New Testament

New Testament Bibliography

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.)

Aharoni, Yohaan, Michael Avi-Yonah, Anson F. Rainey, Ze’ev Safrai, and R. Steven Notley. The Carta Bible Atlas. 5th ed. Jerusalem: Carta, 2011.

Anderson, Richard Lloyd. Understanding Paul . Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1983.

Barlow, Philip L. Mormons and the Bible: The Place of the Latter-day Saints in American Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Barton, John and John Muddiman, eds. The Oxford Bible Commentary . New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Beale, G. K. The Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text. Edited by I. Howard Marshall and Donald A. Hagner. The New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999.

Benner, Drayton C. The Greek–English Interlinear ESV New Testament. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2018.

Blumell, Lincoln H. New Testament History, Culture, and Society: A Background to the Texts of the New Testament. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center at Brigham Young University, 2019.

Brown, Colin, ed. New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology. 4 vols. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986.

Coogan, Michael D., ed. The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Edition. 5th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Currid, John D. and David P. Barrett. Crossway ESV Bible Atlas. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2010.

Draper, Richard D. Opening the Seven Seals: The Visions of John the Revelator. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1991.

Dunn, James D. G. and John W. Rogerson, eds. Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2003.

Ehrman, Bart D. 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.

Freedman, David Noel, ed. The Anchor Bible Dictionary. 6 vols. New York: Doubleday, 1992.

. Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2000.

Hatch, Edwin. The Influence of Greek Ideas and Usages upon the Christian Church. London: Williams and Norgate, 1895.

Harris, W. Hall, Ⅲ, ed. The NET Bible: New English Translation. 1st ed. Richardson, TX: Biblical Studies Press, 2005.

Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel, 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.

Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel 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.

. Making Sense of the New Testament: Timely Insights & Timeless Messages. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010.

Hoskisson, Paul Y, ed. The Apostle Paul—His Life and Testimony: The 23d Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1994.

Hughes, Philip. The Church in Crisis: A History of the General Councils, 325–1870. Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1964.

Jackson, Kent P., ed. A Bible Reader’s History of the Ancient World. Provo, UT: The Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies at Brigham Young University, 2016.

and Frank F. Judd Jr. How the New Testament Came to Be: The 35th Annual Brigham Young University Sidney B. Sperry Symposium. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center at Brigham Young University / Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006.

Longenecker, Richard N. The Epistle to the Romans: A Commentary on the Greek Text. Edited by I. Howard Marshall and Donald A. Hagner. The New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.

McGrath, Alister. 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.

Metzger, Bruce M. 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. 2nd ed. Stuttgart: German Bible Society, 1994.

and Bart D. Ehrman. The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Mounce, William D. Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006.

Nibley, Hugh. The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Volume 4: Mormonism and Early Christianity. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book / Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1987.

, The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Volume 15: Apostles and Bishops in Early Christianity. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book / Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 2005.

Norman, Keith E. Deification: The Content of Athanasian Soteriology. Edited by William J. Hamblin. Vol. 1 of Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies Occasional Papers. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 2000.

Pagels, Elaine. Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas. New York: Random House, 2005.

. Revelations: Visions, Prophect, & Politics in the Book of Revelation. New York: Penguin Book, 2012.

Parry, Jay A. and Donald W. Parry. Understanding the Book of Revelation. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1998.

Reynolds, Noel B., ed. Early Christians in Disarray: Contemporary LDS Perspectives on the Christian Apostasy. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press and Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 2005.

Pfeiffer, Charles F. Baker’s Bible Atlas. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2003.

Sperry, Sidney B. Paul's Life and Letters. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1955.

Throckmorton, Burton H., Jr. Gospel Parallels: A Comparison of the Synoptic Gospels. 5th ed. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1992.

Ward, Mark. Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2018.

Wayment, Thomas A. The New Testament, Translation for Latter-day Saints: A Study Bible. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center at Brigham Young University / Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2019.

Verbrugge, Verlyn D. New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology: Abridged Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.

Welch, John W. and John F. Hall. Charting the New Testament. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 2002.

Wright, N. T. Paul in Fresh Perspective. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

. Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009.

Whiston, William, trans. The Works of Flavius Josephus. Cincinnati: H.S. & J. Applegate, 1850.

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