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Bibliographic Resources

SOCIAL SCIENCES BIBLIOGRAPHY

This somewhat annotated bibliography was provided courtesy of John Thompson, Librarian at Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania.  It contains resources that were originally as a resource of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. It is used here with permission of the CCCU.  Modifications have been made.  For the original document, visit www.cccu.org.

Annotations in this bibliography have been taken from the website for Hearts and Minds Books, a supplier of fine books for Christians and other readers. You are encouraged to visit their website: heartsandmindsbooks.com.     

Business

Alford, Helen J. and Michael Naughton. Managing as if Faith Mattered : Christian Social Principles in the Modern Organization. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001.

Beckett, J. D. Loving Monday: Succeeding in business without selling your soul. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1998.

Brubaker, Pamela, 1946-. Globalization at what price? : economic change and daily life   Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, 2001 

Budde, Michael L. The (magic) kingdom of God : Christianity and global culture industries  Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997 

Campolo, A., Jr. Everything you’ve heard is wrong. Dallas: Word Publishing, 1992.

Charalambakis, John E. The Fed, the markets and the metamorphosis of the business cycle : a Christian perspective / by John E. Charalambakis. Nappanee, IN : Francis Asbury Press, 2002 

Chewning, R. C. Biblical principles & economics: The foundations. Christians in the Marketplace Series (Vol. 2). Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1989.

Chewning, R. C. Biblical principles & public policy: The practice. Christians in the Marketplace Series (Vol. 4). Colorado Springs: Navpress, 1991.

Chewning, R. C., Eby, J. W. & Roels, S. J. Business through the eyes of faith. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1990.  

Childs, James. N. Ethics in Business: Faith at work. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995.

Hilgert, Raymond L., James L. Truesdell and Philip H. Lochhaas. Christian Ethics in the Workplace. St. Louis, MO: Concordia, 2001.

Hill, A. Just business: Christian ethics for the marketplace. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997.

Kilbourne, Jean. Deadly persuasion. Can’t buy me love: how advertising changes the way we think and feel.  New York:  Simon and Schuster, 1999. 

Krueger, David A. The business corporation and productive justice.   Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997. 261.85 K94b

Nash, Laura, and Scotty McLennan Church on Sunday, Work on Monday: The Challenge of Fusing Christian Values with Business Life. Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Novak, Michael. Business as a Calling: Work and the Examined Life. New York: Free Press, 1996.

Rae, S. & Wong, K. Beyond integrity: A Judeo-Christian approach to business ethics. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996.

Rifkin, Ira. Spiritual perspectives on globalization : making sense of economic and cultural upheaval / Ira Rifkin ; foreword by David Little. Woodstock, Vt.: SkyLight Paths Pub., 2003. 

Roels, Shirley J, Andolsen, BH, and Camenish, PF. Organization Man, Organization woman:  Calling, Leadership and Culture. Nashville:  Abingdon, 1997.

Rush, Myron.  Management: A Biblical Approach. Colorado Springs, CO: Victor Books, 2002.  

Seay, Chris. The Tao of Enron : spiritual lessons from a Fortune 500 fallout / Chris Seay with contributing author Chris Bryan. Colorado Springs, Colo: NavPress, 2002. 

Senske, Kurt Executive Values: A Christian Approach to Organizational Leadership. Minneapolis, Minn.: Augsburg, 2003.

Silvoso, Ed. Anointed for business. Ventura, Calif. : Regal, 2002. 

Stackhouse, Max L. On Moral Business: Classical and Contemorary Resources for Ethics in Economic Life. Eerdmans, 1995.

Stapleford, John E., 1946-. Bulls, bears & golden calves : applying Christian ethics in economics / John E. Stapleford ; foreword by Francis X. Tannian. Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, 2002. 

The Life@work book.  By the editors of the Life@work journal.  Nashville, Tenn:  Word Pub.  (2002)

Web pages:
Association of Christian Economists http://www.gordon.edu/ace/

Christian Business Faculty Association
http://www.cbfa.org/

Career, Work & Leisure

Banks, R. Redeeming the routines: Bringing theology to life. Wheaton: Victor Books, 1993.

Diehl, W. Thank God it’s Monday. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1982.

