One way to assess prior college-level learning is through comprehensive performance, written and/or oral examination. Exams currently available online for Andrews University (AU) or Washington Adventist University (WAU) credit serve teachers working on NAD certification and Andrews degree completion students. Learn more about departmental exams here.
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Schwarz, Richard W., and Floyd Greenleaf. Light Bearers: A History of the Seventh-day
Adventist Church. Nampa: Pacific Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780816317950.
Seventh-day Adventists Believe, 2nd ed.
Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary, Vol. 5
White, Ellen G. Acts of the Apostles
White, Ellen G. Counsels for the Church
White, Ellen G. The Desire of Ages
White, Ellen G. The Great Controversy
White, Ellen G. Patriarchs and Prophets
White, Ellen G. Selected Messages, Books 1 and 2
White, Ellen G. Steps to Christ
Rice, Richard (1997), Reign of God: An Introduction to Christian Theology (2nd Edition), Andrews University Press, ISBN: 978-1-883925-16-1
Strauss, Mark L. Four Portraits, One Jesus: an Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2007. ISBN: 978-0310226970
Bible (NRSV, ASV, NIV, NKJV) A literal translation is preferred over against a paraphrased translation (NLT, GNB, CEV) for the purpose of this exam.
Barnette, Henlee H. Introducing Christian Ethics. Nashville: B & H Publishing Group, 1961.
Textbook(s) to review:
Smith, Huston. The Illustrated World’s Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions.
HarperOne; First Edition (August 18, 1995). ISBN-13: 9780060674403.