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This is a short list of the books and articles I consulted in the writing of Junia: The Forgotten Apostle. Note that some of these citations argue that Junia was not a woman and/or that she was not an apostle. I include all sides of the debate over the last few decades; however, at this point scholarly consensus has reached the conclusion that she was indeed a woman and an apostle.

Bauckham, Richard – Gospel Women: Studies of the Named Women in the Gospels (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2002)

Brooten, Bernadette J. – “Junia… Outstanding among the Apostles’ (Romans 16:7).” in Women Priests: A Catholic Commentary on the Vatican Declaration, ed. L.S. and A. Swindler. (New York: Paulist, 1977) 141-44.

Brooten, Bernadette J. – “Junia” in Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, Meyers, Carol, Toni Craven and Ross S. Kraemer, eds. (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2000)

Burer, Michael H., and Daniel B. Wallace – “Was Junia Really an Apostle? A Reexamination of Rom 16.7,” New Testament Studies 47 (2001) 76-91.

Cervin, Richard S. – “A Note regarding the Name ‘Junia(s)’ in Romans 16.7,” New Testament Studies 40 (1994) 464-70.

Epp, Eldon Jay –  Junia: The First Woman Apostle (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005)

Epp, Eldon Jay – “The Junia/Junias Variation in Romans 16.7″ New Testament Textual Criticism and Eegesis: Festschrift J. Dolebel (ed. A. Denaux: Leuven: Leuven University, 2002).

Epp, Eldon Jay – “Text-Critical, Exegetical, and Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting the Junia/Junias Variation in Romans 16,7,” Textual Criticism and Exegesis: Festschrift J. Delobel, ed. A. Denaux Bibliotheca ephemeridum theologicarum lovaniensium, 161. (Leuven: Leuven University Press and Peeters, 2002)

Fiorenza, E. Shussler – ““Missionaries, Apostles, Cowokers: Romans 16 and the Reconstruction of Women’s Early Christian History,” Word and World [St. Paul, Minn.] 6, 4 (1986): 420-33. https://wordandworld.luthersem.edu/content/pdfs/6-4_Romans/6-4_Fiorenza.pdf

Gingrich, Felix Wilbur – “Junias/Junia,” Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible

Headlam, Arthur Cayley – “Junias (or Junia),” in A Dictionary of the Bible, ed. James Hastings, 2:825.

Lampe, Peter – “The Roman Christians of Romans 16,”  in The Romans Debate, ed. Karl P. Donfried, rev. ed. (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995) pp. 216-230.

“Junias,” in The Anchor Bible Dictionary 3:1127.

MacDonald, Margaret Y. – “Reading Real Women Through Undisputed Letters of Paul” in Women and Christian Origins: A Reader, Ross Shepard Kraemer and Mary Rose D’Angelo, eds. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999) 199-220.

Morris, Leon – Romans (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1988)

Pederson, Rena – The Lost Apostle: Searching for the Truth About Junia (Jossey-Bass, 2006)

Schulz, Ray R. – “Romans 16:7: Junia or Junias?” Expository Times 98 (1986/87) 108-10.

Schulz, Ray R. –  “Junia Reinstated: Her Sisters Still Waiting,” Lutheran Theological Journal [Australia] 38 (2004) 129-43.

Tetlow, Elizabeth M. – Women and Ministry in the New Testament: Called to Serve (New York: Paulist, 1980)

Thorley, John – “Junia, a Woman Apostle.” Novum Testamentum 38 (1996): 18–29.

Wallace, Daniel B. – “Junia Among the Apostles: The Double Identification Problem in Romans 16:7″ bible.org/article/junia-among-apostles-double-identification-problem-romans-167

Walters, James C. – “‘Phoebe’ and ‘Junia(s)” – Rom. 16:1-2,7″ in Carroll D. Osburn, ed., Essays on Women in Earliest Christianity, vol. I (Joplin, Missouri: College Press, 1993) 167-190.

Witherington III, Ben –  “Joanna: Apostle of the Lord—or Jailbait?”, Bible Review, Spring 2005

Witherington III, Ben – “On the Road with Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Susanna, and Other Disciples– Luke 8:1-3,” in A Feminist Companion to Luke. Feminist Companion to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings 3. Amy-Jill Levine and Marianne Blickenstaff, eds. (London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002).

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