Frey, B. At work, at play: Biblical insight for daily obedience. Jordan Station, Ont: Paideia Press, 1986.

Marshall, P. Labour of love: Essays on work. Toronto: Wedge, 1980.

Pounty, M. Getting a job: A guide for choosing a career. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Redekop, C. & Bender, U. A. Who am I? What am I?–Searching for meaning in your work. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1988.

Ryken, L. Work and leisure in Christian perspective. Portland: Multnomah Press, 1987.

Shelly, J. A. Not just a job: Serving Christ in your work. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1985.

Tucker, G. The faith-work connection: A practical application of Christian values in the marketplace. Toronto: Anglican Book Centre, 1987.

 Criminal Justice and Law

Berman, H. Law and revolution: The formation of the western legal tradition. Boston: Harvard University Press, 1985.

Carter, S. L. The culture of disbelief: How American law and politics trivialize religious devotion. New York: Basic Books, 1993.

Colson, Charles & Daniel Van Ness.Convicted: New Hope for Ending America’s Crime Crisis. Crossroad, 1989. A very basic book on a Biblical alternative to typical criminal punishment,  called “restorative justice.” Includes very practical proposals.

Colson, Charles. Justice That Restores: why our justice system doesn’t work and the only method of true reform. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 2001.

Friedman, Daniel. To Kill and Take Possession: Law, Morality, and Society in Biblical Stories. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2002.

Kowalski, Judith. To Serve and Protect. ACTA, 1997. An inspiring collection of testimonies on law enforcement officers reflecting  on their faith and work.

Lebacqz, K. Six theories of justice: Perspectives from philosophical and theological ethics. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1994.

Marshall, Christopher D. Beyond Retribution: A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime, and Punishment. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2001. 

Marshall, P. Human rights theories in Christian perspective. Toronto: Institute for Christian Studies, 1983.

Smarto, D. A. Justice and mercy: A Christian solution to America’s correctional crisis. Wheaton: Tyndale House, 1987.

Van Ness, D. W. Crime and its victims: What we can do. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1986.

Witte, J. The weightier matters of the law: Essays on law and religion. Decatur, GA: Scholars Press, 1988.

Economics

Beisner, E. C.   Prosperity and poverty: The compassionate use of resources in a world of scarcity. Wheaton: Crossway, 1988.

Beisner, E. C. Prospects for growth: A Biblical view of population, resources, and the future. Wheaton: Crossway, 1990.

Berger, P. L. The capitalist revolution: Fifty propositions about prosperity, equality and liberty. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Budde, Michael L. The (magic kingdom of God : Christianity and global culture industries / Michael Budde. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.

Charalambakis, John E. The Fed, the markets and the metamorphosis of the business cycle : a Christian perspective / by John E. Charalambakis. Nappanee, IN : Francis Asbury Press, 2002. 

Chewning, R. C. Biblical principles & economics: The foundations. Christians in the Marketplace Series (Vol. 2.) Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1989.

Clouse, R. G. Wealth and poverty: Four Christian views of economics. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Ellul, J. Money and power. (L. Neff, Trans.). Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Gay, C. M. With liberty and justice for whom? The recent evangelical debate over capitalism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991.

Gilder, G. Wealth and poverty. San Francisco: ICS Press, 1993.

Gonzalez, J. L. Faith & wealth: A history of early Christian ideas on the origin, significance, and use of money. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1990.

Goudzwaard, B. Capitalism and progress: A diagnosis of western society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979. 

Goudzwaard, B. Idols of the time. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1981.

Goudzwaard, B. & Lange, H. Beyond poverty and affluence: Toward an economy of care. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994.

Griffiths, B. The creation of wealth: A Christian case for capitalism. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press,  1984.

Griffiths, B. The creation of wealth: A Christian case for capitalism. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press,  1984.

Halteman, J. The clashing worlds of economics and faith. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1995.

Hay, D. A. A Christian critique of capitalism. ??: Grove Books, 1977.

Hay, D. A. Economics today: A Christian critique. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.
Kreider, K. The rich and the poor: A Christian perspective on global economics. Scottdale: Herald Press, 1987.

Meeks, M. D. God the economist: The doctrine of God and political economy. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1989.

Nash, R. H. Poverty and wealth: The Christian debate over capitalism. Wheaton: Crossway, 1986.

