Book Reviews

From: Volume 7, Issue 2: Fall 2010, Spiritual Formation and Christian Education Pages 437-485


Childfaith: Experiencing God and spiritual growth with your children. By Donald and Brenda Ratcliff. Eugene, OR. Cascade Books. 2010.
Review by Thomas Sanders, Director, Master of Arts in Christian Education: Childhood Ministry, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX.

Student ministry and the supremacy of Christ. By Richard Ross. Bloomington, IL. Cross Books. 2009.
Review by Margaret Lawson, Associate Professor of Foundations of Education, Terry School of Church and Family Ministries, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: Fort Worth, TX

Ethnography as a pastoral practice: An introduction. By Mary Clark Moschella. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrims Press. 2008.
Review by James Riley Estep, Jr., Professor of Christian Education, Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln, IL.

Handbook of psychology of religion and spirituality: Edited by Raymond F. Paloutzian and Crystal L. Park. New York: The Guilford Press.
Review by Thomas Sanders, Director, Master of Arts in Christian Education: Childhood Ministry, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX.

KidLead: Growing great leaders. By Alan E. Nelson, Charleston, SC: BookSurge Publishing. 2009.
Review by Sam Baker, Associate Professor of Student & Family Ministries, Corban University; Salem, OR.

The longview: Lasting strategies for rising leaders. By Roger Parrott. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook. 2009.
Review by Robert Drovdahl, Professor of Christian Ministries and Education, School of Theology, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.

Life with God: Reading the Bible for spiritual transformation. By Richard J. Foster and Kathryn A. Helmers. New York. USA: HarperCollins Publishers. 2008.
Reviewed by Faustin Ntamushobora, Executive Director, TLAfrica, Inc. (, La Mirada, CA.

Befriending death: Henri Nouwen and a spirituality of dying. By Michelle O'Rourke. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books. 2009.
Review by Michael Brian Thompson, Associate Professor, Practical Theology, Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, OH.

Souls in transition: The religious and spiritual lives of emerging adults. By Christian Smith with Patricia Snell. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2009.
Reviewed by Steve Huerd, Student Venture Twin Cities Director and doctoral student, Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, CA.

Spiritual intelligence: Discover your SQ. Deepen your faith. By Alan E. Nelson, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. 2010.
Reviewed by Beverly Johnson-Miller, Associate Professor of Christian Discipleship, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY.

Transforming worldviews: An anthropological understanding of how people change. By Paul G. Hiebert, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.
Review by Linden D. McLaughlin, Associate Professor of Christian Education Department, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas. TX.

Leadership and the sexes: Using gender science to create success in business. By Michael Gurian and Barbara Annis. San Francisco, CA. Jossey Bass. 2008.
Review by Halle Gray Scott, Adjunct Faculty, Haggard Graduate School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.

Leadership and the liberal arts: Achieving the promise of a liberal education. Edited by J. Thomas Wren, Ronald E. Riggio, and Micahel A. Genovese, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 2009.
Review by Stanley J. Ward, Bible Department Chair, The Brook Hill School, Bullard, TX.



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