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A Complete Bibliography for the entire Bible

Below is an extensive list of systematic theology textbooks, commentaries, and reference books for every book in the Bible

Primary Sources

      • Barrett, C. K., ed. The New Testament Background. San Francisco, CA: Harper Collins, 1956, Rev. 1989. Selections from writings of ancient Greece and Rome that help illuminate the New Testament context.
      • Bettenson, Henry. Documents of the Christian Church. New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. Selected documents generally considered to be of importance to the student of church history; widely used.
      • Brenton, Sir L.C. The Septuagint with Apocrypha: Greek and English. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1992. Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament in a usable format with English translations.
      • Elwell, Walter A., ed., Robert W. Yarborough, ed. Readings from the First Century World. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998.

Textual Criticism

      • Black, David Alan. New Testament Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1994. A very short and concise guide.
      • Brotzman, Ellis R. Old Testament Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1994.
      • *Metzger, Bruce M. The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. An excellent overview of both the history and practice of this discipline.

Concordances

A concordance is a vital component to any library. Find one for whatever version of the Bible you are using, for example: Goodrick, Edward W., John R. Kohlenberger. The NIV Complete Concordance. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1981.

Most good Bible programs have this capacity. If you want to use Greek, and you prefer using a book, the best concordance is: Bachmann, H. and W.A. Slaby. Concordance to the Novum Testamentum Graece. New York: Walter De Grutyer, 1987.

If your Greek skills are limited, there are two good tools that reference Greek and Hebrew but provide the actual words from the verse in English:

Lexicons

      • *Bauer, Walter, William F. Arndt, trans., F. Wilbur Gingrich, trans., Frederick W. Danker, ed. A Greek- English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1957. The standard lexicon with no peer. Entries are in Greek, so some knowledge of Greek (or the Greek alphabet) is required.
      • Liddell & Scott. Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1996.
      • Mounce, William D. The Analytical Lexicon to the Greek New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1993.

Theological Dictionaries and Word Studies

      • *Brown, Colin, ed. New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology. 4 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, Exeter, England: Paternoster Press, 1975, Rev. 1986. Although much shorter than the mammoth Kittel, this set is much more useful for the busy pastor, has a more evangelical approach, and words are listed in English for easier use.
      • Harris, R. Laird, Gleason L. Archer, Bruce K. Waltke. Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament. 2 vols. Chicago: Moody Press, 1980.
      • Kittel, Gerhard, ed., Gerhard Friedrich, ed., Geoffrey W. Bromiley, trans. Theological Dictionary of the NewTestament. 10 vols.GrandRapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1964.
      • VanGemeren, Willem A, ed. New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis. 5 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1997.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

      • *Bromiley, Geoffrey W., ed. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 4 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1982. A good, thorough, evangelical encyclopedia. For the pastor, we recommend this over and above simply a Bible dictionary.
      • Ferguson, Sinclair B., ed., David F. Wright, ed., J. I. Packer, ed. New Dictionary of Theology. Downers Grove, IL, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1988.
      • *Green, Joel B., Scot McKnight and I. Howard Marshall, eds. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Downers Grove, IL, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1992.
      • Hawthorne, Gerald F., Ralph P. Martin and Daniel G. Reid, eds. Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. Downers Grove, IL, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1993.
      • Martin, Ralph P. and Peter H. Davids, eds. Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments. Downers Grove, IL, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1997.

Atlases/Geography/Topography

      • Beitzel, Barry J. The Moody Atlas of Bible Lands. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1985.
      • Bimson, J.J., ed., et al. The New Bible Atlas. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985.

Introductions

See the three dictionaries in various parts of the New Testament corpus listed above under “Dictionaries and Encyclopedias.” These are outstanding collections of articles covering introductory issues and much more.

      • Blomberg, Craig L. Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1997.
      • Bullock, C. Hassell. An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1979, Rev. 1988.
      • *Carson, D. A., Douglas J. Moo, Leon Morris. An Introduction to the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992. An excellent overview of introductory issues. Shorter and easier to use than Guthrie.
      • *Dillard, Raymond B., Tremper Longman, III. An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1994.
      • Drane, John. Introducing the New Testament. Oxford, England: Lion Publishing, 1986.
      • Introducing the Old Testament. Herts, England: Lion Publishing, 1987.
      • Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Introduction. 4th ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1990.
      • Howard, Jr., David M. An Introduction to the Old Testament Historical Books. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1993.

Background Studies

The literature here is vast. A brief selection is listed along with the general level of sophistication for each.

