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III The New Testament

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Introductions and/or Commentaries

 

D. C. Allison, Jr. The New Moses: A Matthean Typology (Fortress, 1993) 2

C. E. Arnold, The Colossian Syncretism (Baker, 1996) 2

W. Barclay, The Gospel of Matthew, 2 Vols. (Westminster, 1978) 2

C. K. Barrett, A Commentary on The First Epistle To The Corinthians (Harper & Row, 1968) 2

R. Bauckham, The Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine Theology (Baker Academic, 2015) 2

—-The Testimony of the Beloved Disciple (Baker Academic, 2007) 2

G. Beale, D.A. Carson eds., Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Baker Academic, 2007) 2

G. R. Beasley-Murray, John (Thomas Nelson, 2nd ed., 1999) 2

H. D. Betz, Galatian (Fortress, 1979) 3

C. Blomberg, Matthew (Broadman, 1992) 2

F. F. Bruce, The Epistles to the Colossians, Philemon and to the Ephesians (Eerdmans, 1984) 2

—- The Epistle to the Hebrews: Revised Edition (Eerdmans, 1990) 2

G. M. Burge, John (Zondervan, 2000) 2

D.A. Carson, Matthew-Mark (Zondervan, rev. ed., 2010) 2

D. A. Carson, D. J. Moo, and L. Morris, An Introduction to the New Testament (Zondervan, 1992) 2

H. Conzelmann, I Corinthians (Fortress, 1975) 3

C. H. Cosgrove, The Cross and the Spirit: A Study in the Argument and Theology of Galatians (Mercer, 1988) 2

J. Cottrell, Romans, 2 Vols. (College Press, 1996-8) 2

B. Craddock, The Letter to the Hebrews (Abingdon, 1998). 3

H. Dodd, The Epistle of Romans (Hodder & Stoughton, 1932) 2

J.G. Dunn, The Epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon (Paternoster, 1996) 2

—- The Theology of the Apostle Paul (Eerdmans, 1998) 2

G. Fee, The First Epistle to the Corinthians (Eerdmans, 1987) 2

S. Garret, The Demise of the Devil: Magic and the Demonic in Luke’s Writings (Fortress, 1989) 2

J. B. Green, M. C. McKeever, Luke-Acts and New Testament Historiography (Baker, 1994) 2

R. H. Gundry, A Survey of the New Testament (Zondervan, 1994) 2

R. Gruenler, The Trinity in the Gospel of John (Baker, 1986) 2

E. Haenchen, The Acts of the Apostles (Blackwell, 14th ed., 1971) 3

—- A Commentary on the Gospel of John Vol 1 (Fortress, 1984) 3

—- A Commentary on the Gospel of John Vol 2 (Fortress, 1984) 3

A. T. Hanson, Prophetic Gospel: A Study of John and the Old Testament (Clark, 1991) 3

R. Hays, The Faith of Jesus Christ: The Narrative Substructure of Galatians 3:1-4:11 (Eerdmans, 2nd ed., 2002 [[1983]) 3

—- First Corinthians (John Knox, 1997) 2

M. Hengel, Studies in the Gospel of Mark (Fortress, 1985) 2

C. S. Keener, Acts: An Exegetical Commentary, 4 Vols (Baker Academic, 2012-15) 3

A Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew (Eerdmans, 1999) 2

—- The Gospel of John: A Commentary, 2 Vols (Hendrickson, 2003) 3

A. J. Köstenberger, John (Baker Academic, 2004) 2

W. G. Kümmel, Introduction to the New Testament (Abingdon, 7th rev. ed., 1975 [1973]) 3

W. L. Lane, Hebrews 1-8, WBC, Vol. 47 (Word Books) 2

S. McKnight, Galatians (Zondervan, 1995) 2

G. R. O’Day, The Gospel of John (Abingdon Press, 1995) 2

G. Osborne, Romans (InterVarsity, 2004) 2

R. H. Stein, Interpreting Puzzling Texts in the New Testament (Baker, 1996) 2

G. Theissen, The Gospels in Context (Fortress, 1991 [1989]) 2

D. L. Turner, Matthew (Baker, 2008) 2

H. C. Waetjen, The Gospel of the Beloved Disciple (T&T Clark, 2005) 2

B. Walsh, S. Keesmaat, Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire (InterVarsity, 2004) 2

B. Witherington, ed., History, Literature and Society in the Book of Acts (Cambridge University Press, 1996) 2

—- Paul’s Letter to the Romans (Eerdmans, 2004) 2

A. Yarbro Collins, The Combat Myth in the Book of Revelation (Scholars Press, 1976) 3

N.T. Wright, The New Testament for Everyone Set, 18 Vols., (Westminster John Knox, 2011) 1

