FACULTY PROFILE

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  • DENNIS M. SWANSON
  • Vice President for Library and Educational Assessment
  • Book Review Editor, The Master's Seminary Journal
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  • A.S., College of the Canyons
  • B.A., The Master's College
  • M.Div., The Master's Seminary
  • MLIS, San Jose State University
  • D. Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

BOOK REVIEWS

2010 (1)


Review of Forged: Writing in God's Name, Why the Bible Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are. by Bart D. Ehrman.  The Master's Seminary Journal   22.2, 305-308.

2000 (58)


Review of Justification: God's Plan and Paul's Vision. by N. T. Wright.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 287-90.

Review of The New Westminster Dictionary of Church History: Volume One, The Early, Medieval and Reformation Years. by Robert Benedetto (ed).  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 247-48.

Review of All the People in the Bible: An A-Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture. by Richard R. Losch.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 275-76.

Review of St. Paul's Ephesus: Texts and Archaeology. by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 277-78.

Review of Lost Treasures of the Bible: Understanding the Bible Through Archaeological Artifacts in World Museums. by Clyde E. Fant and Mitchell G. Reddish.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 266-67.

Review of Archaeological Study Bible: An Illustrated Walk Thourhg Biblical History and Culture. by Walter C. Kaiser and Duane A. Garrett with the Faculty of Gordon Conwell Seminary.  The Master's Seminary Journal   19.1, 129-32.

Review of Dictionary for Theological INterpretation of the Bible. by Kevin J. Vanhoozer.  The Master's Seminary Journal   19.1, 139-41.

Review of Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters. by Donald K. McKim.  The Master's Seminary Journal   19.2.

Review of Dictionary of Biblical Prophecy and End Times. by J. Daniel Hays, J. Scott Duvall, and C. Marvin Pate.  The Master's Seminary Journal   19.2.

Review of The Expansion of Evangelicalism:  The Age of Wilberforce, More, Chalmers and Finney. by John Wolfee.  The Master's Seminary Journal   19.2.

Review of The Dominance of Evangelicalism:  The Age of Spurgeon and Moody. by David W. Bebbington.  The Master's Seminary Journal   19.2.

Review of The Pastoral Epistles: First Timothy, Second Timothy, Titus. by Benjamin Fiore.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 267-68.

Review of Dictionary of Mission Theology: Evangelical Foundations. by John Corrie (ed).  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 259-61.

Review of The Natural History of the Bible: An Environmental Exploration of the Hebrew Scriptures. by Daniel Hillel.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 273-74.

Review of Perspectives on Church Government: Fives Views of Church Polity. by Chad Owen Brand and R. Stanton Norman.  The Master's Seminary Journal   17.1, 111-13.

Review of Essential Theological Terms. by Justo Gonzalez.  The Master's Seminary Journal   17.1, 117-19.

Review of Kregel Dictionary of the Bible and Theology. by Henry W. Holloman.  The Master's Seminary Journal   17.1.

Review of The Elephant in the Boardroom: Speaking the Unspoken About Pastoral Transitions. by Carolyn Weese and J. Russell Crabtree.  The Master's Seminary Journal   17.1, 133-35.

Review of A Scottish Christian Heritage. by Iain H, Murray.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.1, 124.

Review of Paul, The Pastoral Epistles, and the Early Church. by James W. Aageson.  The Master's Seminary Journal   20.2, 241-42.

Review of J. Gresham Machen: Slected Shorter Writings. by D. G. Hart.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 160-61.

Review of When Shall These Things Be? A Reformed Response to Hyer-Preterism. by Keith A. Mathison.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 166-67.

Review of The Market Driven Church: The Worldly Influence of Modern Culture on the Church in America. by Udo W. Middleman.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 167-68.

Review of C. H. Spurgeon on Spiritual Leadership. by Steve Miller.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 168-70.

Review of Spurgeon on Leadership: Key Insights for Christian Leaders from the Prince of Preachers. by Larry J. Michael.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 168-71.

Review of Breakout Churches: Discover How to Make the Leap. by Thom Rainer.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 175-77.

Review of J. Gresham Machen: Slected Shorter Writings. by D. G. Hart.  The Master's Seminary Journal   16.1, 160-61.