      • *Bruce, F. F. Israel and the Nations: The History of Israel from the Exodus to the Fall of the Second Temple. DownersGrove,IL:InterVarsityPress,1997.
      • Bruce, F. F. New Testament History. New York, NY: Doubleday, 1969. (Intermediate) A good history of the history of Israel.
      • Cate, Robert L. A History of Bible Lands in the Interbiblical Period. Nashville: Broadman, 1989. (Introductory)
      • *Ferguson, Everett. Backgrounds of Early Christianity. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1987, Rev. 1993.
      • Gower, Ralph. The New Manners and Customs of Bible Times. Chicago: Moody Press, 1987. (Introductory)
      • Hengel, Martin. Judaism and Hellenism. 2 vols. London: SCM, Philadelphia: Fortress, 1974. (Advanced)
      • Jeremias, Joachim. Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1969. (Intermediate)
      • Meeks, Wayne. The First Urban Christians. New Haven: Yale, 1983. (Intermediate)
      • Nash, Ronald. Christianity and the Hellenistic World. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1984. (Introductory)
      • Neusner, Jacob. Rabbinic Judaism: Structure and System. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1995.
      • Niswonger, Richard L. New Testament History. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988. (Introductory)
      • Sanders, E. P. Judaism: Practice and Belief: 63 BCE – 66 CE. London: SCM, Philadelphia: TPI, 1992. (Advanced)
      • Schurer, E., G. Vermes, ed., F. Millar, ed. The History of the Jewish Peoples in the Age of Jesus Christ 175 B.C. – A.D. 135. 4 vols. Edinburgh, Scotland: T & T Clark, 1973-87. (Advanced)

Old Testament/Biblical Theology

      • Baylis, Arthur. From Creation to the Cross: Understanding the First Half of the Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1996.
      • House, Paul R. Old Testament Theology. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1998.
      • Vos, Geerhardus. Biblical Theology. Edinburgh, Scotland: Banner of Truth Trust, Rev. 1996.
      • Robertson, O. Palmer. The Christ of the Covenants. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1980.
      • Vangemeren, Willem. The Progress of Redemption: The Story of Salvation from Creation to the New
      • Jerusalem. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988. New Testament Theology
      • Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Theology. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1981.
      • *Ladd, George Eldon. A Theology of the New Testament. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1974.
      • Morris, Leon. New Testament Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1986.

Gospels Studies

Another vast category; only a few selections are listed.

      • Blomberg, Craig L. Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman, 1997.
      • The Historical Reliability of the Gospels. Leicester, England, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1987.
      • France, R. T. Matthew: Evangelist and Teacher. [NTP]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1989.
      • Harrison, Everett F. A Short Life of Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1968.
      • Marshall, I. Howard. Luke: Historian and Theologian. [NTP]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1970.
      • Morris, Leon. Jesus is the Christ: Studies in the Theology of John. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1989.
      • Smalley, Stephen S. John: Evangelist and Interpreter. 2nd ed. [NTP]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1978, Rev. 1998.
      • Stanton, Graham N. The Gospels and Jesus. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1989.
      • Stein, Robert H. Jesus the Messiah: A Survey of the Life of Christ. Downers Grove, IL, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1996.
      • The Method and Message of Jesus’ Teachings. 2nd ed. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1994.
      • Witherington, Ben. The Jesus Quest: The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1995.

Pauline Studies

Only a few selections are listed.

      • Arnold, Clinton E. Powers of Darkness: Principalities & Powers in Paul’s Letters. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1992.
      • Bruce, F. F. Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1977.
      • Chamberlin, J. Knox. Paul and the Self: Apostolic Teaching for Personal Wholeness. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1993.
      • Davies, W. D. Paul and Rabbinic Judaism. Mifflintown, PA: Sigler Press, 1948.
      • Ellis, E. Earle. Paul and His Recent Interpreters. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1961.
      • Gundry, Robert H. Soma in Biblical Theology, with Emphasis on Pauline Anthropology. Grand Rapids, MI: Academie Books, 1987.
      • Kruse, Colin G. Paul, the Law, and Justification. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1996.
      • Longenecker, Richard N. Paul: Apostle of Liberty. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1964.
      • The Ministry and Message of Paul. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1971.
      • O’Brien, P. T. Gospel and Mission in the Writings of Paul: An Exegetical and Theological Analysis. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, Carlisle, UK: Paternoster Press, 1993.
      • Ridderbos, Herman, John Richard de Witt, trans. Paul: An Outline of His Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1975.
      • Wenham, David. Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995.
      • Whiteley, D. E. H. The Theology of Saint Paul. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1964.
      • Wright, N. T. What Saint Paul Really Said: Was Paul of Tarsus the Real Founder of Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997.

