My Teaching Schedule for Fall 2011

For the upcoming academic year I will be assistant professor of religion, philosophy, and classics at my alma mater Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. In the Fall I have three courses set on the docket: two sections of REL 110 (Exploring the Christian Faith) and one section of REL 245 (After Auschwitz: The Shoah and the Christian Faith). Here are the books I’ll be using for both classes:

REL 110

Harper-Collins Study Bible

Eric Seibert, Disturbing Divine Behavior: Troubling Old Testament Images of God (9780800663445)

Green and Baker, Recovering the Scandal of the Cross (9780830815715)

Justo Gonzalez, Church History: An Essential Guide (0687016118)

Terence Fretheim, The Suffering of God: An Old Testament Perspective (0800615387)

Elie Wiesel, Night (9780374500016)

N.T. Wright, Simply Christian (9780061920622)

Terence Fretheim, About the Bible: Short Answers to Big Questions (9780806657677)

REL 245

Charlotte Delbo, Auschwitz and After (9780300070576)

Michael Berenbaum, The World Must Know (9780801883583)

Elie Wiesel, The Trial of God (0805210539)

Edward Feld, The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith After the Holocaust (9781879045408)

Simon Wiesenthal, The Sunflower (expanded paperback edition, 0805210601)

Deborah Lipstadt, The Eichmann Trial (9780805242607)

Arthur Hertzberg, Jews: The Character and Essence of a People (0060638354)

Tod Linafelt, A Shadow of Glory: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust (0415937949)

So, what do you think?


6 thoughts on “My Teaching Schedule for Fall 2011

    • John Anderson says:

      I actually dropped a Brueggemann book from the roster I’ve used twice before in teaching this class. The students just couldn’t get their minds around it. And as heartbreaking a sit is for me to admit, they didn’t like it. (sniffle)

    • John Anderson says:

      No specific reason. Admittedly, there are a number of valuable volumes that I have not chosen! These are ones that I have used, with success, in the past. Only the Fretheim Bible intro is new; hopefully that one will go well.

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