Catholic Bible Study Bibliography-Scott Hahn

Catholic Biblical Study

A Bibliography

I. Magisterial Teachings

Primary Sources:
Louis, C. (ed.), Rome & the Study of Scripture: A Collection of Papal Enactments on the Study of Holy Scripture Together with the Decisions of the Biblical Commission (7th ed.). St. Meinrad, IN: Abbey Press, 1964.
Pontifical Biblical Commission, The Historicity of the Gospels. Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1964.
Pontifical Biblical Commission, The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church. Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1993.
Pope Leo XIII. Providentissimus Deus (Encyclical on the Study of Sacred Scripture, 1893). Boston: Daughters of St. Paul.
Pope Benedict XV. Spiritus Paraclitus (Encyclical on the Fifteenth Centenary of the Death of St. Jerome, 1920). Boston: Daughters of St. Paul.
Pope Pius XII. Divino Afflante Spiritu (Encyclical on the Promotion of Biblical Studies, 1943). Boston: Daughters of St. Paul.
Vatican II. Dei Verbum (The Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, 1965). Boston: Daughters of St. Paul.

Secondary Sources:
Bea, Augustin. The Study of the Synoptic Gospels. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.
_______. The Word of God and Mankind. Chicago, IL: Franciscan Herald Press, 1967.
Harrison, Brian W. The Teaching of Pope Paul VI on Sacred Scripture. Rome: Pontificium Athenaeum Sanctae Crucis, 1997.
Megivern, James J. (ed.). Official Catholics Teachings: Bible Interpretation. Wilmington, NC: McGrath, 1978.
Myers, Edith. What Does the Church Really Say About the Bible? St. Paul, MN: Wanderer Press, 1979.
Pope, Hugh. The Catholic Church and the Bible. New York: Macmillan, 1928.

II. Biblical Inspiration and Authority ({P}=Protestant)
Benoit, Pierre, Aspects of Biblical Inspiration. Chicago: Priory Press, 1965.
Benoit, Pierre and P. Synave. Prophecy and Inspiration: A Commentary on the Summa Theologica II, Q. 171-178. New York: Desclee, 1961.
Burtchaell, James T. Catholic Theories of Biblical Inspiration Since 1810. New York: Cambridge, 1969.
Carson, Donald A. and J. D. Woodbridge (eds.). Scripture and Truth. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1983. {P}
Conn, Harvie (ed.). Inerrancy and Hermeneutic: A Tradition, A Challenge, A Debate. Grand Rpaids, MI: Baker, 1988. {P}
Farrow, Douglas. The Word of Truth and Disputes About Words. Winona Lake, IN: Carpenter Books, 1987. {P}
Geisler, Norman (ed.). Inerrancy. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1979. {P}
Hagerty, Cornelius. The Authenticity of Sacred Scripture. Houston, TX: Lumen Christi Press, 1969.
Hannah, John D. (ed.). Inerrancy and the Church. Chicago: Moody Press, 1984. {P}
Levie, Jean. The Bible, Word of God in Words of Men. New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1961.
McDonald, H. D. Theories of Revelation: An Historical Study 1700-1960. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1979. {P}
Most, William. Free From All Error: Authorship, Inerrancy, Historicity of Scripture, and Modern Scripture Scholars. Libertyville, IL: Prow Books Franciscan Marytown Press, 1985.
O’Neill, J. C. The Bible’s Authority. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1991. {P}
Steinmueller, John E. The Sword of the Spirit. Fort Worth, TX: Stella Maris Books, 1977.
Walvoord, John F. (ed.). Inspiration and Interpretation. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1957. {P}
Wenham, John. Christ and the Bible (3rd ed.). Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993. {P}