Commentaries: Genesis

      • Kidner, Derek. Genesis. [TOTC]London: Tyndale Press, 1967.
      • Ross, Allen P. Creation and Blessing: A Guide to the Study and Exposition of Genesis. Grand Rapids,
      • MI: Baker Books, 1988.
      • Sailhamer, John H., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Genesis (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 2). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1989.
      • *Wenham, Gordon. Genesis. 2 vols. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1987.

Commentaries: Exodus

      • Cassuto, U. Exodus. New Haven, CT: Magnus Press, 1967.
      • *Childs, Brevard. Exodus. [OTL]Phildelphia: Westminster, 1974.
      • Cole, R. Exodus. [TOTC]London: InterVarsity Press, 1973.
      • Kaiser, Jr., Walter C., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Exodus (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 2). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1989.

Commentaries: Leviticus

      • Harris, R. Laird, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Leviticus (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 2). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1989.
      • Hartley, John E. Leviticus. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1992.
      • Milgrom, Jacob. Leviticus. 2 vols. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1991.
      • *Wenham, Gordon. Leviticus. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1994.

Commentaries: Numbers

      • Allen, Ronald B., Frank E. Gæbelein. Numbers (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 2). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1989.
      • Ashley, Timothy, Robert L. Hubbard. Book of Numbers. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1993.
      • Harrison, R.K. Numbers: An Exegetical Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Word Books, 1993.
      • Milgrom, Jacob. Numbers. [JPL]Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1990.
      • Wenham, Gordon. Numbers. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1981.

Commentaries: Deuteronomy

      • *Craigie, Peter C. The Book of Deuteronomy. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1976.
      • Merrill, Eugene H. Deuteronomy. [NAC]Nashville: Broadman, 1994.

Commentaries: Joshua

      • Madvig, Donald H., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Joshua (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 3). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992.
      • *Woudstra, Marten H. The Book of Joshua. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1981.

Commentaries: Judges

      • Boling, Robert G. Judges. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975.
      • Cundall, Arthur, Leon Morris. Judges and Ruth. [TOTC]London: Tyndale Press, 1968.
      • Wolf, Herbert, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Judges ( (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 3). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992.

Commentaries: Ruth

      • Cundall, Arthur, Leon Morris. Judges and Ruth. [TOTC]London: Tyndale Press, 1968.
      • *Hubbard, Robert L. The Book of Ruth. [NICOT]Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.
      • Huey, F. B., Frank Gæbelein, ed. Ruth (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 3). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992.

Commentaries: Samuel

      • Gordon, Robert R. 1 & 2 Samuel. [LBI]Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986.
      • *McCarter, Kyle P. 1 & 2 Samuel. 2 vols. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1980.
      • Youngblood, Ronald F., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. 1 & 2 Samuel (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 3). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992.

Commentaries: Kings

      • Cogan, Mordecai, Hayim Tadmor. 1 & 2 Kings. 2 vols. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1988.
      • Nelson, Richard. 1 & 2 Kings. Philadelphia: John Knox, 1987.
      • Patterson, R. D., Hermann J. Austel, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. 1 & 2 Kings (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 4). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.

Commentaries: Chronicles

      • Dillard, Raymond B. 2 Chronicles. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1986.
      • Japhet, Sara, James L. Mays, ed., David L. Peterson, ed. 1 & 2 Chronicles. [OTL]Philadelphia: Westminster, 1993.
      • Payne, J. Barton, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. 1 & 2 Chronicles (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 4). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.

Commentaries: Ezra/Nehemiah

      • Fensham, Charles. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1982. *Williamson, H. G. M. Ezra-Nehemiah.[WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1985.
      • Yamauchi, Edwin, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Ezra & Nehemiah (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 4). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.

Commentaries: Esther

      • *Baldwin, Joyce G., Donald J. Wiseman, ed. Esther. [TOTC]Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.
      • Fox, Michael V., James L. Crenshaw, ed. Character and Idealogy in the Book of Esther. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1971.
      • Huey, F. B., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Esther (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 4). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.
      • McConville, J.G. Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. [DSB]Philadelphia: Westminster, 1995. Recommended for Esther only.

