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Peter in Rome: A Bibliography

I am going to start a new series on whether or not Peter went to Rome and was executed in the capital. To begin, I have compiled a select bibliography of the scholarship on this question. Please email me if you would like to see other sources included in this bibliography:

  • Bauckham, Richard. “The Martyrdom of Peter in Early Christian Literature.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt, Part II, vol. 26/1. Edited by W. Haase. Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 1992), 539-595.
  • Baur, Ferdinand Christian. “Die Christuspartei in der korinthischen Gemeinde, der Gegensatz des paulinischen und petrinischen Christentums in der ältesten Kirche, der Apostel Petrus in Rom.” Tübinger Zeitschrift für Theologie 4 (1831): 61-206.
  • Bockmuehl, Markus. The Remembered Peter: In Ancient Reception and Modern Debate. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 1.262. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010.
  • Bockmuehl, Markus. Simon Peter in Scripture and Memory: The New Testament Apostle in the Early Church. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.
  • Bond, Helen K. and Hurtado, Larry W. Editors. Peter in Early Christianity. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015.
  • Cullmann, Oscar. Peter: Disciple, Apostle, Martyr. Translated by Floyd V. Filson. Philadelphia: The Westminster. Press, 1953.
  • Eastman, David L. The Ancient Martyrdom Accounts of Peter and Paul. Atlanta: SBL, 2015.
  • Ehrman, Bart D. Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History and Legend. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Goulder, Michael W. “Did Peter Ever Go to Rome?” Scottish Journal of Theology 57.4 (2004) 377–96.
  • Heid, Stefan. Editor. Petrus und Paulus in Rom: Eine interdisziplinäre Debatte. Freiburg: Herder, 2011.
  • Hengel, Martin. Saint Peter: The Underestimated Apostle. Translated by Thomas H. Trapp. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.
  • Lampe, Peter. From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2003.
  • Lietzmann, Hans. Petrus und Paulus in Rom: Liturgische und Archäologische Studien. Bonn: Verlag, 1915.
  • McDowell, Sean. The Fate of the Apostles: Examining the Martyrdom Accounts of the Closest Followers of Jesus. Surrey and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2015.
  • O’ Connor, Daniel William. Peter in Rome: The Literary, Liturgical, and Archeological Evidence. New York: Columbia University Press, 1969.
  • Perkin, Pheme. Peter: Apostle for the Whole Church. Second Edition. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2000.
  • Wenham, John. “Did Peter Go to Rome in AD 42?” Tyndale Bulletin 23 (1972): 94-102.
  • Zwierlein, Otto. Petrus in Rom: die literarischen Zeugnisse. Mit einer kritischen Edition der Martyrien des Petrus und Paulus auf neuer handschriftlicher Grundlage. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd. 96. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2009.
  • Zwierlein, Otto. Petrus und Paulus in Jerusalem und Rom. Vom Neuen Testament zu den apokryphen Apostelakten. UaLG 109. Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter, 2013.

Here are all the passages that I will be dealing with over the course of this series:

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