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Atonement Theology

Recovering the Scandal of the Cross: Atonement in New Testament and Contemporary Contexts, Joel B. Green, Mark D. Baker, IVP Academic, 2000

God’s Just Vengeance: Crime, Violence and the Rhetoric of Salvation, Timothy Gorringe, Cambridge University Press, 2002

The Actuality of Atonement: A Study of Metaphor, Rationality and the Christian Tradition, Colin E. Gunton, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2003

Cross Examinations: Readings on the Meaning of the Cross Today, Marit Trelstad (Editor), Fortress Press, 2006

Saved from Sacrifice: A Theology of the Cross, S. Mark Heim, Eerdmans, 2006

Stricken by God?: Nonviolent Identification and the Victory of Christ, Bradley Jersak (Editor), Michael Hardin (Editor), Eerdmans, 2007

The Atonement Debate: Papers from the London Symposium on the Theology of Atonement, Justin Thacker (Editor), David Hilborn (Editor), Zondervan Academic, 2008

The Sacrifice of Jesus: Understanding Atonement Biblically, Christian A. Eberhart, Fortress Press, 2011

Anabaptist Readings

The Anabaptist Vision, by Harold S. Bender, Herald Press, 1960

Mennonite Peacemaking: From Quietism to Activism, by Leo Driedger, Donald B. Kraybill, Herald Press, 1994

Mere Discipleship: Radical Christianity in a Rebellious World, by Lee Camp, Brazos Press, 2003

The Upside-Down Kingdom, by Donald B. Kraybill, Herald Pr, 2004

Anabaptist History And Theology: An Introduction, by C. Arnold Snyder, Pandora Press, 2005

Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice, by Howard Zehr, Herald Press, 2005

Early Anabaptist Spirituality: Selected Writings, by Daniel Liechty, Paulist Press, 2005

Dissident Discipleship: A Spirituality of Self-Surrender, Love of God, and Love of Neighbor, by David W. Augsburger, Brazos Press, 2006

Transforming the Powers: Peace, Justice, and the Domination System: Peace, Justice and the Domination System, Ray C. Gingerich and Theodore G. Grimsrud, Fortress Press, 2006

A Community Called Atonement, by Scot McKnight, Abingdon Press, 2007

Jesus Untangled: Crucifying Our Politics to Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb, by Keith Giles, Quoir Publishing, 2007

The Power of Enough: Finding Contentment by Putting Stuff in Its Place, by Lynn A. Miller, Herald Press, 2008

Ambassadors of Reconciliation, Volume 2: Diverse Christian Practices of Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, by Ched Myers, Chad Myers, Orbis Books, 2009

The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith, by Stuart Murray, Herald Press, 2010

Atonement, Justice, and Peace: The Message of the Cross and the Mission of the Church, by Darrin W. Snyder Belousek, Eerdmans, 2011

Killing Enmity: Violence and the New Testament, by Thomas R. Yoder Neufeld, Baker Academic, 2011

This Is My Body: Ekklesia as God Intended, by Keith Giles, 2011

Christian. Muslim. Friend.: Twelve Paths to Real Relationship, by David W. Shenk, Herald Press, 2014

Cooperative Salvation: A Brethren View of Atonement (Brethren Theology Series), by Kate Eisenbise Crell, Wipf & Stock, 2015 

Christian Leaders

My God and My All: The Life of Saint Francis of Assissi, Elizabeth Goudge, Coward-McCann, 1959

Florence Nightingale, Cecil Woodham-Smith, Atheneum Books, 1983

Letters of John Newton, John Newton, Banner of Truth, 1998

Loaves and Fishes, Dorothy Day, Orbis Books, 2003

Dorothy Day: Selected Writings; By Little and by Little, Robert Ellsberg, Orbis Books, 2005

Practical View of Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians: Contrasted with Real Christianity, William Wilberforce, Forgotten Books, 2018

To the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice, Michael K. Honey, W. W. Norton Company, 2019

Christian Life

Kissing the Leper: Seeing Jesus in the Least of These, Bradley Jersak, Fresh Wind Press, 2006

Hospitality and the Other: Pentecost, Christian Practices, and the Neighbor, (Faith Meets Faith), Amos Yong, Orbis Books, 2008

A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission Around the Table, Tim Chester, Crossway Books, 2011

As Christ Submits to the Church: A Biblical Understanding of Leadership and Mutual Submission, Alan G. Padgett, Baker Academic, 2011

Jesus the Forgiving Victim: Listening for the Unheard Voice: An Introduction to Christianity for Adults, James Alison, DOERS Publishing LLC, 2013

A More Christlike God: A More Beautiful Gospel, Bradley Jersak, CWR Press, 2015

Becoming a Christian in Christendom: Radical Discipleship and the Way of the Cross in America’s Christian Culture, Jason A Mahn, Fortress Press, 2016

