3110: Recommended Reading

Asterisked items may be helpful for students’ introductory reading and preparation.


Allen, David M. 2008. Deuteronomy and Exhortation in Hebrews: A Study in Narrative Re-Presentation. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament 2:238. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

*Attridge, Harold W, and Helmut Koester. 1989. The Epistle to the Hebrews: A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews. Hebrews. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Bauckham, Richard. 2009. The Epistle to the Hebrews and Christian Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

Carson, D. A. 1982. From Sabbath to Lord’s Day: A Biblical, Historical, and Theological Investigation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

Compton, Jared. 2015. Psalm 110 and the Logic of Hebrews. Library of New Testament Studies. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark US.

Dunnill, John. 1992. Covenant and Sacrifice in the Letter to the Hebrews. Monograph Series (Society for New Testament Studies). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ellingworth, Paul. 1991. The Epistle to the Hebrews. London: Epworth.

———. 1993. The Epistle to the Hebrews: A Commentary on the Greek Text. New International Greek Testament Commentary (Grand Rapids, Mich.). Grand Rapids/Carlisle: W.B. Eerdmans.

Ellis, E. Earle. 1991. The Old Testament in Early Christianity: Canon and Interpretation in the Light of Modern Research. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck).

France, R.T. 1996. “The Writer of Hebrews as a Biblical Expositor.” Tyndale Bulletin 47 (2): 245–76.

Frost, S. 1987. “Who Were the Heroes? An Exercise in Bi-Testamentary Exegesis with Christological Implications.” In The Glory of Christ in the New Testament, edited by L.D. Hurst and N.T. Wright. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

*Gelardini, Gabriella. 2005. Hebrews [Electronic Resource]: Contemporary Methods, New Insights. Biblical Interpretation Series. Leiden: Brill.

Gleason, R.C. 2000. “The Old Testament Background of Rest in Hebrews 3:7-4:11.” Bibliotheca Sacra 157 (September): 281–303.

Guthrie, George H. 1997. “The Old Testament in Hebrews.” In Dictionary of the Latter New Testament and Its Developments, edited by Ralph P Martin and Peter H Davids. Grove IL: InterVarsity Press.

Hanson, Anthony Tyrrell. 1983. The Living Utterances of God: The New Testament Exegesis of the Old. London: Darton, Longman and Todd.

*Harrington, Daniel J. 2005. What Are They Saying about the Letter to the Hebrews? WATSA Series. New York: Paulist Press.

Horning, E.B. 1978. “Chiasmus, Creedal Structure and Christology in Hebrews 12.1-2.” Biblical Research 23: 37–48.

Johnson, Luke Timothy, and Jennifer K. Cox. 2006. Hebrews: A Commentary. First. New Testament Library. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press.

Kendall, R. T. 1995. Believing God: Studies on Faith in Hebrews 11. Biblical Classics Library. Carlisle: Paternoster.

Koester, Craig R. 2007. Hebrews: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. Bible. English. Anchor Bible. 1964. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press.

Laansma, Jon, and Daniel J. Treier. 2012. Christology, Hermeneutics, and Hebrews: Profiles from the History of Interpretation. Library of New Testament Studies. London: T & T Clark.

Mitchell, Alan Christopher, and Daniel J Harrington. 2007. Hebrews. Sacra Pagina Series. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press.

*Ounsworth, Richard J. 2009. “What Are They Saying about the Letter to the Hebrews?” Scripture Bulletin 39 (July): 76–90.

Ounsworth, Richard Joseph. 2012. Joshua Typology in the New Testament. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament 2:328. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Peeler, Amy L. B. 2014. You Are My Son [Electronic Resource]: The Family of God in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Library of New Testament Studies. London: Bloomsbury.

Richardson, Christopher A. 2012. Pioneer and Perfecter of Faith: Jesus Faith as the Climax of Israels History in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Rooke, D.W. n.d. “Jesus as Royal Priest: Reflections on the Interpretation of the Melchizedek Tradition in Hebrews 7.” Biblica 81: 81–94.

Scholer, John M. 1991. Proleptic Priests: Priesthood in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Journal for the Study of the New Testament. Supplement Series, 49. Sheffield: JSOT.

Swetnam, James. 1981. “Jesus as Λογος in Heb 4:12-13.” Biblica 62: 214–24.

Thiessen, M. 2007. “Hebrews and the End of the Exodus.” Novum Testamentum 49: 353–69.

Williamson, R. 1983. “The Incarnation of the Logos in Hebrews.” Expository Times 95 (1): 4–8.


Abbott-Smith, G. 1999. A manual Greek lexicon of the New Testament. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Adams, J. N, Mark Janse, and Simon Swain. 2002. Bilingualism in Ancient Society [Electronic Resource]: Language Contact and the Written Text. Oxford Scholarship Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Beale, G. K, William A Ross, and Daniel J. Brendsel. 2014. An interpretive lexicon of New Testament Greek: analysis of prepositions, adverbs, particles, relative pronouns, and conjunctions. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan

Black, David Alan. 1988. Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek: A Survey of Basic Concepts and Applications. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Book House.

Blass, Friedrich, Albert Debrunner, and Robert W Funk. 1961. A Greek Grammar of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Buck, Carl Darling. 1955. The Greek Dialects: Grammar, Selected Inscriptions, Glossary. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Campbell, Constantine R. 2015. Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.

Caragounis, Chrys C. 2004. The Development of Greek and the New Testament: Morphology, Syntax, Phonology, and Textual Transmission. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament, 167. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Christidēs, A.-Ph, M Arapopoulou, and Maria Chritē. 2007. A History of Ancient Greek: From the Beginnings to Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Georgakopoulou, Alexandra, and M. S Silk. 2009. Standard Languages and Language Standards: Greek, Past and Present. Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College London. Farnham: Ashgate.

Horrocks, Geoffrey C. 2014. Greek: A History of the Language and Its Speakers. Second. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell.

Law, T. M. 2013. When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible. Oxford Scholarship Online. New York: Oxford University Press.

Liddell, Henry George, Robert Scott, and Henry Stuart Jones. 1996. A Greek-English lexicon. 9th ed., rev. And augm. throughout. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Metzger, Bruce M. 1994. A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament: A Companion Volume to the United Bible Societies Greek New Testament (Fourth Revised Edition). 2nd ed. London: United Bible Societies.

Moulton, James Hope, and Wilbert Francis Howard. 1919. A Grammar of New Testament Greek. Vol. 2, Accidence and Word-Formation, with an Appendix on Semitisms in the New Testament. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Porter, Stanley E. 1992. Idioms of the Greek New Testament. Biblical Languages–Greek. Sheffield: JSOT Press.

Porter, Stanley E., and Mark J Boda. 2009. Translating the New Testament: Text, Translation, Theology. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.

Porter, Stanley E., and Andrew W Pitts. 2013. The Language of the New Testament [Electronic Resource]: Context, History, and Development. Linguistic Biblical Studies, v. 6. Leiden: Brill.

Swetnam, James. 1998. An Introduction to the Study of New Testament Greek. Part 1, Morphology. 2nd, rev. ed. Subsidia Biblica. Roma: Editrice Pontificio Istituto Biblico. Wallace, Daniel B. 1996. Greek Grammar beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament with Scripture, Subject, and Greek Word Indexes. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Zerwick, Max, and Joseph Smith. 1963. Biblical Greek. English ed., Adapted from the 4th Latin ed. Scripta Pontificii Instituti Biblici. Rome: [s. n.].


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