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2017-2018 Booklist
Academic Booklist

Religious Studies Department Booklist (2017 - 2018)

Please scroll down to locate your course. There you will find the required textbook(s) with their title, publisher and ISBN number. To purchase a book from our book partner, MBS Direct, follow the link provided with each text. This will take you to the MBS Direct website which displays all of the Presentation High School courses. Choose the option to purchase books and follow the on-screen instructions to access the full booklist, allowing you to add books to your shopping cart.

If you would prefer to use Amazon, simply follow the Amazon link.  If you choose to purchase books elsewhere, please be certain you are using the exact ISBN number and are purchasing the exact same title. Please note that some courses do not allow digital textbooks, even if they are available.

Freshmen Religion (0500 / 0502)

Catholic Youth Bible

Catholic Youth Bible REQUIRED | Print only - No digital versions will be allowed in class
Publisher: St.Mary’s Press | 3RD 12
Authors: Saint Mary’s Press
ISBN: 978-1-59982-142-9
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Sacred Scripture: A Catholic Study of God’s Word

Sacred Scripture: A Catholic Study of God's Word REQUIRED
Publisher: Ave Maria Press; Student edition | 2013
Authors: Smith-Christopher, Daniel
ISBN: 978-1594711718
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Encountering Jesus in the New Testament

Encountering Jesus in the New Testament REQUIRED
Publisher: Ave Maria Press | 2009
Author: Pennock, Michael
ISBN: 978-1594711657
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The Church (0506)

The Sacraments (student book): Encounters with Christ (Living in Christ)

The Sacraments (student book): Encounters with Christ (Living in Christ) REQUIRED
Publisher: Saint Mary’s Press; Student edition | 2012
Author: Dailey, Joanna
ISBN: 978-1599820910
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The Church: Christ in the World Today (Second Edition) Student Text (Living in Christ)

The Church: Christ in the World Today (Second Edition) Student Text (Living in Christ) REQUIRED
Publisher: Saint Mary’s Press; 2 Student edition | 2017
Author: Albl, Martin C.
ISBN: 978-1599824352
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Moral Theology (Ethics) (0510 / 0520)

Catholic Youth Bible

Catholic Youth Bible REQUIRED | Print only - No digital versions will be allowed in class
Publisher: St.Mary’s Press | 3RD 12
Authors: Saint Mary’s Press
ISBN: 978-1-59982-142-9
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Christian Morality (student book): Our Response to God’s Love

Christian Morality (student book): Our Response to God's Love REQUIRED
Publisher: Saint Mary’s Press; Student edition | 2012
Authors: Singer-Towns, Brian
ISBN: 978-1599820972
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Human Sexuality (0513)

No Textbooks Required

Teacher Handouts Teacher will provide Handouts and Materials
Spirituality of the Saints (0516)

The Saints’ Guide to Happiness: Practical Lessons in the Life of the Spirit

The Saints' Guide to Happiness: Practical Lessons in the Life of the Spirit REQUIRED
Publisher: Image | 2005
Authors: Ellsberg, Robert
ISBN: 978-0385515665
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The Wisdom of the Desert (New Directions)

The Wisdom of the Desert (New Directions) REQUIRED
Publisher: New Directions; Revised ed. edition | 1970
Authors: Merton, Thomas
ISBN: 978-0811201025
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World Religions (0526)

Siddhartha

Siddhartha REQUIRED
Publisher: Lits | 2011
Author: Hesse, Hermann
ISBN: 978-1609421755
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World Religions (2009): A Voyage of Discovery, Third Edition

World Religions (2009): A Voyage of Discovery, Third Edition REQUIRED
Publisher: Saint Mary’s Press; 3 edition | 2009
Authors: Brodd, Jeffrey
ISBN: 978-0884899976
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Christian Lifestyles (0529)

Creating a Christian Lifestyle: (Student Text) (Companions for the Journey) 2nd Edition

Creating a Christian Lifestyle: (Student Text) (Companions for the Journey) 2nd Edition REQUIRED | Print only - No digital versions will be allowed in class
Publisher: Saint Mary’s Press; 2nd edition | 2000
Authors: Koch, Carl
ISBN: 978-0884893585
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Social Justice (0533)

Catholic Youth Bible

Catholic Youth Bible REQUIRED | Print only - No digital versions will be allowed in class
Publisher: St.Mary’s Press | 3RD 12
Authors: Saint Mary’s Press
ISBN: 978-1-59982-142-9
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The True Cost of Low Prices: The Violence of Globalization

The True Cost of Low Prices: The Violence of Globalization REQUIRED
Publisher: Orbis Books; 2 edition | 2013
Authors: Korgen, Jeffry Odell
ISBN: 978-1626980020
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Into Narnia (0515)

The Chronicles of Narnia

The Chronicles of Narnia REQUIRED | Print only - No digital versions will be allowed in class
Publisher: HarperCollins | 2001
Authors: Lewis, C.S.
ISBN: 978-0066238500
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With Open Hands

With Open Hands REQUIRED
Publisher: Ave Maria Press; 34th Anniversary edition edition | 2006
Authors: Nouwen, Henri J. M.
ISBN: 978-1594710643
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