The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire,  Alan Kreider (Preface), Baker Academic, 2016

Radical Discipleship: A Liturgical Politics of the Gospel, Jennifer M. McBride, Fortress Press, 2017

Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King, Matthew W. Bates, Baker Academic, 2017

Church History

World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age, C. Kavin Rowe, Oxford University Press, USA, 2010

Constantine Revisited, John D. Roth (Editor), Pickwick Publications, 2013


Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street, Tomáš Sedláček, Oxford University Press, 2009

The Economics of Honor: Biblical Reflections on Money and Property, Roelf Haan, Bert Hielema (Translator), Eerdmans, 2009

Wealth and Wisdom: A Biblical Perspective on Economics, Jake Barnett, Glenn McMahan (Editor), Global Commerce Network, 2015

Virtue and Economy: Essays on Morality and Markets, Andrius Bielskis, Kelvin Knight, Routledge, 2016

Missional Economics: Biblical Justice and Christian Formation, Michael Barram, Eerdmans, 2018


Caring for creation. Towards a Christian environmental theology, Chris C. Park, HarperCollins, 1992

Redeeming Creation: The Biblical Basis for Environmental Stewardship, Fred Van Dyke, IVP Academic, 1996

Christian Environmental Ethics: A Case Method Approach (ECOLOGY and JUSTICE), James B. Martin-Schramm, Robert L. Stivers, Orbis Books, 2003

The Environment, Benedict XVI, Our Sunday Visitor, 2012

Creation and the Heart of Man: An Orthodox Christian Perspective on Environmentalism (Orthodox Christian Social Thought), Michael Butler, Andrew P. Morriss, Acton Institute, 2013

An Introduction to Christian Environmentalism: Ecology, Virtue, and Ethics, Kathryn D. Blanchard, Kevin J. O’Brien, Baylor University Press, 2014 

A Christian Guide to Environmental Issues, Martin Hodson, Bible Reading Fellowship, 2015


The Biblical Period from Abraham to Ezra: An Historical Survey, William Foxwell Albright, Harpercollins College Div, 1963

A Dictionary of Creation Myths, David A. Leeming, Margaret Adams Leeming, Oxford University Press, 1996

Creation Versus Chaos: The Reinterpretation of Mythical Symbolism in the Bible, Bernhard W. Anderson, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 1997

Stories of the Beginning: Genesis 1-11 and Other Creation Stories, Ellen Van Wolde, Morehouse Publishing, 1997

From Creation to New Creation: Old Testament Perspectives, (Overtures to Biblical Theology), Bernhard W. Anderson, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2005

Beginnings: Ancient Christian Readings of the Biblical Creation Narratives, Peter C. Bouteneff, Baker Academic, 2008


The Hebrew Bible, the Old Testament, and Historical Criticism: Jews and Christians in Biblical Studies, Jon D. Levenson, Westminster John Knox Press, 1993

The Rule of Metaphor, Paul Ricœur, Robert Czerny (Translator), Kathleen McLaughlin (Translator), John Edmond Costello (Translator), Routledge, 2003

From Jesus to the New Testament: Early Christian Theology and the Origin of the New Testament Canon, Jens Schröter, Wayne Coppins (Translation), Mohr Siebeck, 2013

Israel/Palestinian Reconciliation

Light Force, Brother Andrew (Open Doors), Hodder & Stoughton, 2008

We Belong to the Land: The Story of a Palestinian Israeli Who Lives for Peace and Reconciliation, Elias Chacour, Mary E. Jensen, University of Notre Dame Press, 2015


Jesus the Temple, Nicholas Perrin, Hendrickson Publishers, 2010


Last Days

The Presence of the Future: The Eschatology of Biblical Realism, George Eldon Ladd Eerdmans, 1996

Space, Time and Resurrection, Thomas F. Torrance, Continnuum-3PL, 1998

Theology of the Prophetic Books, Donald E. Gowan, Westminster John Knox Press, 1998

Eschatology in the Old Testament, Donald E. Gowan, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2000

The Last Days according to Jesus, R. C. Sproul, Baker Books, 2000

God, Eternity, and the Nature of Time, Alan G. Padgett, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001

Covenant and Eschatology: The Divine Drama (Covenant series), by Michael S. Horton, Westminster John Knox Press, 2004

Preterism: Orthodox or Unorthodox?, J. E. Adams, Institute for Nouthetic Studies, 2004

From Age to Age: The Unfolding of Biblical Eschatology, Keith A. Mathison, P & R Publishing, 2009

Revelation: A Vision of Hope, (The NIV Application Commentary, New Testament #20), Craig S. Keener, Zondervan, 2010

Metanarrative & Narrative

Theology And Narrative: A Critical Introduction, Michael Goldberg, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001

God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Story-Line of the Bible, Vaughan Roberts, Inter-Varsity Press, 2003

Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel: The Ultimate Victory of the God of Life, Jon D. Levenson, Yale University Press, 2006

