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Faculty Recommended Books

Bruce, F. F. New Testament History. Random House, 1969.

Gundry, Robert Horton. A Survey of the New Testament, 3rd ed. Zondervan, 1994.

Ridderbos, Herman N. When the Time had Fully Come. – available only through GCTS BookCentre

Fee, Gordon D., and Douglas K. Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth, 3rd ed. Zondervan, 2003.


Teaching Fellow Recommended Books

Arnold, Clinton E. et al., eds. Zondervan Illustrated Biblical Backgrounds Commentary, 4 vols. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

Balz, Horst and Gerhard Schneider, ed. Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament, 3 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990-93.

Beale, Gregory K. and D. A. Carson, eds.  Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007.

Bird, Michael.  The Saving Righteousness of God.  Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2007.

Blomberg, C. Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1997.

Brown, Raymond E. An Introduction to the New Testament. New York: Doubleday, 1997.

Carson, D. A. et al., eds., New Bible Commentary: 21st Century Edition. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1994.

Carson, D. A. et al. An Introduction to the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992.

Cohen, Shaye.  From Macabees to the Mishnah, 2nd ed. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006.

DeSilva, David A.. Honor, Patronage, Kinship and Purity: Unlocking New Testament Culture. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2000.

Evans, Craig, A., and Stanley E. Porter, eds. Dictionary of the New Testament Background. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2000.

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

Green, Joel, B. et al. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1992.

Guthrie, Donald.  New Testament Introduction.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1990.

Hawthorne, Gerald F. et al. Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1993.

Horrell, David G. An Introduction to the Study of Paul. Continuum Biblical Studies Series. London and New York: Continuum, 2000.

Johnson, Luke Timothy. The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation, rev. ed. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1999.

Martin, Ralph, and Peter H. Davids, eds. Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1998.

Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome. Paul the Letter-Writer: His World, His Options, His Skills. (Good News Studies 41.) Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1995.

Witherington, Ben. The Paul Quest: The Renewed Search for the Jew of Tarsus. InterVarsity, 1998.

Wright, N. T. The New Testament and the People of God. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1992.

Wright, N. T. Jesus and the Victory of God. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1996.


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Teaching Fellow Recommended Periodicals

Journal of Biblical Literature

New Testament Studies

Journal for the Study of the New Testament

Novum Testamentum


Revue Biblique

Scottish Journal of Theology

Journal of Theology

Tyndale Bulletin

Evangelical Quarterly

Westminster Theological Journal


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