Novak, Michael. Business as a Calling:  Work and the Examined Life.  Free Press. 

Olasky, M. N. The tragedy of American compassion. Washington, DC: Regenery, 1992.

Owensby, W. Economics for today: A Christian critique. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.

Owensby, W. Economics for prophets: A primer on concepts, realities and values in our economic system. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Richardson, J. D. Frontiers in economics and Christian scholarship. Christian Scholar’s Review, XVII (4), 381-405. 1988

Schlossberg, H., Samuel, V. & Sider, R. J. Christianity and economics in the post-cold war era: The Oxford declaration and beyond. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994.

Schneider, J. Godly materialism: Rethinking money & possessions. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1994.

Schumacher, E. F. Small is beautiful: Economics as if people mattered. New York: HarperCollins, 1998.

Sider, R. J. Rich Christians in an age of hunger:movind from affluence to generosity. Dallas: Word Publishing, 1997..

Stackhouse, M. L. Public theology and political economy: Christian stewardship in modern society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Stackhouse, M. L., McCann, D. P., Roels, S. J. & Williams, P. N. On moral business: Classical and contemporary resources for ethics in economic life. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994.

Stapleford, John E., 1946-. Bulls, bears & golden calves : applying Christian ethics in economics / John E. Stapleford ; foreword by Francis X. Tannian. Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, c2002 

Storkey, A. Transforming economics: A Christian way to economics. London: SPCK, 1986.

Wogaman, J. P. The great economic debate: An ethical analysis. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1977.

Wogaman, J. P. Economics and ethics: A Christian inquiry. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.

History

Bauman, M. & Klauber, M. I. . Historians of the Christian tradition. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1995.

Bebbington, D. W. . Patterns in history: A Christian perspective on historical thought. (Revised ed.). Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1979, 1990.

Brown, Colin. . History & faith: A personal exploration. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1987.   

Butterfield, H. . Man on his past: The study of the history of historical scholarship. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1969. 

Kennedy, P. The rise and fall of the great powers: Economic change & military conflict from 1500 to 2000. New York: Random House.

Kuklick, B. & Hart, D. G., (Eds.). . Religious advocacy and American history. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.

Marsden, G. M. & Roberts, F. . A Christian view of history? Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1975.

McIntire, C. T. . God, history and historians. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.   

McIntire, C. T., & Wells, R. (Eds.). . History and historical understanding. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Noll, M. A. . Traditional Christianity and the possibility of historical knowldge. Christian Scholar’s Review, 1990, 14 (4) 388-406.

Noll, M. A. . Turning points: Decisive moments in the history of Christianity. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997. 

Swanstrom, R. . History in the making: An introduction to the study of the past. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1978.

Wells, Ronald A., editor   History and the Christian historian. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Wells,  Ronald A. . History through the eyes of faith. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Wells, Ronald A., (Ed.). . History and historical understanding. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Western Civilization & American Society

Alexander, J. F. . The secular squeeze: Reclaiming Christian depth in a shallow world. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1993.

Barrett, W. . Death of the soul: From Descartes to the computer. New York: Anchor Press, 1986.

Bellah, R. N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W. M., Swidler, A. & Tipton, S. M. . Habits of the heart: Individualism and commitment in American life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.     

Bellah, R. N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W. M., Swidler, A. & Tipton, S. M. . The good society. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.

Berger, P. L. . Facing up to modernity: Excursions in society, politics, and religion. New York: Basic Books, 1977.

Berger, P. L., Berger, B. & Kellner, H. . The homeless mind: Modernization and consciousness. New York: Random House, 1973.

Dooyeweerd, H. . Roots of western culture: Pagan, secular, and Christian options. Toronto: Wedge, 1979. 

Ellis, C., Jr., . Beyond liberation: The gospel and the black American experience. Downers Grove: InterVarsity press, 1983.

Ellul, J. . The betrayal of the west. New York: Seabury Press, 1978. 

Ellul, J. . The humiliation of the word. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1985.

Gilkey, L. . Society and the sacred: Toward a theology of culture in decline. New York: Crossroad, 1981.

Goudzwaard, B. . Capitalism and progress: A diagnosis of western society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979. 