The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative, Christopher J.H. Wright, IVP Academic, 2006

A Narrative Theology of the New Testament: Exploring the Metanarrative of Exile and Restoration (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament), Mohr Siebeck, 2015

System and Story: Narrative Critique and Construction in Theology (Princeton Theological Monograph Series Book 87), Gale Heide Pickwick Publications, 2015

Nationalism, Christian

Kierkegaard’s Critique of Christian Nationalism, Stephen Backhouse, OUP Oxford, 2011

New Testament

Gospel and Spirit: Issues in New Testament Hermeneutics, Gordon D. Fee, Hendrickson Publishers, 1991

Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism, J. Harold Greenlee, Hendrickson Publishers, 1995

The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance, Bruce M. Metzger, Clarendon Press, 1997

Just James: The Brother of Jesus in History and Tradition (Personalities of the New Testament Series), John Painter, Augsburg Fortress, 1999

The Servant-Ethic in the New Testament, Philippa Carter, Peter Lang Gmbh, 1999

The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?, F.F. Bruce, Eerdmans, 2003

Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts (2 Volume Set), Craig S. Keener, Baker Academic, 2012

Old Testament

Ancient Orient and Old Testament, Kenneth A. Kitchen, IVP Academic, 1966

The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable and Relevant?, Walter C. Kaiser Jr., IVP Academic, 2001

On the Reliability of the Old Testament, Kenneth A. Kitchen, Eerdmans, 2006

Dating the Old Testament, Craig Davis, Jr., Craig Davis, 2007

The Epic of Eden: A Christian Entry Into the Old Testament, Sandra L. Richter, IVP Academic, 2008

The Old Testament: A Historical, Theological, and Critical Introduction, Richard S. Hess, Baker Academic, 2016 

Parables, Jesus's

Jesus and His Jewish Parables: Rediscovering the Roots of Jesus’ Teaching, Brad H. Young, Paulist Press, 1989

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels, Kenneth E. Bailey, IVP Academic, 2008

Palestine in the Time of Jesus: Social Structures and Social Conflicts, K. C. Hanson, Fortress Press, 2008

The Parables of Jesus the Galilean: Stories of a Social Prophet (Matrix: The Bible in Mediterranean Context), Ernest Van Eck, Cascade Books, 2016


The Theology of Paul the Apostle, James D.G. Dunn, Eerdmans, 2006

Paul and Isaiah’s Servants: Paul’s Theological Reading of Isaiah 40-66 in 2 Corinthians 5:14-6:10, Mark S. Gignilliat, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2007

The Social Significance of Reconciliation in Paul’s Theology: Narrative Readings in Romans, Corneliu Constantineanu, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2010

Four Views on the Apostle Paul (Counterpoints), Michael F. Bird (editor), Zondervan, 2012

Conformed to the Image of His Son: Reconsidering Paul’s Theology of Glory in Romans, Haley Goranson Jacob, IVP Academic, 2018


The Ministry of Reconciliation: Spirituality and Strategies, Robert J. Schreiter, Orbis Books, 1998

The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence, and Reconciliation, R. Scott Appleby, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999

Radical Reconciliation: Beyond Political Pietism and Christian Quietism, Allan Aubrey Boesak, Curtiss Paul DeYoung, Orbis Books, 2012

Roadmap to Reconciliation: Moving Communities Into Unity, Wholeness and Justice, Brenda Salter Mcneil, IVP Books, 2016


Beyond Homelessness: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement, Steven Bouma-Prediger, Brian J. Walsh, Eerdmans, 2008

Hospitality: God’s Call to Compassion; 9 Studies for Individuals or Groups, with Notes for Leaders (LifeGuide Bible Studies), Patty Pell, IVP Connect, 2008

Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible, Brazos Press, 2013

You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself: The Bible, Refugees, and Asylum, Fleur S. Houston, Routledge, 2015

Jesus, King of Strangers: What the Bible Really Says about Immigration, Mark W Hamilton, Eerdmans, 2019

Second Temple History & Theology

Jewish Backgrounds of the New Testament, J. Julius Scott Jr., Baker Academic, 2000 

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Christian Origins, Joseph A. Fitzmyer Eerdmans, 2000 

Exploring Jewish Literature of the Second Temple Period: A Guide for New Testament Students, Larry R. Helyer, IVP Academic, 2002 

The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English, Géza Vermès (Translator), Penguin Classics, 2004

The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Joel B. Green (Editor), Lee Martin McDonald (Editor), Baker Academic, 2013 

The Jewish War of Flavius Josephus: A New Translation, Flavius Josephus, HardPress, 2018


Sacrifice in the Bible, Martin J. Selman (Editor), Roger T. Beckwith (Editor), Baker Publishing Group, 1995

Ritual and Metaphor: Sacrifice in the Bible, Christian A. Eberhart (Editor), Society of Biblical Literature, 2011

