, coedited by Jacqueline Lapsley, PTS associate professor of Old Testament, has been named the 2012 Reference Book of the Year by the Academy of Parish Clergy.
Described as a one-stop reference book on the vital relationship between scripture and ethics, the book offers helpful orientation and perspectives for students, pastors, and scholars. It treats a wide range of subjects, including entries on five hundred biblical, traditional, and contemporary topics, such as tithing, euthanasia, population policy and control, healthcare, the Trinity, idolatry, terrorism, the image of God, vegetarianism, the Sermon on the Mount, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the seven deadly sins.
Contributors from the Princeton Theological Seminary faculty include Dr. Chip Dobbs-Allsopp, Dr. Dennis Olson, Dr. Choon-Leong Seow, Dr. Ellen Charry, and Dr. Max Stackhouse. In addition, a number of Princeton Seminary alumni/ae contributed entries.
For more information, go to www.bakeracademic.com.
Congratulations to Dr. Lapsley and her colleagues!