Goudzwaard, B. . Idols of our time (Trans. by M. VanderVennen). Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Groothuis, D. . Unmasking the new age. Downers Grove: interVarsity Press, 1986.

Guiness, O. . The gravedigger file: Papers on the subversion of the modern church. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1983. 

Guiness, O. . The American hour: A time of reckoning and the once and future role of faith. New York: Free Press, 1993.

Neuhaus, R. J. . The naked public square: Religion and democracy in America. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. 

Newbigin, L. . Foolishness to the Greeks: The gospel and western culture. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986.

Newbigin, L. . The gospel in a pluralist society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Newbigin, L. . Truth to tell: The gospel as public truth. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991.

Oden, T. C. . After modernity what?: Agenda for theology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992.

Schaeffer, F. A. . How should we then live? The rise and decline of western thought and culture. Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell, 1976. 

Walsh, B. . Who turned out the lights? The light of the gospel in a post-Englightenment culture. Toronto: Institute for Christian Studies, 1989.

Walter, J. A. . Need: The new religion–exposing the language of need. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1985.
 

Political Science

Allegretti, Joseph G.  The lawyer’s calling: Christian faith and legal practice New York: Paulist Press, 1996. 

Austad, T.  Attitudes towards the state in Western theological thinking. Themelios, 16 (1), 18-22, 1990.

Bennett, J. C.  Christians and the state. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1958.

Berger, P. L.  Pyramids of sacrifice: Political ethics and social change. Garden City: Anchor Books, 1976. 

Berryman, P.  The rebellious roots of rebellion: Christians in Central American revolutions. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1984.

Bigongiari, D.  The political ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas: Representative selections. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1953.

Bonino, J. M.  Toward a Christian political ethics. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983.

Bonkovsky, F. O.  International norms and national policy. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1980.

Carlson, John D.  The Sacred and the Sovereign: Religion and International Politics. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Cassidy, R. J.  Jesus, politics, and society: A study of Luke’s gospel. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1978.

Cassidy, R. J.  Society and politics in the Acts of the Apostles. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1987.

Cassidy, R. J. & Scharper, P. J.  Political issues and Luke-Acts. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1983.

Carter, S. L.  The culture of disbelief: How American law and politics trivialize religious devotion. San Francisco: Basic Books, 1993. 

Carter, S. L.  Integrity. New York: Harper Collins, 1996.

Changing course: A study for Canadian social analysis.  Toronto: Citizens for Public Justice, 1987.

Clouse, R. G.  War: Four Christian views. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1981.

Colson, C. W.  Kingdoms in conflict. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1987.

Davis, C.  Theology and political society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. 

Eidsmore, J.  God and Caesar: Christian faith and political action. Westchester: Crossway Books, 1984.

Eidsmoe, J.  Christianity and the Constitution. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1987.

Eller, V.  Christian anarchy: Jesus’ primacy over the powers. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Elliott, M. R. & Fletcher, D. B.  Christianity and Marxism. Wheaton: Wheaton College, 1987.

Ellul, J.  The political illusion. New York: Random House, 1967.

Ellul, J.  The politics of God and the politics of man. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1972.   

Elshtain, J. B.  Real politics: Political theory and everyday life. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1997.

Elshtain, J. B.  Augustine and the limits of politics. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996.

Forrester, D. B.  Theology and politics. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1988.

Fowler, R. B.  A new engagement: Evangelical political thought, 1966-1976. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982.

Gottlieb, Roger S. Joining Hands : Politics and Religion Together for Social Change. Cambridge, MA: Westview Perseus Press, 2002.

Goudzwaard, B.  A Christian oplitical option. Toronto: Wedge, 1972.

Grounds, V. C.  Revolution and the Christian faith. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1971.

Harbison, E. H.  The “meaning of history” and the writing of history. In Christianity and history: Essays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964.

Hart, D. G.  Faith and learning in the age of the university: The academic ministry of Daniel Coit Gilman. In G. M. Mardsen & B. J. Longfield (Eds.), The secularization of the academy (pp. 107-45). New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Henry, P. B.  Politics for evangelical. Valley Forge: Judson Press, 1974.

Hertz, K.  Politics is a way of helping people: A Christian perspective for times of crisis. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1974.

