ARCHDIOCESE OF BALTIMORE DEACON FORMATION PROGRAM
Class of 2021, First Year of Formation
SPRING 2019 BOOKLIST
Boadt, Lawrence. (Revised and Updated by Richard Clifford and Daniel Harrington)
Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction; Second Edition, Paulist Press; July 18, 2012
Brown, Raymond E., S.S. An Introduction to the New Testament. New York: Doubleday.
Cassian, John. Conferences. Paulist Press, Classics of Western Spirituality.
Gadenz, Pablo T. Gospel of Luke (Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture) Baker Academic, September 18, 2018
Johnson, Luke Timothy. Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church: The Challenge of Luke-Acts to Contemporary Christians. Eerdmans, September 12, 2011
Kurz, William S., SJ. Peter Williamson (Series Editor), Mary Healy (Series Editor).Acts of the Apostles (Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture) Baker Academic,February 18, 2014
Lucas, Ernest C. Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Psalms & Wisdom Literature (Exploring the Bible Series). August 1, 2016.
ISBN: 978-0- 8308-5311-3
Pitre, Brandt and John Bergsma. A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: The Old Testament. Ignatius Press (September 15, 2018)
ISBN-10: 1586177222 ISBN-13: 978-1586177225
Sheldrake, Phillip. Spirituality: A Brief History. Wiley-Blackwell; 2nd edition (April 15, 2013)
USCCB, Preaching the Mystery of the Faith: The Sunday Homily – USCCB, June 1, 2013
can be downloaded (52 pages) at
Wenham, Gordon J. Exploring the Old Testament, Volume 1: A Guide to the Pentateuch
(Exploring the Bible Series) IVP Academic September 5, 2008.
For assigned readings for each class, please consult the Assignment Schedule Assignments Assignments -Spring 2019-First year of formation class of 2021 for this semester.