Background Studies of the New Testament

 

D. Aune, The New Testament in Its Literary Environment (Westminster, 1987) 2

—-Prophecy in Early Christianity and the Ancient Mediterranean World (Eerdmans, 1983) 2

J. M. G. Barclay, Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora from Alexander to Trajan (Clark, 1996) 2

F. F. Bruce, New Testament History (Anchor, 1972) 2

A. Christopherson, et al., Paul, Luke and the Graeco-Roman World (Sheffield Academic Press, 2002) 3

J. J. Collins, G. E. Sterling, eds., Hellenism in the Land of Israel (University of Notre Dame Press, 2001) 2

G. Downing, Making Sense in (and of) the First Christian Century ( Sheffield Academic Press, 2000) 3

E. E. Ellis, The Making of the New Testament Documents (Brill, 1999) 2

G. A. Evans, S. E. Porter, eds. Dictionary of New Testament Background (InterVarsity, 2000) 2

E. Ferguson, Backgrounds of Early Christianity (Eerdmans, 3d ed., 2003) 2

R. W. Funk, ed. Apocalypticism (Herder and Herder, 1969) 3

J. Gunther, St Paul’s Opponents and Their Background: A Study of Apocalyptic and Jewish Sectarian Teachings (Leiden: Brill, 1973) 3

M. Hengel, Judaism and Hellenism, 2 vols. (Fortress, 1974) 2

R. Horsley, J. S. Hanson, Bandits, Prophets, and Messiahs: Popular Movements at the Time of Jesus (Harper & Row, 1985) 2

C. Keener, The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (IVP Academic) 2

H. S. Kvanig, Roots of Apocalyptic: The Mesopotamian Background of the Enoch Figure and the Son of Man (Neukirchener, 1988) 3

L. I. Levine, The Galilee in Late Antiquity (Harvard University Press, 1992) 2

J. A. Fitzmyer, The Acts of the Apostles (Doubleday, 1998) 2

J. Green, S. McKnight, I. H. Marshall, Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (IVP Academic, 2011) 2

D. Hanson, Dawn of Apocalyptic (Fortress, 1975) 2

P. D. Hanson, ed., Visionaries and Their Apocalypses (Fortress, 1983) 2

G. F. Hawthorne, R. P. Martin, D. G. Reid, Dictionary of Paul and His Letters (IVP Academic, 2009) 2

D. Hellholm, ed., Apocalypticism in the Mediterranean World and the Near East (Mohr, 1983) 3

C. J. Hemer, The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History (Mohr-Siebeck, 1989) 3

M. Hengel, Acts and the History of Earliest Christianity (Fortress, 1979) 2

R. A. Johnson, “The Old Testament Background for Paul’s Use of ‘Principalities and Powers'”(Ph.D. Diss. Dallas Theological Seminary, 2004) 3

W. Kümmel, The New Testament (Abingdon, 1972) 2

J. Marcus, M. L. Soards, eds., Apocalyptic and the New Testament (JSOT Press, 1989) 3

C.F.D. Moule, The Birth of the New Testament (Harper & Row, 1966) 2

T. C. Mournet, Oral Tradition and Literary Dependence: Variability and Stability in the Synoptic Tradition and Q (Mohr-Siebeck, 2005) 3

