This collection showcases research published by Avondale affiliated staff from the School of Theology in book form.


Books from 2020

Beginning New Testament Greek Made Easier: Sixth Edition, Robert K. McIver


The Old Testament Warts and All: Part 1: Genesis to Deuteronomy, Robert K. McIver

Books from 2019

Hearing the Way: What the First Christians Heard in the Story of Jesus, Kayle de Waal

Mission Umdenken: das Geheimnis der ersten Christen, Kayle de Waal

Beginning New Testament Greek Made Easier: Fifth Edition, Robert K. McIver


Educating for Service and Mission: Teachers in Seventh-day Adventist Schools in North America and Their Perceptions of Mission, Robert K. McIver and Sherene J. Hattingh

Books from 2018

Salvation: Contours of Adventist Soteriology, Martin F. Hanna, Darius Jankiewicz, and John W. Reeve


Verbatim and Gist Parallels Between the Gospels: Coded Greek Synopsis and Selected Statistics, Robert K. McIver

Books from 2017

Mission Shift: Multiplying Disciples in Your Community, Kayle de Waal

Authority, Unity and Freedom of Conscience, David H. Thiele and Brad Kemp

Books from 2016

No One Better: Essays in Honour of Dr. Norman H. Young, Kayle de Waal and Robert McIver

1 and 2 Peter, Robert McIver

Tithing Practices Among Seventh-day Adventists: A Study of Tithe Demographics and Motives in Australia, Brazil, England, Kenya and the United States, Robert McIver

Be a Blessing: The Theology of Work in the Narrative of Genesis, Elizabeth E. Ostring

Books from 2015

Grounds for Assurance and Hope: Selected Biblical and Historical Writings of Bryan W. Ball, Bryan W. Ball and Robert K. McIver

Passover Haggadah, Jennifer Betham-Lang and Roger Lang

Fulton's Story: Commemorating 110 Years of Seventh-day Adventist Tertiary Education in Fiji, Stephen Currow and L. Bruce Potter

An Aural-Performance Analysis of Revelation 1 and 11, Kayle de Waal

Ancient Words, Present Hope: What the Old Testament Teaches us about Revelation, Kayle de Waal

South Pacific Perspectives on Ordination: Biblical, Theological and Historical Studies in an Adventist Context, Graeme J. Humble and Robert K. McIver

Chaplains of ANZAC : New Zealand's Fallen Chaplains of the Great War, Roger Lang and Jennifer Betham-Lang

Intermediate New Testament Greek Made Easier, Robert K. McIver

Biblical Missionaries, Borge Schantz and Steven Thompson

Rebellion and Redemption, David Tasker

Books from 2014


The English Connection: The Puritan Roots of Seventh-day Adventist Belief, Bryan W. Ball

Hermeneutics, Intertextuality and the Contemporary Meaning of Scripture, Ross Cole and Paul B. Petersen

Asking Big Questions: Targeting a Christian Apologetics Film Series Using Market Research, Grenville J. Kent

Biblical and Theological Studies on the Trinity, Paul B. Petersen and Robert McIver

Books from 2013

Live Your Festive Heritage: A Jewish Holiday Handbook for the Christian, Jennifer Betham-Lang

Hanging Between The Stars, Daniel Ionita, Eva Foster, and Daniel Reynaud

Books from 2012

In the Beginning: Science and Scripture Confirm Creation, Bryan W. Ball


A Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation of the Seven Trumpets of Revelation: The Apocalyptic Challenge to Earthly Empire, Kayle B. de Waal


South Pacific Island Nations Valuegenesis Study 1 Core Report: A Study of Faith Development and Values Formation in Seventh-Day Adventist Adolescents and Youth Aged 12-18 Years, A Barry Gane


Valuegenesis II Study 1 Core Report: A Study of Faith Development and Values Formation in Seventh-day Adventist Adolescents and Youth aged 12-18 years in Two Generations, A Barry Gane

