Book Reviews

From: Volume 9, Issue 2: Fall 2012, The Profession of Teaching Christian Ed Pages 422-455


Children’s ministry that fits: Beyond one-sized-fits-all. By David Csinos. Eugene, OR Wipf and Stock. 2011. 173pp.
Review by Thomas L. Sanders, Christian Education, Leadership, and Research, Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX.

Alone together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other. By Sherry Turkle. New York: Basic Books. 2011. 360 pp.
Review by Esther O. Ayandokun, Baptist College of Theology, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Discipleship that transforms: An introduction to Christian education from a Wesleyan holiness perspective. Edited by John H. Aukerman. Anderson, IN: Frances Asbury Press. 2011. 390 pp.
Review by Dawn R. Morton, Instructor of Christian Formation, Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, OH.

Living into the life of Jesus: The formation of Christian character. By Klaus Issler. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. 2012. 239 pp.
Review by Christy Hill, Spiritual Formation, Grace College and Seminary, Winona Lake, IN.

Beyond integration? Inter/Disciplinary possibilities for the future of Christian higher education. Edited by Todd C. Ream, Jerry Pattengale, and David L. Riggs. Abilene, TX: Abilene Christian University Press. 2012. 208 pp.
Review by Mark Eckel, Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies Director, Crossroads Bible College, Indianapolis, IN.

So what makes our teaching Christian? Teaching in the name, spirit, and power of Jesus. By Robert W. Pazmiño. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock. 2008. 128 pp.
Review by Megan G. Brown, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Maximum faith: Live like Jesus. By George Barna. Ventura, CA: Metaformation. 2011. 233 pp.
Review by Timothy J. Ralston, Pastoral Ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, TX.

Godly conversation: Rediscovering the Puritan practice of conference. By Joanne J. Jung. Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books. 2011. 207 pp.
Review by Mariet Mikaelian, Ph. D. student, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Hungry souls, holy companions: Mentoring a new generation of Christians. By Patricia Hendricks. Harrisburg, PA: Morehouse Publishing. 2006. 134 pp.
Review by Jeho Lee, doctoral student, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.

Leaders in the crossroads: Success and failure in the college presidency. By Stephen J. Nelson. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. 2009. 205 pp.
Review by Samuel Twumasi-Ankrah, President, Heritage Christian College, Ghana; doctoral student, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.



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