Bibliography: The Historical Jesus

Akenson, Donald Harman. Saint Saul: A Skeleton Key to the Historical Jesus. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Allen, Charlotte. The Human Christ: The Search for the Historical Jesus. New York: Free Press, 1998.

Allison, Dale C. The Historical Jesus and the Theological Jesus. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009.

———. Jesus of Nazareth: Millenarian Prophet. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1998.

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Aulen, Gustaf. Jesus in Contemporary Historical Research. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1976.

Bammel, Ernst, and C. F. D. Moule, eds. Jesus and the Politics of His Day. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Beasley-Murray, George R. Jesus and the Kingdom of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1986.

Becker, Jürgen. Jesus of Nazareth. Translated by James E. Crouch. New York: de Gruyter, 1998.

Blomberg, Craig. The Historical Reliability of the Gospels. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1987.

Bock, Darrell L. Jesus According to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002.

———. Studying the Historical Jesus: A Guide to Sources and Methods. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002.

Bockmuehl, Markus, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Jesus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Boers, Hendrikus. Who Was Jesus? The Historical Jesus and the Synoptic Gospels. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Borg, Marcus J., ed. Jesus at 2000. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1997.

———. Jesus: A New Vision. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988.

———. Jesus in Contemporary Scholarship. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 1994.

———. Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary. New York: HarperCollins, 2006.

Borg, Marcus J., and N. T. Wright. The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1998.

Bornkamm, Günther. Jesus of Nazareth. New York: Harper & Row, 1960.

Burridge, Richard A., and Graham Gould. Jesus Now and Then. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

Capps, Donald. Jesus: A Psychological Biography. St. Louis: Chalice, 2000.

Carver, Stephen. The UnGospel: The Life and Teaching of the Historical Jesus. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2004.

Charlesworth, James H. The Historical Jesus: An Essential Guide. Nashville: Abingdon, 2008.

Charlesworth, James H., and Walter P. Weaver, eds. Jesus Two Thousand Years Later. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2000.

Chilton, Bruce. Rabbi Jesus: An Intimate Biography. New York: Doubleday, 2000.

Chilton, Bruce, and Craig A. Evans. Authenticating the Activities of Jesus. Leiden: Brill, 2002.

———. Authenticating the Words of Jesus. Leiden: Brill, 2002.

Corley, Kathleen. Women and the Historical Jesus. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2002.

Crossan, John Dominic. The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.

———. Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.

Crossan, John Dominic, Luke Timothy Johnson, and Werner H. Kelber. The Jesus Controversy: Perspectives in Conflict. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1999.

Dapaah, Daniel S. The Relationship between John the Baptist and Jesus of Nazareth: A Critical Study. Lanham, MD: University of America Press, 2005.

Dawes, Gregory W. The Historical Jesus Quest. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2000.

———. The Historical Jesus Question: The Challenge of History to Religious Authority. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2001.

Doherty, Earl. The Jesus Puzzle: Did Christianity Begin with a Mythical Christ? Challenging the Existence of an Historical Jesus. Ottawa: Canadian Humanist Publications, 1999.

Downing, F. Gerald. Christ and the Cynics: Jesus and Other Radical Preachers in First-Century Tradition. JSOT Manuals. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1988.

Dunn, James D. G. Jesus Remembered: Christianity in the Making. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.

———. A New Perspective on Jesus: What the Quest for the Historical Jesus Missed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2005.

Dunn, James D. G., and Scot McKnight, eds. The Historical Jesus in Recent Research. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2005.

Eddy, Paul Rhodes, and Gregory A. Boyd. The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007.

Ehrman, Bart D. Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Evans, Craig A., ed. Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus. Wolfville, NS: Acadia Divinity College, 2008.

———. Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008.

———. Jesus. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1992.

———. Jesus and His Contemporaries: Comparative Studies. AGJU 25. Leiden: Brill, 1997.

———. Life of Jesus Research: An Annotated Bibliography. Rev. ed. NTTS 24. Leiden: Brill, 1996.

