Recommended Books

Books About Reading the New Testament

“Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine Theology” – Richard Bauckham 

“Paul and Union with Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study” – Constantine Campbell

“Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes: Honor and Shame in Paul’s Message and Mission” – Jackson Wu

“Union with Christ in the New Testament” – Grant Macaskill

“Participating in Christ: Explorations in Paul’s Theology and Spirituality” – Michael Gorman

“Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul’s Narrative Soteriology” – Michael Gorman

“New Testament Theology: Magnifying God in Christ” – Tom Schreiner

“Matthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus” – Patrick Schreiner

“The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: A Theological Commentary” – Jonathan Pennington

“Reading the Gospels Wisely: A Narrative and Theological Introduction” – Jonathan Pennington

“Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels” — Richard Hays

“Commentary on the New Testament’s Use of the Old Testament” — G. K. Beale & D. A. Carson

Books About Reading the Old Testament

“Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament” – Christopher J.H. Wright

“The Old Testament in Seven Sentences: A Small Introduction to a Vast Topic” – Christopher J.H. Wright

“Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters” – Carmen Joy Imes

“Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible” – Stephen Dempster

“Reading Genesis Well: Navigating History, Poetry, Science, and Truth in Genesis 1-11” – C. John Collins

Books About Biblical Topics

“Gentle and Lowly” — Dane Ortlund

“God Dwells Among Us” — G. K. Beale & Mitchell Kim

“The Ascension of Christ” — Patrick Schreiner

“Who is God?” — Richard Bauckham

“God’s Glory in Salvation Through Judgment” – James Hamilton

“The Holiness of God” – R.C. Sproul

“Desiring God” – John Piper

“Union with Christ: The Way to Know and Enjoy God” – Rankin Wilbourne

“Salvation Applied by the Spirit: Union with Christ” – Robert Peterson

“The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God” – Tim Keller

“The Reason for God” – Tim Keller

“The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience” – Jeremy Pierre

“Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation” – James K.A. Smith

Books About the Creation of the Bible

“Can We Trust the Gospels?” – Peter Williams

“Who Chose the Gospels?: Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy” – C.E. Hill

“The Text of the New Testament” – Bruce Metzger