Commentaries: Job

      • Clines, David J. A. Job. 2 vols. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1989. *Hartley, John. Job.[NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.
      • Kidner, Derek. The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985.
      • Smick, Elmer, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Job (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 4). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1988.

Commentaries: Psalms

      • *Allen, Leslie C. Psalms 101-150. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1983.
      • *Craigie, Peter C. Psalms 1-50. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1983.
      • Kidner, Derek. Psalms 1-72. [TOTC]Leicester, England: Tyndale, 1973.
      • Psalms 73-150. [TOTC]Leicester, England: Tyndale, 1975.
      • Kraus, Hans-Joachim, Keith R. Crim, trans. Theology of the Psalms. 2 vols. [CC]Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1988.
      • Longman, Tremper. How to Read the Psalms. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1973.
      • *Tate, Marvin E. Psalms 51-100. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1991.
      • Vangemeren, Willem A., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Psalms (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 5). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1990.
      • Westermann, Claus, J. R. Porter, trans. The Living Psalms. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1989.

Commentaries: Proverbs

      • Bridges, Charles. Proverbs. Edinburgh, Scotland: Banner of Truth Trust, 1968.
      • *Garrett, Duane. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs. [NAC]Nashville: Broadman, 1993.
      • Hubbard, David. Proverbs. [MOT]Dallas: Word Books, 1989.
      • Kidner, Derek. Proverbs. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1964.
      • The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985.
      • McKane, William. Proverbs, A New Approach. [OTL]Philadelphia: Westminster, 1970.

Commentaries: Ecclesiastes

      • Fox, Michael V. A Time to Tear Down and a Time to Build Up: A New Reading of Ecclesiastes. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1999.
      • Garrett, Duane. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs. [NAC]Nashville: Broadman, 1993.
      • Kidner, Derek. The Wisdom of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1985.
      • Kinlaw, Dennis F., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Ecclesiastes (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 5). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1990.
      • *Longman, Tremper. The Book of Ecclesiastes. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.

Commentaries: Song of Solomon

      • Fox, Michael V. The Song of Songs and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.
      • *Garrett, Duane. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs. [NAC]Nashville: Broadman, 1993.
      • Kinlaw, Dennis F., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Song of Solomon (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 5). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1990.
      • Murphy, Roland E. The Song of Songs. [Herm]Philadelphia: Fortress, 1990.
      • Pope, Marvin H. Song of Songs. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977.

Commentaries: Isaiah

      • Motyer, J. Alec. Isaiah. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999.
      • *The Prophecy of Isaiah. Minneapolis: InterVarsity Press, 1993.
      • *Oswalt, John. The Book of Isaiah. 2 vols. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1986.

Commentaries: Jeremiah

      • Harrison, R. K. Jeremiah and Lamentations. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1973.
      • Holladay, William L. Jeremiah. 2 vols. [Herm]Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.
      • *Thompson, J. A. The Book of Jeremiah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1980.

Commentaries: Lamentations

      • Ellison, H. L., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Lamentations (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 6). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1986.
      • Harrison, R. K. Jeremiah and Lamentations. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1973.
      • Hillers, Delbert R. Lamentations. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1992.

Commentaries: Ezekiel

      • *Block, Daniel I. Ezekiel. 2 vols. [NICOT]Grand Rapids: MI: Eerdmans, 1997.
      • Zimmerli, Walther. Ezekiel. 2 vols. [Herm]Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979.

Commentaries: Daniel

      • Archer, Gleason, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Daniel (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 7). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1985.
      • *Baldwin, Joyce G. Daniel. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1978.
      • Wood, Leon. A Commentary on Daniel. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1973.
      • Young, Edward J. The Prophecy of Daniel. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1954.

Commentaries: Minor Prophets (One or Mulit-Volume Sets)

      • McComiskey, Thomas Edward, ed. The Minor Prophets. 3 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992.
      • Stuart, Douglas. Hosea-Jonah. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1987.

Commentaries: Hosea

      • *Anderson, Francis I. Hosea. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1980.
      • Mays, James L. Hosea. [OTL]Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1969.
      • Wolff, Hans W., Paul D. Hansen, ed., Gary Stansell, trans. Hosea. [Herm]Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1974.

Commentaries: Joel

      • *Allen, Leslie C. The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1976.
      • Finley, Thomas J. Joel, Amos, and Obadiah. [WEC]Chicago: Moody Press, 1990.
      • McComiskey, Thomas Edward, ed. The Minor Prophets. 3 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992.
      • Stuart, Douglas. Hosea-Jonah. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1987.
      • Wolff, Hans W. Joel and Amos. [Herm]Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1977.