III. Scripture, Tradition and Canonicity
Congar, Yves. Tradition and Traditions: The Biblical, Historical and Theological Evidence for Catholic Teaching
on Tradition. Granville, OH: Basilica Press, 1998.
Farmer, WIlliam R. and D. Farkasfalvy. The Formation of the New Testament Canon. New York: Paulist, 1983.
Graham, Henry G. Where We Got the Bible: Our Debt to the Catholic Church. Rockford, IL: Tan, 1977.
Lienhard, Joseph T. The Bible, the Church, and Authority: The Canon of the Christian Bible in History and Theology. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1995.
Shea, Mark P. By What Authority? An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition. Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 1996.
Sungenis, Robert (ed.). Not By Scripture Alone: A Catholic Critique of the Protestant Doctrine of Sola Scriptura. Santa Barbara, CA: Queenship, 1998.
Varillon, Francois. Announcing Christ Through Scripture to the Church. Westminster, MD: Newman, 1963.
Whiteford, John. Sola Scriptura: An Orthodox Analysis of the Cornerstone of Reformation Theology. Ben Lomond, CA: Conciliar Press, 1995.

IV. Scripture in the Liturgy and Catechesis
Barthelemy, Dominique. God and His Image: An Outline of Biblical Theology. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1966.
Bouyer, Louis. The Word, Church & Sacraments. New York: Desclee, 1961.
Bradley, Robert I. The Roman Cathechism in the Catechetical Tradition of the Church. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1990.
Breck, John. The Power of the Word in the Worshipping Church. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Seminary, 1986.
Corbon, Jean. Path to Freedom: Christian Experience and the Bible. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1969.
Danielou, Jean. The Bible and the Liturgy. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1956,
Deiss, Lucien. God’s Word and God’s People. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1976.
Jackson, Pamela, E. J. Journeybread for the Shadowlands: The Readings for the Rites of the Catechumenate. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1993.
Paris, Charles W. Biblical Catechetics After Vatican II. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1971.
Vogels, Walter. Reading and Preaching the Bible. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1986.
V. History of Interpretation
Blowers, Paul M. (ed.). The Bible in Greek Christian Antiquity. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1997.
_______. Exegesis and Spiritual Pedagogy in Maximus the Confessor. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1991.
Brown, Dennis. Vir Trilinguis: A Study in the Biblical Exegesis of Saint Jerome. Kampen: Kok Pharos, 1992.
Chau, Wai-Shing. The Letter and the Spirit: A History of Interpretation from Origen to Luther. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.
Danielou, Jean. From Shadows to Reality: Studies in the Biblical Typology of the Fathers. London: Burns & Oataes, 1960.
De Lubac, Henri. Medieval Exegesis (Volume I). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.
De Margerie, Bertrand. An Introduction to the History of Exegesis (3 vols.). Petersham, MA: Saint Bede’s Publications, 1993-95.
Evans, G. R. The Lauguage and Logic of the Bible: The Earlier Middle Ages. New York: Cambridge, 1984.
Finan, Thomas and Vincent Twomey (eds.), Scriptural Interpretation in the Fathers: Letter and Spirit. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1995.
Froelich, Karlfried (ed.). Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984.
Gorday, Peter. Principles of Patristic Exegesis. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1983.
Grant, Robert M. The Bible in the Church: A Short History of Interpretation. New York: Macmillan, 1948.
_______. The Letter and the Spirit. New York: Macmillan, 1957.
McNally, Robert E. The Bible in the Early Middle Ages. Westminster, MD: Newman, 1959.
Preus, James S. From Shadow to Promise: Old Testament Interpretation from Augustine to the Young Luther. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1969.
Reist, Thomas. Saint Bonaventure as a Biblical Commentator. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985.
Sadowski, Frank. The Church Fathers on the Bible: Selected Readings. Staten Island, NY: Alba House, 1987.
Simonetti, Manlio. Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church: An Historical Introduction to Patristic Exegesis. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1994.
Smalley, Beryl. The Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1973,
_______. Medieval Exegesis of Wisdom Literature. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1986.
Trigg, Joseph W. (ed.). Biblical Interpretation. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1988.
Valkenberg, Wilhelm G. “Did Not Our Hearts Burn?”: The Place and Function of Holy Scripture in the Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas. Utrecht: Thomas Instituut te Utrecht, 1990.

