NT Biblical Theology Support Materials

This page provides selected support materials for a Ph.D. course in NT Biblical Theology which I teach every 2 or 3 years. There is a separate, private web site for many materials, but those that I’ve chosen to make available publicly are posted here.

Bibliography

This bibliography is not exhaustive. Most items listed at this point are books, though some select journal articles have been included (& more will be added along the way, probably without announcement unless there is a major revision involved). Note that for display purposes on a wider variety of browsers and operating systems, diacritics such as umlauts, accents, etc. have been omitted.

  • Adam, A. K. M. Making Sense of New Testament Theology: “Modern” Problems and Prospects. Studies in American Biblical Hermeneutics, 11. Macon, GA: Mercer Univ. Press, 1995.
  • Adeney, Walter F. The Theology of the New Testament. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907.
  • Alexander, T., et al., ed. New Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2000. Note especially these introductory articles: B. S. Rosner, “Biblical Theology,” 3-11; C. H. H. Scobie, “History of Biblical Theology,” 11-20; P. Balla, “Challenges to Biblical Theology,” 20-27; and D. A. Carson, “Systematic Theology and Biblical Theology,” 89-104.
  • Baird, William. History of New Testament Research. 3 vols. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992, 2003, -.
  • Balla, Peter. Challenges to New Testament Theology. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1997.
  • Barr, James. “Biblical Theology.” In Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Supplementary Volume. Edited by G. Buttrick, 104-11. Nashville: Abingdon, 1976.
  • Barr, James. The Concept of Biblical Theology: An Old Testament Perspective. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1999.
  • Baur, Ferdinand Christian. Vorslesungen uber neutestamentliche Theologie. [Lectures on NT Theology.] 2 vols. Bibliothek theologischer Klassiker, 45-46. Gotha: Perthes, 1892.
  • Bernard, Thomas Dehany. The Progress of Doctrine in the New Testament: Considered in Eight Lectures Delivered before the University of Oxford, on the Bampton Foundation. Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1868.
  • Betz, O. “Biblical Theology, History of.” In Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. Edited by G. Buttrick, 1:432-37. New York: Abingdon, 1962.
  • Beyschlag, W. New Testament Theology: or, Historical Account of the Teaching of Jesus and of Primitive Christianity According to the New Testament Sources. 2 vols. Translated by N. Buchanan. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1895.
  • Boers, Hendrikus. What is New Testament Theology? The Rise of Criticism and the Problem of a Theology of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1979.
  • Bonsirven, Joseph. Theology of the New Testament. Translated by S. Tye. London: Burns & Oates, 1963.
  • Bowell, Daniel J. and J. Julius Scott. “Bibliography of Works on New Testament Theology.” In The New Testament Student and His Field. Edited by J. Skilton, 234-46. The New Testament Student, 5. Philipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1982.
  • Bultmann, Rudolf Karl. Theology of the New Testament. 2 vols. Translated by K. Grobel. New York: Scribner, 1951-55.
  • Burrows, Millar. An Outline of Biblical Theology. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1946.
  • Caird, George Bradford. Completed and edited by L. D. Hurst. New Testament Theology. Oxford: Clarendon, 1994.
  • Carson, D. A. “Current Issues in Biblical Theology: A New Testament Perspective.” BBR 5 (1995): 17-41.
  • Childs, Brevard S. Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments: Theological Reflection on the Christian Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1992.
  • Childs, Brevard S. Biblical Theology: A Proposal. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2002. [Adapted from Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments.]
  • Childs, Brevard S. The New Testament as Canon: An Introduction. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1984.
  • Clowney, Edmund P. Preaching and Biblical Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1961.
  • Conzelmann, Hans. An Outline of the Theology of the New Testament. Transl. J. Bowden. New York: Harper & Row, 1968. (ET of Grundriss der Theologie des Neuen Testaments. 2d ed. Munich: Christian Kaiser, 1968.)
  • Deissmann, Adolf. “Zur Method der Biblischen Theologie des Neuen Testaments.” ZTK 3 (1893): 126-39. Reprinted in Das Problem der Theologie des Neuen Testaments. Edited by G. Strecker. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1975.
  • Dodd, C. H. The Apostolic Preaching and Its Developments: Three Lectures with an Appendix on Eschatology and History. New York: Harper & Row, 1964.
