Works Cited

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This is an incomplete (but steadily growing) list of the major sources and other studies cited or consulted in the Jesus Database project. Where relevant, the standard abbreviation for a reference work is also indicated.

The Ante-Nicene Fathers
R.A. Roberts, J.D. Donaldson & A.A. Coxe (eds) (10 vols) New York, 1885-87.
(reprinted: Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979) [ANF]

Arnal, William E.
Jesus and the Village Scribe: Galilean Conflict and the Setting of Q. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2001.

Borg, Marcus J.
1984: Conflict, Holiness and Politics in the Teachings of Jesus. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International.
1987: Jesus: A New Vision. San Franccisco: Harper & Row
1988: (ed.), Jesus at 2000. Boulder: Westview Books.
1994: Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time: The Historical Jesus and the Heart of Contemporary Faith. San Francisco: HarprSanFrancisco.
1997: Jesus and Buddha: The Parallel Sayings. Berkeley: Seastone
1998: -- & N.T. Wright, The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco
2001: Reading the Bible Again for the First Tme: Taking the Bible Seriously But Not Literally. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco
2003: The Heart of Christianity: How We Can Be Passionate Believers Today. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco

Brown, Raymond E.
1977: The Birth of the Messiah. A Commentary on the Infancy Narratives in Matthew and Luke. London: Geoffrey Chapman
1994: The Death of the Messiah. From Gethsemane to the Grave. A Commentary on the Passion Narrative in the Four Gospels. (2 vols) Anchor Bible Reference Library. New York: Doubleday.

Butcher, John Beverley
An Uncommon Lectionary (Santa Rosa; Polebridge press, 2002)

Charlesworth, James H.
1983: The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (2 vols) New York: Doubleday.
1992: Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls. ABRL. New York: Doubleday.

Chilton, Bruce D.
1994: -- & Craig A. Evans (eds), Studying the Historical Jesus: evaluations of the state of current research. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
1999: -- & Craig A. Evans, Authenticating the Activities of Jesus. Leiden; Brill.
2000: Rabbi Jesus. An intimate biography. New York: Doubleday.

Corey, Kathlen E.
2002: Women and the Historical Jesus: Feminist Myths of Christian Oriigns. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press.

Crossan, John Dominic
1973: In Parables: The Challenge of the Historical Jesus. New York: Harper & Row. Reprinted Polebridge Press, 1992.
1983: "Kingdom and Children: A Study in the Aphoristic Tradition." Semeia 29:75-95
1986: Sayings Parallels. A Workbook for the Jesus Tradition. Philadelphia: Fortress.
1991: The Historical Jesus: the life of a Mediterranean Jewish peasant. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.
1994: Jesus. A Revolutionary Biography. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.
1998: The Birth of Christianity: Discovering what happened in the years immediately after the execution of Jesus. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.
2001: -- & Jonathan L. Reed, Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco
2004: -- & Jonathan L. Reed, In Search of Paul: How Jesus' Apostle Opposed Rome's Empire with God's Kingdom. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco

Dunn, James D.G.
2003: Christianity in the Making: 1. Jesus Remembered. Grand Rapid: Eerdmans.

Falk, Harvey
1985: Jesus the Pharisee: A New Look at the Jewishness of Jesus. New York: Paulist Press.

Flusser, David
2001: Jesus (3rd edition) Jerusalem: Hebrew University Magnes Press.

Fredriksen, Paula
2000: Jesus of Nazareth. King of the Jews. A Jewish Life and the Emergence of Christianity. New York: Knopf

Freyne, S.
1980: The World of the New Testament. Wilmington: Michael Glazier.
1988: Galilee, Jesus and the Gospels: Literary Approaches and Historical Investigations. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
2004: Jesus, a Jewish Galilean: A New Reading of the Jesus Story. T & T Clark

Funk, Robert W.
1993: -- & Roy W. Hoover (eds.), The Five Gospels. The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus. New York: Macmillan. [5G]
1996: Honest to Jesus: Jesus for a New Millennium. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.
1998: -- & the Jesus Seminar (eds.), The Acts of Jesus. The Search for the Authentic Deeds of Jesus. San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco. [AJ]
1999: The Gospel of Jesus according to the Jesus Seminar. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press.
2000: The Once and Future Jesus. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press.

Goodblatt, D.
"The Place of the Pharisees in First Century Judaism: The state of the debate." JSJ 20 (1989): 12-30.

Hanson, K.C.
1998: Palestine in the Time of Jesus. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
see also the online resources at his Palestine in the Time of Jesus website

E. Hennecke & W. Schneemelcher (eds)
1963-65: New Testament Apocrypha (2 vols) London: SCM.

Herzog, William. R.
1994: Parables as Subversive Speech: Jesus as Pedagogue of the Oppressed. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press.

Horsley, Richard A.
1995: Galilee: History, Politics, People. Valley Forge: Trinity Press International
1996: Archaeology, History and Society in Galilee: The Social Context of Jesus and the Rabbis. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International

Jenks, Gregory C.
1991: The Origins and Early Development of the Antichrist Myth. (BZNW, 53) Berlin: de Gruyter.