Evans, Craig A., and Paul Copan, eds. Who Was Jesus? A Jewish-Christian Dialogue. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2001.

Fiorenza, Elisabeth Schüssler. Jesus: Miriam’s Child, Sophia’s Prophet: Critical Issues in Feminist Christology. New York: Continuum, 1994.

Flusser, David. The Sage from Galilee: Rediscovering Jesus’s Genius. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.

Ford, David, and Mike Higton, eds. Jesus. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Fredriksen, Paula. From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament Images of Jesus. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

———. Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews. New York: Vintage, 2000.

Funk, Robert W. A Credible Jesus: Fragments of a Vision. Santa Rosa, CA: Pole-bridge, 2002.

———. Honest to Jesus: Jesus for a New Millennium. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.

Funk, Robert W., Roy W. Hoover, and the Jesus Seminar, eds. The Five Gospels: The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus. New York: Macmillan, 1993.

Funk, Robert W., and the Jesus Seminar, eds. The Acts of Jesus: The Search for the Authentic Deeds of Jesus. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1998.

Gowler, David B. What Are They Saying about the Historical Jesus? Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2007.

Gregg, Brian Han. The Historical Jesus and the Final Judgment Sayings in Q. WUNT 2/207. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006.

Griffith-Jones, Robin. The Four Witnesses: The Rebel, the Rabbi, the Chronicler, and the Mystic. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2000.

Habermas, Gary R. Ancient Evidence for the Life of Jesus: Historical Records of His Death and Resurrection. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1984.

Harrington, Daniel J. Jesus: A Historical Portrait. Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger, 2007.

Herzog, William R. Jesus, Justice, and the Reign of God: A Ministry of Liberation. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1999.

———. Prophet and Teacher: An Introduction to the Historical Jesus. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2005.

Hoffman, Matthew. From Rebel to Rabbi: Reclaiming Jesus and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2007.

Holmén, Tom, ed. Jesus from Judaism to Christianity: Continuum Approaches to the Historical Jesus. LNTS 352. London: T&T Clark, 2007.

Hoover, Roy W., ed. Profiles of Jesus. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2002.

Horsley, Richard A. Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2002.

Jenkins, Philip. Hidden Gospels: How the Search for Jesus Lost Its Way. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Johnson, Luke Timothy. The Real Jesus: The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Truth of the Traditional Gospels. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1995.

Kaylor, R. David. Jesus the Prophet: His Vision of the Kingdom on Earth. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1994.

Kee, Howard C. What Can We Know about Jesus? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Kissinger, W. S. The Lives of Jesus: A History and Bibliography. New York: Garland, 1985.

Kloppenborg, John S., and John W. Marshall, eds. Apocalypticism, Anti-Semitism, and the Historical Jesus: Subtexts in Criticism. JSNTSup 275. London: T&T Clark, 2005.

Knight, Jonathan. Jesus: An Historical and Theological Introduction. New York: T&T Clark International, 2004.

Le Beau, Bryan F., Leonard Greenspoon, and Dennis Hamm, eds. The Historical Jesus through Jewish and Catholic Eyes. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2000.

Loader, William. Jesus’s Attitude towards the Law: A Study of the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

McClymond, Michael J. Familiar Strangers: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

McKnight, Scot. Jesus and His Death: Historiography, the Historical Jesus, and Atonement Theory. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2005.

———. A New Vision for Israel: The Teachings of the Historical Jesus in National Context. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999.

Meadors, Edward P. Jesus: The Messianic Herald of Salvation. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1997.

Meier, John P. A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus. 4 vols. ABRL. New York: Doubleday, 1991–2009.

Meyer, Ben. The Aims of Jesus. London: SCM, 1979.

Millard, Alan R. Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus. BibSem 69. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

Miller, John W. Jesus at Thirty: A Psychological Biography and Historical Portrait. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1997.

Miller, Robert J., ed. The Apocalyptic Jesus: A Debate. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2001.

———. The Jesus Seminar and Its Critics. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 1999.