  • Dodd, C. H. According to the Scriptures: The Sub-Structure of New Testament Theology. New York: Scribner, 1953.
  • Dunn, James D. G. The Theology of Paul the Apostle. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.
  • Dunn, James D. G. Unity and Diversity in the New Testament: An Inquiry into the Character of Earliest Christianity. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1977.
  • Ebeling, G. “The Meaning of ‘Biblical Theology.'” JTS 6 (1955): 210-25.
  • Elwell Walter A. & J. D. Weaver, ed. Bible Interpreters of the 20th Century. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1999.
  • Elwell Walter A., ed. Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.
  • Estes, David Foster. An Outline of New Testament Theology. New York: Silver, Burdett, 1900.
  • Fuller, Reginald H. “New Testament Theology.” In The New Testament and Its Modern Interpreters. Edited by Eldon Jay Epp and George W. MacRae, 565-84. Philadelphia: Fortress/Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1989.
  • Gabler. See s.v. Sandys-Wunsch.
  • Gaffin, Richard B., Jr. “Systematic and Biblical Theology.” WTJ 38 (1976): 281-99.
  • Goldsworthy, Graeme. According to Plan, The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible: An Introductory Biblical Theology. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1991.
  • Goppelt, Leonhard. Theology of the New Testament. 2 vols. Translated by John E. Alsup. Edited by Jurgen Roloff. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981, 1982. (ET of Theologie des Neuen Testaments. 2 vols. Edited by J. Roloff. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1976.)
  • Gould, Ezra Palmer. The Biblical Theology of the New Testament. New York: Macmillan, 1900.
  • Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Theology. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1981.
  • Hafemann, Scott, ed. Biblical Theology: Retrospect and Prospect. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2002.
  • Hafemann, Scott. “The ‘Righteousness of God’: An Introduction to the Theological and Historical Foundation of Peter Stuhlmacher’s Biblical Theology of the New Testament.” In How to Do Biblical Theology by Peter Stuhlmacher, xv-xli. Princeton Theological Monographs, 38. Allison Park, PA: Pickwick, 1995.
  • Harrington, Wilfrid. The Path of Biblical Theology. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1973.
  • Hasel, Gerhard F. New Testament Theology: Basic Issues in the Current Debate. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1978.
  • Hunter, Archibald Macbride. Introducing New Testament Theology. Philadelphia : Westminster Press, 1958.
  • Jeremias, Joachim. New Testament Theology: The Proclamation of Jesus. Translated by J. Bowden. New York: Scribner’s, 1971. (ET of Neutestamentliche Theologie I. Teil: Die Verkundigung Jesu, 1971.)
  • Jeremias, Joachim. The Central Message of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1965.
  • Kasemann, E. “The Problem of a New Testament Theology.” NTS 19 (1973): 135-45.
  • Knudsen, Ralph Edward. Theology in the New Testament: A Basis for Christian Faith. Valley Forge: Judson Press, 1964.
  • Kummel, Werner Georg. The New Testament: The History of the Investigation of Its Problems. Translated by S. Gilmour and H. Kee. London: SCM, 1972.
  • Kummel, Werner Georg. The Theology of the New Testament According to Its Major Witnesses: Jesus, Paul, John. Translated by J. Seely. Nashville: Abingdon, 1973. (ET of Die Theologie des Neues Testaments. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1969.)
  • Ladd, George Eldon. “The Search for Perspective.” Interpretation 25 (1971): 41-62.
  • Ladd, George Eldon. A Theology of the New Testament. 2d ed. Edited by Donald A. Hagner. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1993.
  • Lehman, Chester Kindig. Biblical Theology. 2 vols. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1971, 1974.
  • Marshall, I. Howard. New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2004.
  • McKim, Donald. Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1998.
  • Merk, Otto. Biblische Theologie des Neuen Testaments in ihrer Anfangszeit: Ihre methodischen Probleme bei Johann Philipp Gabler und Georg Leorenz Bauer und deren Nachwirkungen. Marburger theologische Studien, 9. Marburg: Elwert, 1972.
