This is a list of source material I use and/or recommend for studying the New Testament.
Not every reference I’ve cited in lesson footnotes is listed here; only major or important works are represented.
Works that are available online are linked for your reference. (If a link is broken or dead, please let me know.)
Richard Lloyd Anderson, Understanding Paul (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983).
Philip L. Barlow, Mormons and the Bible: The Place of the Latter-day Saints in American Religion (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991).
John Barton and John Muddiman, eds., The Oxford Bible Commentary (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
Michael D. Coogan, ed., The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007).
John D. Currid and David P. Barrett, Crossway ESV Bible Atlas (Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway, 2010).
Richard D. Draper, Opening the Seven Seals: The Visions of John the Revelator (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1991).
James D. G. Dunn and John W. Rogerson, eds., Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003).
Bart D. Ehrman, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993).
———, The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).
———, Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003).
———, Lost Scriptures: Books that Did Not Make It into the New Testament (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003).
———, Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible And Why (New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005).
David Noel Freedman, ed., The Anchor Bible Dictionary (New York: Doubleday, 1992), 6 vols.
———, Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2000).
Edwin Hatch, The Influence of Greek Ideas and Usages upon the Christian Church (London: Williams and Norgate, 1895).
W. Hall Harris III, ed., The NET Bible: New English Translation (Richardson, Texas: Biblical Studies Press, 2005 [1st ed.]).
Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, Eric D. Huntsman, and Thomas A. Wayment, Jesus Christ and the World of the New Testament: An LDS Perspective (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006).
Richard Neither Holzapfel and Thomas A. Wayment, eds., The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ, Volume 1: From Bethlehem Through the Sermon on the Mount (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005).
———, The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ, Volume 2: From the Transfiguration Through the Triumphal Entry (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006).
———, The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ, Volume 3: From the Last Supper Through the Resurrection (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003).
———, The Life and Teachings of the New Testament Apostles (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010).
Kent P. Jackson and Frank F. Judd Jr., How the New Testament Came to Be: The 35th Annual Brigham Young University Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, Utah: BYU Religious Studies Center and Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006).
Alister McGrath, In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture (New York: Anchor Books, 2002).
Bruce M. Metzger, The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987).
———, A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament (Stuttgart: German Bible Society, 1994), 2nd ed.
Bruce M. Metzger and Bart D. Ehrman, The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration, 4th ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005).
William D. Mounce, Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2006).
Hugh Nibley, The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Volume 4: Mormonism and Early Christianity (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1987).
———, The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Volume 15: Apostles and Bishops in Early Christianity (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and Provo, Utah: FARMS, 2005).
Jay A. Parry and Donald W. Parry, Understanding the Book of Revelation (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1998).
Noel B. Reynolds, ed., Early Christians in Disarray: Contemporary LDS Perspectives on the Christian Apostasy (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press and FARMS, 2005).
Charles F. Pfeiffer, Baker’s Bible Atlas (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2003).
Burton H Throckmorton Jr., Gospel Parallels: A Comparison of the Synoptic Gospels (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1992), 5th ed.
Verlyn D. Verbrugge, New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology: Abridged Edition (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2000).
N. T. Wright, Paul in Fresh Perspective (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005).
———, Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2009).
William Whiston, trans., The Works of Flavius Josephus (Cincinnati: H.S. & J. Applegate, 1850).
Translations of the Bible:
- KJV: Authorized King James Version (with topical guide, Bible dictionary, and footnotes published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
- The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day Saints
- NRSV: New Revised Standard Version
- NET: New English Translation
- NASB: New American Standard Bible
- ESV: English Standard Version
- JST: Joseph Smith Translation