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December 17, 2013

Wheaton Faculty Publish Books on Foreign Policy, Fiction, Young Adult Ministry and More

Wheaton College faculty regularly publish books and articles. Faculty members who have recently published books include:

What is Mercy Ministry? (P & R Publishing, 2013)
In this volume of the Basics of the Faith series, Wheaton President Dr. Philip Ryken and Director of the Urban Studies Program Dr. Noah Toly concisely explain the church’s call to mercy ministry. They provide examples and suggestions for implementing this essential practice in one’s daily Christian walk and in the life of the church.

 

 

Dr. Mark R. Amstutz, Professor of Political Science
Evangelicals and American Foreign Policy
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
Dr. Amstutz examines the influence of American evangelicals in world affairs, including foreign policy issues such as climate change, HIV/AIDS, and support for Israel.

 

 

Dr. Christina Bieber Lake, Kilby Chair and Professor of English
Prophets of the Posthuman: American Fiction, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood
(University of Notre Dame Press, 2013)
Dr. Bieber Lake demonstrates fiction’s role in asking and answering ethical questions raised by biotechnology.

 

 

Dr. Larry Eskridge, Associate Director of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals
God’s Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
Dr. Eskridge tells the story of the 1960s Jesus People movement and its impact on youth culture and evangelicalism.

 

 

Dr. Kathryn Long, Associate Professor of History
People of Faith: Christianity in America
(Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals, 2012) 
Dr. Long provides expert commentary in this award-winning DVD about people, events, and controversies in the history of the American church.

 

 

Dr. Philip G. Ryken, Wheaton College President
Kingdom, Come!
(Crossway, 2013)
Dr. Ryken’s 2011-12 chapel messages proclaim the great hope and encouragement to be found in the coming of Christ and his kingdom.

 

 

David SetranDr. David P. Setran, Associate Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry
Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood: A Practical Theology for College and Young Adult Ministry
(Baker Academic, 2013)
With co-author Dr. Chris Kiesling, Dr. Setran offers practical guidance on fostering Christian formation in young adults.

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