Review of The Uttermost Part of the Earth: A Guide to Places in the Bible. by Richard R. Losch.  The Master's Seminary Journal   21.2, 276-77.

Review of The Westminster Dictionary of New Testament and Early Christian Literature and Rhetoric. by David E. Aune.  The Master's Seminary Journal   15.1, 107-08.

Review of The Illustrated Guide to Biblical History. by Kendall H. Easly.  The Master's Seminary Journal   15.1, 113.

Review of The Encyclopedia of Christianity Volume 3. by Erwin Fahlbusch.  The Master's Seminary Journal   15.1, 114.

Review of The Wesminster Theological Wordbook of the Bible. by Donald E. Gowan.  The Master's Seminary Journal   15.1, 118-19.

Review of Josephus and the New Testament. by Steve Mason.  The Master's Seminary Journal   15.1, 124.

Review of Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopedia. by Jacob Neusner.  The Master's Seminary Journal   15.1, 126.

Review of Dictionary of the Old Testament : the Pentateuch. by T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2, 329.

Review of The Land: Place as Gift, Promise and Challenge to Biblical Faith. by Walter Brueggmann.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2, 332-33.

Review of Early Judaism, The Exile to the Time of Jesus. by Frederick J. Murphy.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2, 343-45.

Review of The Pauline Writings: A Bibliography. by Mark A. Seifred and Randall K. J. Tan.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2, 352-53.

Review of The Pentateuch: An Annotated Bibliography. by Kenton L. Sparks.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2.

Review of The Social Setting of Jesus and the Gospels. by Wolfgang Stegemann, Bruce J. Malina and Gerd Theissen.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2, 353-54.

Review of Encountering the Old Testament and Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study. by Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer.  The Master's Seminary Journal   14.2, 329-32.

Review of The Encyclopedia of Christianity Volume 2. by Erwin Fahlbusch et al.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.1, 124-25.

Review of New Testament Commentary Survey. by D. A. Carson.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.1, 112.

Review of The C. S. Lewis Reader's Encyclopedia. by Jeffrey D. Schultz and John G. West.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.1, 140.

Review of Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism. by Randall Balmer.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.2, 267.

Review of Mesopotamia and the Bible: Comparative Explorations. by Mark W. Cahvalas and K. Lawson Younger.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.2, 270.

Review of Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus: A Re-Examination of the Evidence. by Jonathan L. Reed.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.2, 291-94.

Review of A Dictionary of Asian Christianity. by Scott W. Sunquist, David Wu Chu Sing, John Chew Hiang Chea.  The Master's Seminary Journal   13.2, 296.

Review of Concise Dictionary of the Occult and New Age. by Debra Lardie.  The Master's Seminary Journal   12.1, 108.

Review of The Synoptic Gospels: An Annotated Bibliography. by Scot McKnight and Matthew Williams.  The Master's Seminary Journal   12.1, 113.

Review of Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions. by A. Scott Moreau.  The Master's Seminary Journal   12.1, 115.

Review of Beyond the End Times: The Rest of the Greatest Story Ever Told. by John Noe.  The Master's Seminary Journal   12.1, 119.

Review of The Israel of God: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. by O. Palmer Robertson.  The Master's Seminary Journal   12.1, 123.

Review of The Landscape of Belief: Encountering the Holy Land in Nineteenth-Century American Art and Culture. by John Davis.  The Master's Seminary Journal   11.1, 123.

Review of The Encyclopedia of Christianity. by Erwin Fahlbusch et al.  The Master's Seminary Journal   11.1, 124-26.

Review of Galilee: History, Politics, People. by Richard A. Horseley.  The Master's Seminary Journal   11.1, 127.

Review of The Doctrines that Divide: A Fresh Look at the Historic Doctrines the Separate Christians. by Erwin Lutzer.  The Master's Seminary Journal   11.1, 131.

Review of Reconstructing the Society of Ancient Israel. by Paula McNutt.  The Master's Seminary Journal   11.1, 132.

1990 (33)


Review of Spurgeon's Commentary on Great Chapter's of the Bible. by Tom Carter.  The Master's Seminary Journal   10.2, 285.

