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The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies Provides a comprehensive survey of Biblical scholarship in a variety of disciplines.



Alexander, P. S. 1984. ‘Rabbinic Biography and the Biography of Jesus: A Survey of the Evidence’. In C. M. Tuckett, ed., Synoptic Studies: The Ampleforth Conferences of 1982 and 1983, JSNTS.S 7, Sheffield: JSOT Press, 19–50.

Aune, D. E. 1987. The New Testament in Its Literary Environment. Philadelphia: Westminster.

Bauckham, R., ed. 1998. The Gospels for All Christians: Rethinking the Gospel Audiences. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Bornkamm, G. 1948. ‘The Stilling of the Storm in Matthew’. In idem, G. Barth and H. J. Held, eds., Tradition and Interpretation in Matthew, London: SCM, 1963, 52–7.

Brown, R. E. 1979. The Community of the Beloved Disciple. London: Geoffrey Chapman.

Bultmann, R. 1921. Die Geschichte der synoptischen Tradition. ET: The History of the Synoptic Tradition, rev. edn. with supplement, trans. John Marsh. Oxford: Blackwell, 1972.

Burridge, R. A. 1992. What are the Gospels? A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography. SNTSMS 70. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

——— 1994. Four Gospels, One Jesus? A Symbolic Reading. London: SPCK; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans; rev. updated edn., 2005.

——— 1998. ‘About People, by People, for People: Gospel Genre and Audiences’. In Bauckham (1998), 113–45.

——— 2000. ‘Gospel Genre, Christological Controversy and the Absence of Rabbinic Biography: Some Implications of the Biographical Hypothesis’. In C. M. Tuckett and D. G. Horrell, eds., Christology, Controversy & Community: New Testament Essays in Honour of David Catchpole, Leiden: Brill, 137–56.

——— 2004. What are the Gospels? A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography, rev. updated edn. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.

Cancik, H. 1997. ‘The History of Culture, Religion and Institutions in Ancient Historiography: Philological Observations concerning Luke's History’. JBL 116: 673–95.

Collins, A. Y. 1995. ‘Genre and the Gospels’. JR 75. 2: 239–46.

Conzelmann, H. 1954. Die Mitte der Zeit: Studien zur Theologie des Lukas. ET: Theology of St. Luke, trans. G. Buswell. London: Faber & Faber, 1960.

Cullmann, O. 1956. ‘The Plurality of the Gospels as a Theological Problem in Antiquity’. In idem, The Early Church: Studies in Early Christian History and Theology, ed. A. J. B. Higgins, Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 37–54.

Frickenschmidt, D. 1997. Evangelium als Biographie: Die vier Evangelien im Rahmen antiker Erzählkunst. Tübingen: Francke Verlag.

Hengel, M. 2000. The Four Gospels and the One Gospel of Jesus Christ: An Investigation of the Collection and Origin of the Canonical Gospels. London: SCM.

Kingsbury, J. D. 1988. Matthew as Story, 2nd edn. Philadelphia: Fortress.

Martyn, J. L. 1979. History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel. Nashville: Abingdon.

Momigliano, A. 1971. The Development of Greek Biography. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Morgan, R. 1979. ‘The Hermeneutical Significance of Four Gospels’. Interpretation, 33. 4: 376–88.

Neusner, J. 1984. In Search of Talmudic Biography: The Problem of the Attributed Saying. BJS 70. Chico, Calif.: Scholars.

——— 1988. Why No Gospels in Talmudic Judaism? Atlanta: Scholars Press.

Renan, E. 1863. Life of Jesus. ET: London: Kegan Paul, 1893.

Rhoads, D., and Michie, Donald 1982. Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Schmidt, K. L. 1923. ‘Die Stellung der Evangelien in der allgemeinen Literaturgeschichte’. In Hans Schmidt, ed., EUCHARISTERION: Studien zur Religion und Literatur des Alten und Neuen Testaments, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, ii, FRLANT, n.s. 19. 2: 50–134. ET: The Place of the Gospels in the General History of Literature, trans. Byron R. McCane, Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2002, with an introduction by John Riches.

Stanton, G. N. 1974. Jesus of Nazareth in New Testament Preaching. SNTSMS 27. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

——— 1997. ‘The Fourfold Gospel’. NTS 43: 347–66.

——— 2004. Jesus and Gospel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Stendahl, K. 1968. The School of St Matthew. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Sterling, G. E. 1989. ‘Luke–Acts and Apologetic Historiography’. In SBL 1989 Seminar Papers, Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 326–42.

Talbert, C. H. 1977. What is a Gospel? The Genre of the Canonical Gospels. Philadelphia: Fortress; London: SPCK, 1978.

——— 1996. ‘The Acts of the Apostles: Monograph or Bios?’ In Ben Witherington III, ed., History, Literature, and Society in the Book of Acts, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 58–72.

Tannehill, R. C. 1986, 1990. The Narrative Unity of Luke–Acts: A Literary Interpretation, 2 vols. Philadelphia and Minneapolis: Fortress Press.

Vines, M. E. 2002. The Problem of the Markan Genre: The Gospel of Mark and the Jewish Novel. Atlanta: SBL.

Weeden, T. J. 1971. Mark: Traditions in Conflict. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

Wills, L. M. 1997. The Quest of the Historical Gospel: Mark, John and the Origins of the Gospel Genre. London: Routledge.

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