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The New International Version is used for all biblical references and quotations unless otherwise stated.


The Holy Bible: New International Version, London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1979.

The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version, London, Oxford University Press, 1952.

Aland, K., et al. (eds.), The Greek New Testament, 3rd edition, London, United Bible Societies, 1975.

Aland, K., et al. (eds.), Novum Testamentum Graece, 27th edition, Stuttgart, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1993.

Aland, K. (ed.), Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum (Greek-English Edition), 8th edition, Stuttgart, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1987.

Douglas, J.D., The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament, Wheaton, Tyndale, 1990.

Palmer, E.H. (Gen.Ed.), The NIV Study Bible, London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1987.

Lexical aids

Abbott-Smith, G., A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament, 3rd edition, Edinburgh, T.& T.Clark, 1964.

Bauer, W., Arndt, W.F. and Gingrich, F.W, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, revised and edited by F.W.Danker, ET, 3rd edition, Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Jay, E.G., New Testament Greek, London, SPCK, 1958. Kittel, G and Friedrich, G. (eds.), Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, 10 vols, edited and translated by C.Bromiley, Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 1964-1976.

Moule, C.F.D., An Idiom Book of New Testament Greek, 2nd edition, Cambridge, CUP, 1959.

General textbooks

Banks, R., Paul's Idea of Community, Exeter, Paternoster, 1980.

Barrett, C.K., Luke the Historian in Recent Study, revised, Philadelphia, Fortress, 1970.

Barrett, C.K., The Holy Spirit in the Gospel Tradition, revised, London, SPCK, 1966.

Bruce, F.F., The Acts of the Apostles, Greek text, 2nd edition, London, Tyndale, 1952.

Bultmann, R., Jesus and the Word, ET by L.P.Smith & E.H.Lantere, London, Collins Fontana, 1958.

Burgess, S.M & McGee, G.B. (eds.), Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, Michegan, Regency, 1988.

Caird, G.B., The Apostolic Age, London, Duckworth, 1955.

Caird, G.B., The Gospel of St.Luke, London, Penguin, 1963.

Carson, D.A., Douglas, J., Morris, L., An Introduction to the New Testament, Leicester, Apollos, 1992.

Conzelmann, H., The Theology of St Luke, ET by G.Buswell, 2nd edition, London, SCM, 1957.

Conzelmann, H., A Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles, Hermeneia, ET by J.Limburg, A.T.Kraable & D.H.Juel, Philadelphia, Fortress Press, 1984.

Creed, J.M., The Gospel According to St.Luke, London, Macmillan, 1969.

Dodd, C.H., About the Gospels, Cambridge, CUP, 1952.

Dollar, H., St.Luke's Missiology: A Cross-cultural Challenge, Pasadena, William Carey, 1996.

Dunn, J.D.G., Baptism in the Holy Spirit, London, SCM, 1970.

Dunn, J.D.G., Jesus and the Spirit, London, SCM, 1975.

Dunn, J.D.G., The Christ and the Spirit, Edinburgh, T.& T.Clark, 1998.

Ellis, E.E., The Gospel of Luke, NCC, revised, London, Marshall, Morgan & Scott, 1981.

Evans, C.A., Luke, NIBC, vol.3, Peabody, Hendrickson/ Carlisle, Paternoster, 1995.

Fee, G.D., God's empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul, Peabody, Hendrickson, 1994. Fitzmyer, J.A., Luke the Theologian, London, G.Chapman, 1989.

Fuller, R.H., Interpreting the Miracles, London, SCM, 1963.

Foakes Jackson, F.J & Lake, K., The Beginnings of Christianity, part 1, vol.V, ET and commentary by K.Lake and H.J.Cadbury,London, Macmillan, 1933.

Guthrie, D & Motyer, J.A. (eds.), The New Bible Commentary, revised, Leicester, Inter-Varsity, 1970.

Haenchen, E., The Acts of the Apostles, ET by R.McL.Wilson, Oxford, Blackwell, 1971.

Hobart, W.K., The Medical Language of St.Luke, London, Longmans, 1882.

Hull, J.M., Hellenistic Magic and the Synoptic Tradition, London, SCM, 1974. Hunter, A.M., The Work and Words of Jesus, revised, London, SCM, 1973.

Kallas, J., The Significance of the Synoptic Miracles, London, SPCK, 1961.

Kaye, B.N., The Supernatural in the New Testament, London, Lutterworth, 1977

Kee, H.C., Jesus in History - An Approach to the Study of the Gospels, New York, Harcourt Brace & World, 1970.

Kittel, G and Friedrich, G. (eds.), Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, 10 vols, edited and translated by C.Bromiley, Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, 1964-1976.

Kümmel, W.G., Introduction to the New Testament, ET by H.C.Kee, London, SCM, 1975.

Ladd, G.E., The Presence of the Future, London, SPCK, 1974.

Leaney, A.R., The Gospel According to St.Luke, BNTC, London, A. & C.Black, 1958.

Lindars, B. & Smalley, S.S. (eds.) Christ and the Spirit in the New Testament, Cambridge, CUP, 1973

McNeile, An Introduction to the Study of the New Testament, 2nd edition edited by C.S.C.Williams, Oxford, Clarendon, 1953.