Sacrifice, Scripture, and Substitution: Readings in Ancient Judaism and Christianity, Ann W. Astell (Editor), Sandor Goodhart (Editor), University of Notre Dame, 2011

The Sign and the Sacrifice: The Meaning of the Cross and Resurrection, Rowan Williams, Westminster John Knox Press, 2016

Violence & Peace

New Testament Basis Of Peacemaking, Richard McSorley, Herald Pr, 1985

The Way God Fights: War And Peace In The Old Testament, Lois Barrett, Herald Press, 1987

Christian Pacifism. Daniel A. Dombrowski, Temple Univ Pr, 1991

The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred: Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence, James G. Williams, Trinity Press International, 1995

Put on the Armour of God: The Divine Warrior from Isaiah to Ephesians, Thomas Yoder Neufeld, Tom Yoder Neufeld, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1997

Seeking Peace, Johann Christoph Arnold (Goodreads Author), Madeleine L’Engle, Plume, 2000

Show Them No Mercy: 4 Views on God and Canaanite Genocide (Counterpoints), C.S. Cowles, Zondervan Academic, 2003

God Is a Warrior, Tremper Longman III, Daniel G. Reid, Zondervan Academic, 2005

God and Empire: Jesus Against Rome, Then and Now, John Dominic Crossan, HarperOne, 2007

Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God, Paul Copan, Baker Books, 2010

Killing Enmity: Violence and the New Testament, Thomas R. Yoder Neufeld, Baker Academic, 2011

Healing the Gospel: A Radical Vision for Grace, Justice, and the Cross, Derek Flood, Cascade Books, 2012

Jesus and the Subversion of Violence: Wrestling with the New Testament evidence, Thomas Yoder Neufeld, SPCK, 2012

Validating Violence – Violating Faith?: Religion, Scripture and Violence,  William Emilsen ATF Press, 2012 

Violence of Scripture: Overcoming the Old Testament’s Troubling Legacy, Eric Seibert, Fortress Press, 2012

Peace and Peacemaking in Paul and the Greco-Roman World, Edward M. Keazirian, Peter Lang Inc, 2013

Disarming Scripture: Cherry-Picking Liberals, Violence-Loving Conservatives, and Why We All Need to Learn to Read the Bible Like Jesus Did, Derek Flood, Metanoia Books, 2014

Jesus and the Violence of Scripture: How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian, John Dominic Crossan, SPCK, 2015

All Things Reconciled: Essays on Restorative Justice, Religious Violence, and the Interpretation of Scripture, Christopher D. Marshall, Cascade Books, 2018 

The Old Testament Case for Nonviolence, Matthew Curtis Fleischer, Epic Octavius the Triumphant, 2018


God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality (Overtures to biblical theology), Phyllis Trible, Augsburg Fortress, 1978

Paul, Women and Wives: Marriage and Women’s Ministry in the Letters of Paul, Craig S. Keener, Hendrickson Publishers, 1992

The Fall of Patriarchy: Its Broken Legacy Judged by Jesus & the Apostolic House Church Communities, Del Birkey, Fenestra Books, 2005

What’s with Paul and Women?, Jon Zens, Quoir, 2010

Creation and the Theology of Sexuality, [Paper delivered by Rev Dr Sue Patterson, Bishopdale Theological College, Nelson Saturday 17 August 2013 at Tough Questions Today: Exploring Theology of Marriage, Theology House Conference, Christchurch New Zealand] 

By Author:

Ateek, Naim Stifan

Justice, and Only Justice: A Palestinian Theology of Liberation, Orbis Books, 1990

Liberating Faith: Religious Voices for Justice, Peace, and Ecological Wisdom, by Roger S. Gottlieb (Goodreads Author) (Editor), Diane Ackerman (Goodreads Author), Nawal H. Ammar (Contributor), Scott Appleby (Contributor), Naim Stifan Ateek (Contributor)…, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003

A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation, Orbis Books, 2008

Challenging Christian Zionism (in Arabic), Naim Stifan Ateek (Editor), Cedar Duaybis (Editor), Maurine Tobin (Editor)…, Melisende, UK, 2008

A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict, Orbis Books, 2017

Bauckham, Richard

God Crucified: Monotheism and Christology in the New Testament, William B. Eerdmans, 1999

The Bible in Politics: How to Read the Bible Politically, Westminster John Knox Press, 2002

Bible and Mission: Christian Witness in a Postmodern World, Baker Academic, 2004

Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony, William B. Eerdmans, 2006

The Testimony of the Beloved Disciple: Narrative, History, and Theology in the Gospel of John, Baker Academic, 2007

Jesus and the God of Israel: God Crucified and Other Studies on the New Testament’s Christology of Divine Identity, Eerdmans, 2008

