This is the way by Dr. Will Ryan

Insurgence: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom by Frank Viola

Salvation by allegiance alone by Matthew Bates

Gospel Allegiance by Matthew Bates

King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight

One Life by Scot McKnight

Simply Jesus by NT Wright

Surprised by Hope by NT Wright

The Day the Revolution Began by NT Wright

What St. Paul Really Said by NT Wright

Mere Christianity by CS Lewis

The Great Divorce by CS Lewis 

IVP Bible Background commentary (2 volume) by John Walton and Craig Keener

A More Christlike God by Brad Jersak

A More Christlike Way by Brad Jersak

A More Christlike Word by Brad Jersak

Sinners in the hands of a loving God by Brian Zahnd

Postcards from Babylon by Brian Zahnd

Jesus Untangled by Keith Giles

Cultural Background Study Bible

Lost World Series by John Walton

A New Heaven and A New Earth by J. Richard Middleton

Paul and Gender by Cynthia Westfall

Bearing God’s Name by Carmen Imes

Misinterpreting Genesis by Ben Stanhope

Cruciformity by Michael Gorman

Reading Revelation Responsibly by Michael Gorman

The Politics of Jesus by John Yoder

Fight by Preston Sprinkle

Honor, Patronage, Kinship, and Purity by David DeSilva

The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard

Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth Bailey

How to Read the Bible for all its Worth by Gordon Fee

All you want to know about Hell by Steve Gregg

Men and Women in Christ by Andrew Bartlett 

The Religion of the Apostles by Steven DeYoung

Arise, O God by Andrew Damick 

The Fire that Consumes by Edward Fudge

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament by John Walton 

The New Testament in its World by NT Wright and Michael Bird

Christian Origins and the Question of God Series N. T. Wright

Scripture and the Authority of God by N. T. Wright

The Unseen Realm: Recovering the Supernatural Worldview of the Bible Michael S. Heiser

Angels: What the Bible Really Says About God’s Heavenly Host by Michael S. Heiser

Demons: What the Bible Really Says About the Powers of Darkness Michael S. Heiser

After Chapters and Verses by Christopher Smith

The Art of Reading Scripture by Ellen F. Davis and Richard B. Hays

Whose Religion is Christianity? By Lamin Sanneh

Inspiration and Incarnation by Peter Enns

Saving the Bible From Ourselves by Glenn Paauw

How God Became Jesus: The Real Origins of Belief in Jesus’ Divine Nature—A Response to Bart D. Ehrman by M. Bird

The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration by Bruce Metzger

Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism by J. H. Greenlee

John Through Old Testament Eyes: A Background and Application Commentary by Karen Jobes

Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction by Ellis Brotzman

Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible by E. Tov

Ancient Israelite Literature in its Cultural Context by John Walton

Genesis 1 as Ancient Cosmology by John Walton

The Hebrew Conception of the World: A Philological and Literary Study by L. Stadelmann

The Religion of Ancient Israel (Library of Ancient Israel) by Patrick Miller


YOUTUBE: Expedition44

Exegetical commentaries

-NICOT/NICNT (15 volumes)

-expository Bible commentary

-Old Testament Commentary Survey by T. Longman

-Kizhakkeyil, Sebastian. The Pentateuch: An Exegetical Commentary

Extra Biblical

A New English Translation of the Septuagint by Pietersma

Invitation to the Septuagint by Jobes and Silva

Apocrypha for Beginners: A Guide to Understanding and Exploring Scriptures Beyond the Bible by Brandon W. Hawk

The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha ( 2 Volume set) by James H Charlesworth

Introducing the Pseudepigrapha of Second Temple Judaism: Message, Context, and Significance Hardcover by. Gurtner

Jewish Literature between the Bible and the Mishnah: Second Edition Paperback by George W. E. Nickelsburg 

1 Enoch: The Hermeneia Translation by George W. E. Nickelsburg

“1 Enoch, Enochic Motifs, and Enoch in Early Christian Literature,” in The Jewish Apocalyptic Heritage in Early Christianity by James C. VanderKam

Basic Hermeneutics and interpretation

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth: Fourth Edition by Gordon D. Fee

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible by E. Randolph Richards

Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism Paperback by Elijah Hixson

Lost World series by John Walton

Scripture as Communication by Jeannine K. Brown


Learn to Read Hebrew in 6 Weeks (The Learn to Read Hebrew Set) by Miiko Shaffier

Learning Biblical Hebrew: Reading for Comprehension: An Introductory Grammar  by Karl Kutz and Rebecca Josberger,

Basics of Biblical Aramaic: Complete Grammar, Lexicon, and Annotated Text by Miles Van Pelt

Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar by William Mounce

Learn to Read New Testament Greek, 3rd ed. By David Alan Black

A Grammar of Epigraphic Hebrew by Sandra Gogel

Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumran

Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls by Charlesworth 

The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Their Significance For Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity by Vanderkam

Partial Preterism

Glenn Peoples, Kenneth Gentry and Steve Gregg have several books on partial preterism.

Jay Adam’s and David Chilton have commentaries on revelation from a partial preterists perspective.

Chilton comes from the Greek orthodox background which I appreciate in a traditional sense of conversation.

The website called and are both great and have free content


The Sermons to the Seven Churches in Revelation (Jeffery A.D. Weima)

Understanding the Seven Churches of Revelation (Dr. Jonathan Welton)

Unholy Allegiances (David deSilva)

Apocalypse and Allegiance (J. Nelson Kraybill)

The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia (Colin J. Hemer)

Revelation (Interpretation Commentary Series) (Eugene Boring)

A Slaughtered Lamb (Gregory Stevenson)

Reading Revelation Responsibly (Michael J. Gorman)

The Triumph of the Lamb (Dennis E. Johnson)

Revelation (G.K. Beale)

Refuting Calvinism

Classical Arminianism – Forlines

Grace Faith Free Will – Picirilli

Paul’s Use of the Old Testament in Romans 9 – Abasciano

Apostasy in the NT Communities – Oropeza

The Order of Faith and Election in John’s Gospel – Hamilton

Life in the Son – Shank

Elect in the Son – Shank

Arminian Theology Myths and Realities – Olson

Against Calvinism – Olson

Recanting Calvinism – Hitchcock

Free Will Revisited – Picirilli

Why I am not a Calvinist – Walls and Dongell

Does God Love Everyone? – Walls

Christ Centered Predestination – Stephens

God’s Strategy in Human History – Marston and Forester

Satan and the Problem of Evil – Boyd

Once Saved Always Saved? – Claybrook

Unconditional Eternal Security – Arrington

The New Chosen People – Klein

The Faith Once for All – Cottrell