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Library Newsletter Volume 3 Number 12 December 2016

CONTENTS Merry Christmas

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Holiday Hours

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Print vs Ebooks

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Stocktake Results

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New Items

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New Ebooks

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Current Awareness Bulletin

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Contact Details

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Merry Christmas Where did the year go? We’ve been busy serving you and we’ve enjoyed just about every minute of it! All the library staff at Harvest Bible College Libraries wish you a very Merry & Blessed Christmas and we hope to see you in the Libraries in 2017!

Holiday Hours Of course, the library staff must take a break over Christmas, so there will be reduced staffing available to assist you with your holiday Library requirements. Harvest Libraries will be open during normal office hours, but library staff may not be available to assist you at all times. All Libraries will be closed from Monday 26 Dec 2016 – Monday 2 Jan 2017, reopening Tuesday 3 January 2016. • VIC Library unstaffed from 22 Dec 2016, restaffed from 11th Jan 2017 • QLD Library unstaffed from 20 Dec 2016, restaffed from 10th Jan 2017 • WA Library unstaffed from 22 Dec 2016, restaffed from 3rd Jan 2017

Print vs Ebooks

Source: http://www.higheredlearningspaces.com/media/1003779/77918.pdf

Whilst the Harvest Library collection of ebooks is continually increasing, we also still buy and collect print books! Browsing the shelves in a particular subject area is a great way to find relevant material that may not have been found if you just performed a library search in the catalogue. If there is a chapter/section of a print book that you need for your study, you may request it be scanned and emailed to you by completing & submitting a Collection Copy Request Form – found in Moodle – Library – Overview – Library Forms.

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VIC Stocktake The VIC Library stocktake was completed in November, revealing the VIC collection contains 43,193 physical items and almost 1,800 electronic items, giving a total collection size of 44,985! Add that to the WA & QLD collections, and you have access to over 78,000 items from the Harvest Bible College libraries!

New Items The following item descriptions are taken from back-of-the-book summaries and are hereby acknowledged. Cover images are from Google Books where available and are hereby acknowledged. Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, vol 5: traditional Jewish objections / Brown. This text presents a comprehensive refutation of the traditional Jewish concept that there is a binding, authoritative oral law going back to Moses. While showing great respect for his people’s traditions, Brown dispels the idea that only traditional Jews can rightly understand the Hebrew scriptures. 239 BRO Applied Psychology: putting theory into practice (2nd ed) / Bekerian & Levey. This text is an invaluable resource for all students of psychology, showing just how psychology extends beyond the lecture hall to have a vital impact on our everyday lives. 158 BEK Borrowing from the Future: a faith-based approach to intergenerational equity / Morisy. This text offers the first faith-based exploration of intergenerational fairness. It opens up a new vein of practical theology, drawing on gospel teaching to explore how we might channel and control power and self-interest. 248.843 MOR Business Ethics in Biblical Perspective: a comprehensive introduction / Cafferky. The goal of this text is to provide a comprehensive biblical perspective on contemporary issues in areas such as consumer behaviour, management, accounting and marketing. 241.644 CAF Charting the Faith of Australians: thirty years in the Christian Research Association / Hughes. The story told in this book is a personal story for Dr Philip Hughes, the senior research officer of the Christian Research Association from 1985 to 2016. But it is also a story of global significance as Christian and other religious institutions grapple with changes to their place in society and their roles in changing perceptions of life. 260.72094 HUG Children in Early Christian Narratives / Betsworth. This text begins with a discussion of the socio-historical context of children and childhood in the first century before discussing the role of children in early Christian narratives. 225.830523 BET

