New Testament Bibliography

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NTIntroductions

NT Introductions & Thematic Studies

• Brown, R.E. An Introduction to the New Testament. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.
• *Johnson, L.T. & Penner, T.C. The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation, 3rd edition. Nashville: Fortress Press, 2010, 1999.
• *Johnson, L.T. The New Testament: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: University Press, 2010.

THEMATIC STUDIES
• Crossan, The Historical Jesus. The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant (San Francisco: Harper, 1991)

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Synoptics

The Synoptic Gospels & Acts

GENERAL INTRODUCTIONS & THEMATIC STUDIES

• *Nickle, K.F. The Synoptic Gospels: An Introduction, revised and expanded. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.
• *Longenecker, R. The Challenge of Jesus’ Parables. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017, 2000.


MATTHEW

COMMENTARIES & INTRODUCTIONS
• Carter, W. Matthew and the Margins: A Sociopolitical and Religious Reading. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2001.
• *Harrington, D. J. The Gospel of Matthew. Sacra Pagina 1. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2007, 1991.
• *Kingsbury, J. Matthew as Story, 2nd edition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1988, 1986.
• Stanton, G. N. A Gospel for a New People. Studies in Matthew. Edinburgh: Clark, 1992.

MONOGRAPHS & THEMATIC STUDIES
• Allison, D. The Sermon on the Mount. New York: Crossroads, 1999.
• Lambrecht, J. The Sermon on the Mount. Collegeville, MN: Glazier – Liturgical Press, 1985.
• Overman, J. A.. Matthew’s Gospel and Formative Judaism. The Social World of the Matthean Community. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1990.


MARK

COMMENTARIES & INTRODUCTIONS
• Boring, M. E. Mark. A Commentary. TNTL. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2006.
• Myers, C. Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2008, 1988.
• *Rhoads, D.; Dewey, J; & Mickie, D. Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel, 3rd edition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2012.

MONOGRAPHS & THEMATIC STUDIES
• Jennings, T. The Insurrection of the Crucified: The Gospel of Mark as Theological Manifesto. New York: Imprint Macmillan, 2003.
• Malbon, E.S. Mark’s Jesus: Characterization as Narrative Christology. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2014.


LUKE &_ACTS

COMMENTARIES & INTRODUCTIONS
• *Byrne, B. The Hospitality of God: A Reading of Luke’s Gospel. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015.
• *Johnson, L.T. The Gospel of Luke. Sacra Pagina 3. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1991.
• *Johnson, L.T. The Acts of the Apostles. Sacra Pagina 5. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1992.

MONOGRAPHS & THEMATIC STUDIES
• Cassidy, R. Jesus, Politics, and Society: A Study of Luke’s Gospel. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2015.
• *Johnson, L.T. Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church: The Challenge of Luke-Acts to Contemporary Christians. Grand Rapid, MIs: Eerdmans, 2011.
• Rowe, C. K. World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age. Oxford: University Press, 2010.
• Seo, P.S. Luke’s Jesus in the Roman Empire and the Emperor in the Gospel of Luke. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2015.

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John

The Gospel of John

COMMENTARIES & INTRODUCTIONS
• Brown, R. & Moloney, F. J. An Introduction to the Gospel of John. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.
• *Byrne, B. Life Abounding: A Reading of John’s Gospel. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014.
• Lincoln, A. The Gospel according to Saint John. Black’s NTC. New York: Hendrickson, 2005.
• Moloney, F. J. The Gospel of John. Sacra Pagina 5. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2005, 1998.

MONOGRAPHS & THEMATIC STUDIES
• Bauckham, R. Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015.
• Carter, W. John and Empire: Initial Explorations. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2008.
• Horsley, R. & Thatcher T. John, Jesus, & the Renewal of Israel. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013.
• Koester, C. R. Symbolism in the Fourth Gospel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2003.
• *Moloney, F. J. Love in the Gospel of John: An Exegetical, Theological, and Literary Study. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013.
• Thatcher, T. Greater than Caesar: Christology and Empire in the Fourth Gospel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2009.

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Paul

Paul & the Pauline Letters

GENERAL INTRODUCTIONS & THEMATIC STUDIES

• Crossan, J.D. & Reed, J.L. In Search of Paul. San Francisco: Harper, 2004.
• Horsley, R. Paul and Empire: Religion and Empire in Roman Imperial Society. Salem, OR: Trinity Press, 1999.
• Keck, L., Paul and His Letters, 2nd edition. 1988, 1979.
• *Matera, F. J. God’s Saving Grace: A Pauline Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012.
• Murphy-O’Connor, J. Paul the Letter-Writer: His Words, His Options, His Skills. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1995.
• Neyrey, J.H. Paul, in Other Words: A Cultural Reading of His Letters. Knoxville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1990.
• *Wright, N.T. Paul: in Fresh Perspective. Nashville: Fortress Press, 2006.


TOPICS IN PAULINE THEOLOGY

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Letters to the Churches

The Letters to the Churches

ROMANS

COMMENTARIES
• *Byrne, B. Romans. Sacra Pagina 6. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2007, 1996.
• Grieb, K. The Story of Romans: A Narrative Defense of God’s Righteousness. Knoxville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. [Especially: “Preface,” pp. x-xv, & “Introduction,” pp. xvii-xxiv.]

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS


1-2 CORINTHIANS

COMMENTARIES


INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Furnish, V.P. The Theology of the First Letter to the Corinthians. Cambridge: University Press: 1999.
• Murphy-O’Connor, J. The Theology of the Second Letter to the Corinthians. Cambridge: University Press, 1991.


GALATIANS

COMMENTARIES

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS


EPHESIAN-COLOSSIANS

COMMENTARIES


INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS


PHILIPPIANS-PHILEMON

COMMENTARIES
• Fowl, S. Philippians. Two Horizons NTC. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005.  [Especially: “Theological Horizons of Philippians”, pp. 205-235.]

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS


1-2 THESSALONIANS

COMMENTARIES


INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Donfried, K.P. Paul, Thessalonica and Early Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2002.

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Pastoral Letters

The Pastoral Letters

COMMENTARIES

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Stott, J.R.W. Guard the Truth: The Message of 1 Timothy and Titus. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1997.
• Young, F. M. The Theology of the Pastoral Letters. Cambridge: University Press, 1994.

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Hebrews

Hebrews

COMMENTARIES
• Vanhoye, A. The Letter to the Hebrews: A New Commentary. New York: Paulist Press, 2015. 

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Stott, J.R.W. Guard the Truth: The Message of 1 Timothy and Titus. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1997.
• Young, F. M. The Theology of the Pastoral Letters. Cambridge: University Press, 1994.

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Catholic Letters

Catholic Letters

1-2 PETER

COMMENTARIES

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Johnson, L.T.  Brother of Jesus, Friend of God: Studies in the Letter of James. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.


JAMES

COMMENTARIES

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Johnson, L.T.  Brother of Jesus, Friend of God: Studies in the Letter of James. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.


1-2-3 JOHN

COMMENTARIES

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Johnson, L.T.  Brother of Jesus, Friend of God: Studies in the Letter of James. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

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Revelation

Revelation & Apocalyptic literature

COMMENTARIES

INTRODUCTIONS, THEMATIC STUDIES, & SPECIAL TOPICS
• Bauckham, R. Theology of the Book of Revelation. Cambridge: University Press, 1993.
• *Gorman, M. Reading Revelation Responsibly. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010.
• Koesler, C. Revelation and the End of All Things. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.

APOCALYPTIC LITERATURE
• Murphy, F.J. Apocalypticism in the Bible and Its World: A Comprehensive Introduction. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.

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