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Messiah (literature)

Coin of Bar Kochba, showing the Temple with a star on the roof and the Ark of the Covenant. British Museum, London (Britain). Photo Jona Lendering.
 Coin of Simon ben Kosiba, showing the Temple with the Messianic star on the roof and the Ark of the Covenant inside (British Museum)
  • James Charlesworth (ed.), The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (1983 New York, two volumes)
  • John J. Collins, The scepter and the star. The Messiahs of the Dead Sea scrolls and other ancient literature (1995 New York)
  • Patricia Crone & Michael Cook, Hagarism. The making of the Islamic world, 1977 Cambridge
  • Craig Evans, Jesus and his contemporaries. Comparative studies (1995 Leiden)
  • Israel Finkelstein & Neil Asher Silberman, The Bible Unearthed. Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts (2001 New York)
  • Israel Knohl, The Messiah before Jesus. The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls (2000 Berkeley)
  • A. Schalit, 'Die Erhebung Vespasians nach Josephus, Talmud und Midrasch: Zur Geschichte einer messianischen Prophetie' in Aufstieg und Niedergang der Römischen Welt 2.2 (1975) 208-327
  • Gershom Scholem, Sabbatai Sevi: the Mystical Messiah (1973 Princeton)
  • Michael Wise, The first Messiah. Investigating the Savior before Jesus (1999 San Francisco)
  • Ben Witherington, The Christology of Jesus (1990 Philadelphia)
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