Book Reviews

From: Volume 8, Issue 1: Spring 2011, Theological Perspectives Pages 182-227


Toddling to the kingdom: Child theology at work in the church. Edited by John Collier. London, UK: Child Theology Movement. 2009.
Children and the theologians: Clearing the way for grace. By Jerome W. Berryman. New York: Morehouse Publishing. 2009.
Review by Kevin E. Lawson, Director of PhD and EdD programs in Educational
Studies, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Listening to children on the spiritual journey: Guidance for those who teach and nurture. By Catherine Stonehouse and Scottie May. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. 2010.
Review by La Verne Tolbert, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Azusa Pacific University Graduate School of Theology, Azusa, CA; President, Teaching Like Jesus Ministries,
Pasadena, CA; Director, Society for Children’s Spirituality: Christian Perspectives.

Our covenant with kids: Biblical nurture in home and church. By Timothy A. Sisemore. Scotland, UK: Christian Focus. 2008. 208 pp.
Review by Amy Lin, Education Pastor, Evangelical Formosan Church of Irvine, doctoral student, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Theology for a troubled believer: An introduction to the Christian faith. By Diogenes Allen. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press. 2010.
Review by Eddy F. Carder, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Prairie View A & M University, Prairie View, TX; Resident Fellow, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute, Arlington, TX.

Understanding and promoting transformative learning: A guide for educators of adults. By Patricia Cranton. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (2nd Edition). 2006.
Review by Hokyung Paul Kang, doctoral student at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Teaching that transforms: Facilitating life change through adult Bible teaching. By Rick and Shera Melick. Nashville, TN: B & H Publishing Group. 2010.
Review by Denise Moitinho, Adjunct Online Professor of Christian Leadership and Discipleship, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

Teaching in a distant classroom. By Michael H. Romanowski and Teri Mc-Carthy. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books. 2009.
Review by Rex E. Johnson, Associate Professor of Christian Ministry and Leadership, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Awakening the quieter virtues. By Gregroy Spencer. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books. 2010.
Review by Ellen Martin, Master of Arts, Christian Education (2005) and Master of Divinity (2010), Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY.

The Brazos introduction to Christian spirituality. By Evan B. Howard. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press. 2008.
Review by Linden D. McLaughlin, Chairman, Christian Education Department, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX.

Global awakening: How 20th-century revivals triggered a Christian revolution. By Mark Shaw. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. 2010.
Review by Rich McLaughlin, Trainer and Networker, Spiritual Overseers Service International, Roselle, IL.

Grounded in the gospel: Building believers the old-fashioned way. By J. I. Packer and Gary A. Parrett. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. 2010.
Review by Timothy J. Ralston, Professor of Pastoral Ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX.



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