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Library Newsletter Vol 3 (12) 2016 Christian apologetics as cross-cultural dialogue / van den Toren. This text shows how sociology of knowledge affects the tasks of apologetics and is a dialogical guide toward engaging with postmodern and multireligious perspectives through an interdisciplinary approach. 261.2 VAN Concerning the Nations: essays on the oracles against the nations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel / Holt, Kim & Mein (eds). This text examines the important structural component of all three books: the ‘Oracles against Nations’. 224.06 HOL Digital Materialities: design and anthropology / Pink, Ardevol & Lanzeni (eds). This text presents chapters by scholars and practitioners working at the intersection between design and digital research. By incorporating in-depth understandings of the digitalmaterial world from both the social sciences and design, this book considers how this combined knowledge might advance our capacity to participate in designing for the future. 303.4833 PIN The Divine Dance: the trinity and your transformation / Rohr. This text explores the trinity as a pathway beyond problematic understandings of God. 231.044 ROH Echoes of a Prophet: the use of Ezekiel in the Gospel of John and in literature of the Second Temple period / Manning. This book is a slight revision of the author’s doctoral dissertation looking at the New Testament use of the Old – the use of Ezekiel in the gospel of John. 226.506 MAN Embracing Change: gain tips for navigating change you’ll rely on throughout your career / Randolf. In an ever-changing workplace, you need to be able to trust your ability to work your way around any obstacles you may encounter. Let this audio-recording be your reliable companion on the road to resilience. CD 158.1 RAN False Justice: unveiling the truth about social justice / Greaves. This text specifically calls for a paradigmatic shift in the way most people think about justice. It equips you with the Christ-focus and the biblical backing needed to form a right and godly mindset regarding social justice. 332 GRE A First look at Communication Theory (9th ed) / Griffin, Ledbetter & Sparks. This text provides a concise student-centric approach to more than 30 of the major communication theories impacting our discipline in the 21st century. 302.201 GRI God and the Gay Christian: the biblical case in support of same-sex relationships / Vines. A landmark book exploring what the Bible actually says and doesn’t say about same-sex relationships. 261.825766 VIN

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Library Newsletter Vol 3 (12) 2016 The Gospel and the Land of Promise: Christian approaches to the land of the bible / Church, Walker, Bulkeley & Meadowcroft (eds). Today the ‘land of promise’ is a spark in the tinder dry atmosphere of Middle Eastern affairs. This text is aimed to contribute to a more informed and theologically coherent response to the ‘alnd of promise’. 220 9 CHU Guards without Frontiers: Israel’s war against terrorism / Katz. This book is the story of the often covert war which these forces, Mossad, the Shin Bet and the national Police Border Guards, have waged throughout the world in order to protect Israeli citizens. 363.32095694 KAT Handbook of Religion: a Christian engagement with traditions, teachings, and practices / Muck, Netland & McDermott. This comprehensive handbook answers questions Christian might face about religions not their own by presenting a Christian perspective on religion and its many manifestations around the world. 261.2 MUC HBR’s 10 Must Reads: on emotional intelligence. If you read nothing else on emotional intelligence, read these 10 articles by experts in the field. 152.5 HBR HBR’s 10 Must Reads: the definitive management ideas of the year from Harvard Business Review 2017. This book will inspire you to rethink the way you work in the face of advancing automation; transform your business using a platform strategy; apply design thinking to create innovative products; see the theory of disruptive innovation in a brand new light; and much more. 658 HAR The Indian Diaspora: Hindus and Sikhs in Australia / Bilimoria, Borat & Hughes (eds). This text covers the theory of diaspora, the historical development of the Indian communities in Australia since the late 19th century to the present times, current practices and statistical profiles if Hindus a Sikhs in Australia, and the interactions between Hindus and Sikhs in the wider Australian community. 294.50994 BIL Joyful Witness in the Muslim World: sharing the gospel in everyday encounters / Reisacher. This book presents fresh ways to engage and evangelize Muslims. This book is intended to facilitate worldwide conversations. 266.0088297 REI A Just Church: 21st century liberation theology in action / Howson. A ‘fresh expression church in the centre of Bradford has explored the questions of ‘What does Liberation Theology actually look like in 21st century Briatin?; and ‘How can the church faithfully respond to issues like war, climate change and vast global inequalities?’; through radical forms of worship, non-violent direct action and new ways of building community that help to advance the reign of God. 230.04640942817 HOW Looking Forward Through the Lifespan developmental psychology (6th ed) / Peterson. This book is meant for everyone with an interest in human behaviour and its exciting developments over the lifespan. 155 PET 4