Commentaries: Amos

      • *Anderson, Francis I. Amos. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1989.
      • Finley, Thomas J. Joel, Amos, and Obadiah. [WEC]Chicago: Moody Press, 1990.
      • Mays, James L. Amos. [OTL]Philadelphia: Westminster, 1969.
      • McComiskey, Thomas E., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Amos (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 7). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1985.
      • Stuart, Douglas. Hosea-Jonah. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1987.

Commentaries: Obadiah

      • *Allen, Leslie C. The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1976.
      • Finley, Thomas J. Joel, Amos, and Obadiah. [WEC]Chicago: Moody Press, 1990.
      • Niehaus, Jeffrey, Thomas McComiskey, ed. Obadiah (The Minor Prophets, Vol. 2). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1993.
      • Stuart, Douglas. Hosea-Jonah. [WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1987.
      • Wolff, Hans Walter, Margaret Kohl, trans. Obadiah and Jonah. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1986.

Commentaries: Jonah

      • *Allen, Leslie C. The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1976.
      • Baldwin, Joyce, Thomas McComiskey, ed. Jonah (The Minor Prophets, Vol. 2). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1993.
      • Sasson, Jack M. Jonah. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1990. Stuart, Douglas. Hosea-Jonah.[WBC]Dallas: Word Books, 1987.

Commentaries: Micah

      • Allen, Leslie C. The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1976.
      • McComiskey, Thomas E., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Micah (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 7). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1985.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.
      • Waltke, Bruce, Thomas McComiskey, ed. Micah (The Minor Prophets, Vol. 2). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1993.
      • Wolff, Hans W. Micah. [CC]Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1990.

Commentaries: Nahum

      • Baker, David W. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1988.
      • Longman, III, Tremper, Thomas McComiskey, ed. Nahum (The Minor Prophets, Vol. 2). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1993.
      • Patterson, Richard D. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. [WEC]Chicago: Moody Press, 1991. Robertson, O. Palmer. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah.[NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.

Commentaries: Habakkuk

      • Patterson, Richard D. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. [WEC]Chicago: Moody Press, 1991.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.

Commentaries: Zephaniah

      • Baker, David W. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1988.
      • Berlin, Adele. Zephaniah. [AB]Garden City: Doubleday, 1994.
      • Patterson, Richard D. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. [WEC]Chicago: Moody Press, 1991.
      • Robertson, O. Palmer. Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.

Commentaries: Haggai

      • Baldwin, Joyce G. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1972.
      • Peterson, David L. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. 2 vols. [OTL]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1986.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.
      • *Verhoef, Pieter A. The Books of Haggai and Malachi. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1986.

Commentaries: Zechariah

      • Baldwin, Joyce G. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1972.
      • McComiskey, Thomas Edward, ed. The Minor Prophets. 3 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992.
      • Peterson, David L. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. 2 vols. [OTL]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1986.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.

Commentaries: Malachi

      • Baldwin, Joyce G. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. [TOTC]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1972.
      • McComiskey, Thomas Edward, ed. The Minor Prophets. 3 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992.
      • Peterson, David L. Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. 2 vols. [OTL]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1986.
      • Smith, Ralph L. Micah-Malachi. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.
      • *Verhoef, Pieter A. The Books of Haggai and Malachi. [NICOT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1986.

Commentaries: Matthew

      • Blomberg, Craig L. Matthew. [NAC]Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1992.
      • *Carson, D. A., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Matthew (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 8). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1984.
      • Davies, William D., Dale C. Allison. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel According to Saint Matthew. 3 vols. [ICC]Edinburgh, Scotland: T & T Clark, 1988-94. (Technical)
      • France, R. T. Matthew. [TNTC]Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1985.
      • Hagner, Donald A. Matthew. 2 vols. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1995.

Commentaries: Mark

      • Brooks, James A. Mark. [NAC]Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1991.
      • Cranfield, C. E. B. The Gospel According to St. Mark. [CGTC]Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1959.
      • Hurtado, Larry. Mark. [NIBC]Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1989.
      • *Lane, William L. The Gospel of Mark. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1974.

Commentaries: Luke

      • *Bock, Darrell L. Luke. 2 vols. [BECNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1994.
      • Ellis, E.E. The Gospel of Luke. [NCBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1980.
      • Fitzmeyer, J. The Gospel of Luke. 2 vols. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1981, Rev. 1985. (Technical)
      • Marshall, I. Howard. Commentary on Luke. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1978. (Technical)
      • Nolland, John. Luke. 3 vols. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1989.
      • Stein, Robert. Luke. [NAC]Nashville: Broadman, 1992.

