Scriptural Hermeneutics Bibliography for the English-Reading Layperson

Barrick, William D., “Exegetical Fallacies: Common Mistakes Every Student of the Bible Must Avoid.” (article, 12 pp.) (PDF, and online edition is here).

Carson, D. A., Exegetical Fallacies, 2nd ed. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1996).

Franzmann, Martin H., The Word of the Lord Grows: An Introduction to the Origin, Purpose, and Meaning of the New Testament (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1961).

Fuerbringer, Ludwig Ernst, Theological Hermeneutics: An Outline for the Classroom (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1924).

Gerhard, Johann, Joshua J. Hayes trans., On Interpreting Sacred Scripture and Method of Theological Study (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2017).

Hummel, Horace D., The Word Becoming Flesh: An Introduction to the Origin, Purpose, and Meaning of the Old Testament ( St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1979).

Illyricus, Matthias Flacius, Wade R. Johnston trans., How to Understand the Sacred Scriptures (Saginaw: Magdeburg Press, 2011).

Johansson, Torbjörn, Robert Kolb, and Johann Anselm Steiger, Hermeneutica Sacra (Historia Hermeneutica Series Studia) (German and English Edition) (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010).

Kuske, David P., Biblical Interpretation: The Only Right Way (Milwaukee: Northwestern Publishing House, 1995).

Maier, Gerhard, Robert W. Yarbrough trans., Biblical Hermeneutics (Wheaton: Crossway, 1994).

Porter, Stanley E. and Beth M. Stovell, eds., Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2012).

Reumann, John, ed., Studies in Lutheran Hermeneutics (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979).

Schaum, Charles P., Albert B. Collver III, Breath of God, Yet Work of Man: Scripture, Philosophy, Dialogue, and Conflict (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2019).

Surburg, Raymond F., A Summary of Lutheran Hermeneutical Principles (Fort Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary Printshop, n.d.) (PDF, an online edition is here).

Surburg, Raymond Frederick, “The Historical Method in Biblical Interpretation,” Concordia Theological Monthly, Volume: 23 Number: 2, p. 81-104, 1952. (PDF, an online edition is here)

Voelz, James W., What Does This Mean?, 2nd ed. rev. (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2013).

Wengert, Timothy J., Word of Life: Introducing Lutheran Hermeneutics, (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2019).

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