Book Reviews

From: Volume 2, Issue 2: Fall 2005, 25th Anniversary Issue Pages 427-490


Faith and learning on the edge: A bold new look at religion in higher education. By David Claerbaut. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. 2004.
Review by Octavio J. Esqueda, School of Educational Ministries, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX

Faithful learning and the Christian scholarly vocation. Edited by Douglas V. Henry and Bob R. Agee. Grand Rapids, MI:William B. Eerdmans. 2003
Review by Don K. Ashley, Religion,Wayland Baptist University, Anchorage, AK.

The role of teaching in sustaining the church. By Harold W. Burgess. Anderson, IN: Bristol House. 2004.
Review by Allen D. Curry, Christian Education, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS

Children matter—Celebrating their place in the church, family, and community. By Scottie May, Beth Posterski, Catherine Stonehouse, and Linda Cannell. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. 2005.
Review by Gary C. Newton, Discipling Ministries, Huntington University, Huntington, IN

Postmodern children’s ministry. By Ivy Beckwith. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan/Youth Specialties. 2004.
Review by Holly Catterton Allen, Children and Family Ministries, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR.

Researching children’s experience: Approaches and methods. Edited by Sheila Greene and Diane Hogan. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 2005.
Review by Donald Ratcliff, Psychology Department, Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA.

Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. By Christian Smith with Melinda Lundquist Denton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Review by Thomas Bergler, Ministry and Missions, Huntington University, Huntington, IN

The religious education of adults. By Leon McKenzie and R. Michael Harton. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys. 2002.
Review by Cynthia L. Brown,Marshall, TX

Learning in adulthood. 2d ed. By Sharan B. Merriam and Rosemary S. Caffarella. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1999.
Review by Dale L. Mort, Degree Completion Program, Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA

Exploring spirituality and culture in adult and higher education. By Elizabeth J. Tisdell. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 1999.
Review by Martha Pendleton, Department of Graduate and Professional Studies, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR.

Steppingstones to curriculum: A biblical path. 2d ed. By Harro Van Brummelen. Colorado Springs, CO: Purposeful Design Publications. 2002.
Review by Janet L. Dale, Christian Education and Discipleship, Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY

Teaching cross-culturally: An incarnational model for learning and teaching. By Judith E. Lingenfelter and Sherwood G. Lingenfelter. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. 2003.
Review by Michael S. Lawson and Carisa A. Ash, Christian Education, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX

Transforming Bible study—Understanding God’s Word like you’ve never read it before. By Bob Grahmann. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2003.
Review by Miles (Skip) Lewis, Ministry, Lancaster Bible College Graduate School, Lancaster, PA

The search to belong: Rethinking intimacy, community, and small groups. By Joseph R.Myers. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. 2003.
Review by Julie Gorman, Christian Formation and Discipleship, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA

The voice of Jesus: Discernment, prayer and the witness of the Spirit. By Gordon T. Smith. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. 2003.
Review by Debbie A. Bigler, Education, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX

A new kind of Christian: A tale of two friends on a spiritual journey. By Brian D. McLaren. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2001.
The story we find ourselves in: Further adventures of a new kind of Christian. By Brian D.McLaren. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 2003.
Review by Jackie L. Smallbones, Christian Education, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA.



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