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Recommended Reading
Essay on recommended Reading from 101 Myths of the Bible
Ancient Egyptian Chronology By Gary Greenberg Jewish Studies Source Criticism - Christian
Ancient Egyptian History Classical Authors Josephus Source Criticism - Jewish
Ancient Egyptian Myth and Lit Early Christianity New Testament Introductions  
Ancient Near East Jesus Studies Other Recommendations  

Books by Gary Greenberg

         

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Ancient Egyptian Chronology

            

Clagett - Ancient Egyptian Science: A Sourcebook Volume Two: Calendars, Clocks and Astronomy

Gardiner - The Royal Canon of Tuirin

Greenberg - Manetho: A Study in Egyptian Chronology

Manetho (Loeb Classical Library)

Redford - Pharaonic King-lists, Annals and Day Books

Studies in Honor of George R. Hughes

 von Becherath - Chronologie des pharaonischen Agypten (in German)

Wilkiinson - Royal Annals of Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian History 

         

Aldred - Akhenaten: KIng of Egypt

Bierbrier - Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

David - A Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Dodson - The Complete Royal Families of Egypt

Emory - Archaic Egypt

Gardiner - Egypt of the Pharaohs

Grimal - A History of Ancient Egypt

Greenberg - The Moses Mystery

Hoffman - Egypt Before the Pharoahs

Hoffmeier - Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Hornung - Akhenaten and the Religion of Light

Kitchen - The Third Intermediate Period in Egypt (1100-650 BC)

Lesko (ed.) Dever, Redford et al - Exodus: The Egyptian Evidence

Moran - The Amarna Letters

Murnane - Texts from the Amarna Period in Egypt

Murnane - Penguin Guide to Ancient Egypt

Redford - Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times

Redford - Akhenaten:The Heretic King

Redford - A History of Ancient Egypt: Egyptian Civilization in Context

Wilkinson - Reading Egyptian Art

Wilkinson - The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egyptian Myth and Literature

         

Allen - Genesis in Egypt

Clagett - Ancient Egyptian Science: A Sourcebook, Vol. 1: Knowledge and Order

Clagett - Ancient Egyptian Science: A Sourcebook, Vol. 1: Knowledge and Order, Tome 2

Clagett - Ancient Egyptian Science: A Sourcebook Volume Two: Calendars, Clocks and Astronomy

Clark - Myth and Symbol in Ancient Egypt

Dassow, et al - The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Faulkner - The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts

Greenberg - 101 Myths of the Bible (contains extensive discussions of Egyptian myth)

Greenberg - The Moses Mystery

Kramer - Mytholgies of the Ancient World (See inside, Anthes, "Mythology in Ancient Egypt")

Lichtheim - Ancient Egypt Literature, Vol. I, Old and Middle Kingdom

Lichtheim - Ancient Egypt Literature, Vol. II, The New Kingdom

Lichtheim - Ancient Egyptian Literature, Vol. III: The Late Period

Lurker - Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt

Mercatante - Who's Who in Egyptian Mythology

Oren - The Hyksos: New Historical and Archaeological Perspectives
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Plutarch - Isis and Osiris (in Volume V of "The Moralia", Loeb Classical Library)

Quirke -Ancient Egyptian Religion

Simpson - The Literature of Ancient Egypt

Wilkinson - The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Near East

         

Ceram - The Secret of the Hittites

Craigle - Ugarit and the Old Testament

Crawford - Sumer and the Sumerians

Heidel - The Babylonian Genesis

Heidel - The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels

Herm - The Phoenecians: The Purple Empire of the Ancient World

Kramer - Mythologies of the Ancient World

Millar - The Roman Near East

Moran - The Armana Letters

Oates - Babylon

Pritchard the ancient Near East: An Anthology of Text and Pictures

Roaf - Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East

Saggs - Civilzation Before Greece and Rome

Sandars - The Sea Peoples

Wooley - The Sumerians

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Classical Authors

         

Berossos

Diodorus Siculus (on Egypt)

Eusebius: The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine

Josephus

Herodotus - The Histories

Manetho

Philo

Plutarch on Isis and Osiris

Suetonius - The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

Tacitus - The Annals of Imperial Rome

Tacitus - The Histories

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Early Christianity

         

Barnstone - The Other Bible: Ancient alternative scriptures

Ehrman - Lost Christianities

Ehrman - Lost Scriptures

Eusebius - The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine

Ferguson - Backgrounds of early Christianity

Frend - The Rise of Christianity

Maccoby - The Mythmaker: Paul and the Invention of Christianity

Maier - In the Fullness of Time: A historian looks at Christmas, Easter and the early Church

McManners - The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity

MIllar - The Roman Near East: 31 B.C.-A.D. 337

Pagels - The Gnostic Gospels

Painter - Just James: The brother of Jesus in history and tradtion

Williams - Arius: Heresy and Tradition

Wright - The Resurrection of the Son of God

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Jesus Studies

         

Bock - Jesus According to Scripture

Branden - The Trial of Jesus of Nazareth

Brown - The Birth of the Messiah:
A commentary on the infancy narratives in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke

Brown - The Death of the Messiah, Vol 1

Brown - The Death of the Messiah, Vol 2

Crossan - Who KIlled Jesus?