Library Newsletter Vol 3 (12) 2016 The Love of the Perfect Man / Donald. This book presents the perfect man: the Lord Jesus Christ. 232 DON Meaningful Funerals: meeting the theological and pastoral challenge in a postmodern era / Kelly. This text provides a creative response to the postmodern dilemma of how the church is to offer pastoral care to those who know little if anything of the Christian story. It is a well-researched invitation to co-construct funerals with the bereaved in ways that honour their story and challenge the church’s own theology. 265.85 KEL Modern Christian Theology / Simpson. This work tells the story of modern Christian theology against the backdrop of the history of modernity itself. 230.0903 SIM Oneness Embraced: reconciliation, the kingdom and how we are stronger together / Evans. This text calls God’s people to kingdo-focused unity. It tells us why we don’t have it, what we need to get it, and what it will look like when we do. 277.3008996073 EVA Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith (2nd ed) / Watson. This new edition provides a welcome opportunity to respond top colleagues who have taken the trouble to engage with the 1st ed at some length. It provides a rare combination of range and depth of analysis with detailed readings of an impressive range of Jewish interpreters of Torah. 227.06 WAT Paul’s New Perspective: charting a soteriological journey / Anderson. This is a Pauline study worthy of its great theme, and one that will infuse new energy into the quest for understanding Paul’s mind and letters. 227.06 AND Reviewing Leadership: a Christian evaluation of current approaches (2nd ed) / Ledbetter, banks & Greenhalgh. This text offers a comprehensive evaluation of current approaches to leadership from a discerning Christian perspective. This new edition has been updated and revised throughout. 253 LED Salvation as Praxis: a practical theology of salvation for a multi-faith world / Morris. This book seeks to make a particularly Christian theological contribution to thinking about how Christian persons might practice more gracious ways of living alongside and with people of other faiths and spiritual pathways. 230 MOR The Self / Sedikides & Spencer (eds). This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes: brain and cognition; motivation; self-esteem and emotions; and Interpersonal, intergroup and cultural contexts. 155.2 SED Spirit Hermeneutics: reading scripture in light of Pentecost / Keener. How do we hear the Spirit’s voice in Scripture? This text considers what spirit-guided interpretation means, explores implications of an epistemology of word and spirit for biblical hermeneutics and shows how scripture itself models an experiential appropriation of its message. 220.601 KEE 5


Library Newsletter Vol 3 (12) 2016 Stealing from a Child: the injustice of ‘marriage equality’ / ven Gend. This book respectfully demolishes the edifice of error, injustice and moral coercion that is built around ‘marriage equality’. It lays bare the subversive ‘genderless agenda’ that comes with genderless ‘marriage’. It is a manifesto in defence of society’s inviolable foundation: Father, Mother, Child. 241.63 VAN Swallowing the Scroll: textuality and the dynamics of discourse in Ezekiel’s prophecy / Davis. Another slightly revised doctoral dissertation looking at Ezekiel. 224.4066 DAV Theodicy in the World of the Bible / Laato & de Moor (eds). Is it justice when deities allow righteous human beings to suffer? Experts from many disciplines follow the emergence of the theodicy problem from ancient Near Eastern texts of the second millennium BCE through biblical literature, from both the Old and New Testaments, intertestamental writings including Qumran, Philo Judaeus and rabbinic Judaism. 291.2118 LAA Theological Hermeneutics in the Classical Pentecostal Tradition: a typological account / Oliverio. This text accounts for the development of classical Pentecostal theology, as theological hermeneutics, through four types: the original classical Pentecostal hermeneutic, the Evangelical-Pentecostal hermeneutic, the contextualPentecostal hermeneutic, and the ecumenical-Pentecostal hermeneutic. 230.994 OLI Time and the Word: figural reading of the Christian scriptures / Radner. This text reintroduces contemporary scholars to a traditional approach to biblical interpretation thast dates back to Jewish practice from before the time of Jesus. 220.68 RAD Why the Church Needs Bioethics: a guide to wise engagement with life’s challenges / Kilner. This text helps you understand and constructively engage bioethical challenges with the resources of Christian wisdom and ministry. This book equips students, church and lay leaders, and people in health-related fields with the knowledge to make faithful bioethical decisions and to help foster a world where human beings are shown respect as people created in the image of God. 174.2 KIL The Writer’s Market Companion: the essential guide to starting your project, getting it published and getting paid / Feiertag & Cupito. This text helps you get in on the action, so you can get published and paid for your work, whether you write article, screenplays, novels, newsletters – virtually anything. 808.02023 FEI

New Ebooks Ebooks are accessible to Harvest staff & students via the Library Catalogue. Beyond the Gospels: understanding the oral tradition / Eve. For a hundred years, the million dollar question has been, what was the nature and state of the tradition between Jesus and the gospels? Eve surveys the major proposals, offers critical and constructive commentary, and makes appropriately nuanced suggestions of his own. 6


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Emerging Perspectives on Values in Organizations / Steiner, Skarlicki & Gililand.