Mainstream or Marginal: The Matthean Community in Early Christianity, Robert McIver

Books from 2011

Say It Again Sam: A Literary and Filmic Study of Narrative Repetition in 1 Samuel 28, Grenville J. Kent

Memory, Jesus, and the Synoptic Gospels, Robert K. McIver

Books from 2010

Messianic Jewish Aliyah: The Significance and Challenge of Modern Israeli Immigration for the Messianic Jew, Jennifer Betham-Lang

Loving Them Back, Leading Them Home: Any Church Is Only One Generation Away from Extinction, A Barry Gane

He Began With Moses..: Preaching the Old Testament Today, Grenville J. Kent, Paul J. Kissling, and Laurence A. Turner

The Warrior Messiah in Scripture and Intertestamental Writings, Sook Young Kim

Reckless Love, Bruce Manners

Faith of the Anzacs, Daniel Reynaud

Books from 2009

The Seventh-day Men: Sabbatarians and Sabbatarianism in England and Wales, 1600-1800, Bryan W. Ball

The Magisterium and Theologians in the Writings of Avery R. Dulles: The Conflicting Legacy of the Second Vatican Council, Darius Jankiewicz

Books from 2008

The Soul Sleepers: Christian Mortalism from Wycliffe to Priestley, Bryan W. Ball

Charisma and Routinisation in a Millennialist Community: Seventh-day Adventist Identity, Richard B. Ferret

Desmond Ford: Reformist Theologian, Gospel Revivalist, Milton Hook

Books from 2007


Can We Still Believe the Bible? : and Does it Really Matter?, Bryan W. Ball

Books from 2006

People are Human: Look What They Did to Ellen White, Graeme Bradford

Beyond the Da Vinci Code : Exposing Myths and Lies About Jesus and Christianity, Robert K. McIver

Books from 2005

The French Pilot: A Seafaring Tale of Adventure and Faith, Allen Steele

Books from 2004

Valuegenesis - Ten Years Later : A Study of Two Generations, V Bailey Gillespie, Michael J. Donahue, A Barry Gane, and Edward C. Boyatt

Ancient Near Eastern Literature and the Hebrew Scriptures About the Fatherhood of God, David Tasker

Books from 2003

Prophets are Human, Graeme Bradford

Books from 2002

The Essential Jesus: The Man, His Message, His Mission, Bryan W. Ball and William G. Johnsson

Books from 2001

New Testament Greek Made Easier, Robert K. McIver

The Elements of New Testament Greek., John W. Wenham, Norman H. Young, and Jonathan T. Pennington

Syntax Lists for Students of New Testament, Norman H. Young

Books from 2000

Revisioning Mission: Avondale's Greater Vision, Stephen Currow

The Four Faces of Jesus, Robert K. McIver

Meaning for the New Millennium: The Christian Faith from a Seventh-day Adventist Perspective, Robert K. McIver and Ray C. Roennfeldt

Reading with New Eyes: Exploring Scripture Through Literary Genre, Daniel Reynaud

Books from 1997


Building Youth Ministry: A Foundational Guide, A Barry Gane

Youth Ministry and the Transmission of Beliefs and Values, A Barry Gane

Ezekiel: Through Crisis to Glory, Robert McIver

Avondale and the South Pacific: 100 Years of Mission, Barry D. Oliver, Alexander S. Currie, and Douglas E. Robertson

Books from 1994

Parents, Adolescents and Religion, Bradley J. Strahan and South Pacific Division of Seventh-Day Adventists, Valuegenesis Management Committee

Books from 1990

Church Leader's Manual, Douglas E. Robertson

Books from 1989

SDA Organizational Structure: Past, Present and Future, Barry Oliver


Innocence Regained: The Fight to Free Lindy Chamberlain, Norman H. Young

Books from 1985

Rebuke and Challenge: The Point of Jesus' Parables, Norman H. Young

Books from 1975

A Great Expectation: Eschatological Thought in English Protestantism to 1660, Bryan W. Ball