Maddox, R., The Purpose of Luke-Acts, Edinburgh, T.& T.Clark, 1982.

Manson, T.W., The Teaching of Jesus, 2nd edition, Cambridge, CUP, 1935.

Marshall, I.H., Luke: Historian and Theologian, Exeter, Paternoster, 1970.

Marshall, I.H., The Gospel of Luke, NIGTC, Exeter, Paternoster, 1978.

Marshall, I.H., The Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction and Commentary, TNTC, revised edition, Leicester, Inter-Varsity, 1980.

Menzies, R.P., Empowered for Witness: The Spirit in Luke-Acts, Sheffield, Sheffield Academic Press, 1994.

Morris, L. Luke: An Introduction and Commentary,TNTC, revised edition, Leicester, Inter-Varsity, 1988.

Moule, C.F.D. (ed), Miracles, London, Mowbray, 1965.

Moule, C.F.D., The Birth of the New Testament, BNTC, 3rd edition., London, A.& C.Black, 1981.

Perrin, N., The Kingdom of God in the Teaching of Jesus, London, SCM, 1963.

Petts, D., The Holy Spirit: An Introduction, Mattersey, Mattersey Hall, 1998.

Plummer, A., The Gospel According to St.Luke, ICC, Edinburgh, T.& T.Clark, 1913.

Richardson, A., The Miracle Stories in the Gospels, London, SCM, 1941.

Ramsay,W.M., St.Paul the Traveller and the Roman Citizen, 17th edition, London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1930.

Robinson, J.A.T., Twelve New Testament Studies, London, SCM, 1962.

Schweizer, E., Jesus, ET, London, SCM, 1971

Schweizer, E., The Good News According to Luke, ET by D.E.Green, London, SPCK, 1984.

Sherwin-White, A.N., Roman Society and Roman Law in the New Testament, Oxford, Clarendon, 1963.

Sherwin-White, A.N., The Roman Citizenship, 2nd edition, Oxford, Clarendon, 1973.

Stott, J.R.W., The Message of Acts, Leicester, IVP, 1990.

Stronstad, R., The Charismatic Theology of St.Luke, Peabody, Hendrickson, 1984.

Tenney, M.C., New Testament Survey, revised, Leicester, IVP, 1985.

Theissen, G., The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition, ET by F.McDonagh, Edinburgh, T.& T.Clark, 1983.

Thompson, J.M., Miracles in the New Testament, London, E.Arnold, 1912.

Turner, M., The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Gifts - Then and Now, Carlisle, Paternoster, 1996.

Turner, M, Power from on High: The Spirit in Israel's Restoration and Witness, Sheffield, Sheffield Academic Press, 1996.

Van der Loos, H., The Miracles of Jesus, Supplement to Novum Testamentum, Vol.IX, E.J.Brill, Leiden, 1965

Williams, C.S.C., A Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles, BNTC, 2nd edition, London, A & C.Black, 1964.

Williams, D.J., Acts, NIBC, vol.5, Peabody, Hendrickson/ Carlisle, Paternoster, 1990.

Textbooks on New Testament Theology

Bultmann, R., Theology of the New Testament, vol.1, ET by K.Grobel, London, SCM, 1952.

Guthrie, D., New Testament Theology, Leicester, IVP, 1981.

Ladd, G.E., A Theology of the New Testament, Cambridge, Lutterworth, 1974.

Richardson, A., An Introduction to the Theology of the New Testament, London, SCM, 1958.

Textbook on Systematic Theology

Grudem, W., Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine, Leicester, IVP, 1994.

Further reading and research

Work at higher degree level expects students to look at up-to-date research indicated by websites, and work found in academic journals and periodicals, e.g., Expository Times, New Testament Studies and Pneuma.

Some academic dissertations which relate to these studies

Petts, D., "Healing and the Atonement", PhD thesis, Nottingham University, 1993.

Ralphs, V., "Miracles in Luke-Acts: A Study of Miracles and Mission in the Lucan Writings", MTh thesis, Nottingham University, 1989.

Diakonia Bible Studies. Charismatic Characters in Acts. Introduction. Abbreviations

These abbreviations are used in the bibliography and lecture notes.

ABC = The Anchor Bible Commentary

AV = The Authorised (or King James) Version of the Bible

BNTC = Black's New Testament Commentary

ET = English translation

EvQ = Evangelical Quarterly

ExT = Expository Times

ICC = International Critical Commentary

IVP = Inter-Varsity Press

JSNT = Journal for the Study of the New Testament

LXX = The Septuagint

MS = manuscript (MSS = manuscripts)

NIV = The New International Version of the Bible

NCC = New Century Commentary

NIBC = New International Biblical Commentary

NIGTC = New International Greek Testament Commentary

NT = New Testament

NTS = New Testament Studies

OT = Old Testament

RSV = Revised Standard Version of the Bible

TNT = Tyndale New Testament Commentary

Note the textbooks that feature in the lecture footnotes.

Diakonia Bible Studies. Charismatic Characters in Acts. Introduction.

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