Commentaries: John

      • Barrett, C. K. The Gospel Accrording to John. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1978. (Technical)
      • Beasley-Murray, George R. John. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1987.
      • Brown, Raymond. The Gospel According to John. 2 vols. [NAC]Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1966-70. (Technical)
      • *Carson, D. A. The Gospel According to John. [Pillar]Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1991.
      • *Morris, Leon. The Gospel According to John, Revised. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995.

Commentaries: Acts

      • Bruce, F. F. The Book of Acts, Revised. 2nd ed. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988.
      • *Longenecker, Richard, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. Acts (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 9). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1981.
      • Marshall, I. Howard. Acts of the Apostles. [TNTC]Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1980.
      • Polhill, John. Acts. [NAC]Nashville, TN: Broadman, 1992.

Commentaries: Romans

      • Barrett, C. K. The Epistle to the Romans. [HNTC]Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1957.
      • Cranfield, C. E. B. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. 2 vols. [ICC]Edinburgh, Scotland: T & T Clark, 1975.
      • Dunn, James D. G. Romans. 2 vols. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1988.
      • *Moo, Douglas. The Epistle to the Romans. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI, Cambridge, UK: Eerdmans, 1996.
      • Schreiner, Thomas R. Romans. [BECNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998.
      • Stott, John. Romans: God’s Good News for the World. [BST]Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1994.

Commentaries: 1 Corinthians

      • Barrett, C. K. The First Epistle to the Corinthians. [BNTC]Peabody, MA: Henrickson, 1968.
      • *Fee, Gordon D. The First Epistle to the Corinthians. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1987.

Commentaries: 2 Corinthians

      • Barrett, C. K. The Second Epistle to the Corinthians. [BNTC]Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1973. Harris, Murray J., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. 2 Corinthians (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 10).
      • [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1976.
      • *Martin, Ralph P. 2 Corinthians. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1986.
      • Thrall, Margaret E. 2 Corinthians. 2 vols. [ICC]Edinburgh, Scotland: T & T Clark, 1994. (Technical)

Commentaries: Galatians

      • *Bruce, F. F. The Epistle to the Galatians. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1982. (Technical)
      • Fung, R.Y.K. The Epistle to the Galatians. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988.
      • George, Timothy. Galatians. [NAC]Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1994.
      • *Longenecker, Richard N. Galatians. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1990.

Commentaries: Ephesians

      • Barth, Markus. Ephesians. 2 vols. [AB]Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1974.
      • Bruce, F. F. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1984.
      • *Lincoln, Andrew T. Ephesians. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1990.
      • *O’Brien, Peter T. The Letter to the Ephesians. [Pillar]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1999.
      • Stott, John R. W. The Message of Ephesians. [BST]Leicester, England, Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1979.

Commentaries: Philippians

      • *Fee, Gordon D. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995.
      • Hawthorne, G.F. Philippians. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1983.
      • *O’ Brien, Peter T. The Epistle to the Philippians. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1991. (Technical) Though more technical in nature, this may be the best commentary on Philippians this century.
      • Silva, Moises. Philippians. [BECNT]Dallas, TX: Baker Books, 1993.

Commentaries: Colossians/Philemon

      • Bruce, F. F. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1984.
      • Harris, Murray J. Colossians and Philemon. [EGGNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1991.
      • Moule, C. F. D. The Epistles to the Colossians and to Philemon. [CGTC]Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1957. (Technical)
      • *O’Brien, Peter T. Colossians, Philemon. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1982.

Commentaries: 1 & 2 Thessalonians

      • Best, Ernest. The First and Second Epistles to the Thessalonians. [BNTC]Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1993.
      • *Bruce, F. F. 1 & 2 Thessalonians. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1982.
      • Thomas, Robert L., Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. 1 & 2 Thessalonians (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 11). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1978.
      • *Wanamaker, Charles A. The Epistles to the Thessalonians. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990. (Technical)

Commentaries: Pastoral Epistles

      • Earle, Ralph, Frank E. Gæbelein, ed. 1 & 2 Timothy (Expositor’s Bible Commentary Volume 11). [EBC]Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1976.
      • Fee, Gordon D. 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus. [NIBC]Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, Carlisle, UK: Paternoster Press, 1984.
      • Kelly, J. N. D. The Pastoral Epistles. [BNTC]Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1960.
      • *Knight, III, George W. The Pastoral Epistles. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, Carlisle, UK: Paternoster Press, 1992. (Technical)

Commentaries: Hebrews

      • Bruce, F. F. The Epistle to the Hebrews, Revised. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990.
      • Ellingworth, Paul. The Epistle to the Hebrews. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1993. (Technical)
      • Hewitt, Thomas. The Epistle to the Hebrews. [TNTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1960.
      • *Lane, William L. Hebrews. 2 vols. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1991.

