Fr Nicholas King SJ has taught the New Testament at Oxford University for many years, where he is now assistant Catholic chaplain.
Interviews with Nicholas King
A History of the Bible
by John Barton
An Introduction to the New Testament
by Raymond E Brown
Jesus the Jew: a Historian’s Reading of the Gospels
by Geza Vermes
The Misunderstood Jew: the Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus
by Amy-Jill Levine
Seeing the Word: Refocusing New Testament Study
by Markus Bockmuehl
The Bible is not always an easy read—nor is it always obvious how or where to start reading it. Here, Nicholas King, a Jesuit priest and biblical scholar, chooses five books to help you start getting to grips with what is, arguably, the world’s all-time bestselling book.