Category Archives: Books

Reading Recommendations

Here is a list to get you started on your summer reading, courtesy of Dr. Bill Yarchin, the Dean’s Endowed Professor of Biblical Studies in the School of Theology (this list originally appeared in APU Life in the Winter 2011 … Continue reading

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific Americans month – set out to be a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.  Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and … Continue reading

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Reading Bookshelf

I’m currently enjoying browsing through the recent My Ideal Bookshelf edited by Thessaly La Force and illustrated by Jane Mount  (available in Link+ for APU readers). The book provides 100 short essays from a wide variety of prominent people in popular … Continue reading

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Remembering C.S. Lewis

While much of the U.S. is commemorating the death of John F. Kennedy, which happened 50 years ago today, the same date is also the death of noted Christian writer C.S. Lewis. Born November 29, 1898, Clive Staples Lewis wrote … Continue reading

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Dr. Richard Swinburne on campus this week

This week, Dr. Richard Swinburne visits our campus as the keynote lecturer for the Sophia Forum (sponsored by the Department of Philosophy). He will be speaking in Munson Chapel on November 14th and 15th at 7pm. On Thursday evening he … Continue reading

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Malcolm R. Robertson Lectureship on Holy Living: Dr. Ben Witherington III

Dr. Ben Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. He is visiting the APU campus as a part of the annual Malcolm … Continue reading

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Friday Recommendation: World Changers Exhibit at APU

APU Special Collections, in partnership with the Legacy Foundation, is hosting a very special exhibit that highlights 21 “World Changers” – Christians who have made a difference in the world. The exhibit includes letters, manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and even … Continue reading

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Friday Book Recommendation: Devotional Classics

Foster, Richard J. and James Bryan Smith, eds. Devotional Classics: Selected Readings for Individuals and Groups. HarperSanFrancisco, 2005 (Revised and expanded edition). The only surprising thing about this week’s recommendation, at least to me, is that I’m just now getting … Continue reading

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Friday Book Recommendation: 25 Books

Roller, Julia L., editor. 25 Books Every Christian Should Read: A Guide to the Essential Spiritual Classics. Renovaré/HarperOne, 2011. I’m beginning to start reading my way through our new Faith Integration collection, to read the books I have yet to … Continue reading

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Friday Book Recommendation: Building the Christian Academy

I have decided that as I’m able to, Friday will be my “Recommendations” day – good books, good films, things I hope you’ll enjoy as much as I have. Today’s recommendation is for a book I enjoyed this summer (and … Continue reading

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