Essential Bible Study Tools for Ministry

By David R. Bauer Published
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Comprehensive bibliography essential for any church or library.This up-to-date, highly selective bibliography is designed to acquaint students and ministers with major works, significant publishers and prominent scholars in biblical studies. It is the perfect guide for beginning a research project or building a ministerial library. References are included based on the following considerations: (1) usefulness for the theological interpretation of the Bible within the context of the faith of the church; (2) significance in the history of interpretation; and (3) representation of evangelical and especially evangelical Wesleyan scholarship.

Endorsements

"I am delighted that Dr. Bauer's very helpful resource has been updated so that it can continue to serve pastors, professors, and all who are interested in the meaning of the Bible. The proliferation of literature has only increased its usefulness as a guide and map to what is most important and helpful. You won't want to be without Essential Bible Study Tools for Ministry." ~ Gareth Lee Cockerill, Professor of Biblical Interpretation and Theology, Wesley Biblical Seminary

"I am delighted that Dr. Bauer’s very helpful resource has been updated so that it can continue to serve pastors, professors, and all who are interested in the meaning of the Bible. The proliferation of literature has only increased its usefulness as a guide and map to what is most important and helpful. You won’t want to be without Essential Bible Study Tools for Ministry."
--Gareth Lee Cockerill, Professor of Biblical Interpretation and Theology, Wesley Biblical Seminary

"Students and pastors today can be overwhelmed by the avalanche of publications in biblical studies. Where to turn? How to get started? David Bauer is a sure-footed, trustworthy guide, identifying the best resources and briefly introducing readers to the very best. Essential Bible Study Tools for Ministry ought to be within easy reach of anyone who takes the interpretation of Scripture seriously." ~ Joel B Green, Professor of New Testament Interpretation, Fuller Theological Seminary

About the Author

David R. Bauer

David Bauer is the Ralph W. Beeson Professor of Inductive Biblical Studies and Dean of the School of Biblical Interpretation. He has served on Asbury Theological Seminary’s faculty since 1984.

He received a B.A. from Spring Arbor College (University), a M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. Dr. Bauer is the recipient of the American Bible Society Award for Excellence in Biblical Studies, Asbury Seminary’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and the Spring Arbor University Alumni Association Award of Professional Excellence.