Jesus and the God of Israel, Paternoster, 2013

Boyd, Greg

The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church, Zondervan, 2007

Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence, Fortress Press, 2017

The Crucifixion of the Warrior God: Volumes 1 & 2, Fortress Press, 2017

Brueggemann, Walter

The Prophetic Imagination, Fortress Press, 1978

Journey to the Common Good, Westminster John Knox Press, 2010

Reality, Grief, Hope: Three Urgent Prophetic Tasks, Eerdmans, 2014

Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now, Westminster John Knox, 2014

Chosen? Reading the Bible Amid the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict, Westminster John Knox, 2015

God, Neighbor, Empire: The Excess of Divine Fidelity and the Command of Common Good

Baylor University Press, 2016

Money and Possessions (Interpretation), Westminster John Knox Press, 2016

Social Criticism and Social Vision in Ancient Israel, Edited by K.C. Hanson, Cascade Books, 2016

Rebuilding the Foundations: Social Relationships in Ancient Scripture and Contemporary Culture, with John Brueggemann, Westminster John Knox, 2017

Tenacious Solidarity: Biblical Provocations on Race, Religion, Climate, and the Economy, Fortress Press, 2018

Cavey, Bruxy

The End of Religion: Encountering the Subversive Spirituality of Jesus, Bruxy Cavey, Jim Petersen, NavPress Publishing Group, 2007

Reunion: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners, Herald Press, 2017

Claiborne, Shane

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical, Zondervan, 2006

Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers: Prayer for Ordinary Radicals, Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, IVP Books, 2008

Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals, Shane Claiborne, Chris Haw, Zondervan, 2008

Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals, Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Enuma Okoro, Zondervan, 2010

Economy of Love: Creating a Community of Enough, House Studio, 2010

Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us, HarperOne, 2016

Date, Chris

Is Hell Forever? by Phil Fernandes, Chris Date, Institute of Biblical Defense, 2013

Rethinking Hell: Readings in Evangelical Conditionalism, Christopher M. Date, Gregory G. Stump and Joshua W. Anderson (editors), LPOD, 2014

A Consuming Passion, Christopher M. Date, Ron Highfield, Pickwick Publications, 2015

Dunn, James D.G.

The Justice of God: A Fresh Look at the Old Doctrine of Justification by Faith, William B. Eerdmans, 1994

Jesus and the Spirit: A Study of the Religious and Charismatic Experience of Jesus and the First Christians as Reflected in the New Testament, Eerdmans, 1997

The Christ and the Spirit: Collected Essays of James D.G. Dunn (Christ and the Spirit), Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1998

Jesus’ Call to Discipleship, Cambridge University Press, 2002

Christology in the Making: A New Testament Inquiry Into the Origins of the Doctrine of the Incarnation, William B. Eerdmans, 2003

Jesus Remembered: Christianity in the Making, Volume 1, Eerdmans, 2003

The Theology of Paul the Apostle, Eerdmans, 2006

The New Perspective on Paul, Eerdmans, 2007

The Living Word, Augsburg Fortress, 2009

Did the First Christians Worship Jesus?, Westminster John Knox Press, 2010

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

Jesus, Paul, and the Gospels, Eerdmans, 2011

Unity and Diversity in the New Testament: An Inquiry Into the Character of Earliest Christianity, SCM Press, 2012

Neither Jew nor Greek: A Contested Identity (Christianity in the Making, Volume 3), Eerdmans, 2015

Gentry, Ken

Four Views on the Book of Revelation (Counterpoints), by C. Marvin Pate (General Editor), Stanley N. Gundry (Series Editor), Kenneth L. Gentry Jr. (Contributor), Sam Hamstra Jr. (Contributor), Robert L. Thomas (Contributor), Zondervan Academic, 1998

Before Jerusalem Fell: Dating the Book of Revelation, American Vision, 1999

Perilous Times: A Study in Eschatological Evil, Covenant Media Press, 1999

The Book Of Revelation Made Easy, American Vision, 1999

The Beast of Revelation, American Vision, 2002

Girard, René

Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1965

Violence and the Sacred. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977

The Scapegoat. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986

Job: The Victim of His People. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1987

Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World. Research undertaken in collaboration with Jean-Michel Oughourlian and Guy Lefort. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1987

I See Satan Fall like Lightning. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2001

Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue. René Girard and Gianni Vattimo. Edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and translated by William McCuaig. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. [Originally published in Italian, 2006.]

Sacrifice. East Lansing, MI: MSU Press, 2011. [Originally published in French, 2003; trans. by Matthew Pattillo and David Dawson.]

The One by Whom Scandal Comes. East Lansing, MI: MSU Press, 2014. [Originally published in French, 2001.]

Reading the Bible with Rene Girard: Conversations with Steven E. Berry, by Michael Hardin, JDL Press, 2016

Goldingay, John E.