Handbook of Adult Resilience / Reich, Zautra & Hall. What enables people to bounce back from stressful experiences? This is the first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore resilience across the lifespan. Coverage ranges from genetic and physiological factors through personal, family, organizational, and community processes. Contributors examine how resilience contributes to health and well-being across the adult life cycle; why—and what happens when—resilience processes fail; ethnic and cultural dimensions of resilience; and ways to enhance adult resilience, including reviews of exemplary programs. In Defense of Miracles: a comprehensive case for God’s action in history / Geivett & Habermas. This text has assembled a distinguished team of scholars to rebut the objections and set forth the positive case for God's action in history. It is a comprehensive, up-to-date discussion that should not be overlooked by anyone concerned with the current debate over miracles. Stronger: develop the resilience you need to succeed / Everly, Strouse & McCormack. Drawing on the unique perspective of a standout team of authors (a stress management expert, a skilled entrepreneur, and a Navy SEAL), Stronger explores the science behind resilience and explains how you can develop this vital trait for yourself. Whatever your profession, today's demanding world calls for a special kind of strength. This revealing book holds the key. Psychology of Burnout: new research / Doolittle. This book is an important, fresh contribution to the field of job satisfaction, workplace coping, and mental health. Attuned to the most important questions of job burnout and coping, this collection is commended for both the researcher and committed student who wish to explore the forces that influence the modern workplace. The Resilience Handbook: approaches to stress and trauma / Kent, Davis & Reich. Resilience preserves and promotes the individual in context and simultaneously keeps harm at bay. But what are the characteristics that enhance and shield and help the individual to live a rewarding life? This text guides readers through a study of resilience as a process, not just an outcome: from the first responses to challenge and the allocation of executive functions to study of the hands-on and empirically validated interventions clinicians can use to promote intrapersonal, interpersonal, and social resilience. Thought and Knowledge: an introduction to critical thinking 5th ed / Halpern. Thought and Knowledge, Fifth Edition has been revised to help students meet the challenges of a global neighborhood and make meaningful conclusions from the overwhelming quantity of information now available at the click of a mouse. The skills learned with this text will help students learn more efficiently, research more productively, and present logical, informed arguments.

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Library Newsletter Vol 3 (12) 2016 Who Made Early Christianity?: the Jewish lives of the Apostle Paul / Gager. In this philosophical and theological study, John Gager undermines the Apostle Paul's rejection of Judaism, conversion to Christianity, and founding of Christian antiJudaism. Making use of all possible literary and archaeological sources, including Muslim texts, Gager helps recover the long pre-history of a Jewish Paul, obscured by recent, negative portrayals of the Apostle, and recognizes the enduring bond between Jews and Christians that influenced all aspects of a developing Christianity.

Current Awareness Bulletin This section has journal contents pages from journal issues received into the library during the past month. A request form is available at the end of this section if you would like to have any of the following articles scanned to you. Articles will only be supplied to Harvest Bible College staff members or students unable to attend the library in person.

Biblical Archaeology Review v42(6) 2016

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Biblical Theology Bulletin v46(4) Nov 2016

Bibliotheca Sacra v173(691) 2016

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Campus Review v26(11) Nov 2016

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Children’s Ministry v26(5) Nov-Dec 2016

Currents in Biblical Research v14(2) Feb 2016

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Currents in Biblical Research v14(3) Jun 2016

Evangelical Review of Theology v40(4) 2016

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The Expository Times v128(2) 2016

International Bulletin of Mission Research v40(4) Oct 2016

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Journal of Asian Evangelical Theology v20(1) 2016

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Journal of Biblical Literature v131(1) 2012

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Journal of Biblical Literature v131(2) 2012

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Ministry v88(11) Nov 2016

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Missiology v44(4) 2016

Practical Theology v9(3) Sep 2016

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Preaching v32(2) Winter 2017

Transformation v33(4) 2016

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