  • Morgan, Robert, ed. The Nature of New Testament Theology: The Contribution of William Wrede and Adolf Schlatter. Studies in Biblical Theology, 2d series, v. 25. [London]: SCM, 1973. Reprint, Naperville, IL: Allenson, n.d. (This book includes English translations of major essays by Wrede and Schlatter, with an extensive introduction by Morgan.)
  • Morgan, Robert. “New Testament Theology.” In Biblical Theology: Problems and Perspectives: In Honor of J. Christian Beker. Edited by S. Kraftchick, C. Myers, Jr., and B. Ollenburger, 104-30. Nashville: Abingdon, 1995.
  • Morgan, Robert. “Theology (NT).” In Anchor Bible Dictionary. Edited by D. Freedman, 6:473-83. New York: Doubleday, 1992.
  • Morris, Leon. New Testament Theology. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986.
  • Motyer, Steve. “Two Testaments, One Biblical Theology.” In Between Two Horizons: Spanning New Testament Studies and Systematic Theology. Edited by Joel B. Green and Max Turner, 143-64. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.
  • Neill, Stephen and Tom Wright. The Interpretation of the New Testament, 1861-1986. 2d ed. New York: Oxford, 1988.
  • Neill, Stephen. Jesus Through Many Eyes: Introduction to the Theology of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1976.
  • Ollenburger, Ben C. “Biblical Theology: Situating the Discipline.” In Understanding the Word: Essays in Honor of Bernhard W. Anderson. Edited by J. Butler, E. Conrad, and B. Ollenburger, 37-62. JSOTSupp, 37. Sheffield, JSOT Press, 1985.
  • Purkiser, W. T., Richard S. Taylor, and Willard H. Taylor. God, Man, & Salvation: A Biblical Theology. Kansas City: Beacon Hill, 1977.
  • Raisanen, Heikki. Beyond New Testament Theology: A Story and a Programme. 2d ed. London: SCM, 2000.
  • Reumann, J., ed. The Promise and Practice of Biblical Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1991.
  • Reventlow, Henning Graf. Problems of Biblical Theology in the Twentieth Century. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.
  • Reventlow, Henning Graf. “Theology (Biblical), History of.” Translated by F. Cryer. In Anchor Bible Dictionary. Edited by D. Freedman, 6:483-505. New York: Doubleday, 1992.
  • Richardson, Alan. An Introduction to the Theology of the New Testament. New York: Harper, 1958.
  • Rust, E. C. Salvation History: A Biblical Interpretation. Richmond, VA: John Knox, 1963.
  • Ryrie, Charles Caldwell. Biblical Theology of the New Testament. Chicago: Moody Press, 1959.
  • Sandys-Wunsch, John and Laurence Eldredge. “J. P. Gabler and the Distinction between Biblical and Dogmatic Theology: Translation, Commentary, and Discussion of His Originality.” Scottish Journal of Theology 33 (1980): 133-58.
  • Schelkle, K. H. Theology of the New Testament. 3 vols. Translated by W. Jurgens. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical, 1971-77.
  • Schlatter, Adolf. Die Geschichte des Christus and Die Theologie der Apostel. 2 vols. Stuttgart: Calwer Vereinsbuchhandlung, 1922-23. (ET: Schlatter, Adolf. The History of the Christ: The Foundation for New Testament Theology and The Theology of the Apostles: The Development of New Testament Theology. 2 vols. Translated by A. Kostenberger. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1997, 1998.)
  • Schlatter, Adolf. “Die Theologie des Neuen Testaments und die Dogmatik,” Beitrage zur Forderung christlicher Theologie 13 (1909): 7-82. Reprinted in idem. Zur Theologie des Neuen Testaments und zur Dogmatik, 203-55. Reprint. Christian Kaiser, 1969. (ET, “The Theology of the New Testament and Dogmatics,” 117-66 in Robert Morgan, The Nature of New Testament Theology Theology: The Contribution of William Wrede and Adolf Schlatter. Studies in Biblical Theology, 2d series, v. 25. [London]: SCM, 1973. Reprint, Naperville, IL: Allenson, n.d.)
  • Schmid, Christian Friedrich. Biblical Theology of the New Testament. Translated and edited by C. Weizacker and G. H. Venables. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1870.
  • Schnackenburg, R. New Testament Theology Today. Translated by D. Askew. New York: Herder and Herder, 1963.