Review of The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Christian Faith: In Celebration of the Jubilee Year of the Discovery of Qumran Cave I. by James H. Charlesworth and Walter P. Weaver.  The Master's Seminary Journal   10.2, 285.

Review of Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey. by Walter A. Elwell and Robert W. Yarborough.  The Master's Seminary Journal   10.2, 291-93.

Review of The Christian and American Law: Christianity's Impact on America's Founding Documents and Future Direction. by H. Wayne House.  The Master's Seminary Journal   10.2, 303.

Review of The Acts of the Apostles: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. by Ben Witherington III..  The Master's Seminary Journal   10.2, 318-19.

Review of The Jews in the Time of Jesus, An Introduction. by Stephen M. Wylen.  The Master's Seminary Journal   10.2, 320-21.

Review of The Majestic Testimony, 1869-1929. by David B. Calhoun.  The Master's Seminary Journal   9.1, 100-01.

Review of The Unforgettable Spurgeon: Reflections on His Life and Writings. by Eric Hayden.  The Master's Seminary Journal   9.1, 109.

Review of Ephesos Metropolis of Asia: An Interdiscipolinary Approach to Its Archaeology, Religion and Culture. The Master's Seminary Journal   9.1, 110.

Review of Heretics: The Other Side of Christianity. by Gerd Ludermann.  The Master's Seminary Journal   9.1, 113.

Review of Embassy of Onesimus: The Letter of Paul to Philemon. by Allen Dwight Callahan.  The Master's Seminary Journal   9.2, 222.

Review of Cities of the Biblical World. by LaMoine F. DeVries.  The Master's Seminary Journal   9.2, 227.

Review of Historians of the Christian Tradition: Their Methodology and Influence on Western Thought. by Michael Bauman and Martin L. Klauber.  The Master's Seminary Journal   8.1, 108-09.

Review of Understanding the Land of the Bible: A Biblical-Theological Guide. by O. Palmer Robertson.  The Master's Seminary Journal   8.1, 122.

Review of Encyclopedia of Early Christianity. by Everet Ferguson.  The Master's Seminary Journal   8.2, 235.

Review of Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms. by Donald K. McKim.  The Master's Seminary Journal   8.2, 249.

Review of God and Caesar: Selected Essays from the 1993 Evangelical Theological Society's Convention at Washington D.C.. by Michael Bauman and David Hall eds..  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 113.

Review of Luke-Acts and New Testament Historiography. by Joel B. Green and Michael C. McKeever.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 121-22.

Review of Old Testament Introduction. by Edwin C. Hostetter.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 121-22.

Review of Jesus. by Craig A. Evans.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 121-22.

Review of Be Decisive: Taking a Stand for the Truth. by Warren W. Wiersbe.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 143.

Review of Concise Encyclopedia of Preaching. by William H. Willimon and Richard Lischer.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 144.

Review of The Biblical Flood: A Case Study of the Church's Response to Extra-Biblical Evidence. by Davis A. Young.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.1, 145-46.

Review of Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. by Walter A. Elwell.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.2, 263.

Review of The Christian Theology Reader. by Alister McGrath.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.2, 280.

Review of Spurgeon v. Hyper-Calvinism: The Battle for Gospel Preaching. by Iain H. Murray.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.2, 283-84.

Review of An Exegetical Bibliography of the New Testament: Romans and Galatians. by Gunter Wagner.  The Master's Seminary Journal   7.2, 287-88.

Review of Revival and Revivalism: The Making and Marring of American Evangelicalism, 1750-1858. by Iain H. Murray.  The Master's Seminary Journal   6.1, 107-108.

Review of A Concise History of the Early Church. by Norbert Brox.  The Master's Seminary Journal   6.2, 235.

Review of Princeton Seminary: Faith and Learning 1812-1868. by David B. Calhoun.  The Master's Seminary Journal   6.2, 241.

Review of What has Archaeology to do with Faith. by James H. Charlesworth and Walter P. Weaver eds..  The Master's Seminary Journal   6.2, 243.

Review of The Westminister Guide to the Books of the Bible. by William M. Ramsey.  The Master's Seminary Journal   6.2, 256.

Review of Spurgeon: Prince of Preachers. by Lewis A. Drummond.  The Master's Seminary Journal   4.2, 229-30.