Hinchliff, P.  Holiness and politics. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982.

Keillor, S. J.  This rebellious house: American history & the truth of Christianity. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

Kirk, J. A.  Theology encounters revolution. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1980.

Kuitert, H. M.  Everything is politics but politics isn’t everything: A theological perspective on faith and politics. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986.

Kuklick, B. & Hart, D. G. (Eds.). . Religious advocacy and American history. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. 

Lawyers in God’s world : the love command as modern law / James R. Chamberlain … [et. al.] Pittsburgh, PA: Radix, 1990. 

Malloch, T. & Harper, W. A. . Where are we now? The state of Christian political reflection. Lanham: University Press of America, 1981.

Marshall, P. . Thine is the kingdom: A Biblical perspective on government and politics today. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Matheson, P. . The Third Reich and the Christian churches. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981.

McBrien, R. P. . Caesar’s coin: Religion and politics in America. New York: Macmillan, 1987.

McArthur, B. . Millennial fevers. Reviews in American History, 24 (3), 369-82, 1996.

Monsma, S. V. . Pursuing justice in a sinful world. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. 

Mott, S. C. . Biblical ethics and social change. New York: Oxford, 1982.

Mouw, R. J. . Political evangelism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1973.

Mouw, R. J. . Politics and the Biblical drama. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1976.

Mouw, R. J. . Called to holy worldliness. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1980.

Mouw, R. J. . When the kings come marching in. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Neuhaus, R. J. . The naked public square: Religion and democracy in America. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. 

Noll, M. A. . Between faith and criticism: Evangelicals, scholarship, and the Bible in America. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1986.

Noll, M. A. . How we remember revivals: The virtues and vices of tribal history [Review of the book Revival and revivalism]. Christianity Today, 39 (5) 31, 35, 1995.

Porter, J. M. . Luther: Selected political writings. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1974.

Raboteau, A. J. . Praying the ABCs: Reflections on faith in history. Cross Currents, 1992 Fall, 314-25.

Reichley, James. Faith in Politics. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2002.

Sewell, Keith C.  The concept of technical history in the thought of Herbert Butterfield. Fides et Historia, 27 (3), 52-76, 1995.

Sider, R. J. . Cry Justice: The Bible on poverty and hunger. Ramsey, NJ: Paulist Press; Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Sider, R. J. (Ed.). . Evanglicals and development: Toward a theology of social change. Philadelphia: Westminister, 1982.

Simon, A. . Christian faith and public policy: No grounds for divorce. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Skillen, J. W. . Confessing Christ and doing politics. Washington D.C.: Association for Public Justice Ed. Fund, 1982.

Skillen, James W. A Covenant to Keep : Meditations on the Biblical Theme of Justice. Grand Rapids, MI: CRC Publications/Center for Public Justice, 2000.

Skillen, J. W. . The scattered voice: Christians at odds in the public square. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1990. 

Spykman, G. . Let my people live: Faith and struggle in Central America. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.

Stout, H. S. . Biography as battleground: The competing legacies of the religious historian. Books & Culture, 2 (4), 9-10, 1996.

Sweet, L. . Wise as serpents, innocent as doves: The new evangelical historiography. Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 56 (3), 397-416, 1988.

Sweetman, R. . Of tall tales and small subversive stories: Postmodern “Fragmatics” and the Christian historian. Fides et Historia, 28 (2), 50-68, 1996.

Tinder, G. . The political meaning of Christianity: The prophetic stance. San Francisco: Harper SanFrancisco.

Verduin, L. (1976). The anatomy of a hybrid: A study in Church-State relationships. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Villa-Vicencio, C. . Theology and violence: The South African debate. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.

Wallis, Jim. The Soul of Politics. Harcourt, Brace. 

Wolterstorff, N. . Until justice and peace embrace. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Wright, C. J. H. . The people of God and the state in the Old Testament. Themelios, 16 (1) 4-10, 1990.

Wright, N. T. . The New testament and the ‘state.’ Themelios, 16 (1), 11-17, 1990.

Yoder, J. H. . The politics of Jesus.. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1972, 1994.
 

Psychology

Benner, D. G. . Psychotherapy in Christian perspective. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1987.

Blazer, D. . Freud vs. God: How psychiatry lost its soul and Christianity lost its mind. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1998.