Commentaries: James

      • *Davids, Peter H. The Epistle of James. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1982. (Technical)
      • Laws, S. The Epistle of James. [BNTC]Peabody, MA: Henrickson, 1993.
      • Martin, R.P. James. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1988.
      • Moo, Douglas. James. [TNTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1985.

Commentaries: 1 Peter

      • *Davids, Peter H. The First Epistle of Peter. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1990.
      • Grudem, Wayne. 1 Peter. [TNTC]Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988.
      • Michaels, J. Ramsey. 1 Peter. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1988. Commentaries: 2 Peter/Jude
      • *Bauckham, Richard J. Jude, 2 Peter. [WBC]Waco, TX: Word Books, 1983. Bauckham is an outstanding exegete, although not always conservative on background issues.
      • Green, Michael. The Second Epistle General of Peter and the General Epistle of Jude. [TNTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1987.
      • Kelly, J.N.D. A Commentary on the Epistles of Peter and Jude. [BNTC]Peabody, MA: Henrickson, 1993.

Commentaries: Johannine Epistles

      • Brown, Raymond E. The Epistles of John. [AB]New York, NY: Doubleday, 1982.
      • Marshall, I.H. The Epistles of John. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1978.
      • Smalley, Stephen S. 1 2 3 John. [WBC]Dallas, TX: Word Books, 1984.
      • Stott, John R.W. The Letters of John. [TNTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988.

Commentaries: Revelation

      • Bauckham, Richard. The Climax of Prophecy: Studies on the Book of Revelation. Edinburgh, Scotland: T & T Clark, 1993.
      • Beale, G. K. The Book of Revelation. [NIGTC]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, Carlisle, UK: Paternoster Press, 1999. (Technical)
      • Beasley-Murray, G. R. Revelation. [ICC]Edinburg, Scotland: T & T Clark, .
      • *Mounce, Robert F. The Book of Revelation. [NICNT]Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1977.

Systematic Theology: General

      • Berkof, Louis. Systematic Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1953.
      • Calvin, John, John T. McNeill, ed., Ford Lewis Battles, trans. Institutes of the Christian Religion. 2 vols. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Press, 1960.
      • Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1983.
      • Grudem, Wayne, Jeff Purswell, ed. Bible Doctrine. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1999.
      • *Grudem, Wayne. Systematic Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, Leicester, England: InterVarsity Press, 1994.
      • Lewis, Gordon R., Bruce A. Demarest. Integrative Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1996.

Systematic Theology: Doctrine of Scripture

      • Carson, D. A., ed., John D. Woodbridge, ed. Scripture and Truth. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992.
      • Geisler, Norman L., ed. Inerrancy. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1980.
      • Marshall, I. Howard. Biblical Inspiration. Carlisle, England: Paternoster Press, 1982.
      • Packer, J. I. God Has Spoken. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1979.
      • Sproul, R. C. Explaining Inerrancy. Orlando: Ligonier Ministries, 1980, Rev. 1996.

Systematic Theology: Doctrine of God

      • Bavinck, Herman, William Hendrickson, trans. The Doctrine of God. Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1951.
      • Charnock, Stephen. The Existence and Attributes of God. 2 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1979.
      • Erickson, Millard J. God in Three Persons. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1995.
      • Erickson, Millard J. God the Father Almighty. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998.
      • Helm, Paul. The Providence of God. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1994.
      • Lidgett, J. S. The Fatherhood of God. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
      • Packer, J. I. Knowing God. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1973.
      • Piper, John. Desiring God. Portland: Multnomah Press, 1986, Rev. 1996.
      • The Pleasures of God. Portland: Multnomah Press, 1991.
      • Sproul, R. C. The Holiness of God. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1985.
      • Tozer, A. W. The Knowledge of the Holy. San Francisco: Harper Collings, 1961.

