Although I love history, my formal training is in the area of the New Testament. I have come across some very helpful books over the years and I thought I would share what I think are the top five. Please note that I’m an Amazon affiliate and if you purchase any of these, you are supporting my work here.
What Are the Gospels?: A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography (The Biblical Resource Series)
Who Chose the Gospels?: Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy
Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony
The Historical Jesus: Five Views
Introducing Paul: The Man, His Mission and His Message