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The Oxford Bible Commentary Line-by-line commentary for the New Revised Standard Version Bible.



Alexander, L. (1993), The Preface to Luke's Gospel: Literary Convention and Social Context in Luke 1:1–4 and Acts 1:1 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Ashton, J. (1991), Understanding the Fourth Gospel (Oxford: Clarendon).

Beavis, M. A. (1989), Mark's Audience: The Literary and Social Setting of Mark 4:1–12 (Sheffield, JSOT).

Betz, H. D. (1979), Galatians, Hermeneia (Philadelphia: Fortress).

Birdsall, J. N. (1970), ‘The New Testament Text’, in P. R. Ackroyd and C. F. Evans (eds.), Cambridge History of the Bible (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), i. 308–77.

Brown, R. E. (1979), The Community of the Beloved Disciple: The Life, Loves and Hates of an Individual Church in New Testament Times (London: Geoffrey Chapman).

——  (1993), The Birth of the Messiah: A Commentary on the Infancy Narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke (London: Geoffrey Chapman).

——  (1994), The Death of the Messiah: A Commentary on the Passion Narratives (London: Geoffrey Chapman).

Burridge, R. A. (1992), What Are the Gospels? A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Byrne, B. (1979), ‘Sons of God’—‘Seed of Abraham’: A Study of the Idea of the Sonship of God of All Christians in Paul against the Jewish Background (Rome: Biblical Institute Press).

Campbell, R. A. (1994), The Elders: Seniority within Earliest Christianity (Edinburgh, T. & T. Clark), 1994.

Campenhausen, H. von (1969), Ecclesiastical Authority and Spiritual Power in the Church of the First Three Centuries (London: A. & C. Black).

——  (1972), The Formation of the Christian Bible (London: A. & C. Black).

Carroll, R. P. (1991), Wolf in the Sheepfold: The Bible as a Problem for Christianity (London: SPCK).

Crossan, J. D. (1991), The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark).

——  (1994), Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography (London: HarperCollins).

Evans, C. F. (1970), Resurrection and the New Testament (London: SCM).

Farrer, A. M. (1949), A Rebirth of Images: The Making of St John's Apocalypse (Westminster: Dacre).

Finegan, J. (1992), The Archeology of the New Testament: The Life of Jesus and the Beginning of the Early Church (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press).

Freyne, S. (1988), Galilee, Jesus and the Gospels: Literary Approaches and Historical Investigations (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan).

Gerhardsson, B. (1961), Memory and Manuscript: Oral Tradition and Written Transmission in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity (Lund: Gleerup).

Goulder, M. D. (1974), Midrash and Lection in Matthew (London: SPCK).

Harvey, A. E. (1982), Jesus and the Constraints of History (London: Duckworth).

——  (1990), Strenuous Commands: The Ethics of Jesus (London: SCM).

Hengel, M. (1974), Judaism and Hellenism (London: SCM).

——  (1981), The Charismatic Leader and his Followers (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark).

Holmberg, B. (1978), Paul and Power: The Structure of Authority in the Primitive Church as Reflected in the Pauline Epistles (Lund: Gleerup).

——  (1990), Sociology and the New Testament: An Appraisal (Minneapolis: Fortress).

Houlden, J. L. (1973), Ethics and the New Testament (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark).

——  (1986), Connections (London: SCM).

——  (ed.) (1995), The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church (London: SCM).

Lentz, J. C. (1993), Luke's Portrait of Paul (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Lindars, B. (1961), New Testament Apologetic: The Doctrinal Significance of the Old Testament Quotations (London: SCM).

Marxsen, W. (1970), The Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth (London: SCM).

Meeks, W. A. (1983), The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul (New Haven: Yale University Press).

——  (1986), ‘The Man from Heaven in Johannine Sectarianism’, in J. Ashton (ed.), The Interpretation of John (London: SPCK), 141–73.

Meier, J. P. (1991), A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus (New York: Doubleday).

Metzger, B. M. (1964), The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (Oxford: Clarendon).

——  (1987), The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance (Oxford: Clarendon).

Meyers, E. M., and Strange, J. F. (1981), Archaeology, the Rabbis and Early Christianity (London: SCM).

Murphy-O'Connor, J. (1983), St Paul's Corinth: Texts and Archaeology (Wilmington, Del.: Michael Glazier).

Rivkin, E. (1984), What Crucified Jesus (London: SCM).

Robinson, J. A. T. (1976), Redating the New Testament (London: SCM).

Rowland, C. C. (1982), The Open Heaven: A Study of Apocalyptic in Judaism and Early Christianity (London: SPCK).

Sanders, E. P. (1985), Jesus and Judaism (London: SCM).

——  (1992), Judaism, Practice and Belief, 63BCE–66CE (London: SCM).

——  (1993), The Historical Figure of Jesus (London: Allen Lane, Penguin).

Schneemelcher, W. (ed.), (1991; 1992), New Testament Apocrypha (Cambridge: James Clarke), i and ii.

Sherwin-White, A. N. (1963), Roman Society and Roman Law in the New Testament (Oxford: Clarendon).

Staniforth, M., and Louth, A. (eds.) (1987), Early Christian Writings (Harmondsworth: Penguin).

Stanton, G. N. (1974), Jesus of Nazareth in New Testament Preaching (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

——  (1995), Gospel Truth? New Light on Jesus and the Gospels (London: HarperCollins).

Stendahl, K. (1968), The School of St Matthew and its Use of the Old Testament (Philadelphia: Fortress).

Sweet, J. P. M. (1979), Revelation (London: SCM).

Theissen, G. (1982), The Social Context of Pauline Christianity (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark).

Vermes, G. (1973), Jesus the Jew: A Historian's Reading of the Gospels (London: Collins).

——  (1977), The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective (London: Collins).

——  (1995), The Dead Sea Scrolls in English, 4th edn. (Harmondsworth: Penguin).

Wagner, G. (1967), Pauline Baptism and the Pagan Mysteries (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark).

Wedderburn, A. J. M. (1987), Baptism and Resurrection (Tübingen: Mohr).

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