R. Nash, Christianity and the Hellenistic World (Zondervan, 1984) 2

J. J. Rousseau and R. Arav, Jesus and His World: An Archaeological and Cultural Dictionary (SCM, 1996) 2

H. H. Rowley, The Relevance of Apocalyptic (Association, rev. ed., 1963) 2

D. S. Russell, From Early Judaism to Early Church (Fortress, 1986) 2

—- The Method and Message of Jewish Apocalyptic (Westminster, 1964) 2

J. Russell, The Devil: Perceptions of Evil from Antiquity to Primitive Christianity (Cornell University Press, 1977) 2

J. M. Schmidt, eds. Apokalyptic (Wissenschafliche Buchgesellschaft, 1982) 3

C. H. Talbert, Reading Luke-Acts in Its Mediterranean Milieu (Brill, 2003) 3

R. L. Wilken, eds., Aspects of Wisdom in Judaism and Early Christianity (University of Notre Dame Press, 1975) 3

P. J. Williams, et al., eds., The New Testament in Its First Century Setting (Eerdmans, 2004) 2

B. Witherington III, ed., History, Literature and Society in the Book of Acts (Cambridge University Press, 1996) 3

I. Worthington, Voice into Text: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece (Brill, 1996) 3

Theology of the New Testament

 

R. Bauckham God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament (Eerdmans, 1999) 3

R. Bultmann, Theology of the New Testament, 2 Vols (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1951) 3

C.B.Caird, New Testament Theology (Clarendon, 1994) 2

J. Dunn, New Testament Theology (Abingdon, 2009) 2

R. Hays, The Moral Vision of the New Testament (HarperSanFrancisco, 1996) 3

L. Hurtado, God in New Testament Theology (Abingdon, 2010) 2

J. Jeremias, The Central Message of the New Testament (Scribner’s, 1965) 2

L. T. Johnson, The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation (Fortress, 1986) 2

G. W. Kümmel, Promise and Fulfillment: The Eschatological Message of Jesus (SCM, 3rd ed., 1957) 3

G. E. Ladd, A Theology of the New Testament (Eerdmans, rev. ed. 1993 [1974]) 2

C. C. Newman, ed., Jesus and the Restoration of Israel (InterVarsity Press, 1999) 2

J. Reumann, Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought (Oxford, 1991) 3

A. Wainwright, The Trinity in the New Testament (London: S.P.C.K., 1962) 2

N.T. Wright, The Climax of the Covenant (1991) 2

—- Jesus and the Victory of God (Fortress, 1986) 2

—- The New Testament and the People of God (Fortress, 1992) 2

Historical Jesus

Note: These are works that address issues surrounding the search for the historical Jesus and/or that defend a particular understanding of the historical Jesus.

 

 

C. C. Anderson, Critical Quests of Jesus (Eerdmans, 1969) 2

C. Blomberg, Jesus and the Gospels (B & H Academic, 2nd ed., 2009) 2

O. Böcher, Christus Exorcista (Kohlhammer, 1972) 3

J. Beilby, P. R. Eddy, The Historical Jesus: Five Views (IVP Academic, 2009) 2

G. A. Boyd, Cynic Sage or Son of God? (Wipf & Stock, rpt. 2010 [1995]) 3

G. Boyd, P. Eddy, Lord or Legend? (Wipf & Stock, 2010 [2007]) 1

F. F. Bruce, The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? (InterVarsity, 1960) 2

J. H. Charlesworth, Jesus within Judaism (Doubleday, 1988) 3

B. Chilton, C. Evans, Studying The Historical Jesus: Evaluations of the State of Current Research (Brill, 1994) 3

P. Copan, ed., Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? A Debate between William Lane Craig and John Dominic Crossan (Baker, 1998) 2

J. D. Crossan, The Historical Jesus (HarperSanFrancisco, 1991) 3

—- In Parables: The Challenge of the Historical Jesus (Harper & Row, 1973) 2

J. Dunn, The Evidence for Jesus (Westminster, 1985) 2

—- Jesus Remembered (Eerdmans, 2003) 2

—- A New Perspective on Jesus: What the Quest for the Historical Jesus Missed (Baker, 2005) 2

P. Eddy, G. Boyd, The Jesus Legend (Baker Academic, 2007) 3

C. A. Evans, Jesus and His Contemporaries: Comparative Studies (Brill, 1995) 2

A. N. Dahl, Jesus in the Memory of the Early Church (Augsburg, 1976) 2

S. L. Davies, Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance and the Origins of Christianity (Continuum, 1995) 2

C. S. Evans, The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith (Clarendon, 1996) 2

W. R. Farmer, Jesus and the Gospel (Fortress, 1982) 2

G. B. Green, S. McKnight, and I. H. Marshall, eds., Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (InterVarsity, 1992) 2