Khalidi, Tarif
2001: The Muslim Jesus. Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Kloppenborg, John S.
1987: Q Parallels: Synopsis, Critical Notes and Concordance. Sonoma: Polebridge Press
1995: Conflict and Invention: Literary, Rhetorical and Social Studies on the Sayings Gospel Q. Valley Forge: Trinity Press International
2000a: Excavating Q: The History and Setting of the Sayings Gospel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press
2000b: The Formation of Q: Trajectories in Ancient Wisdom Collections. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International
2000c: with Paul Hoffmann & James M. Robinson (eds), The Critical Edition of Q. (Hermeneia) Minneapolis: Fortess.

Koester, Helmut
1990: Ancient Christian Gospels: Their History and Development. Valley Forge: Trinity Press International

Lachs, Samuel Tobias
1987: A Rabbinic Commentary on the New Testament. The Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. Hoboken, KTAV.

Loeb Classical Library
1912- Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press

Lüdemann, Gerd
2000: Jesus After 2000 Years. What he really said and did. London: SCM Press.

Mack, Burton L.
1988: A Myth of Innocence: Mark and Christian Origins. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
1993: The Lost Gospel: The Book of Q and Christian origins. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco
1995: Who Wrote the New Testament: The Making of the Christian Myth, San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco

Malina, B. J.
1996: The Social World of Jesus and the Gospels. London: Routledge.

Martinez, Florentino Garcia & Eibert J.C. Tigchelaar (eds)
1998: The Dead Sea Scrolls. Study Edition. (2 vols) Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Meier, John P.
A Marginal Jew. Rethinking the Historical Jesus. (4+ vols.) Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. New York: Doubleday.
1991: I: The Roots of the Problem and the Person.
1994: II: Mentor, Message, Miracles.
2001: III: Companions and Competitors.
2009: IV: Law and Love

Miller, Robert J.
1999: The Jesus Seminar and Its Critics. Santa Rosa: Polebridge press.
2003: Born Divine: The Births of Jesus and Other Sons of God. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press
2010: The Complete Gospels. Annotated Scholars Version. (4thd edition) Salem, OR: Polebridge Press.

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

Niederwimmer, Kurt
1998: The Didache. (Hermeneia). Minneapolis: Fortess.

Osiek, Carolyn
1999: The Shepherd of Hermas. (Hermeneia). Minneapolis: Fortess.

Palmer, Martin
2001: (in association with Eva Wong) The Jesus Sutras. Rediscovering the Lost Scrolls of Taoist Christianity. New York: Ballantine Wellspring.

Patterson, Stephen J.
1998: The God of Jesus. The historical Jesus and the quest for meaning. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International.

Reed, Jonathan L.
2002: Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus: A Re-examination of the Evidence. Harrisburg: Trinty Press International.

Riches, J.
1990: The World of Jesus: first-century Judaism in crisis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Robinson, James M.
2000: with Paul Hoffmann & John S. Kloppenborg (eds), The Critical Edition of Q. (Hermeneia) Minneapolis: Fortess.

Rohrbaugh, R.
1996: The Social Sciences and New Testament Interpretation. Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers.

Saldarini, A. J.
1988: Pharisees, Scribes and Sadducees in Palestinian Society: a sociological approach. Wilmington: Michael Glazier.

Safrai, S. & M. Stern
1974: (eds.) The Jewish People in the First Century. Historical Geography, Political History, Social, Cultural and Religious Life and Institutions. (2 vols.) CRINT I/1. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Sanders, E.P.
1985: Jesus and Judaism. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
1993: The Historical Figure of Jesus. New York: Penguin Books.

Schürer, Emil
1973: The History of the Jewish People in the Age of Jesus Christ (175 BC–AD 135). Revised and edited by Geza Vermes et al. (3 vols.) Edinburgh: T & T Clark.

Schüssler Fiorenza, Elizabeth
1994: Jesus, Miriam’s Child, Sophia’s Prophet: Critical issues in feminist Christology. New York: Continuum.

Scott, B. Brandon
1989: Hear Then the Parable: A Commentary on the Parables of Jesus. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.
2002: Re-Imagine the World: An Introduction to the Parables of Jesus. Santa Rosa: Polebridge Press.

Smith, Mahlon H.
2000: "DOING and UNDOING the WORD: Jesus and the Dialectics of Christology." Forum NS 3,2:321-356.

Stemberger, G.
1995: Jewish Contemporaries of Jesus: Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Stone, Michael E.
1984: (ed.) Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period. Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Qumran Sectarian Writings, Philo, Josephus. CRINT II/2. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Tatum, W. Barnes
1994: John the Baptist and Jesus. A report of the Jesus Seminar. Sonoma: Polebridge press.

Taussig, Hal
1996: -- & Elizabeth A. Castelli (eds.), Reimaging Christian Origins: A Colloquium honoring Burton L. Mack. Valley Forge: Trinity Press International
1999: Jesus Before God. The Prayer Life of the Historical Jesus. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge Press.

Theissen, Gerd
1978: Sociology of Early Palestinian Christianity. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
1987: The Shadow of the Galilean: The quest of the historical Jesus in narrative form. London: SCM Press.
1991: The Gospels in Context: Social and political history in the synoptic tradition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.
1998: -- & Annette Merz, The Historical Jesus. A comprehensive guide. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Vermes, Geza
1981: Jesus the Jew: A Historian’s Reading of the Gospels. (rev. ed.) London: SCM Press.
1983: Jesus and the World of Judaism. London: SCM Press.
1993: The Religion of Jesus the Jew. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.
2001: The Changing Faces of Jesus. London: Penguin Books.

Wright, N.T.
1992: Jesus and the Victory of God. London: SPCK.