Ehrman - Misquoting Jesus

Ehrman - Jesus Interrupted

Fredriksen - Jesus of Nazareth

Funk - The Five Gospels: What did Jesus realy say?

Greenberg - The Judas Brief: Who really killed Jesus?

Klassen - Judas: Betrayer or Friend of Jesus

Maccoby - Revolution in Judea: Jesus and the Jewish Resistance

Meier - A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Vol 1

Meier - A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Vol 2

Meier - A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Vol 3

Meier - A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Vol 4

Patterson, Borg, Crossan - The Search for Jesus: Modern scholarship looks at the Gospels

Sanders - Jesus and Judaism

Sanders - The Historical Figure of Jesus

Tabor - The Jesus Dynasty

Tomson - Presumed Guilty: How the Jews Were blamed for the death of Jesus

Vermes - Jesus the Jew

Winter - On the Trial of Jesus

Wright - The Resurrection of the Son of God

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Jewish Studies

         

Cohen - From the Maccabees to the Mishnah

Craigie - Ugarit and the Old Testament

Feldman - Jewish Life and Thought Among the Greeks and Romans

Greenberg - 101 Myths of the Bible

Greenberg - The Moses Mystery

Greenberg - King David versus Israel

Greenberg - The Judas Brief - Who Really KIlled Jesus?

Heidel - A Babylonian Genesis

Heidel - The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels

Josephus: Complete Works (Whiston Trans.)

Maccoby - The Sacred Executiuoner: Human Sacrifice and the Legacy of Guilt

Maccoby - Early Rabbinic Writings

McCarter - Anchor Bible, I Samuel

McCarter - Anchor Bible, II Samuel

Neusner The Mishnah: A New Translation

Neusner and Chilton - In Quest of the Historical Pharisees

Philo, The Works of Philo (trans: Yonge)

Schaefer - Judeophobia: Attitudes towards Jews in the Ancient World

Speiser - Anchor Bible : Vol 1, Genesis

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Josephus

Josephus: Complete and Unabridged (trans: Whiston )

Mason - Josephus and the New Testament

Pines - An Arabic version of the Testimonium Flavianum and its Implications

Whealey - Josephus on Jesus:
The Testimonium Flavianum controversy from late antiquity to modern times

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New Testament Introductions

       

Brown - An Introduction to New Testament Christology

Brown - An Introduction to the New Testament

Brown - An Introduction to the Gospel of John

Ehrman - The New Testament: A historical introduction to the early Christian writings

Farmer - Anti-Judaism in the Gospels

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Source Criticism -Christian Scriptures

         

Aland - The Text of the New Testament:
 An introduction to the Critical Editions and to the theory and practice of modern textual criticism

Comfort - Encountering the Manuscripts

Ehrman - The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture:
The effect of early Christological controversies on the text of the New Testament

Goodacre - The Case Against Q

Greenberg - Who Wrote the Gospels? Why New Testament Scholars Challenge Church Tradtions

Kloppenborg - The Formation of Q

Mack - Who Wrote the New Testament? The Making of Christian Myth

Mack - The Lost Gospel: The book of Q and Christian origins

Metzger - The Text of the New Testament

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Source Criticism - Jewish Scriptures

       

Friedman - Who Wrote the Bible?

Friedman- The Hidden Book in the Bible

Friedman - The Bible With Sources Revealed

Tov - Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible

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Other Recommendations

         

Logos Scolars Library Series X (Computer Software)

Anchor Bible Dictionary (6 Volume paperback edition

Anchor Bible Dictionary (Computer Softare Version)

Pritchard - Ancient Near Eastern Texts Realating to the Old Testament with Supplement

Pritchard - The Ancient Near East: An Antholgy of Texts and Pictures

New LaRousse Encyclopedia of Mythology

Cavendish - Mythology (an encyclopedia)

Egyptian Mythology (an encyclopedia)

Gray -Near Eastern Mythology

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