G. Habermas, The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ (College Press, 1996) 2

M. Hengel, The Son of God: The Origin of Christology and the History of Jewish-Hellenistic Religion (Fortress, 1976) 3

L. W. Hurtado, One God, One Lord: Early Christian Devotion and Ancient Jewish Monotheism (Fortress, 1988) 2

P. Jenkins, Hidden Gospels: How the Search for Jesus Lost Its Way (Oxford University Press, 2001) 2

L. T. Johnson, The Real Jesus: The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Truth of the Traditional Gospels (HarperSanFrancisco, 1996) 2

M. de Jonge, Christology in Context: The Earliest Christian Response to Jesus (Westminster, 1988) 2

I. H. Marshall, I Believe in the Historical Jesus (Eerdmans, 1977) 1

R. Martin, The Elusive Messiah: A Philosophical Overview of the Quest for the Historical Jesus (Westview, 1999) 3

M. Meyer, C. Hughes Jesus Then and Now: Images of Jesus in History and Christology Trinity, 2001) 2

S. McKnight, A New Vision for Israel: The Teachings of Jesus in National Context (Eerdmans, 1999) 2

J. Meier, A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, 4 Vols. (Yale University Press, 2009) 3

T. C. Mournet, Oral Tradition and Literary Dependence: Variability and Stability in the Synoptic Tradition and Q (Mohr-Siebeck, 2005) 3

L. Reed, Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus (Trinity, 2000) 2

E. P. Sanders, ed,, Jesus, the Gospels and the Church (Mercer University Press, 1987) 3

A. Schweitzer, The Quest of the Historical Jesus (A. & B. Black, 1910) 3

G. Stanton, The Gospels and Jesus (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed., 2002 [1989]) 2

M. Strauss, Four Portraits, One Jesus (Zondervan, 2011) 1

G. Theissen, D. Winter, The Quest for the Plausible Jesus (Westminster Knox, 2002) 2

T. Timmons, Jesus Plus Nothing (Embers, 2012) 1

F. T. Trotter, ed., Jesus and the Historian (Westminster, 1968) 3

G. Twelftree, Jesus the Exorcist (Mohr Siebeck, 1993) 2

H. Wansborough, Jesus and the Oral Gospel Tradition (Sheffield Academic Press, 1991) 3

D. Wenham, ed. The Jesus Tradition Outside the Gospels (JSOT, 1985) 2

B. Witherington, The Christology of Jesus (Fortress, 1990) 3

—- The Jesus Quest: The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth (InterVarsity, 1997) 2

N.T. Wright, The Challenge of Jesus (InterVarsity, 2015) 1

—- The Resurrection of the Son of God (Fortress, 2003) 2

—- Who Was Jesus? (Eerdmans, 1992) 1

The Teachings of Jesus

 

K. E. Bailey, The Good Shepard (InterVarsity, 2014) 2

—– Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes (IVP Academic, 2008) 2

—- Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes (Eerdmans, combined ed., 1983) 2

H. D. Betz, The Sermon on the Mount (Fortress, 1995) 2

C. Blomberg, Jesus and the Gospels (B & H Academic, 2nd ed., 2009) 2

R. F. Copan, The Parables of Grace (Eerdmans, 1988) 2

J. D. Crossan, In Parables: The Challenge of the Historical Jesus (Harper & Row, 1973) 2

M. J. Dawn, Powers, Weakness, and the Tabernacling of God (Eerdmans, 2011) 2

W. Herzog, Parables as Subversive Speech: Jesus as Pedagogue of the Oppressed (John Knox, 1994) 3

R. N. Longnecker, ed., The Challenge of Jesus’ Parables (Eerdmans, 2000) 2

S. McKnight, A New Vision for Israel: The Teachings of Jesus in National Context (Eerdmans, 1999) 2

G. Stassen, Living the Sermon on the Mount (Jossey-Bass, 2006) 2

R. Stein, The Method and Message of Jesus’ Teachings (Westminster John Knox, 1994) 2

M. Strauss, Four Portraits, One Jesus (Zondervan, 2011) 1

N. T. Wright, The Challenge of Jesus (InterVarsity, 2015) 1

—- Simply Jesus (HarperOne, 2011) 1

J. H. Yoder, He Came Preaching Peace (Herald, 1985) 2

Paul’s Theology and Exegesis

 