VI. Introductory Manuals and Commentaries
Aquinas, Thomas. Catena Aurea: A Commentary on the Four Gospels Collected Out of the Works of the Fathers (translated and edited by John Henry Newman). Southampton: Saint Austin Press, 1997.
Barrosse, Thomas. God Speaks to Men: Understanding the Bible (2nd ed.). Notre Dame, IN: Fides, 1964.
Bouyer, Louis. The Meaning of Sacred Scripture. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1958.
Brown, Raymond et al. (eds.). The New Jerome Biblical Commentary (rev. ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1990.
Casciaro, Jose Maria (ed.). The Navarre Bible (New Testament – 12 vols). Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1989-92.
Charlier, Dom Celestin. The Christian Approach to the Bible. London: Sands, 1961.
Fuentes, Antonio. A Guide to the Bible. Houston, TX: Lumen Christi Press, 1987.
Hahn, Scott. A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God’s Covenant Love in Scripture. Ann Arbor, MI: Servant Books, 1998.
Hartman, L. (ed.). A Commentary on the New Testament. Kansas City: Catholic Biblical Association, 1942.
Heidt, William G. A General Introduction to Sacred Scripture: Inspiration, Canonicity, Texts, Versions and Hermeneutics. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1970.
Kodell, Jerome. The Catholic Bible Study Handbook. Ann Arbor, MI: Servant, 1985.
Lattey, Cuthbert. Back to the Bible. Harrison, NY: Roman Catholic Books, 1995.
Lapide, Cornelius A. The Great Commentary of Cornelius a Lapide (8 vols.). Edinburgh: John Grant, 1908.
Laux, John. Introduction to the Bible. Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1990.
Oden, Thomas (general editor). Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture (27 vols; 2 presently available). Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1998-.
Orchard, Bernard et al. (eds.). A Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture. NY: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1951.
Pope, Hugh. The Catholic Student’s Aids to the Bible (5 vols., rev. ed.). New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1926-36.
Rooney, Gerard. Preface to the Bible. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1952.
Steinmueller, John E. A Companion to Scripture Studies (3 Vols.). Houston, TX: Lumen Christi Press, 1969.
Winzen, Damasus. Pathways in Scripture: A Book-By-Book Guide to the Spiritual Riches of the Bible.
Ann Arbor, MI: Word of Life, 1976.

VII. Old Testament
Archer, Gleason L. A Survey of Old Testament (2nd ed.). Chicago: Moody, 1994. {P}
Boadt, Lawerence. Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction. NY: Paulist, 1984.
Casciaro, J. M. and J. M. Monforte. God, the World and Man in the Message of the Bible. Dublin: Four Courts, 1996.
Childs, Brevard S. Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1979. {P}
_______. Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1985. {P}
Dillard, Raymond B. and Tremper Longman III. An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1994. {P}
De Vaux, Roland. Ancient Israel: Its Life and Institutions. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1961.
Duggan, Michael. The Consuming Fire: A Christian Introduction to the Old Testament. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1991.
Hill, Andrew E. and John H. Walton. A Survey of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1991. {P}
Hopkins, Martin. God’s Kingdom in the Old Testament. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1964.
Jensen, Joseph. God’s Word to Israel. Wilmington, DE: Glazier, 1982.
Kaiser, Walter. The Messiah in the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1995. {P}
_______. Toward an Old Testament Theology. Grand Rapids, MI; Zondervan, 1978. {P}
Martin, George. Reading Scripture as the Word of God (3rd ed.). Ann Arbor, MI: Servant, 1998.
Merrill, Eugene H. A Kingdom of Priests: A History of Old Testament Israel. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1987. {P}
Sailhamer, John H. Introduction to Old Testament Theology: A Canonical Approach. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1995. {P}
Smith, Archbishop William. The Mosaic Authorship of the Pentateuch (2nd ed.). London: Sands, 1913.
Steinmueller, John E. Some Problems of the Old Testament. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1936.
Sullivan, Kathryn. God’s Word and Work: The Message of the Old Testament Historical Books. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1958.
Van Imschoot, Paul. Theology of the Old Testament. NY: Desclee, 1965.
Young, E.J. An Introduction to the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1964. {P}

