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Welcome to the Franciscan School of Theology Bookstore. Find required and optional course materials below, arranged by course number. You may purchase directly from FST’s Amazon-affiliate bookstore or from any other preferred vendor. Booklists are posted as soon as they are available.


Dear Students

If you are taking a course and there are no books listed for that course it means the professor has not assigned any books to it and will be working from their own materials and articles they assign to you.

Fall 2021

Instructor:  D. Pryds

Five Required Texts:

* The Story of Christianity (vol. 1 & 2, 2010 edition)


ST 501 Theology, Church and World: Introduction to Theology

Instructor: Kiesler

Four Required Texts


OT 501 Introduction to the Old Testament

Instructor: Guinan

LS 501 Introduction to Liturgy

Instructor: Bergin

One Required Text:

ST 503 Franciscan Christology

Instructor: Blastic/Ingham

Four Required Texts:

On Reserve in FST Library:

Robin Ryan, CP, Christology: Understanding Jesus: Now You Know Media, 2016

HS 505 Modern Social Justice Prophets

Instructor: Burns

5 Required Texts

HS 507 History of Christianity I

Instructor: Short/Pryds

CE 610 Accompanying Families

Instructor: Day

Eight Required Texts


CE 601 Information Technology and Ethics

Instructor: Carbajo

NT 604 Mark and Matthew

Instructor: Constantinou

One Required Text:

PS 605 Ministry Seminar: Franciscan Ministry Today

Instructor: Staff/Day

SP 607 Franciscan Seminar: Lives of Francis & Clare

Instructor: Blastic

Three Required Texts:

These texts are available online at the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition Webpage – Early Sources

Recommended Texts:


CE 611 Integral Ecology and Universal Fraternity: Catholic Social Teaching

Instructor: Carbajo