the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Required Textbooks

Greenville, SC

Textbooks required for each course are listed on this information sheet.  Textbook lists can also be found in the course’s syllabus on Moodle. If you need any assistance, contact the on-campus LifeWay Christian Bookstore at (502) 897-4506 or visit their webpage at:

FALL 2013

30000     Christian Preaching     Coppenger/Mims

Bryan Chapell.  Christ-Centered Preaching.  2nd edition.  Grand Rapids:  Baker Books, 2005.

Daniel M. Doriani, Putting the Truth to Work: The Theory and Practice of Biblical Application. Phillipsburg: P&R, 2001.

30020     Preaching Practicum     Coppenger

The Holy Bible

 Fred Craddock, Craddock on the Craft of Preaching, edited by Lee and Kathryn Sparks (St. Louis: Chalice, 2011).

Michael Fabarez, Preaching that Changes Lives (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2002).

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Preaching and Preachers; 40th Anniversary Edition. The Classic Text with Essays from Bryan Chappell, Mark Dever, Kevin DeYoung, Ligon Duncan, Timothy Keller, and John Piper (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011).

27060     Systematic Theology I     Johnson

Wayne Grudem, Systematic Theology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994. (Chapters 1-14)

Gregg R. Allison, Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2011). (Chapters 1-11)

John M. Frame,  The Doctrine of God. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 2002. (Parts 1 and 6 OR Part 5)

27070     Systematic Theology II     Depp

A.      Choose one of the following primary textbooks:

1.       Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology, 2nd ed. Baker, 1998 (ME) OR
2.       Grudem, Wayne. Systematic Theology. Zondervan, 1994, 2000 (WG)

B.      Secondary textbook:

1.      Allison, Gregg. Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian Doctrine. Zondervan, 2011 (GA)

C.      Supplemental Reading (a minimum of 250 pp from any of the following):

1.       Anselm. Cur Deus Homo?
2.       Athanasius. On the Incarnation of the Word
3.       Hoekema,Anthony. Created in God’s Image
4.       Machen,J. Gresham. The Virgin Birth of Christ
5.       Rupp, E. Gordon and Philip S. Watson. Luther and Erasmus: Free Will and Salvation
6.       Stibbs,A. M. The Meaning of the Word Blood in Scripture
 7.       Stott, John. The Cross of Christ
8.       Strong, Augustus Hopkins. Systematic Theology (content covered in class)
9.       You may make a request in writing within the first 2 class sessions for supplementary readings from another systematic theology.   Readings must be from content covered in class.


22100     Biblical Hermeneutics     Wilbanks

Hays and Duvall, Grasping God’s Word, 2nd edition, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005

Graeme Goldsworthy, According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible, Downers Grove: IVP, 1991.

Fee and Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth, 3rd edition, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003.


That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.