C. Arnold, Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul’s Letters (InterVarsity, 1992) 2

K. E. Bailey, Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes (IVP Academic, 2011) 3

J. Bandstra, The Law and the Elements of the World: An Exegetical Study in Aspects of Paul’s Teaching (Kok, 1964) 3

C. K. Barrett, Paul (Westminster John Knox, 1994) 2

K. Barth, Christ and Adam: Man and Humanity in Romans 6 (Collier Books, 1962) 2

M. Bates, The Hermeneutics of the Apostolic Proclamation (Baylor University Press, 2012) 3

C. Beker, Paul’s Apocalyptic Gospel (Fortress, 1980) 3

H. Berkhof, Christ and the Powers (Herald, 1977) 2

D. Brandon, Paul and the Cross (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2006) 2

C. Caird, Principalities and Powers: A Study in Pauline Theology (Clarendon, 1956) 2

W. Carr, Angels and Principalities (Cambridge University Press, 1981) 2

B. Childs, The Church’s Guide for Reading Paul (Eerdmans, 2008) 2

W. D. Davies, Paul and Rabbinic Judaism (Fortress, rpt, 1980) 3

J.G. Dunn, The Theology of the Apostle Paul (Eerdmans, 1998) 3

E. E. Ellis, Paul’s Use of the Old Testament (Eerdmans, 1967) 2

T. Engberg-Pedersen, ed.,Paul Beyond the Judaism/Hellenism Divide (Westminster Knox, 2001) 3

—- ed., Paul in His Hellenistic Context (Fortress, 1995)

A. T. Hanson, The Paradox of the Cross in the Thought of St. Paul ( JSOT, 1987) 2

G. F. Hawthorne, R. P. Martin, D. G. Reid, Dictionary of Paul and His Letters (InterVarsity, 1993) 2

R. Hays, Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul (Yale University Press, 1989) 2

J. Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-Violent Gospel (James Clarke and co., rpt. 2014) 2

M.Gorman, Apostle of the Crucified Lord (Eerdmans, 2004) 2

M. Gorman’s Cruciformity: Paul’s Narrative Spirituality of the Cross (Eerdmans, 2001) 2

J. J. Gunther, St Paul’s Opponents and Their Background (Leiden: Brill, 1973) 2

R. A. Johnson, “The Old Testament Background for Paul’s Use of ‘Principalities and Powers'”(Ph.D. Diss. Dallas Theological Seminary, 2004) 3

J. Kallas, The Satanward View: A Study in Pauline Theology (Westminster, 1966) 2

B. Longenecker, Narrative Dynamics in Paul (Westminster Knox, 2002) 2

L. Morris, The Epistle to the Romans (Eerdmans, 1988) 2

P.B. Payne, Man and Woman, One In Christ: An Exegetical and Theology Study of Paul’s Letters (Zondervan, 2009) 2

E. P. Sanders, Paul and Palestinian Judaism (Fortress, 1977) 3

H. Schier, Principalities and Powers in the New Testament (Herder, 1961) 2

S. Shatzmann, A Pauline Theology of Charismata (Hendrickson, 1987) 2

P. L. Stepp, The Believers Participation in the Death of Christ: “Corporate Identification” and a Study of Romans 6:1-14 (Mellen, 1996) 3

R. C. Tannehill, Dying and Rising with Christ: A Study in Pauline Theology (Töpelmann, 1967) 2

C. A. Vlachos, The Law and the Knowledge of Good and Evil: The Edenic Backgrlound of the Catalytic Operation of the Law in Paul (Pickwick, 2009) 3

K. Wa Gatumu, The Pauline Concept of Supernatural Powers (Paternoster, 2008) 2

D. Wenham, Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity (Eerdmans, 1995) 2

S. Westerholm, Israel’s Law and the Church’s Faith: Paul and His Recent Interpreters (Eerdmans, 1988) 2

W. Wink.. Naming the Powers (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984) 2

B. Witherington, Paul’s Narrative Thought World (Westminster Knox, 1994) 3

N.T. Wright, The Climax of the Covenant (Fortress, 1991) 3

—- Paul and His Recent Interpreters (Fortress, 2013) 3

—- Paul and the Faithfulness of God (Fortress, 2013) 3

Centrality of the Cross

 

