From: (Eric Volkel) Newsgroups: soc.religion.quaker Date: Thu, 30 May 1996 20:37:39

For those who are interested following is a bibliography of books concerning Christology and the historical Jesus (both recent and near recent): John Dominic Crossan:

Who Killed Jesus? Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism int he Gospel Story of The Death of Jesus, HarperSanFrancisco, 1995

Jesus, A Revolutionary Biography, HarperSanFrancisco, 1994

The Essential Jesus, Original Sayings and Earliest Images, HarperSanFrancisco, 1994

The Historical Jesus, The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant, HarperSanFrancisco, 1991

The Real Jesus, The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Truth of the Traditional Gospels, Luke Timothy Johnson, HarperSanFrancisco, 1996

John P. Meier:

A Marginal Jew, Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Volume One: The Roots of the Problem and the Person, Doubleday, Anchor Bible Reference Library, 1991

A Marginal Jew, Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Volume Two: Mentor, Message, and Miracles, Doubleday, Anchor Bible Reference Library, 1994

The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey, Zondervan Publishing House, 1995

Raymond E. Brown:

The Birth of the Messiah, New Updated Edition, Doubleday, Anchor Bible Reference Library, 1977, 1993

The Death of the Messiah, 2 Volumes, Doubleday, Anchor Bible Reference Library, 1994

An Introduction to New Testament Christology, Paulist Press, 1994

Christ Without Absolutes, A Study of the Christology of Ernst Troeltsch, Sarah Coakley, Clarendon Paperbacks, 1988

C. S. Song:

Jesus & the Reign of God, Fortress Press, 1993

Jesus in the Power of the Spirit, Fortress Press, 1994

Edward Schillebeeckx:

Jesus, An Experiment in Christology, Crossroad, 1986

Christ, The Experience of Jesus as Lord, Crossroad, 1986

The Religion of Jesus the Jew, Geza Vermes, Fortress Press, 1993

Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, Marcus J. Borg, HarperSanFrancisco, 1994

Bishop John Shelby Spong:

Born of a Woman, A Bishop Rethinks the Birth of Jesus, HarperSanFrancisco, 1992

Resurrection, Myth or Reality, A Bishop's Search for the Origins of Christianity, HarperSanFrancisco, 1994

The Historical Figure of Jesus, E. P. Sanders, Allen Lane The Penguin Press, 1993

The Metaphor of God Incarnate, Christology in a Pluralistic Age, John Hick, Westminster/John Knox Press, 1993

Gerd Ludemann:

The Resurrection of Jesus, History, Experience, Theology, Fortress Press, 1994

What Really Happened to Jesus, A Historical Approach to the Resurrection, Westminster John Knox Press, 1995

The Jesus Quest, The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth, Ben Witherington III, InterVarsity Press, 1995

Jesus in the Gospels, A Biblical Christology, Rudolf Schnackenburg, Westminster John Knox Press, 1995

The Crucifixion of Jesus, History, Myth, Faith, Gerard S. Sloyan, Fortress Press, 1995

Christology, A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus, Gerald O'Collins S. J., Oxford, 1995

Muhammad and Jesus, A Comparison of the Prophets and Their Teachings, William E. Phipps, Continuum, 1996

Aloys Grillmeier:

Christ in Christian Tradition, Vol 1 (up to Chalcedon) and Vol 2 (published in three parts so far), Westminster John Knox Press

The Crucified Guru, An Experiment in Cross-Cultural Christology, M. Thomas Thangaraj, Abingdon, 1994

The Meaning of Christ, A Mahayana Theology, John P. Keenan, Orbis Press, 1989

The Original Jesus, The Buddhist Sources of Christianity, Elmar R. Gruber & Holger Kersten, Element, 1995 (I am not sure if this book has much scholastic value)

The Quest for the Messiah, The History, Literature and Theology of the Johannine Community, Second Edition, John Painter, Abingdon, 1993

Jesus Through the Centuries, His Place in the History of Culture, Jaroslav Pelikan, Yale University Press, 1985

Christology at the Crossroads, Jon Sobrino, S.J., Orbis Press, 1978

Jesus, Miriam's Child, Sophia's Prophet, Critical Issues in Feminist Christology, Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza, Continuum, 1994