Boyd, J. . Reclaiming the soul: The search for meaning in a self-centered culture. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1996.

Cosgrove, M. P. . The amazing body human: God’s design for personhood. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1987.

Crabb, Larry.  Understanding People: Deep Longing for Relationship (Zondervan) A fine and very readable introduction to the  brokenness caused by sin, particularly as it shows up in various  relationships. A perfect starter for thinking Christianly about the  make-up of the human person. A landmark book.

Dilman, I. . Freud and human nature. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1983. 

Doherty, William. SoulSearching: Why Psychotherapy Must Promote Moral  Responsibility (Basic Books) While not overtly  evangelical, this is a wonderfully done “rethink” of the field of  psychotherapy rooted in profound moral values, 1996.

Evans, C. S. . Preserving the person: A look at the human sciences. Vancouver: Regent College, 1994.

Evans, C. S. . Wisdom and humanness in psychology: Prospects for a Christian approach. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1989.

Farnsworth, K. E. . Whole hearted integration: Harmonizing psychology and Christianity through word and deed. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1985.

Gorsuch, Richard L. Integrating Psychology and Spirituality? Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002.

Jeeves, M. . Behavioural sciences: A Christian perspective. Leicester, UK: Inter-Varsity Press, 1988.        

Johnson, Eric L. and Jones, Stanton L.  Psychology and Christianity: Four Views. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000.

Jones, S. L. . Psychology and the Christian faith: An introductory reader. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1986.

Jones, S. L. & Butman, R. E. . Modern psychotherapies: A comprehensive Christian appraisal. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1991.

Every  discipline should be so fortunate as to have a handbook as  useful as this stellar, indispensable guide. Nearly every possible  school of thought in the field is explained, its presuppositions  evaluated from a Biblical worldview. Honest in its description,  generous in its willingness to affirm insights consistent with a  Christian view and helpfully critical when necessary, this book is  a model of Christian research. 

Kelsey, M. T. . Christianity as psychology: The healing power of the Christian message. Minneapolis: Augsburg Press, 1986. 

Miller, William R. and Harold D. Delaney. Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology : Human Nature, Motivation, and Change. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2005.

Moreland, J. P. & Ciocchi, D. M. (Eds.). . Christian perspectives on being human. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1993.

Moseley, R. M. . Becoming a self before God: Critical transformations. Nashville: Abingdon, 1991.

Myers, D. G. & Jeeves, M. A. . Psychology through the eyes of faith. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Narramore, S. B. . No condemnation: Rethinking guilt motivation in counseling, preaching and parenting. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1984.

Roberts, Rober.t & Mark Talbot. Limning the Psyche: Explorations in Christian Psychology (Eerdmans, 1997) A healthy  collection of scholarly articles on various aspects of  Christianly-conceived psychological theories and practices

Swinburne, R. . The evolution of the soul. Oxford: Clarendon, 1986. 

Swinton, John.. Resurrecting the Person: Friendship and the Care of People  With Mental Health Problems.  Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2000. (A  wonderful resource offering new ways to think about persons  with mental illnesses and how churches and practitioners can be  better equipped to work together. Serious and insightful.)   

Tournier, P. . The meaning of persons. Buccaneer Books, Inc, 1997.

Tournier, P. . Guilt and grace: a psychological study. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

Tournier, P. . The adventure of living. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1965.

Van Leeuwen, M. S. . The person in psychology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1985.

Van Leeuwen, M. S. . Psychology’s “two cultures”: A Christian analysis. Christian Scholar’s Review, 17 (4), 406-424, 1988.

Vitz, P. C. . Psychology as religion: The cult of self-worship (2nd ed.). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994.
 

Sociology and Social Work

Balswick, J. O. & Morland, J. K. . Social problems: A Christian understanding and response. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1991.

Baum, G. . Religion and alienation: A theological reading of sociology. New York: Paulist Press, 1975. 

Bellah, R. N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W. M., Swidler, A. & Tipton, S. M. . The good society. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.

Bellah, Robert, et al. . Habits of the heart: Individualism and commitment in American life. Berkeley: University of California, 1985. 

Berger, P. L. . The sacred canopy: Elements of a sociological theory of religion. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1967. 

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