NT Extra-Biblical Literature Studies

A list of the best books on NT Extra-Biblical Literature Studies ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.

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Texts and Artefacts: Collected Essays on Early Christian Manuscripts Hurtado, Larry W. 240 LNTS 2017
Jude on the Attack A Comparative Analysis of the Epistle of Jude, Jewish Judgment Oracles, and Greco-Roman Invective Robinson, Alexandra 240 LNTS 2017
Scrolls, Scriptures and Early Christianity Vermes, Geza 96 LSTS 2005
Documents and Images for the Study of the Gospels Cartlidge, David R.; Dungan, David L. 334 2015
Documents and Images for the Study of Paul eds. Reasoner, Mark; Elliott, Neil 432 2010
Early Church Understandings of Jesus as the Female Divine The Scandal of the Scandal of Particularity Douglas, Sally 240 LNTS 2016
Christian Beginnings and the Dead Sea Scrolls Abegg Jr., Martin G.; Wooden, R. Glenn; Smith, Barry D.; Wilson, Jonathan R. 144 ASBT 2006
Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature: Volume 5: The Didache: Its Jewish Sources and Its Place in Early Judasim and Christianity Flusser, David; van de Sandt, Huub 432 CRINT 2002
 Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature: Volume 3: Philo in Early Christian Literature Runia, David T. 438 CRINT 1993
 Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature: Volume 4: Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage in Early Christianity eds. Vanderkam, James C.; Adler, William 300 CRINT 1996
Eschatology in the Making: Mark, Matthew and the Didache Balabanski, Victoria 260 SNTSMS 2005
The Other Gospels: Non-Canonical Gospel Texts eds. Cameron, Ron 191 1982
Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels Evans, Craig A. 290 2006
Noncanonical Writings and New Testament Interpretation Evans, Craig A. 304 1992
Ancient Texts For New Testament Studies: A Guide To The Background Literature Evans, Craig A. 539 2005
A Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora Boyarin, Daniel 192 2015
Eschatology and the Saviour The 'Gospel of Mary' among Early Christian Dialogue Gospels Parkhouse, Sarah 306 SNTSMS 2019
The Origin of Evil Spirits: The Reception of Genesis 6:1-4 in Early Jewish Literature Wright, Archie T. 247 2015
Turbulent Times? Josephus and Scholarship on Judaea in the First Century CE McLaren, James S. 312 LSTS 1998
Tendentious Hagiographies: Jewish Propagandist Fiction BCE Chyutin, Michael 352 LSTS 2012
Knowledge and the Coming Kingdom: The Didache's Meal Ritual and its Place in Early Christianity Schwiebert, Jonathan 304 LNTS 2008
The Gospel of Mary: Beyond a Gnostic and a Biblical Mary Magdalene de Boer, Esther A. 256 LNTS 2004
The Composition of the Gospel of Thomas: Original Language and Influences Gathercole, Simon J. 338 SNTSMS 2014
Two Powers in Heaven: Early Rabbinic Reports About Christianity and Gnosticism Segal, Alan F. 314 2002
The Gnostic Scriptures: A New Translation with Annotations and Introductions Layton, Bentley 576 AYBRL 1995
Contours in the Text: Textual Variation in the Writings of Paul, Josephus and the Yahad Norton, Jonathan D. H. 224 LNTS 2011
Jesus, the Galilean Exorcist: His Exorcisms in Social and Political Context Witmer, Amanda 264 LNTS 2012
The Gospel of Matthew's Dependence on the Didache Garrow, Alan 240 LNTS 2004
The Damascus Covenant: An Interpretation of the 'Damascus Document' Davies, Philip R. 267 LHBOTS 1983
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