D. Brandon, Paul and the Cross (Fortress, 2006) 2

R. Brown, The Death of the Messiah, 2 Vols (Doubleday, 1994) 3

J.T. Carroll, J. Green, The Death of Jesus in Early Christianity (Hendrickson, 1995) 2

J.T. Forstell, The Word of the Cross: Salvation as Revelation in the Fourth Gospel (Biblical Institute, 1974) 2

K. Grayston, Dying, We Live: A New Enquiry into the Death of Christ in the New Testament (Oxford, 1990) 2

J. Green, The Death of Jesus: Tradition and Interpretation in the Passion Narrative (Mohr, 1988) 3

J. Green, M. Baker, Recovering the Scandal of the Cross (InterVarsity, 2000) 2

A. T. Hanson, The Paradox of the Cross in the Thought of St. Paul ( JSOT, 1987) 3

M. Hengel, Crucifixion (Fortress, 1977) 3

M. Hengel, The Cross of the Son of God (Trinity Press, 1986) 3

L. A. Jervis, At the Heart of the Gospel (Eerdmans, 2007) 2

S. McNight, A Community Called Atonement (Abingdon, 2007) 2

—- Jesus and His Death (Baylor, 2005) 2

J. Moltmann, The Crucified God (Fortress, 1993 [orig. German, 1973]) 3

J. Morgan-Wynne, The Cross in the Johannine Writings (Pickwick, 2011) 2

C. Pocknee, Cross and Crucifix in Christian Worship and Devotion (Mowbray, 1962) 2

G. Tomlin, The Power of the Cross (Paternoster, 1999) 3

Centrality of Non-Violence

 

D. Brown, Biblical Pacifism (Brethren Press, 1986)

J. Gabrielson, Paul’s Non-Violent Gospel (James Clarke and co., rpt. 2014) 2

M.Gorman, Apostle of the Crucified Lord (Eerdmans, 2004) 3

—- Cruciformity: Paul’s Narrative Spirituality of the Cross (Eerdmans, 2001) 2

—- Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification and Theosis in Paul’s Narrative Soteriology (Eerdmans, 2009) 3

R. Hays, The Moral Vision of the New Testament (HarperSanFrancisco, 1996) 3

William Klassen, Love of Enemies: The Way of Peace (Fortress, 1984) 2

P. Middleton, Radical Martyrdom and Cosmic Conflict in Early Christianity (T & T Clark, 2006) 3

M. E. Miller, B. N. Gingerich, The Church’s Peace Witness (Eerdmans, 1994) 2

T. Nhat Hanh, Creating True Peace (Free Press, 2003) 2

S. Russell, Overcoming Evil God’s Way (Faith Builders Resource Group, 2008) 2

P. Sprinkle, Fight: A Christian Case for Nonviolence (David C. Cook, 2013) 1

W. Swartley, Covenant of Peace: The Missing Peace in New Testament Theology and Ethics (Eerdmans, 2006) 2

—- ed., The Love of Enemy and Nonretaliation in the New Testament (John Knox, 1992) 3

W. Wink, Jesus and Nonviolence: A Third Way (Fortress, 2003) 2

The New Testament Church

 

