What Is Postmodern Biblical Criticism? (Guides to Biblical Scholarship New Testament Series) A short but helpful introduction to postmodern trends in biblical criticism from professor and blogger A. K. M. Adam.
New Testament Textual Criticism: A Concise Guide Black provides a concise and easy-to-read primer to the discipline of textual criticism.
Narrative Criticism of the New Testament: An Introduction Narrative criticism is an emerging discipline that applies literary methods to the study of Scripture.
The Death of Scripture and the Rise of Biblical Studies (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology) Legaspi's book shatters the convenient illusion that the secular academic study of the Bible only enriches and deepens our understanding of that set of books.
The Bible after Babel: Historical Criticism in a Postmodern Age Professor Collins manages to achieve the difficult but healthy and necessary balance between the more liberal and conservative contemporary scholars.
Jesus Christ and Mythology This was the first Bultmann text I read in grad school. It is a short, easy-to-read introduction to Bultmann's program of demythologizing the New Testament.
Paul the Apostle of Jesus Christ: His Life and Works, His Epistles and Teachings Read the book that launched the modern discipline of historical criticism. It is compelling, challenging and controversial.
The New Testament and Criticism This classic text from the 1960s is still one of the most clear and concise introductions to the complex discipline of New Testament criticism.
Is There a Meaning in This Text?: The Bible, the Reader, and the Morality of Literary Knowledge (Landmarks in Christian Scholarship) This is Dr. Kevin J. Vanhoozer's timely reply to the deconstructionist reader-response hermeneutic proposed by Prof. Stanley Fish.
New Testament & Mythology The first essay begins provocatively: "The world picture of the New Testament is a mythical world picture."
Rethinking New Testament Textual Criticism This collection of essays compiled by Dr. D. A. Black represenst the best of current scholarship in the field of New Testament textual criticism.