  • Schweizer, Eduard. A Theological Introduction to the New Testament. Translated by O. Dean, Jr. Nashville: Abingdon, 1991.
  • Scobie, Charles H. H. “The Challenge of Biblical Theology,” Tyndale Bulletin 42 (1991): 31-61.Scobie, Charles H. H. “New Directions in Biblical Theology.” Themelios 17.2 (1992): 4-8.
  • Scobie, Charles H. H. “The Structure of Biblical Theology,” Tyndale Bulletin 42 (1991): 163-94.
  • Scobie, Charles H. H. The Ways of Our God: An Approach to Biblical Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.
  • Seebass, Horst. Der Gott der ganzen Bibel: Biblische Theologie zur Orientierung im Glauben. Freiburg: Herder, 1982.
  • Smart, James D. The Past, Present, and Future of Biblical Theology. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1979.
  • Stagg, Frank. New Testament Theology. Nashville: Broadman, 1962.
  • Stauffer, Ethelbert. New Testament Theology. Translated by J. Marsh. New York: Macmillan, 1955. (ET of Die Theologie des Neuen Testaments. Gutersloh: C. Bertelsmann, 1948.)
  • Stendahl, Krister. “Biblical Theology, Contemporary.” In Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. Edited by G. Buttrick, 1:418-32. New York: Abingdon, 1962.
  • Stevens, George Barker. The Theology of the New Testament. New York: Scribner, 1899.
  • Strecker, Georg. Completed and edited by Friedrich Wilhelm Horn. Theology of the New Testament. Translated by M. Boring. New York: W. de Gruyter/Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2000. (ET of Theologie des Neues Testaments. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1996.)
  • Stuhlmacher, Peter. “Adolf Schlatter as Interpreter of Paul—An Attempt.” In Romans: The Righteousness of God by Adolf Schlatter. Transl. by S. Schatzmann. Pp. ix-xxiv. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 1995. [This was the concluding commemorative address at the symposium held Sept. 1988 at the Univ. of Tubingen on the 50th anniversary of Schlatter’s death.]
  • Stuhlmacher, Peter. “Adolf Schlatter’s Interpretation of Scripture.” NTS 24 (1978?): 433-46.
  • Stuhlmacher, Peter. “Historische Kritik und theologische Schriftauslegung.” In Schriftauslegung auf dem Wege zur biblischen Theologie. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1975.
  • Stuhlmacher, Peter. Biblische Theologie des Neuen Testaments. Band 1, Grundlegung Von Jesus zu Paulus. 2., durchges. Auflage. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1997. (1st ed. of v. 1 was 1992.)
  • Stuhlmacher, Peter. How to Do Biblical Theology. Princeton Theological Monographs, 38. Allison Park, PA: Pickwick, 1995.
  • Terrien, Samuel. The Elusive Presence: Toward a New Biblical Theology. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1978.
  • VanGemeren, Willem. The Progress of Redemption: The Story of Salvation from Creation to the New Jerusalem. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1988.
  • Via, Dan Otto. What is New Testament Theology? Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2002.
  • Vos, Gerhardus. “The Idea of Biblical Theology as a Science and as a Theological Discipline.” <http://www.markers.com/ink/gvbiblical.htm> ca. 15 pgs. Originally published: New York: Randolph, 1894 (This was Vos’ inaugural address as professor of biblical theology at Princeton Seminary).
  • Vos, Gerhardus. Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1948.
  • Ward, Ronald A. The Pattern of Our Salvation: A Study of New Testament Unity. Waco, TX: Word, 1978.
  • Watson, Francis. Text and Truth: Redefining Biblical Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.
  • Weiss, Bernhard. Biblical Theology of the New Testament. 2 vols. in 1. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1882-83.
  • Wrede, William. Uber Aufgabe und Methode der sogennanten neutestamentliche Theologie. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1897. (ET, “The Task and Methods of ‘New Testament Theology,'” 68-116 in Robert Morgan, The Nature of New Testament Theology: The Contribution of William Wrede and Adolf Schlatter. Studies in Biblical Theology, 2d series, v. 25. [London]: SCM, 1973. Reprint, Naperville, IL: Allenson, n.d.)
  • Zuck, Roy B. and Darrell L. Bock, eds. A Biblical Theology of the New Testament. Chicago: Moody Press, 1994.