The Gospels


Akin, James. “Chapter & Verse: The Geneologies of Christ” in This Rock, Vol. 8, No. 12, December 1997.

Aquinas, St. Thomas. Catena Aurea: Commentary on the Four Gospels, Collected Out of the Works of the Fathers, Vols. I-IV. Albany: PCP, 1997-2001. Link is an incomplete work which includes only the Gospels of Ss. Matthew and Mark (1842 edition).

Bauckham, Richard. Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006.*

Benedict XVI. Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration. NY: Doubleday, 2007.

Black, David Alan. Why Four Gospels? The Historical Origins of the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2001.*

Boice, James Montgomery. The Gospel of John: An Expositional Commentary, Five Volumes in One. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1985.*

_____. The Gospel of Matthew, Volume 1: The King and His Kingdom, Matthew 1 — 17. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006.*

_____. The Gospel of Matthew, Volume 2: The Triumph of the King, Matthew 18 — 28. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006.*

Callan, Charles J. The Four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles: With Practical Critical Commentaries for Priests and Students. NY: Wagner, 1941.

Carmignac, Jean. The Birth of the Synoptics. Chicago: Franciscan Herald, 1987.

Ceruti-Cendrier, Marie-Christine. “The Gospels — Direct Testimonies or Late Writings?” in Homiletic & Pastoral Review, January 2005.

Dauphinais, Michael, et al. Reading John with St. Thomas Aquinas: Theological Exegesis and Speculative Theology. Washington, DC: CUA, 2005.

Davie, George J., trans. and ed. Catholic Standard Library: A Commentary on the Holy Gospels by John Maldonatus — St. Matthew’s Gospel, Chapters I to XIV. London: John Hodges, 1888.

_____. Catholic Standard Library: A Commentary on the Holy Gospels by John Maldonatus — St. Matthew’s Gospel, Chapters XV to the End. London: John Hodges, 1888.

Dillersberger, Joseph. The Gospel of Saint Luke. Westminster: Newman, 1958.

Dowd, William A. The Gospel Guide: A Practical Introduction to the Gospels. NY: Bruce, 1935.

Fernández, Andrés. The Life of Christ. Westminster: Newman, 1959.

Fillion, L. C. The Life of Christ: A Historical, Critical, and Apologetic Exposition, Vols. 1-3. St. Louis: Herder, 1944-1945.

Fonck, Leopold. The Parables of Christ: An Exegetical and Practical Explanation. Harrison: Roman Catholic Books, 1918 reprint.

Fuentes, Antonio. “New Testament Guide: John” in This Rock, Vol. 4, No. 8, September 1993.

_____. “New Testament Guide: Luke” in This Rock, Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1994.

_____. “New Testament Guide: Mark” in This Rock, Vol. 5, No. 11, November 1994.

_____. “New Testament Guide: Matthew” in This Rock, Vol. 3, No. 7, July 1992.

Hahn, Scott. “The Hunt for the Fourth Cup” in This Rock, Vol. 2, No. 4, September 1991.

Harrison, Brian W. “The Third Day: Just Symbol?” in This Rock, Vol. 1, No. 3, March 1990.

Jaubert, Annie. The Date of the Last Supper. Staten Island: Alba House, 1965.

Keating, Karl. “Problems with the Synoptic Problem” in This Rock, Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1994.

Kimball, Paul M., trans. St. Thomas Aquinas: Commentary on the Gospel of St. Matthew. USA: Dolorosa Press, 2012.

Knox, Ronald. A Commentary on the Gospels. NY: Sheed & Ward, 1952.

Lagrange, M. J. Christ and Renan: A Commentary on Ernest Renan’s “The Life of Jesus.” NY: Benziger, 1928.

_____. The Gospel of Jesus Christ: Vols. I and II. London; Burns, Oates & Washbourne, 1938.

Laurentin, René. Studies in Scripture — The Truth of Christmas Beyond the Myths: The Gospels of the Infancy of Christ. Petersham: St. Bede’s, 1986.