Models for Interpretation of Scripture, Clements Publishing Group, 2004

Models For Scripture, Clements Publishing, 2004

Old Testament Theology: Israel’s Faith (Vol. 2), IVP Academic, 2006

Genesis for Everyone, Part 1, (Old Testament for Everyone), Westminster John Knox Press, 2010

The Theology of the Book of Isaiah, IVP Academic, 2014

An Introduction to the Old Testament: Exploring Text, Approaches Issues, IVP Academic, 2015

Do We Need the New Testament?: Letting the Old Testament Speak for Itself, IVP Academic, 2015

Biblical Theology: The God of the Christian Scriptures, IVP Academic, 2016


Hauerwas, Stanley

Suffering Presence: Theological Reflections on Medicine, the Mentally Handicapped, and the Church, University of Notre Dame Press, 1986

Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony, by Stanley Hauerwas, William H. Willimon, Abingdon Press, 1989

A Community Of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, University of Notre Dame Press, 1991

After Christendom, Abingdon Press, 1991

The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer In Christian Ethics, University of Notre Dame Press, 1991

Unleashing the Scripture: Freeing the Bible from Captivity to America, Abingdon Press, 1993

Dispatches from the Front: Theological Engagements with the Secular, Duke University Press Books, 1994

A Better Hope: Resources for a Church Confronting Capitalism, Democracy, and Postmodernity, Brazos Press, 2000

The Hauerwas Reader, Stanley Hauerwas, Michael G. Cartwright (Editor), John Berkman (Editor), Michael Cartwright (Editor), Duke University Press Books, 2001

Why Narrative?: Readings in Narrative Theology, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 1997Dissent from the Homeland: Essays after September 11, Duke University Press Books, 2003

Performing the Faith: Bonhoeffer and the Practice of Nonviolence, Brazos Press, 2004

Living Gently in a Violent World: The Prophetic Witness of Weakness, by Stanley Hauerwas, Jean Vanier, InterVarsity Press, 2008

War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity, Baker Academic, 2011

Working with Words: On Learning to Speak Christian, Cascade Books, 2011

A Cross-Shattered Church: Reclaiming the Theological Heart of Preaching, Brazos Press, 2012

Approaching the End: Eschatological Reflections on Church, Politics, and Life, Eerdmans, 2013

Should War Be Eliminated?: Philosophical and Theological Investigations, Marquette University Press, 2013

Christians among the Virtues: Theological Conversations with Ancient and Modern Ethics, University of Notre Dame Press, 2015

The Holy Spirit, William H. Willimon, Abingdon Press, 2015

Hays, Richard B.

Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul, Yale University Press, 1989

The Moral Vision of the New Testament: Community, Cross, New Creation: A Contemporary Introduction to New Testament Ethics, HarperOne, 1996

The Faith of Jesus Christ: The Narrative Substructure of Galatians 3:1-4:11, William B. Eerdmans, 2011

Reading Backwards: Figural Christology and the Fourfold Gospel Witness, Baylor University Press, 2014

Horsley, Richard A.

Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1997

Bandits, Prophets, & Messiahs: Popular Movements in the Time of Jesus, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 1999

Hearing the Whole Story: The Politics of Plot in Mark’s Gospel, Westminster John Knox Press, 2001

Message and the Kingdom, Augsburg Fortress, 2002

Religion and Empire, Fortress Press, 2003

The Liberation of Christmas: The Infancy Narratives in Social Context, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2006

In the Shadow of Empire: Reclaiming the Bible as a History of Faithful Resistance, Westminster John Knox Press, 2008

Covenant Economics: A Biblical Vision of Justice for All, Westminster John Knox Press, 2009

Jesus and Empire, Augsburg Fortress, 2012

Katongole, Emmanuel M.

A Future for Africa: Critical Essays in Christian Social Imagination, University of Scranton Press, 2005

African Theology Today, University of Scranton Press, 2005

Reconciling All Things: A Christian Vision for Justice, Peace and Healing, Emmanuel M. Katongole, Chris P. Rice, IVP Books, 2008

Mirror to the Church: Resurrecting Faith after Genocide in Rwanda, Emmanuel M. Katongole, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Zondervan, 2009

The Sacrifice of Africa: A Political Theology for Africa, Eerdmans, 2010

Born from Lament: The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa, Eerdmans, 2017

The Journey of Reconciliation: Groaning for a New Creation in Africa, Orbis Books, 2017

Marshall, Christopher D.

