Bible Commentator


Rabbi Moshe Reiss


Allison, Dale, Jesus of Nazareth, Millenarian Prophet 1998

Allison, D.C., The New Moses: A Matthean Typology, T7T Clark, Edinburgh, 1993

Ashton, J., Understanding the Fourth Gospel, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1991

Bialik, H.N. and Ravnitsky, Y.H., Sefer Ha-aggadah, Schocken Books, NY, 1992

Bieringer, R., Pollefeyt, D., Vandecasteel-Vanneuville, F., eds., Anti-Judaism and the Fourth Gospel, Royal Van Gorcum, The Netherlands, 2001

Borg, Marcus, Jesus: A New Vision 1987

Borg, Marcus, Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time 1994

Bornkamm, Gunther, Jesus of Nazareth, Harper and Row, N.Y., 1960

Brandon, SGF, Manchester University Press,  Manchester, 1967

Bultmann, R., The Theology of the New Testament, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1957

Bultmann, R., Primitive Christianity, World, Cleveland, 1956

Bultmann, Rudolf, The Gospel of John,

Carmichael, J., The Birth Of Christianity, Hippocrene Books, NY, 1989

Casey, P.M., From Jewish Prophet to Gentile God, James Clarke, Cambridge, 1991

Charles, C.H. Apocrypha, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1913)

Charlesworth, J.H.,ed, Jesus Jewishness, American Interfaith Institute, Phila, PA,1991

Charlesworth, J.H.,ed, Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls,Doubleday, NY, 1992

Charlesworth, J.H.,ed., Jews and Christians, Crossroads, NY, 1994

Charlesworth, J.H.,ed., Paul & Dead Sea Scrolls, Crossroads, NY, 1990         

Charlesworth, J.H.,ed., ed. and Brown, R. John and Qumran, Chapman, London, 1972

Charlesworth, J.H., ed. The Messiah, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 1992

Charlesworth, J.H. Editor, The Old Testament Pseudapigrapha, Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY, 1983.

Charlesworth, J.H., ed., Hillel and Jesus, in Charlesworth, J.H., Johns, L.L., Hillel and Jesus Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 1977

Charlesworth, J.H., Jesus and Dead Sea Scrolls, Doubleday, N.Y., 1992

Chilton, Bruce, A Galilean Rabbi, Jesus and His Bible, SPCK,  London, 1984

Chilton, Bruce, Profiles of a Rabbi, Scholars Press, Atlanta, GA, 1989

Cohen, Arthur, A., Tremendum, Crossroads, NY, 1981  

Cohen, A.,A., The Myth of Judeo-Christian Tradition

Cohen, Jeremy, Essential Papers on Judaism and Christianity in Conflict, NYU, NY, 1991

Cohen, Mitchel, Zion and State, Blackwell, Oxford, 1987

Cohn, Haim, Justice, The Trial and Death of Jesus

Crossan, J.D., The Historical Jesus; The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant Edinburgh,1991

Crossan, J.D., Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography (1994)

Crossan, J.D., The birth of Christianity – Prologue

Cullman, Oscar, Peter: Disciple, Apostle, Martyr. (SCM, London, 1962)

Davies, A.A.,  Christian Origins and Judaism

Driver, G.R. Judean Scrolls, Blackwell, Oxford, 1965

Davies, P.R., White, R.T., eds. A Tribute To Geza Vermes, JSOT, 100, Sheffield, 1990

Davis, W.D., Paul and Rabbinic Judaism

Dunn, J, Unity and Diversity in the New Testament, SCM, London, 1981

Dunn, J.D.G., The Parting of the Ways, SCM Press, London, 1991

Eisler, Robert, The Messiah Jesus, Krappe, London,  1931

Falk, Harvey, Jesus The Pharisee, (Paulist Press, N.Y., 1985) pg. 4.

Flusser, David, The Spiritual History of the Dead Sea Sect, MOD Books, Tel Aviv, 1989

Flusser, David, Jewish Sources in Early Christianity, Mod, Tel Aviv, 1989

Flusser, David, The Spiritual History of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Mod, Tel Aviv, 1989

Flusser, David, Judaism and the Origins of Christianity, Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 1988

Flusser, David, Jesus, Herder and Herder, NY, 1969

Flusser, D., Jesus, Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 1998

Freud, Sigmund, Totem and Taboo, Penguin Books, Middlebury, 1942

Fuller, R.H., New Testament Christology, Fontana Library, London, 1969

Funk, R.W., Hoover, R.W. eds. and the Jesus Seminar, The Five Gospels: The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus, Translated and Commentary Macmillan, N.Y., 1993

Garth, E.H., Mills, C.W., eds. From Max Weber, Essays in Sociology Oxford University     

Press,  Oxford, 1946

Gager, John, G., Reinvented Paul, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000

Gager, J.G., Origins of Anti-Semitism Oxford University Press, NY, 1983

Gaston, L., Paul and the Torah  University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1987

Gilat, Y.D., R. Eliezer Ben Hyrcanus, Bar Ilan University Press, Ramat Gan, 1984

Gottleib Zorenberg, Aviva, The Particulars of Rapture: Reflections on Exodus, Doubleday, N.Y., 2001.