Moxnes, Halvor. Putting Jesus in His Place: A Radical Vision of Household and Kingdom. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2003.

Nelson-Pallmeyer, Jack. Jesus against Christianity: Reclaiming the Missing Jesus. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2001.

Oakman, Douglas E. Jesus and the Peasants. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2008.

Patterson, Stephen J. The God of Jesus: The Historical Jesus and the Search for Meaning. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1998.

Perrin, Norman. Jesus and the Language of the Kingdom: Symbol and Metaphor in New Testament Interpretation. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1976.

———. The Kingdom of God in the Teaching of Jesus. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1963.

———. Rediscovering the Teaching of Jesus. New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

Pitre, Brant. Jesus, the Tribulation, and the End of the Exile: Restoration Eschatology and the Origin of the Atonement. WUNT 2/204. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005.

Porter, Stanley E. The Criteria for Authenticity in Historical-Jesus Research: Previous Discussion and New Proposals. JSNTSup 191. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.

Powell, Mark Allan. Jesus as a Figure in History: How Modern Historians View the Man from Galilee. 2nd ed. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2013.

Reiser, Marius. Jesus and Judgment: The Eschatological Proclamation in Its Jewish Context. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1997.

Robinson, James M. Jesus According to the Earliest Witness. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2007.

———. A New Quest of the Historical Jesus. SBT 25. London: SCM, 1959.

Sanders, E. P. The Historical Figure of Jesus. New York: Viking, 1994.

———. Jesus and Judaism. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1985.

Schweitzer, Albert. The Quest of the Historical Jesus: A Critical Study of the Progress from Reimarus to Wrede. Translated by W. B. D. Montgomery. 1906. Reprint, New York: Macmillan, 1968.

Shorto, Russell. Gospel Truth: The New Image of Jesus Emerging from Science and History, and Why It Matters. New York: Riverhead Books, 1997.

Smith, Morton. Jesus the Magician. London: Victor Gollancz, 1978.

Spencer, F. Scott. What Did Jesus Do? Gospel Portrayals of Jesus’s Personal Conduct. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2003.

Sullivan, Clayton. Rescuing Jesus from the Christians. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2002.

Sweeley, John W. Jesus in the Gospels: Man, Myth, or God. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2000.

Tatum, Barnes W. In Quest of Jesus. Rev. ed. Nashville: Abingdon, 1999.

Theissen, Gerd, and Annette Metz. The Historical Jesus: A Comprehensive Guide. Translated by John Bowden. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1998.

Theissen, Gerd, and Dagmar Winter. The Quest for the Plausible Jesus: The Question of Criteria. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2002.

Twelftree, Graham. Jesus the Exorcist: A Contribution to the Study of the Historical Jesus. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1993.

———. Jesus the Miracle Worker: A Historical and Theological Study. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999.

Van Voorst, Robert E. Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.

Vermes, Geza. The Changing Faces of Jesus. New York: Penguin, 2002.

———. Jesus in His Jewish Context. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003.

Weaver, Walter P. The Historical Jesus in the Twentieth Century (1900–1950). Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1999.

Weaver, Walter P., and James H. Charlesworth, eds. Jesus Two Thousand Years Later. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2000.

Whealey, Alice. Josephus on Jesus: The Testimonium Flavianum Controversy from Late Antiquity to Modern Times. New York: Peter Lang, 2003.

Wilkins, Michael J., and J. P. Moreland, eds. Jesus under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents the Historical Jesus. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995.

Witherington, Ben, III. The Christology of Jesus. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993.

———. Jesus the Seer: The Progress of Prophecy. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1999.

Wright, N. T. The Contemporary Quest for Jesus. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2002.

———. Jesus and the Victory of God. Christian Origins and the Question of God 2. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1996.

Young, Brad H. Meet the Rabbis: Rabbinic Thought and the Teachings of Jesus. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2007.

Zahl, Paul F. M. The First Christian: Universal Truth in the Teachings of Jesus. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.