Ambrose, Kimberly, Paul Among Jews: Rehabilitating Paul (Wipf and Stock), 2015, presents a more consistent and credible Paul as a first-century Diaspora Jew organizing a mission to Gentiles.

Eisenbaum, Pamela, Paul Was Not a Christian: The Original Message of a Misunderstood Apostle (Harper One), 2009, demonstrates the full Jewishness of Paul.

Elliott, Neil, Liberating Paul: The Justice of God and the Politics of the Apostle (Fortress Press), 2005, argues for a liberationist reading of Paul.

Fredriksen, Paula, Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle (Yale University Press), 2017, develops a solid and sustained argument for the historical reconstruction of Paul within Judaism.

Gager, John G., Reinventing Paul (Oxford University Press), 2000, rejects an anti-Jewish reading of Paul.

Gaston, Lloyd, Paul and the Torah (Vancouver: Univ. of British Columbia Press), reprint 1991, argues that Paul’s criticism of the Law was limited to its relationship to Gentiles.

Given, Mark D., ed., Paul Unbound: Other Perspectives on the Apostle (Baker Academic), 2010, includes a wide variety of essays.

Nanos, Mark D., Reading Corinthians and Philippians within Judaism: Collected Essays of Mark D. Nanos, vol. 4 (Cascade Books), 2017, provides new light on key Pauline texts.

Nanos, Mark D., The Irony of Galatians: Paul’s Letter in First-Century Context (Augsburg Fortress), 2001, is a follow-up to his book, The Mystery of Romans.

Nanos, Mark D., The Mystery of Romans: The Jewish Context of Paul’s Letter (Fortress Press), 1996, was awarded the 1996 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Jewish-Christian relations.

Nanos, Mark D., and Zetterholm, Magnus, eds., Paul Within Judaism: Restoring the First-Century Context to the Apostle (Fortress Press), 2015, is the latest anthology exploring this latest trend in Pauline studies.

Stowers, Stanley K., A Rereading of Romans: Justice, Jews, and Gentiles (Yale University Press), 1997, interprets Romans in light of rhetorical conventions available in Paul’s time.

Tucker, J. Brian, Reading 1 Corinthians (Cascade Books), 2017, reads Paul’s letter through the lens of social identity theory, a leading social scientific method for understanding the New Testament.

Young, Brad H., Paul the Jewish Theologian: A Pharisee Among Christians, Jews, and Gentiles (Peabody, Massachussetts: Hendrickson Publisers, Inc.), 1998, explores Paul’s thought in his Jewish context.

Zetterholm, Magnus, Approaches to Paul: A Student’s Guide to Recent Scholarship (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press), 2009, focuses on Paul’s relationship to Judaism but describes postcolonial and feminist approaches to Paul as well.

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