Green, Arthur, Tormented Master, Schocken Books, NY, 1981

Hengel, M. Son of God, SCM, London, 1976

Hengel, Martin, Was Jesus a Revolutionary                  

Hengel, Martin, The Zealots, T & T Clark, Edinburg, 1989  

Hengel, Martin, Judaism and Hellenism, Fortress, Minneapolis, Minn., 1989

Hengel, Martin, Between Jesus and Paul, SCM, London, 1983

Hengel, Martin, Acts and the History of Earliest Christianity, SCM, London, 1979

Heschel, A.J., The Prophets, Vol. I Harper & Row, NY, 1969

Hick, John, The Metaphor of God Incarnate, SCP, London, 1993

Kees, H.C., Jesus In History, Harcourt, Brace and World, NY, 1970

Kees, Howard, Medicine, Magic and Miracles

Klausner, J., The Messianic Idea in Israel, Translated by W.F. Stinespring, Macmillan & Co., NY, 1966

Lapide, P., The Resurrection of Jesus, SPCK, London, 1983

Lapide, P., and Moltmann, J., Jewish Monotheism and Christian Trinitarian Doctrine, Fortress Press, Philadelphia, 1981.

Lee, B., The Galilean Jewishness of Jesus Paulist Press, NY, 1988

Levey S., The  Messiah, an Aramaic Interpretation Hebrew Union College Press, Cincinnati, 1974

Leslie, S.C., The Rift in Israel, Routledge & Kegag Paul,  London, 1971

Liebes, Y., Studies in Jewish Myth and Messianism, Suny, Albany,     1993

Liebes, Y., Studies in Zohar, SUNY, Albany, 1993

Liebman, C.S., Religion and Secular Keter, Jerusalem, 1990

Liebman, C.S., Civil Religion in Israel, University of California, Berklely, Calif. 1983

Liebman, C.S. & Cohen, S. Two Worlds of Judaism, Yale University Press, New Haven CT., 1990

Liebman, C.S. and Don Yehuda, E., Civil Religion in Israel, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1983

Liebman, C.S., Religion and Politics in Israel, Indiana University, Bloomington Ind., 1984

Lowe, M., The New Testament and Christian-Jewish Dialogue, Studies in Honor of David Flusser, Immanuel,

Marshall, J.H.,  ‘Son of God Or Servant of Yahweh’ New Testament Studies, 15, pg. 327.

Martyn, J. L. History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel, Abingdon Press, Nashville, Tennessee, 1968

Miller, R.J., The Apocalyptic Jesus: A Debate Polebridge, Sanat Rosa, California, 2001

Mowinckel, S., He That Cometh,

Nathan of Breslov, Tzaddik, Rabbi, Translated by Avraham Greenbaum, Breslov Research Institute, Jerusalem, 1987

Nickelsburg, JR., GWE, Resurrection, Immortality and Eternal Life, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1972

Nickelsburg, G.W.E. and Macrae, SJ, Christians Among Jews and     Gentiles, Fortress Press, Phila. PA, 1986

O'Neill, J.C., The Silence of Jesus, New Testament Studies,

Overman, J. A., Matthew's Gospel and Formative Judaism, Fortress Press, Minneapolis, 1990

Painter, John,  The Quest for the Messiah, Abingdon Press, Nashville, 1993

Palazzi, A.H., The Jewish-Muslim Dialogue and the Question of Jerusalem, World Jewish Congress, Jerusalem, 1997

Patterson, St., The God of Jesus 1998

Paul, Robert, Moses and Civilization, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1996

Pearson, B.A., The Future of Early Christianity, (Fortress Press, Minn., 1991

Pollefeyt, D., ‘The Challenge of the Christological Question for the Contemporary Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Reumann J., ed. The Promise and Practice of Biblical Theology, Fortress Press, Minn., 1999

Rivkin, Ellis, What Crucified Jesus, Abington Press, Nashville, KY, 1984

Rivkin, Ellis, Union Seminary Quarterly Review, Vol. 26, #4, Summer  1971.

