New Testament: Acts–Revelation (REL A 212)

Readings selected from publications of the Religious Studies Center

History of the Bible; Reading the King James Version

Acts 1-10: The Beginning of the Church and Paul’s Conversion

  • Jennifer C. Lane, “Healing, Wholeness, and Repentance in Acts 3,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 151–68.
  • Thomas A. Wayment, “Peter, Cornelius, an​d Cultural Bound​aries,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 211–26.
  • Jared W. Ludlow, “The Book of Acts: A Pattern for Modern Church Growth,” in Shedding Light on the New Testament: Acts–Revelation, ed. Ray L. Huntington, Frank F. Judd Jr., and David M. Whitchurch (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2009), 1–29.
  • C. Wilfred Griggs, “‘An Hebrew of the Hebrews’: Paul’s Language and Thought,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The New Testament, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr. and Gaye Strathearn (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006), 237–253.
  • Mark D. Ellison, “The Setting and Sacrament of the Christian Community,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 145–166.

1-2 Thessalonians: The Earliest Letters of Paul

Christianity in Conflict: Galatians and 1 Corinthians

2 Corinthians, Philippians

Acts 11-20

Romans

  • David Rolph Seely, “William Tyndale and the Language of At-one-ment,” in The King James Bible and the Restoration, ed. Kent P. Jackson (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2011), 25–42.
  • Matthew O. Richardson, “We Have Now Received the Atonement,” in Shedding Light on the New Testament: Acts–Revelation, ed. Ray L. Huntington, Frank F. Judd Jr., and David M. Whitchurch (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2009), 30–45.
  • Camille Fronk Olson, “Saved and Enabled by the Grace of Jesus Christ,” Shedding Light on the New Testament: Acts–Revelation, ed. Ray L. Huntington, Frank F. Judd Jr., and David M. Whitchurch (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2009), 46–66.
  • Robert L. Millet, “Walking in Newness of Life: Doctrinal Themes of the Apostle Paul,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The New Testament, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr. and Gaye Strathearn (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006), 267–283.

Acts 21-28, Ephesians, Colossians

  • Frank F. Judd Jr., “‘Be Ye Therefore Perfect’: The Elusive Quest for Perfection,” in The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture, ed. Gaye Strathearn, Thomas A. Wayment, and Daniel L. Belnap (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2010), 123–39.
  • Thomas A. Wayment, “Internal Divisions: Ephesians in Historical Context,” Shedding Light on the New Testament: Acts–Revelation, ed. Ray L. Huntington, Frank F. Judd Jr., and David M. Whitchurch (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2009), 153–70.
  • Kent R. Brooks, “Paul’s Inspired Teachings on Marriage,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 75–97.
  • Amy Blake Hardison, “Unity and Atonement in Ephesians,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 114–129.
  • Matthew O. Richardson, “Ephesians: Unfolding the Mysteries through Revelation,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 130–144.
  • Grant Underwood, “The ‘Same’ Organization That Existed in the Primitive Church,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 167–186.

1-2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon

  • Kent P. Jackson, “New Testament Prophecies of Apostasy,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The New Testament, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr. and Gaye Strathearn (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006), 394–406.

Hebrews, James

1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, Jude

  • Frank F. Judd Jr., “The Case for Petrine Auth​orship of 1 Peter,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 247–65.
  • Robert L. Millet, “Make​ Your Calling and Election Sure,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 267–82.
  • Eric-Jon K. Marlowe, “‘Honor the King’: Submission to Civil Authority,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 283–96.
  • Scott C. Esplin, “Wondering at His Words: Pete​r’s Influence on the Knowledge of Salvation for the Dead,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 296–312.
  • John W. Welch and Brent J. Schmidt, “Reading 2 Peter as a Far​ewell Text,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 317–35.
  • Nicholas J. Frederick, “Peter in the Apocry​phal Tradition,” in The Ministry of Peter, the Chief Apostle, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr., Eric D. Huntsman, and Shon D. Hopkin (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2014), 337–59.
  • Brian M. Hauglid, “Joseph Smith’s Inspired Commentary on the Doctrine of Calling and Election,” Shedding Light on the New Testament: Acts–Revelation, ed. Ray L. Huntington, Frank F. Judd Jr., and David M. Whitchurch (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2009), 209–27.
  • Gaye Strathearn, “The Overlooked Epistle of Jude,” Shedding Light on the New Testament: Acts–Revelation, ed. Ray L. Huntington, Frank F. Judd Jr., and David M. Whitchurch (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, 2009), 227–46.
  • Andrew C. Skinner, “Peter, The Chief Apostle,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The New Testament, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr. and Gaye Strathearn (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006), 325–353.
  • M. Catherine Thomas, “Visions of Christ in the Spirit World and the Dead Redeemed,” in Sperry Symposium Classics: The New Testament, ed. Frank F. Judd Jr. and Gaye Strathearn (Provo and Salt Lake City: Religious Studies Center and Deseret Book Company, 2006), 354–372.
  • Terry B. Ball, “Peter’s Principles: An Approach to the First Epistle of Peter,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 220–229.
  • Sherrie Mills Johnson, “Think It Not Strange Concerning the Fiery Trial,” in Go Ye Into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 230–243.
  • W. Jeffrey Marsh, “Twilight in the Early Church,” in Go Ye into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles, 31st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002), 319–334.
  • Spencer W. Kimball, “Appendix: Peter, My Brother,” originally in Speeches of the Year (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, 1971), 1–8.

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