Systematic Theology: Doctrine of Man, Sin, and Christ

      • Cullmann, Oscar. The Christology of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1953.
      • Harris, Murray J. Jesus as God: The New Testament use of Theos in Reference to Jesus. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1992.
      • Hengel, Martin, John Bowden, trans. The Atonement: The Origins of the Doctrine in the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1981.
      • Hengel, Martin. The Son of God. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1976.
      • Hoekema, Anthony A. Created in God’s Image. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, Carlisle, England: Paternoster Press, 1986.
      • Letham, Robert. The Work of Christ. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993.
      • Lewis, Peter. The Glory of Christ. Chicago: Moody Press, 1997.
      • Marshall, I. Howard. The Work of Christ. Carlisle, UK: Paternoster Press, 1969.
      • Morris, Leon. The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1955.
      • The Atonement: Its Meaning and Its Significance. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1983.
      • Reymond, Robert L. Jesus: Divine Messiah. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1990.
      • Stott, John. The Cross of Christ. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1986.
      • Wells, David F. The Person of Christ: A Biblical and Historical Analysis of the Incarnation. Alliance, OH: Bible Scholar Books, 1984.

Systematic Theology: Soteriology

      • Boettner, Loraine. The Reformed Doctrine of Predestination. Phillipsburg, PA: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1932.
      • Hoekema, Anthony A. Saved by Grace. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1989.
      • Luther, Martin, J. I. Packer, trans., O. R. Johnston, trans. The Bondage of the Will. Grand Rapids, MI: Fleming H. Revell, 1957.
      • Schreiner, Thomas R., ed., Bruce A. Ware, ed. The Grace of God, The Bondage of the Will. 2 vols. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1995.
      • Wright, R. K. McGregor. No Place for Sovereignty: What’s Wrong with Freewill Theism. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

Systematic Theology: Doctrine of Sanctification

      • Alcorn, Randy. Money, Possessions, and Eternity. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1989.
      • Bridges, Jerry. The Discipline of Grace. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1994.
      • The Joy of Fearing God. Colorado Springs, CO: Waterbrook Press, 1997.
      • The Practice of Godliness. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1992.
      • The Pursuit of Holiness. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1978.
      • Carson, D. A. A Call to Spiritual Reformation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1992.
      • Dieter, Melvin E., et al. Five Views on Sanctification. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1987.
      • Lundgaard, Kris. The Enemy Within. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1998.
      • Owen, John, James M. Houston, ed. Sin and Temptation. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 1983.
      • Owen, John. Temptation and Sin (The Works of John Owen Vol. 6). Edinburgh, Scotland: Banner of Truth Trust, 1967.
      • Peterson, David. Possessed by God: A New Testament Theology of Sanctification and Holiness. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995.
      • Piper, John. A Hunger for God. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 1997.
      • Piper, John. Future Grace. Sisters, OR: Multnomah, 1995.
      • Ryle, J. C. Holiness. Durham, England: Evangelical Press, 1879.
      • Schaeffer, Francis A. True Spirituality. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 1971.
      • Tozer, A. W. The Pursuit of God. Camp Hill, NJ: Christian Publications, 1982.
      • Welch, Edward T. When People Are Big and God Is Small. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 1997.
      • Whitney, Donald. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1991.
      • Willard, Dallas. The Spirit of the Disciplines. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1988.

Systematic Theology: Pneumatology

      • Deere, Jack. Surprised by the Power of the Spirit. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1993.
      • Fee, Gordon D. God’s Empowering Presence. Peabody, MA: Henrickson, 1994.
      • Grudem, Wayne A., ed. Are Miraculous Gifts for Today? Four Views. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1996.
      • Murray, Iain H. Pentecost – Today? Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1998.
      • Packer, J. I. Keep in Step with the Spirit. Grand Rapids, MI: Fleming H. Revell, 1984. Turner, Max. The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1996.
      • White, John. When the Spirit Comes in Power. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1988.

Systematic Theology: Eschatology

    • Boettner, Lorraine. Immortality. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1956.
    • Clouse, Robert G., et al. The Meaning of the Millennium: Four Views. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1977.
    • Cox, William E. Amillennialism Today. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1966.
    • Biblical Studies in Final Things. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1966. Harris, Murray J. From Grave to Glory. Grand Rapids, MI: Academie Books, 1990.
    • Raised Immortal. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1983.
    • Hoekema, Anthony A. The Bible and the Future. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1979.
    • Ladd, George Eldon. The Blessed Hope. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1956.
    • Reiter, Richard R., ed., Gleason L. Archer, Paul D. Feinberg, Douglas J. Moo. The Rapture. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1984.