Not only does our diverse faculty educate and mentor students, but their commitment to research and lifelong learning keeps them writing as well! From writing books, academic journals, and scientific reports to research publications, book reviews, and commentaries, our faculty have filled countless hours filling pages. Check out this sampling of books from our beloved professors - collectively, that’s 5,390 pages of new books to explore. Happy reading!
Note: The list below is just a sampling of books by Eastern professors. There are many more publications than we had space to include here!
Through Her Eyes: Bible Studies on Women in Scripture
Discover faith anew through the perspectives of 20 biblical women whose stories offer challenging and encouraging insights for women and men today. This collection of Bible studies features a diverse array of contributor voices from various cultures, denominations, and generations, as each contributor connects her or his personal story with the scriptural narrative.
Star Struck: Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos
In Star Struck, Christian astronomer David Bradstreet and writer Steve Rabey take readers on a guided tour of the biggest story ever, combining a respect and admiration for mainstream astronomy with a zeal for uncovering new details about God’s celestial handiwork at its core.
Chaplain Joseph B. Modica, along with Scot McKnight, has assembled this stellar one-stop guide exploring four major interpretive perspectives on the apostle Paul: Reformational, New, Apocalyptic, and Participationist. These essays and sermons splendidly demonstrate how each perspective on Paul brings valuable insights for preaching on Romans.
How The Bible Actually Works
Moving us beyond the damaging idea that “being right” is the most important measure of faith, Dr. Pete Enns’ freeing approach to Bible study helps us to instead focus on building our relationship with God — which is exactly what the Bible was designed to do.
Adolescent Life and Ethos: An Ethnography of a US High School
Chang provides a description and a cultural interpretation of American adolescent life. Based on anthropological fieldwork among adolescents in a small high school and its surrounding community, this ethnography presents a description of their social life, an interpretation of the cultural ethos reflected in their lives and a discussion of procedural and personal dimensions of conducting ethnographic research.
The Meaning of Protestant Theology
Veteran teacher Phillip Cary explains how Luther's theology arose from the Christian tradition, particularly from the spirituality of Augustine. Dr. Cary shows how more than any other theologian, Luther succeeds in carrying out the Protestant intention of putting faith in the gospel of Christ alone.
The Bible in Motion: A Handbook of the Bible and Its Reception in Film
This two-part volume contains a comprehensive collection of original studies by well-known scholars focusing on the Bible's wide-ranging reception in world cinema considering issues of biblical reception across a wide array of film genres
Social Relations and Cultural Demands in Economic Action: AIDS, Food Security, and Change in Peasant Societies
"Fake News" Theology: How and Why We Use Biblical Authority to Dodge God's Authority
In this book, Kenton Sparks argues that certain approaches to biblical authority make Christians especially susceptible to the deceptions of “fake news” and cause us to embrace false understandings of the Bible and, because of this, about natural science, social science, various academic disciplines, politics, morals, ethics, and loads of other things.
A New Grammar of Biblical Hebrew
This book features 31 lessons equip learners for reading the biblical text in Hebrew, including sections on biblical narrative, poetry, and the Masora-as well as of the text of the Hebrew Bible, lexica, and concordances. The examples and exercises are all taken directly from the biblical text, so that students can check their work against any relatively literal version of the Bible.