VIII. New Testament
Bonsirven, Joseph. Theology of the New Testament. Westminster, MD: Newman Press, 1963.
Carson, Donald A. et al. An Introduction to the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1992. {P}
Childs, Brevard S. The New Testament as Canon. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1985. {P}
De Grandmaison, Leonce. Jesus Christ: His Person, His Message, Mis Credentials (3 vols.). New York: Sheed and Ward, 1935.
Egger, Wilhelm. How to Read the New Testament. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1996.
Fillion, L. C. The Life of Christ: A Historical, Critical and Apologetic Exposition (3 vols.). St. Louis: Herder, 1948.
Guthrie, Donald. New Testament Introduction (2nd ed.). Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1990. {P}
Harrington, Daniel J. Interpreting the New Testament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1990.
Hopkins, Martin. God’s Kingdom in the New Testament. Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1964.
Johnson, Luke T. The Writings of the New Testament. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.
Matera, Frank J. New Testament Ethics. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996.
Most, William. The Thought of St. Paul. Front Royal, VA: Christendom Press, 1994.
Orchard, Dom Bernard, Born to be King: The Epic of the Incarnation. London: Ealing Abbey, 1993.
Prat, Ferdinand. Jesus Christ: His Life, His Teaching, and His Work. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1950.
_______. The Theology of St. Paul (2 vols.). Westminster, MD: Newman, 1950.
Quesnell, Quentin. This Good News: An Introduction to the Catholic Theology of the New Testament. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1964.
Schelckle, Karl H. Theology of the New Testament (4 vols). Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1971.
Spicq, Ceslaus. Agape in the New Testament (3 vols.). St. Louis: Herder, 1963.
Wright, Nicholas T. Jesus and the Victory of God. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1996. {P}
_______. The New Testament and the People of God. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1992. {P}

IX. Methods and Issues in Biblical Interpretation
Felder, Hilarin. Christ and the Critics (2 vols.). London: Burns Oates and Washbourne, 1933.
Fitzmyer, Joseph A. An Introductory Bibliography for the Study of Scripture (3d ed). Rome: Biblical Institute Press. 1990.
Fogarty, Gerald P. American Catholic Biblical Scholarship. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.
Fowl, Stephen E. (ed.). The Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Classic and Contemporary Readings. Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, 1997.
Jeffrey, David L. People of the Book: Christian Identity and Literary Culture. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1996.
Kelly, George. The Church’s Problem With Bible Scholars. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1985.
_______. The New Biblical Theorists. Ann Arbor, MI: Servant Books, 1983.
Linnemann, Eta. Historical Criticism of the Bible: Methodology or Ideology? Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1990.
Maier, Gerhard. The End of the Historical Critical Method. St. Louis: MO: Concordia, 1977. {P}
McCarthy, John F. The Science of Historical Theology: Elements of a Definition. Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1991.
Meyer, Ben F. Reality and Illusion in New Testament Scholarship. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1994.
Montague, George. Understanding the Bible: A Basic Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. New York: Paulist Press, 1997.
Morrow, Stanley B. Basic Tools of Biblical Exegesis. Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1978.
Neuhaus, Richard J. (ed.). Biblical Interpretation in Crisis: The Ratzinger Conference on Bible and Church. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1989.
Ratzinger, Joseph Cardinal. Biblical Interpretation in Crisis. Rockford, IL: Rockford Institute, 1988.
Robinson, Robert B. Roman Catholic Exegesis Since Divino Afflante Spiritu. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988.
Stuhlmacher, Peter. Historical Criticism and Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Towards a Hermeneutics of Consent. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1977. {P}
Stump, Eleonore and Thomas P. Flint (eds.). Hermes and Athena: Biblical Exegesis and Philosophical Theology. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1993.
Taguchi, Paul Cardinal. The Study of Sacred Scripture. Boston, MA: Daughters of St. Paul, 1974.

