Friday, June 15, 2018

The Real Jesus - For Further Reading


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One of my doctoral qualifying exams (1980) was on ancient Christology (the Christological controversies). My Jesus-studies are ongoing.

Here are  some books and websites I recommend for more reading on Jesus, 
with a few annotations.

It's good for Jesus-followers to engage in Jesus-studies.

Note: The vast majority of people who critique Jesus
haven't even begun to seriously study him.

BOOKS ON JESUS

Kenneth Bailey

Richard Bauckham
Greg Boyd

Greg Boyd & Paul Eddy


Michael Brown


James Charlesworth

Craig Evans


Craig Evans and N.T. Wright 


Gordon Fee




Larry Hurtado and Chris Keith

Craig Keener


J.N.D. Kelly


  • Early Christian Doctrines.  One of my doctoral qualifying exams was on ancient Christology. Kelly's book was the main text I used in preparation. 


George Ladd

Michael McClymond 


Scot McKnight


Eugene Peterson


Stephen Prothero 
Lee Strobel
Dallas Willard


Ben Witherington

N.T. Wright (No one today is writing more about Jesus than Wright is.)


Philip Yancey




NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARIES

When the following New Testament scholars write a commentary, it's going to be worth reading.

  • Richard Bauckham
  • D.A. Carson
  • Craig Evans
  • Gordon Fee
  • R.T. France
  • David Garland
  • Joel Green
  • Richard Hays
  • Craig Keener
  • Andreas Kostenberger
  • Scot McKnight
  • Douglas Moo
  • Ben Witherington
  • N.T. Wright - especially see Wright's "For Everyone" series.

WEBSITES ON JESUS AND THE NEW TESTAMENT


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