In the spirit of Cyril Barber's classic work from the 1970s, The Minister's Library, Robert Yost provides students and pastors with expert guidance on building a working ministerial library. From Old and New Testament languages, lexical aids, and grammatical tools, to commentaries and theologies as well as pastoral resources, Yost is a trustworthy guide through the multiplicity of books that seem to just keep rolling off the presses. Far more than just a guide to commentaries as are so many works today, this resource is a balanced pastoral tool for pastors and students who are overwhelmed by the proliferation of literature in the fields of biblical and pastoral studies. ""Any reader who desires a modern reliable guide for building a good library needs this new book. It is a treasure, especially for serious pastors and teachers."" --John H. Armstrong, President, ACT3 Network, Wheaton, Illinois ""Robert Yost has done biblical and theological students and pastors everywhere a great service in producing The Pastor's Library. His book is insightful, current, substantive, and readable. It is an excellent tool and will help equip both the present and emerging generation of church leaders."" --Dave Epstein, Senior Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, New York City ""Carrying on the tradition of Cyril Barber's Minister's Library, Yost's much-needed bibliographic resource provides the type of recommendations evangelical pastors, college, and seminary students will want to use to build their own personal library. Readers will find commendations of contemporary scholarship [and] timeless classics--some still out-of-print--an important resource list in its own right."" --Klaus Issler, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University ""In an age when paper and electronic Old Testament resources abound, it is good to have a veteran scholar's guidance to navigate them. Robert Yost offers practical, accurate, and specific opinions on each volume's theological viewpoint and usefulness, and his assessments are clear and generous. This work will aid beginning and seasoned students alike."" --Paul House, Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama ""The Pastor's Library is an important work and merits purchase and perusal by all ministers, scholars, and thoughtful persons who care about biblical and theological depth as integral to discipleship and mission. I recommend this work highly and as one serving pastors, this will be immensely helpful in directing leaders to the best resources."" --Charlie Self, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary ""Dr. Yost has revitalized and renewed the scholarship of theological research without sacrificing the practical application for students and pastors. Of extraordinary value! Every scholar should add it to his or her library as a valuable resource."" --Harvey Solganick, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas ""Students benefit from expert evaluation in finding the best reference books. Diligent pastors want to keep up with new research done since college/seminary days. Professors and librarians need to evaluate textbooks. All should consult Dr. Yost's annotated bibliography for guidance as to how to best use limited study time."" --Steven Waterhouse, Senior Pastor, Westcliff Bible Church, Amarillo, Texas ""As a pastor far removed from my seminary days, I am in need of a carefully selected list of books that will help me make informed choices when it comes to sermon preparation, Old and New Testament studies, Apologetics, Practical Theology and much more. Robert Yost has written an exceptionally well-compiled bibliography that has become a great addition to my library. He does an excellent job informing the reader of the relevance and quality of the sources he cites by offering succinct annotations about the book's usefulness."" --Jeffrey Winter, Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Haines City, Florida ""Every pastor who is serious about teaching the Scriptures n
The Pastor's Library was published by Wipf and Stock in September 2017. The ISBN for The Pastor's Library is 9781532600982.