Suggested Reading

References listed here are not meant to constitute any endorsement for a particular person or ministry. These materials are recommended as excellent sources of information on Jewish evangelism and biblical study from the Jewish perspective.

Barrett, C.K. The New Testament Background: Selected Documents. New York: Harper Collins.

Blaiklock, E.M. The World of the New Testament. CLC.

Bowen, Barbara. Strange Scriptures That Perplex the Western Mind. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1944.

Brown, Michael L. Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2000.

Bruce, F.F. Jesus and Christian Origins Outside the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974.

Callan, Terrance. Forgetting the Root: The Emergence of Christianity From Judaism. New York: Paulist Press, 1986.

Carlson, Paul. O Christian! O Jew! Elgin, IL: David C. Cook, 1974.

Carson, D.A., ed. From Sabbath to Lord’s Day. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1982.

Dana, H.E. The New Testament World. Nashville: Broadman.

Davies, W.D. Christian Origins and Judaism. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1962.

Davies, W.D. Paul and Rabbinic Judaism. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1980.

Dimont, Max. Jews, God and History. New York: American Library, 1964.

Edersheim, Alfred. The Life and Times of Jesus The Messiah. Massachusetts: Hendrickson (Second Printing), 1994. [Reference resource]. Also by Edersheim:
Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Temple

Fairweather, William. The Background of the Gospels. T&T Clark.

Feinberg, Charles. Israel. Multnomah Press.

Fruchtenbaum, Arnold. Israelology: The Missing Link in Systematic Theology. Ariel Ministries.

Goldberg, Louis. Our Jewish Friends. New Jersey: Loizeaux Brothers, 1983

Gower, Ralph. The New Manners and Customs of Bible Times. Chicago: Moody Press

Hartman, Craig. Through Jewish Eyes. Greenville, SC: Journeyforth, 2010.

Juster, Daniel. Jewish Roots. Rockville, MD: Davar, 1986.

Ladd, George E. The Pattern of New Testament Truth. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1968.

LaSor, William S. Israel: A Biblical View. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984.

Levy, David M. The Tabernacle: Shadows of The Messiah. New Jersey: The Friends of Israel, 1993.

Marshall, I. Howard. Last Supper and Lord’s Supper. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1981.

Meldau, Fred John. The Prophets Still Speak: Messiah in Both Testaments. New Jersey: The Friends of Israel, 1992 (This is a 1988 edition edited by Amy L. Julian. The First edition was published in 1956).

Moore, George Foot. Judaism in the First Centuries of the Christian Era. 3 vols. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1927-30.

Pentecost, J. Dwight. The Words and Works of Jesus Christ. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981.

Phillips, John. Exploring the World of the Jew. New Jersey: Loizeaux, 1993.

Rausch, David A. Building Bridges (Understanding Jewish People and Judaism). Chicago: Moody Press, 1988.

Sale-Harrison, L. The Remarkable Jew. Van Kampen.

Scott, Bruce. The Feasts of Israel. New Jersey: The Friends of Israel, 1997.

Shaffer, Edith. Christianity Is Jewish. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale, 1975.

Shepherd, Coulson. Jewish Holy Days: Their Prophetic and Christian Significance. New Jersey: Loizeaux Brothers, 1961.

Strauss, Lehman. God’s Prophetic Calendar. New Jersey: Loizeaux Brothers, 1987.

Tannenbaum, Marc H., Marvin R. Wilson, and James Rudin, eds. Evangelicals and Jews in Conversation on Scripture, Theology and History. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1978.

Telchin, Stan. Abandoned: What Is God’s Will for the Jewish People and the Church? Grand Rapids: Chosen, 1997.

Wilson, Marvin. Our Father Abraham. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Wouk, Herman. This Is My God. New York: Pocket Books, 1970.

(found at any good Jewish bookstore)

To Be a Jew by Rabbi Donin

The Jewish Book of Why by Alfred Kolatch

Jewish Literacy by Rabbi Telushkin

The Encyclopedia Judaica

The Jewish Encyclopedia

A Durable Peace by Benjamin Netanyahu, Warner Books, 2000.