Biblical Interpretation


Barton, John & John Muddiman (eds), The Oxford Bible Commentary, OUP, Oxford, 2001

Barton, John (ed), Cambridge Companion to Biblical Interpretation, CUP, Cambridge, 1998

Blenkinsopp, Joseph,Treasures Old and NewEssays in the Theology of the Pentateuch,  Eerdmans, Grand Rapids 2004 

Boxall, Ian, New Testament Interpretation, SCM Study Guide, SCM Press, Norwich, 2007.

Brueggemann, Walter, Interrupting Silence, SCM, London, 2018.

Charpentier, Etienne, How to Read the Old Testament, SCM, London, 1981

Charpentier, Etienne, How to Read the New Testament, SCM, London, 1981

Clines, David J A, Interested Parties, Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, 1995

Coats, George W (ed), Saga, Legend, Tale, Novella, Fable, Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, 1985

Coggins, R G and Houlden, J L (eds), A Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation, SCM, London, 1990

Dennis, Trevor, The Book of Books. The Bible Retold, Lion, Oxford, 2003

Gilmore, Alec, Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins, Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield

Gilmore, Alec, Concise Dictionary of Bible Origins and Interpretation, Continuum

Knight, Douglas A, Methods of Biblical Interpretation (Excerpted from the Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation), Abingdon Press, Nashville, 2004

Laymon, Charles M (ed), The Interpreter’s One-Volume Commentary on the Bible, Abingdon Press, Nashville, 1971

Marshall, Howard I, Beyond the Bible: Moving from Scripture to Theology, Baker Academic, Grand Rapids, MI 2004

Parris, David Paul, Reading the Bible with GiantsPaternoster, London, 2006 

Pugh, Ben, Theology in the Contemporary World, SCM, London, 2017

Shillington, V George, Reading the Sacred Text. An Introduction to Biblical Studies, T & T Clark, London, 2002

Soulen, Richard N & R Kendall Soulen, Handbook of Biblical Criticism, Third Edition Revised and Expanded, Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville and London, 2001

Theissen, Gerd, The Bible and Contemporary Culture, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2007

Vincent, Ray, Let the Bible Be Itself, O Books, Winchester, UK and Washington, USA, 2008

Ward, Keith, The Promise, SPCK, London, 2010.

Young, Robert, Analytical Concordance to the Holy Bible, Lutterworth, Cambridge  

Bible and Literature

Alter, Robert, The World of Biblical Literature, SPCK, London, 1992

Alter, Robert & Kermode, Frank, The Literary Guide to the Bible, Collins, London, 1987

Jasper, David & Prickett, Stephen (eds), The Bible and Literature: a Reader, Blackwell, Oxford, 1999

Platten, Stephen (ed), Ink and Spirit. Literature and Spirituality, Canterbury Press, Norwich, 2000.

Rajendra,Cecil, Trial 'n'TerrorBogle-L’Ouverture Press, London,2005 

Van de Weyer, Robert, Celtic Parables. Stories, Poems and Prayers, SPCK, London, 2009

Liberation Readings

Bauckham, Richard, The Bible In Politics. How to Read the Bible Politically, Second edition, SPCK, London, 2010

Ceresko, Anthony R, Introduction to the Old Testament: a Liberation Perspective, Chapman, London, 1992

Gottwald, Norman K (ed), The Bible and Liberation, Orbis, Maryknoll, 1984

Mosala, Itumeleng J, Biblical Hermeutics and Black Theology in South Africa, Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, 1989

Rowland, Christopher and Corner, Mark, Liberating Exegesis. The Challenge of Liberation Theology to Biblical Studies, SPCK, London, 1990

Segovia, Fernando F and Tolbert, Mary Ann, Reading from this Place: vol 2, Social Location and Bible Interpretation in Global Perspective. Fortress Press, 1995

Sugirtharajah, R S, Postcolonial Reconfigurations. An Alternative Way of Reading the Bible and Doing Theology, SCM Press, London, 2003

Sugirtharajah, R S, Voices from the Margin. Interpreting the Bible in the Third World, SPCK, 1991

West, Gerald O (ed), Reading Other-Wise. Socially Engaged Biblical Scholars Reading with their Local Communities, Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, 2007

Narrative Readings

Alter, Robert, The Art of Biblical Narrative, Basic Books, New York, 1981

Bar-Efrat, Shimon, Narrative Art in the Bible, T & T Clark, London, 2004

Dennis, Trevor, Lo and Behold! The Power of Old Testament Story Telling, SPCK, London, 1991

Fokkelman, J P, Reading Biblical Narrative. An Introductory Guide, Westminster/John Knox Press, Louisville, Kentucky, 2000

Gunn, David M & Fewell, Danna Nolan, Narrative in the Hebrew Bible, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993

Powell, Mark Allen, What is Narrative Criticism? SPCK, London, 1993

Feminist Readings

Choi Hee Han & Katheryn Pfisterer Darr, Engaging the Bible. Critical Readings from Contemporary Women, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 2006

Sakenfeld, Katharine Doob, Just Wives? Stories of Power and Survival in the Old Testament and Today, Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville, 2003.

Schottroff, Luise, Schroer, Sylvia & Wacker, Marie-Theres, Feminist Interpretation: The Bible in Women’s Perspective, Fortress Press, 1998

Schroer, Sylvia & Sohia Bietenhard (eds), Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation, Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield

Trible, Phyllis, Texts of Terror, SCM, London, 1984

Ecological Readings    

Habel, Norman C (ed), The Earth Story in the Psalms and the Prophets, Sheffield Academic Press, UK and Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, USA, 2001

Habel, Norman C & Shirley Wurst (eds), The Earth Story in Wisdom Traditions, Sheffield Academic Press, UK and Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, USA, 2001 

Habel, Norman C & Vicky Balabanski (eds), The Earth Story the New Testament,  Sheffield Academic Press, UK and Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, USA, 2002

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