Campus Bible Study, Fall 2012 - The Sermon on the Mount
For complete information, and to join a group or lead a group in this all-campus Bible study, go to http://www.calvin.edu/faith/bible-study/sermon-on-the-mount/
For Hekman Library Assistance, contact
Lugene Schemper, Theological Librarian
Leading a Bible Study
The Ministry Resource Center of Hekman Library has a variety of additional helps for those leading small group Bible studies. Here are a few suggestions:
Transforming Bible Study: A Leader's Guide by Walter Wink. Located in the general collection on the 4th floor.
BS 600.2 .W573
How to Read the Bible for All It's Worth, 2d ed., by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stewart. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor. There is also a copy on reserve.
BS600.2 .F43 1993
For reading Philippians, see chapter 3, "The Epistles: Learning to Think Contextually," pp. 45-60.
Facilitating for Growth:A Guide for Scripture Study Groups and Small Christian Communities, by Barbara J. Fleischer. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor.
BV652.2 .F54 1993
So You've Been Asked to Lead a Small Group, by Willy Nywening. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor.
BV652.2 .N99 1998
Making Small Groups Work:What Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know, by Henry Cloud and John Townsend. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor.
BV652.2 .C57 2003
The Seven Deadly Sins of Small Group Ministry: A Troubleshooting Guide, by Bill Donahue and Russ Robinson. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor.
BV652.2 .D657 2002
Seven Myths about Small Groups: How to Keep from Falling into Common Traps, by Dan Williams. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor.
BV652.2 .W524 2000
How to Ask Great Questions, by Karen Lee-Thorp. Located in the Ministry Resource Center on the 4th floor.
BV652.2 .L44 1998
Sermon on the Mount Study Materials
Valuable resources for learning more about or leading a bible study on the Sermon on the Mount.
Commentaries on the Sermon on the Mount throughout Church History
Basic abstract: Compiles and describes the perspectives of the Fathers like Chrysostom and Augustine, the reformers like Luther and Calvin, the missionaries like John Wesley and Spurgeon and contemporary views like Bonhoefer, John Howard Yoder, and John Paul II.
Basic Study Materials
Basic Study Materials are available for all participants at the Campus Bookstore. There will also be several copies on reserve at Hekman Library:
The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God
by Dallas Willard (HarperOne, 1998)
Commentaries on the Sermon on the Mount
Annotated Sermon on the Mount Bibliography
For a good annotated bibliography of Sermon on the Mount studies, see the Sermon on the Mount section of Oxford Bibligraphies Online - Biblical Studies.
To find items at Hekman Library in this Bibliography, use the "WorldCat" link for books and essays in books; use the "Full-Text@Hekman" link for journal articles.