Rivkin, Ellis, The Crucifixtion of Jesus

Rubenstein, R.L., The Religious Imagination, (Beacon Press, Boston, 1968

Ruether, Rosemary, Faith and Fratricide, Wipf and Stock, Eugene, Oregon, 1995

Sanders, E.P., Jesus and Judaism, SCM Press, London, 1985

Sanders, E.P., Paul, the Law and the Jewish People, Fortress Press, Phila., PA 1983

Sanders, E.P., Paul and Palestinian Judaism, Fortress Press, Phila., PA 1983

Sanders, E.P., Jewish Law from Jesus to the Mishna, SCM Press, London, 1990

Sanders, E.P., The Historical Figure of Jesus, Allen Lane, London, 1993

Sandmel, S., Philo's Place in Judaism, Oxford University Press, NY, 1979

andmel, Samuel, A Jewish Understanding of the New Testament,  Hebrew Union College Press, Cincinnati, 1956

Sapperstein, Marc, Essential Papers on Messianic Movements and Personalities in Jewish History, NYU, Press, NY, 1992

Saracheck, J. Messiah in Medieval Jewish Literature, JTS, N.Y., 1932

Saldarini, Anthony, Matthew's Christian-Jewish Community,  The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1994

Schweitzer, A. The Quest for the Historic Jesus, Blackwell, London, 1954.

Schiffman, L.H., ed. Archeology and History in the Dead Sea Scrolls (JSOT/ASOR, Sheffield, 1990

Segal, A.F., Paul The Convert, (Yale University Press, New Haven, 1990

Shaw, Brent, Bandits in the Roman Empire.

Smith Morton, Christianity and Judaism, The Greco-Roman Cults, Brill, Leiden, 1975

Smith, Morton, Palestinian Parties, SCM, London, 1987

Spero, S., Pessin, T. ed. Religious Zionism, Mesilot, Jerusalem, 1989

Sprinzak, E., Gush Emunim, AJC, NY, 1986

Sprinzak, E.,     The Ascendance of Israel's Radical Right, Oxford University     Press, Oxford, 1991  

Stendhal, Kristan, Paul Amongst the Jews, Fortress Press,     Philadelphia, PA, 1976

Stendhal, Kristan, The Apostate Paul and the Introspective Conscience of the West, Harvard Theological Review, #56, 1963

Stendhal, Kristan, The Scrolls and the New Testament, Harper Brothers, NY, 1957

Stendahl, K., Qumran and Supercessionism – And the Road Not Taken, Conference Paper on ‘Biblical Theology and the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Jubilee Celebration’ Princeton Seminary Bulletin Vol. XIX, Nov 8, 1998

Stone, Michael, E. ed., Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period, Fortress Press, Phila., PA, 1984

Talmon, J. Origins of Totalitarion Democracy, Mercury Books, London, 1961

Talmon, J., Israel Among Nations, Macmillan NY, 1970

Talmon, J., Political Messianism

Talmon, S., Kings, Cults and Calendar, Manges Press, Jerusalem, 1986  

Talmon, S., Eschatology and History in Biblical Judaism, Eucumenical Institute, Jerusalem, 1986.

Talmon, S., The New Covenanters of Qumran, Scientific American, 1971.

Talmon, S.,     The World of Qumran From Within, Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 1989

Taylor, N., Paul, Antioch and Jerusalem, (JSNT Series #66 University, Sheffield

Thielman, Frank, `From Flight to Solution' (E.J.Brill, Leiden, 1989  Turner, H.E.W., Jesus Master and Lord, Mawbray, London, 1970

Vermes, Gaza, Jesus the Jew, Fontana Collins, London, 1977

Vermes, Gaza, The Dead Sea Scrolls, Forty Years On, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987  

Vermes, Gaza, Jesus and the World of Judaism, SCM Press London, 1983

Vermes, Gaza, The Religion of Jesus, SCM Press London, 1993

Vermes, Gaza, Jesus, the Jew, Collins, London

Vermes, Gaza, Essenes, Sheffield University Press, Sheffield, 1989

Vermes, Geza, The Changing Faces of Jesus Penguin, London, 2000

Vermes, G., Dead Sea Scrolls, Forty Years On Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987

Vital, David, Origins of Zionism, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1975

Vital, David,    Zionism, Formative Years, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1982

Vital, David,    Zionism, The Crucial Phase, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1987

Weiss J., Studies in Eastern European Jewish Mysticism, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1985

Wiesel, Elie, Night, Hill and Wong, NY, 1969

Winters, Paul, On the Trial of  Jesus, Berlin, 1961

Wolfson, Elliot, Through a Speculum that Shines Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1994

Wrede, W. The Messianic Secret, J. Clarke, Cambridge, 1971

Young, Brad., The Parable as a Literary Genre in Rabbinic Literature and in the Gospels, Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem, 1986