Beyond Retribution: A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime, and Punishment, Eerdmans, 2001

Crowned with Glory and Honor: Human Rights in the Biblical Tradition, Herald Press, 2003

The Little Book of Biblical Justice: A Fresh Approach to the Bible’s Teaching on Justice (The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series) (Little Books of Justice & Peacebuilding), Good Books, 2005

Compassionate Justice, Wipf and Stock, 2012

Kingdom Come, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2015

All Things Reconciled: Essays on Restorative Justice, Religious Violence, and the Interpretation of Scripture, Cascade Books, 2017

Middleton, J. Richard

Jesus and His Jewish Parables: Rediscovering the Roots of Jesus’ Teaching, Brad H. Young, Paulist Press, 1989

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels, Kenneth E. Bailey, IVP Academic, 2008

Palestine in the Time of Jesus: Social Structures and Social Conflicts, K. C. Hanson, Fortress Press, 2008

The Parables of Jesus the Galilean: Stories of a Social Prophet (Matrix: The Bible in Mediterranean Context), Ernest Van Eck, Cascade Books, 2016

Moltmann, Jürgen

The Crucified God: The Cross of Christ as the Foundation and Criticism of Christian Theology, John Theology of Hope, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 1993

Bowden (Translator), R.A. Wilson (Translator), Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 1993

The Coming of God: Christian Eschatology, (Systematic Contributions to Theology #5), Margaret Kohl (Translator), Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 2004

Myers, Ched

Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus, Orbis Books, 1988

Who Will Roll Away the Stone?: Discipleship Queries for First World Christians, Orbis Books, 1994

Say to This Mountain: Mark’s Story of Discipleship, Ched Myers, Stuart Taylor, Marie Dennis, Joseph Nangle, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Orbis Books, 1996

The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics, Tell the Word, 2001

Ambassadors of Reconciliation, Volume 1: New Testament Reflections on Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, Ched Myers, Elaine Enns, Orbis Books, 2009

Our God Is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice, Ched Myers, Matthew Colwell (Joint Author), Orbis Books, 2012

Watershed Discipleship, Ched Myers (Editor), Cascade Books, 2016

Myers, Jeremy

Beyond Homelessness: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement, Steven Bouma-Prediger, Brian J. Walsh, Eerdmans, 2008

Hospitality: God’s Call to Compassion; 9 Studies for Individuals or Groups, with Notes for Leaders (LifeGuide Bible Studies), Patty Pell, IVP Connect, 2008

Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible, Brazos Press, 2013

You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself: The Bible, Refugees, and Asylum, Fleur S. Houston, Routledge, 2015

Jesus, King of Strangers: What the Bible Really Says about Immigration, Mark W Hamilton, Eerdmans, 2019

Nugent, John C.

Radical Ecumenicity: Pursuing Unity and Continuity After John Howard Yoder, Abilene Christian University Press, 2010

The End of Sacrifice: The Capital Punishment Writings of John Howard Yoder, Herald Press, 2011

The Politics of Yahweh: John Howard Yoder, the Old Testament, and the People of God, Cascade Books, 2011

Real Christian Fellowship, Herald Press, 2014

Endangered Gospel: How Fixing the World is Killing the Church, Cascade Books, 2016

Genesis 1-11 (Polis Bible Commentary Book 1), John C. Nugent, Sean Benesh, Urban Loft Publishers, 2018

Peppiatt, Lucy

The Disciple: On Becoming Truly Human, Cascade Books, 2012

Women and Worship at Corinth: Paul’s Rhetorical Arguments in 1 Corinthians, Cascade Books, 2015

Unveiling Paul’s Women: Making Sense of 1 Corinthians 11:2–16, Cascade Books, 2018

Rediscovering Scripture’s Vision for Women: Fresh Perspectives on Disputed Texts, IVP Academic, 2019

Pope Francis

Be Revolutionary: Some Thoughts from Pope Francis, New London Librarium, 2015

Walking with Jesus: A Way Forward for the Church, Loyola Press, 2015

Joy of Love, The: On Love in the Family; The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, Paulist Press, 2016

The Joy of Discipleship: Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking with Christ, Loyola Press, 2016

Sider, Ronald

Completely Pro-Life: Building a Consistent Stance, Intervarsity Pr, 1987

Non-Violence: The Invincible Weapon?, W Pub Group, 1989

Good News and Good Works: A Theology for the Whole Gospel, Baker Books, 1999

Churches That Make a Difference: Reaching Your Community With Good News And Good Works, Baker Books, 2002

Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity, by Ronald J. Sider, Thomas Nelson, 2005

The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience: Why Are Christians Living Just Like The Rest Of The World?, Baker Books, 2005

I Am Not A Social Activist: Making Jesus the Agenda. by Ronald J. Sider, Herald Press, 2008

Just Politics: A Guide for Christian Engagement, Brazos Press, 2012

The Early Church on Killing: A Comprehensive Sourcebook On War, Abortion, And Capital Punishment, Baker Academic, 2012

Nonviolent Action: What Christian Ethics Demands But Most Christians Have Never Really Tried, Brazos Press, 2015

Snyder, Howard A.

Models of the Kingdom, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001

Radical Renewal: The Problem of Wineskins Today, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2005

Kingdom, Church, and World: Biblical Themes for Today, Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2011

Salvation Means Creation Healed: The Ecology of Sin and Grace: Overcoming the Divorce Between Earth and Heaven, Joel Scandrett, Cascade Books, 2011

Sprinkle, Preston

Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence, David C. Cook, 2013

Four Views on Hell: Second Edition (Counterpoints), Zondervan Academic, 2016

Swartley, Willard M.

