09. Prophet of God's empire (Jesus)

Borg, Marcus J. Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary. San Francisco, CA: HarerSanFrancisco, 2006.

Boulton, David. Who in Earth Was Jesus: The Modern Quest for the Jesus of History. Winchester, UK: O Books, 2008.

Crossan, John Dominic. God and Empire: Jesus against Rome, Then and Now. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 2007.

Crossan, John Dominic. The Historical Jesus. The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.

Ehrman, Bart D. The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Funk, Robert W. Honest to Jesus. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.

Funk, Robert W., Roy W. Hoover, and the Jesus Seminar, eds. The Five Gospels: The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1993.

Funk, Robert W., and the Jesus Seminar, eds. The Acts of Jesus: The Search for the Authentic Deeds of Jesus. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1998.

———. The Once and Future Jesus: The Future of Jesus, the Church of the Future and the Future of Faith. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2000.

Goodacre, Mark. The Case against Q: Studies in Markan Priority and the Synoptic Problem. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2002.

———. The Synoptic Problem: A Way through the Maze New York, NY: T & T Clark, 2001.

Hoover, Roy W., ed. Profiles of Jesus. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2002.

———, ed. The Historical Jesus Goes to Church. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2004.

Jacobson, Arland D. The First Gospel: An Introduction to Q. Sonoma, CA: Polebridge, 1992.

Jenks, Gregory C. "Memories of Jesus in Early Islam. An Inquiry into the Transmission of the Jesus Tradition in Early Islam." In Problems Translating Texts about Jesus, edited by M. M. Caspi and J. T. Greene, 113–72. North Richland Hills, TX: Bibal, 2010.

Johnson, Elizabeth A. "The Word Was Made Flesh and Dwelt among Us. Jesus Research and Christian Faith." In Jesus. A Colloquium in the Holy Land, edited by Doris Donnelly, 146-66. New York, NY: Continuum, 2001.

Kloppenborg, John S. "Jesus and the Parables of Jesus in Q." In Gospel Behind the Gospels, 275-319. Leiden: E J Brill, 1995.

———. The Formation of Q: Trajectories in Ancient Wisdom Collections, Studies in Antiquity and Christianity. Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1987.

Kloppenborg Verbin, John S. Excavating Q: The History and Setting of the Sayings Gospel. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000.

Koester, H. Introduction to the New Testament: History and Literature of Early Christianity. 2 ed. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1995.

Lyons, William John. "The Hermeneutics of Fictional Black and Factual Red: The Markan Simon of Cyrene and the Quest for the Historical Jesus." Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 4, (2006): 139–54.

Mack, Burton L. The Lost Gospel: The Book of Q and Christian Origins. San Francisco, CA: Harper, 1993.

Miller, Robert J., ed. The Future of the Christian Tradition. Santa Rosa, CA: Polebridge, 2007.

Robinson, James M., Paul Hoffmann, and John S. Kloppenborg, eds. The Critical Edition of Q. A Synopsis Including the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, Mark and Thomas with English, German and French Translations of Q and Thomas. Hermeneia. Minneapolis/Leuven: Fortress Press/Peeters Publishers, 2000.

Strelan, Rick. Luke the Priest: The Authority of the Author of the Third Gospel. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2008.

Tyson, Joseph B. Marcion and Luke-Acts: A Defining Struggle. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 2006.