springs, CO

The complete disciple: A model for cultivating God’s image in us. By R. T. Habermas. Colorado Springs, CO: Cook Communications Ministries. 2003.
Review by Ronald L. Griffiths, Christian Ministries, Crown College, St. Bonifacius, MN

The complete disciple: A model for cultivating God’s image in us. By R. T. Habermas. Colorado Springs, CO: Cook Communications Ministries. 2003.
Review by Gary C. Newton, Educational Ministries, Huntington College, Huntington, IN

Satisfy your soul: Restoring the heart of Christian spirituality. By Bruce Demarest. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. 1999.
Review by Don Shepson, Gordon College,Wenham, MA

Conformed to His image: Biblical and practical approaches to spiritual formation. By Kenneth Boa. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2001.
Review by Donald A. Cheyney, Church and Christian Ministries, Philadelphia Biblical University, Langhorne, PA

Authentic spirituality: Moving beyond mere religion. By Barry L Callen. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. 2001.
Review by Keith A. Kettenring, Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Anaheim, CA

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