The Love of Enemy and Nonretaliation in the New Testament, Westminster John Knox Press, 1992

Israel’s Scripture Traditions and the Synoptic Gospels: Story Shaping Story, Hendrickson Publishers, 1993

Violence Renounced, Pandora Press, 2000

Homosexuality Biblical Interpretation: Biblical Interpretation and Moral Discernment, Herald Press, 2003

Covenant of Peace: The Missing Peace in New Testament Theology and Ethics, Eerdmans, 2006

Send Forth Your Light: A Vision for Peace, Mission, and Worship, Herald Press, 2007

Health, Healing and the Church’s Mission: Biblical Perspectives and Moral Priorities, IVP Academic, 2012 

Volf, Miroslav

Exclusion & Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation, Abingdon Press, 1996

Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace, Zondervan, 2006

The End of Memory: Remembering Rightly in a Violent World, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006

Against the Tide: Love in a Time of Petty Dreams and Persisting Enmities, Eerdmans, 2010

A Public Faith: How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good, Brazos Press, 2011

Allah: A Christian Response, HarperOne, 2011

Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World, Yale University Press, 2016

Public Faith in Action: How to Think Carefully, Engage Wisely, and Vote with Integrity, Miroslav Volf, Ryan McAnnally-Linz, Brazos Press, 2016

Walton, John

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament: Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible, Baker Academic, 2006

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate, (The Lost World Series #2), IVP Academic, 2009

The Lost World of Scripture: Ancient Literary Culture and Biblical Authority, (The Lost World Series #3), IVP Academic, 2013

The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2–3 and the Human Origins Debate, (The Lost World Series #1), IVP Academic, 2015

Weaver, J. Denny

Becoming Anabaptist: The Origin and Significance of Sixteenth-Century Anabaptism, Herald Press, 1987

Anabaptist Theology in Face of Postmodernity: A Proposal for the Third Millennium, Pandora Press, 2000

The Nonviolent Atonement, William B. Eerdmans, 2001

Teaching Peace: Nonviolence and the Liberal Arts, Rowman & Littlefield, 2003

The Nonviolent God, Eerdmans, 2013

Wilson-Hartgrove, Jonathan

To Baghdad and Beyond: How I Got Born Again in Babylon, Cascade Books, 2005

New Monasticism: What It Has to Say to Today’s Church, Brazos Press, 2008

God’s Economy: Redefining the Health & Wealth Gospel, Zondervan, 2009

The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture, Paraclete Press, 2010

The Awakening of Hope: Why We Practice a Common Faith, Zondervan, 2012

Strangers at My Door: An Experiment in Radical Hospitality, Convergent Books, 2013

Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion, InterVarsity Press, 2018

Wink, Walter

Naming The Powers: The Language Of Power In The New Testament (The Powers: Volume One), Augsburg Fortress, 1959

Unmasking the Powers (Powers, Vol 2): The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence, Augsburg Fortress, 1986

Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of Domination, Fortress Press, 1992

When The Powers Fall: Reconciliation In The Healing Of Nations, Augsburg Fortress, 1998

The Powers That Be: Theology for a New Millennium, Bantam Doubleday Dell, 2000

Jesus and Nonviolence: A Third Way, by Walter Wink, Fortress Press, 2003

Wright, N T, (Tom Wright)

The New Testament and the People of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God, 1, Augsburg Fortress, 1992

Jesus and the Victory of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God, 2, Augsburg Fortress, 1996

The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is, InterVarsity Press, 1999

The Resurrection of the Son of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God, 3, Augsburg Fortress, 2003

Paul: In Fresh Perspective, Fortress Press (“Paul: Fresh Perspectives” co-edition SPCK, 2005)

Evil and the Justice of God, SPCK; Intervarsity Press, 2006

Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense, SPCK co-edition HarperCollins, 2006

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church, SPCK, 2008

Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision, SPCK, 2009

Scripture and the Authority of God: How to Read the Bible Today (rev & exp ed.), 2011

Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters, New York: 2011

How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels, New York: 2012

Creation, Power and Truth: The Gospel in a World of Cultural Confusion, SPCK Publishing, 2013

Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God, 4, Augsburg Fortress, 2013

Pauline Perspectives: Essays on Paul, 1978-2013, Ausburg Fortress, 2013

The Case for the Psalms: Why They Are Essential, New York: 2013

Paul and His Recent Interpreters, Ausburg Fortress, 2014

Surprised by Scripture: Engaging Contemporary Issues, New York: 2014

Simply Good News: Why the Gospel Is News and What Makes It Good, New York: 2015

The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion, New York: 2016

Paul: A Biography, New York: 2018

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