X. Reference Works
Aharoni, Yohanan. et al. The Macmillan Bible Atlas (rev. ed.). New York: Macmillan, 1993.
Bauer, J. B. (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Biblical Theology. New York: Crossroad, 1981.
Bromiley, Geoffrey W. (ed.). The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (rev. ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1979-1988. {P}
Brown, Colin (ed.). The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology (4 vols). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1975-86. {P}
Danker, Frederick W. Multipurpose Tools for Bible Study (rev. ed.). Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993.
Green, Joel B. and Scott McKnight (eds.). Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 1992. {P}
Hartdegen, Stephen J. Nelson’s Complete Concordance of the New American Bible. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1977.
Hawthorne, Gerald and Ralph Martin (eds.). Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 1992. {P}
Leon-Dufour, Xavier (ed.). Dictionary of Biblical Theology (rev. ed.). New York: Seabury, 1973,
Negev, Avraham (ed.). The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land (rev. ed.). New York: Thomas Nelson, 1986.
Spicq, Ceslas. Theological Lexicon of the New Testament (3 vols.). Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1994.
Steinmueller, John E. and K. Sullivan (eds.). Catholic Biblical Encyclopedia. New York: Joseph Wagner, 1956.
Tenney, Merrill (ed.). The Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible (4 vols). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1976. {P}
Thompson, Newton and Raymond Stock. Complete Concordance to the Bible (Douay Version). St. Louis: Herder, 1945.
Whitaker, Richard E. The Eerdmans Analytical Concordance to the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (with the Deuterocanonical/Apocryphal Books). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1988.
Young, Robert. Young’s Analytical Concordance to the Bible. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1982.

Scott Hahn

Dr. Scott Hahn is a Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio where he has taught since 1990. Scott is also the founder and director of Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology also located in Steubenville.

Dr. Scott Hahn received his BA in 1979 from Grove City College in Pennsylvania with a triple major of theology, philosophy, and economics (magna cum laude). Scott then obtained his MDiv (summa cum laude) from Gordon-Conwell Seminary in 1982.

Dr. Hahn is a former Presbyterian minister with ten years of youth and pastoral ministry experience in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Kansas and Virginia and is a former Professor of Theology at Chesapeake Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1982 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia.

Dr. Scott Hahn entered the Catholic Church at Easter 1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and he was joined by his wife Kimberly at the Easter Vigil Mass in 1990. Since 1990, Dr. Hahn has served as professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University. In May 1995, Hahn was awarded a PhD in systematic theology from Marquette University (Phi Beta Kappa).

Dr. Scott Hahn has given over 600 talks in the US and other countries on theological and biblical topics related to the Catholic faith. Dr. Hahn has also written numerous books, some of which we carry on The Crossroads Initiative, including The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth; Hail, Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God; First Comes Love: Finding Your Family in the Church and the Trinity, and Understanding Our Father: Biblical Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer, Swear to God, and Scripture Matters are the titles of his newest books. He is also the author of Lord Have Mercy, A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God’s Covenant Love in Scripture, co-author (along with his wife, Kimberly) of Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism, and co-editor of Catholic for a Reason: Scripture and the Mystery of the Family of God. Dr. Hahn has also written numerous articles and is editor of Scripture Matters as it appears in Envoy Magazine.