Marshall, I. Howard. New Testament Profiles — Luke: Historian & Theologian. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1988.*

Martin, Ernest L. Scientific & Historical Series — The Birth of Christ Recalculated, Second Edition. Pasadena: FBR, 1980.*

McCarthy, John F. “Called by the Prophets a Nazorean (Matthew 2:23)” in Living Tradition, No. 84, November 1999.

_____. “Fr. René Laurentin’s The Truth of Christmas (Les Evangelis de l’Enfance du Christ)” in Living Tradition, No. 10, March 1987.

_____. “The Historical Meaning of the Forty-two Generations in Matthew 1:1-17” in Living Tradition, No. 13, September 1987.

_____. “The Navarre Bible Commentary: The Synoptic Gospels” in Living Tradition, No. 102, November 2002.

Most, William G. The Consciousness of Christ. Front Royal: Christendom, 1980.

Orchard, Bernard. “The Evolution of the Gospels” in This Rock, Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1994.

_____. The Griesbach Solution to the Synoptic Question, Volume 1: Matthew, Luke, & Mark.  Manchester: Koinonia, 1977.

_____. “Scripture: Dei Verbum and the Synoptic Gospels” in This Rock, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 1996.

Pixner, Bargil. Paths of the Messiah and Sites of the Early Church from Galilee to Jerusalem: Jesus and Jewish Christianity in Light of Archaeological Discoveries. San Francisco: Ignatius, 2010.

Prat, Ferdinand. Jesus Christ: His Life, His Teaching, and His Work, Vols. I and II. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1963.

Ray, Stephen K. St. John’s Gospel: A Bible Study Guide and Commentary. San Francisco: Ignatius, 2002.

Ricciotti, Giuseppe. The Life of Christ. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1949.

Robinson, John A. T. and J. F. Coakley. The Priority of John. London: SCM, 1985.*

Sanday, William. The Criticism of the Fourth Gospel: Eight Lectures on the Morse Foundation, Delivered in the Union Seminary, New York in October and November, 1904. Oxford: Clarendon, 1905.*

Scroggie, W. Graham. A Guide to the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1995.*

Sheed, F. J. To Know Christ Jesus. NY: Sheed & Ward, 1962.

Sheen, Fulton J. Life of Christ: Complete and Unabridged. NY: Image, 1990.

Stoll, Raymond F. The Gospel According to St. Luke: A Study of the Third Gospel with a Translation and Commentary. NY: Pustet, 1931.

Sungenis, Robert A. The Catholic Apologetics Study Bible, Volume 1: The Gospel According to St. Matthew. Goleta: Queenship, 2003.

Tenney, Merrill C. John: The Gospel of Belief, An Analytic Study of the Text. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1965.*

Thiede, Carsten Peter and Matthew D’Ancona. Eyewitness to Jesus: Amazing New Manuscript Evidence About the Origin of the Gospels. NY: Doubleday, 1996.*

Tresmontant, Claude. The Gospel of Matthew: Original Reconstructed Translation and Notes. Front Royal: Christendom, 1996.

_____. The Hebrew Christ: Language in the Age of the Gospels. Chicago: Franciscan Herald, 1989.

Ward, Maisie. They Saw His Glory: An Introduction to the Gospels and Acts. NY: Sheed and Ward, 1956.

Wathen, James F. The Words of Christ. Greenwood: Traditional Catholic Foundation, 2011.

Weisheipl, James A. and Fabian R. Larcher, trans. Aquinas Scripture Series, Vol. 4: Commentary on the Gospel of St. John, Part I. Albany: Magi, 1980.

Zolli, Eugenio. City of Peace, Studies in Jewish-Catholic Relations, Volume 1 — The Nazarene: Studies in New Testament Exegesis. New Hope: Urbi et Orbi / Remnant of Israel, 1999.