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Non-Amazon Needed Textbooks

This web page is part of a series of web pages that comprise the Wartburg Theological Seminary Virtual Bookstore. This particular web page directs students to the various textbooks they need to purchase for their courses that are NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH AMAZON.

We presume that you are on this page because you were directed here by a specific reference (either in the course description provided by the course instructor, the booklist maintained by the Registrar, or by a reference over on the Amazon portion of our virtual bookstore). Proceed on if that is the case.

[If you got here by accident, or through a Google or other search, then we ask that you start at the home page for our virtual bookstore .]

What do I do next?
Scroll below. Information is arranged by semester, and then by course number and title within. Only the items that are not available through Amazon are listed. [Please see the Amazon portion of our virtual bookstore for all Amazon-available items for courses.]

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Fall Semester 2012
The following courses have textbooks and resources that are available through sources other than Amazon. This information was last updated on June 20, 2012.

BI 221W Hebrew Bible Content I
BI 222W Hebrew Bible Content and Language I
[This entry pertains to the ON-CAMPUS course.]

In addition to the textbooks purchased through Amazon, this course has a course reader that is required and only available for purchase on campus through our physical bookstore.

BI 221E Hebrew Bible Content I
[This entry pertains to the ONLINE course.]

In addition to the textbooks purchased through Amazon, this course has a course reader that is required and only available for purchase on campus through our physical bookstore. Directions will be provided to you as to how to purchase and arrange for shipment of this course reader.

Online students are also required to purchase the following resource item: CD titled Songs of Justice and Peace, performed by the Lutheran Deaconess Choir. The CD can be purchased for $16 through: Lutheran Deaconess Association 1304 La Porte Ave Valparaiso, IN 46383. To order, visit www.TheLDA.org ; or call 219-464-6925; or email deacserv@valpo.edu. The same CD will be used in both the fall and spring semesters for online Hebrew Bible courses.

HT 267W Ethics in Lutheran Perspective

In addition to the textbooks purchased through Amazon, this course has a course reader that is required and only available for purchase on campus through our physical bookstore.

This course has you look at ELCA social statements, which are available from the ELCA: http://www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Social-Statements.aspx

HT 294W Theology of Wartburg Seminary

This course has a course reader that is required and available for purchase on campus. In addition, there are booklets and brief texts authored by the instructor, Craig Nessan, that will be available on campus for purchase.

IN 100W Theology in Context

This course has a course reader that will be made available to registered students through our Moodle courseware system. Instructions will be provided to expected students. In addition, there are booklets and brief texts that will be available on campus for purchse.

MN 300W Feasts and Seasons

I addition to required literature available through Amazon, this course uses ELW (Evangelical Lutheran Worship) worship resources, all available from Augsburg Fortress Press. These items are:

  1. Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Pew Edition (2006), ISBN: 0806656182. http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=180000&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806656182 (Note the Pew Edition is also available through Amazon, although you could combine your order to Augsburg Fortress and buy it direct.)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Leaders Desk Edition (2006), ISBN: 0806656204. http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=180003&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806656204
  3. Worship Guidebook for Lent and the Three Days. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2009. ISBN: 080667041 http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?productgroupid=0&isbn=080667041X&clsid=197619&infoid=22307

MN 306W Liturgy and Life

This course has a course reader that is required and only available for purchase on campus through our physical bookstore. This course reader is in addition to other books available through Amazon and the resources listed here.

This course also requires two worship resources (plus recommends two others), all from the ELW (Evangelical Lutheran Worship) series, that are available direct from the publisher, Augsburg Fortress. There is also a required textbook, plus a recommended textbook, also available from Augsburg Fortress. These resource items and textbooks are:

  1. [Required] Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Pew Edition (2006), ISBN: 0806656182. http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=180000&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806656182 (Note the Pew Edition is also available through Amazon, although you could combine your order to Augsburg Fortress and buy it direct.)
  2. [Required] Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Leaders Desk Edition (2006), ISBN: 0806656204. http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=180003&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806656204
  3. [Recommended] Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Pastoral Care (2008), ISBN: 0806653922. http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=195249&isbn=0806653922
  4. [Recommended] Evangelical Lutheran Worship: Occasional Services for the Assembly (2009) ISBN: 0806696354 http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?productgroupid=0&isbn=0806696354&clsid=196982&infoid=22672
  5. [Required]Torvend, Samuel. Flowing Water, Uncommon Birth: Christian Baptism in a Post-Christian Culture. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2011. ISBN: 0806670630 http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=283392&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806670630
  6. [Recommended]Washed and Welcome: A Baptism Sourcebook. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2010. ISBN: 0806670630 http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=283392&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806670630

MN 350W Church Administration and Mission

In addition to the textbooks available through Amazon, this course requires the student to have a copy of the ELCA Constitution & Bylaws, the 2007 (latest) edition. One source of that ELCA constitution is Augsburg Fortress Press through their online store: http://www.augsburgfortress.org/store/item.jsp?clsid=191032&productgroupid=0&isbn=0806648325

January 2013
The following J-Term experiences have textbooks and resources that are available through sources other than Amazon:

Book requirements for January 2013 are still be determined. Check back again in October.

Spring Semester 2013
The Spring 2013 schedule won't be available until mid-November 2012, with the book requirements likely not known until December 2012. Please check back then.

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