R. Banks, Paul’s Idea of Community (Hendrickson, 1994) 2

E. Ferguson, Early Christians Speak: Faith and Life in the First Three Centuries (A.C.U.Press, 2nd ed.,1999) 2

R. N. Flew, Jesus and His Church: A Study of the Idea of the Ecclesia in the New Testament (Epworth, 1943) 3

E. Hatch, The Organization of the Early Christian Churches (Longmans, Green and Co., 1895) 2

J. H. Hellermen, When the Church Was Family (B&H Academic, 2009) 2

R. T. Henderson, The Church and the Relentless Darkness (Wipf & Stock, 2013) 2

R. Schnackenburg, The Church in the New Testament (Herder & Herder, 1965) 2

B. H. Streeter, The Primitive Church (New York: Macmillan, 1929) 2

F. Viola, G. Barna, Pagan Christianity (Tyndale, 2002) 1

Arminian Interpretations of Romans 9

B. Abasciano, Paul’s Use of the Old Testament in Romans 9.1-9 (Clark, 2005) 3

—- Paul’s Use of the Old Testament in Romans 9.10-18 (Clark, 2011) 3

—- Paul’s Use of the Old Testament in Romans 9.19-33: Clark, 2013) 3

G. Boyd, Is God to Blame? (InterVarsity, 2003) 2

—- Satan and the Problem of Evil (InterVarsity, 2001) 3

J. Cottrell, Romans, 2 Vols. (College Press, 1996-8) 2

C. E. B. Cranfield, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1979) 3

J.G. Dunn, The Theology of the Apostle Paul (Eerdmans, 1998) 3

R. T. Forster, V. P. Marston, God’s Strategy in Human History (Wipf & Stock, rpt., 2000) 2

W. W. Klein, The New Chosen People (Zondervan, 1990) 2

L. Morris, The Epistle to the Romans (Eerdmans, 1988) 2

C. Pinnock, ed., The Grace of God, the Will of Man (Zondervan, 1989) 2

C. Pinnock Grace Unlimited (Bethany Fellowship, 1975) 2

R. Shank, Elect in the Son: A Study in the Doctrine of Election (Bethany, rpt. 1989) 2

J. L .Walls, J. R. Dongell, Why I Am Not a Calvinist (InterVarsity, 2004) 2

B. Witherington, III, Paul’s Letter to the Romans (Eerdmans, 2004) 2

Non-Violent Interpretations of The Book of Revelation

R. Bauchkam, The Climax of Prophecy: Studies on the Book of Revelation (T&T Clark, 1993). 3

—- The Theology of the Book of Revelation (Cambridge University Press, 1993) 2

E. Boring, Revelation (John Knox, 1989) 2

M. Bredin, Jesus, Revolutionary of Peace: A Nonviolent Christology in the Book of Revelation (Paternoster Press, 2003) 2

G. B. Caird, A Commentary on the Revelation of St. John the Divine (A & C Black, 2nd ed. 1984) 3

V. Eller, The Most Revealing Book of the Bible: Making Sense out of Revelation (Eerdmans, rpt 1982 [1974]) 1

W. Ewing, The Power of the Lamb (Cowley Press, 1990) 2

M. Gorman, Reading Revelation Responsibly: Uncivil Worship and Witness: Following the Lamb Into the New Creation (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2011) 1

W. Harrington, Revelation (The Liturgical Press, 1993) 2

L. L. Johns The Lamb Christology of the Apocalypse of John, (Mohr Sieback, 2003) 3

R. Kappelle, Hope Revealed: The Message of the Book of Revelation Then and Now (Wipf & Stock, 2013) 1

J. N. Kraybill, Apocalypse and Allegiance (Brazos, 2010) 2

C. LeMoignan, Following the Lamb (SCM, 2000) 2

J. Mangina, Revelation (Brazos, 2010) 2

B. R. Rossing, The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation (Westview, 2004) 1

M.B. Stephens, Annihilation or Renewal? The Meaning and Function of New Creation in the Book of Revelation (Mohr Sieback, 2011) 3

M. Street Here Comes The Judge: Violent Pacificism in the Book of Revelation (T & T Clark, 2012) 3

S. K. Tonstad, Saving God’s Reputation: The Theological Function of Pistis Iesou in the Cosmic Narratives of Revelation (T & T Clark, rpt. 2013). 3

N.T. Wright, Revelation for Everyone (Westminster John Knox, 2009) 1

J. H. Yoder, The Politics of Jesus (Eerdmans, 2nd ed, 1994 [1972]) 2

Jesus’ and the New Testament’s Use of the Old Testament

G. K. Beale, Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Baker Academic, 2012) 2

G. Beale, D.A. Carson eds., Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Baker Academic, 2007) 3

K. Berding, J. Lunde, eds., Three Views on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (Zondervan, 2008) 3

E. E. Ellis, Paul’s Use of the Old Testament (Eerdmans, 1967) 2

R. T. France, Jesus and the Old Testament (Tyndale, 1971) 2

A. T. Hanson, Prophetic Gospel: A Study of John and the Old Testament (Clark, 1991) 3

D. Juel, Messianic Exegesis: Christological Interpretation of the Old Testament in Early Christianity (Fortress, 1988) 3

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