Sinners & Saints: Levi the Tax Collector

Sunday, October 7th, 2018



John T. Carroll. Luke (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2012.

John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002.

Joseph A. Fitzmyer. The Gospel According to Luke  I-IX (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1970.

R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

— The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.

Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.

Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Matthew (Sacra Pagina). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1991.

Luke Timothy Johnson. The Gospel of Luke (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1991.

Francis J. Moloney. The Gospel of Mark: A Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2002.

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Sinners and Saints: Deborah and Barak

Sunday, September 30th, 2018.



Susan Niditch. Judges: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2008.

Tammi Schneider. Judges (Berit Olam). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000.

Barry G. Webb. The Book of Judges (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012.

K. Lawson Younger Jr. Judges/Ruth (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

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Sinners & Saints: The Prophet Jeremiah

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018.



Dianne Bergant. Lamentations (AOTC). Nashville: Abingdon, 2003.

Walter Brueggemann. A Commentary on Jeremiah: Exile and Homecoming. Grand Rapids: Eerdman, 1998.

Peter C. Craigie, Page H. Kelley, & Joel F. Drinkard, Jr. Jeremiah 1-25 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1991.

J. Andrew Dearman. Jeremiah/Lamentations (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

Jill Middlemas. The Templeless Age: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the “Exile”. Louisville: WJK, 2007.

Robin A. Parry. Lamentations (THOTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.

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Sinners & Saints: Eli

Sunday, September 16th, 2018.



Robert D. Bergen. 1, 2 Samuel (NAC). Nashville: B&H, 2002.

Keith Bodner. National Insecurity: A Primer on the First Book of Samuel. Toronto: Clements, 2003.

Walter Brueggemann. First and Second Samuel (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1988.

Ichabod Toward Home: The Journey of God’s Glory. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2002.

Ralph W. Klein. 1 Samuel (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983.

David Toshio Tsumura. The First Book of Samuel (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.

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Sinners & Saints: Queen Esther

Sunday, September 9th, 2018.



Frederic Bush. Ruth-Esther (WBC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996.

Karen Jobes. Esther (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999.

Jon D. Levenson. Esther: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 1997.

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Sinners & Saints: Jacob, the Decevier

Sunday, September 2, 2018.



Dianne Bergant. Genesis: In the Beginning. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2013.

Walter Brueggemann. Genesis (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1982.

Victor Hamilton. The Book of Genesis Chapters 18-50 (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

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Living Doctrine: The Last Things

Sunday, July 29th, 2018.



Raymond F. Collins. First Corinthians (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1999.

Gordon D. Fee. The First Epistle to the Corinthians (Revised Edition) (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014.

Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014.

David E. Garland. 1 Corinthians (BECNT). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003.

Stanley J. Grenz. Theology for the Community of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994.

Richard B. Hays. First Corinthians (Int.). Louisville: WJK, 1997.

Anthony C. Thiselton. The First Epistle to the Corinthians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.

NT Wright, The Resurrection of the Son of God. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003.

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