John William Burgon
Institute for Study of Ancient
Manuscripts, Texts and Papyri



















     The Burgon Institute would like to recommend the following books relating to various aspects of the Holy Scriptures.

     The recommendation of these books does not necessarily constitute an endorsement.

     They are recommended in order to stimulate debate on genuine textual analysis.

Adam, Eve, and the Serpent (Vintage)

Brief Analysis of the NIV Inclusive Language Edition

Brief Summary of The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional

Brief Summary of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels

Case for the King James Bible - A Summary of the Evidence & Argument

Dead Sea Scriptures

Dean John William Burgon's Confidence in the King James Bible

Defects in the "New King James Version"

Edward Freer Hills's Contribution to the Revival of the Ecclesiastical Text

Evolution: A Theory In Crisis

Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism

Holy Blood, Holy Grail

How we got our Bible

Let's Weigh the Evidence

Lost Books of the Bible

Missing in modern Bibles – is the full story being told?: An analysis of the New International Version

More Than a Carpenter

New Testament History

Ninety short sermons for family reading following the course of the Christian seasons;: First series

Reasonableness of Christianity and a Discourse of Miracles (Library of Modern Religious Thought)

Scaling the Secular City: A Defense of Christianity (Scaling the Secular City)

Search for the Christian Doctrine of God: The Arian Controversy, 318-381

Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life

The Canon of Scripture

The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels;: Being the Sequel to the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

The Disestablishment of Religion in Oxford, the Betrayal of a Sacred Trust: Words of Warning to the University: a Sermon Preached Before the University

The Four Loves

The Gnostic Gospels

The Historical Reliability of the Gospels

The King James Bible's superiority: God's word kept intact in English

The King James Version Debate: A Plea for Realism

The Last 12 Verses of Mark

The Messianic Legacy

The Revision Revised

The Secret Books of the Egyptian Gnostics

The Secret Teachings of Jesus : Four Gnostic Gospels

The servants of Scripture

The Theological Heresies of Westcott and Hort: As Seen in Their Own Writings

The Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels Vindicated and Established

True or False

When God Was a Woman

When the KJV Departs From the So-Called Majority Text

The Nag Hammadi Library in English: Revised Edition


Early church fathers and the Authorized Version: A demonstration! (B.F.T)

Geneva Bible 1599

Refutation of Dr. Ernest Pickering on Bible translations (B.F.T)

The English Reformation

The Gnostic Paul: Gnostic Exegesis of the Pauline Letters

The Stripping of the Altars : Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580

The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration

Tyndale`s Old Testament  

Darwin on Trial

Dead Sea Scroll Deception

English Reformations: Religion, Politics, and Society Under the Tudors

Final Authority

Gnosticism and the New Testament

New Age Bible Versions: An Exhaustive Documentation of the Message, Men & Manuscripts Moving Mankind to the Antichrist's One World Religion

Understanding the Dead Sea Scrolls : A Reader From the Biblical Archaeology Review

If the Foundations be Destroyed

Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament

The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy (Turning Point Christian Worldview Series)

What Jesus Would Say

Which Bible Is God's Word?

Dean John William Burgon's Vindication of the Last Twelve Verses of Mark

Four Reasons for Defending the King James Bible

Modern Bibles: The dark secret

The Formation of Christian Biblical Canon: Revised and Expanded Edition

The Gnostic Scriptures : A New Translation with Annotations and Introductions by (The Anchor Bible Reference Library)

The King James Only Controversy: Can You Trust the Modern Translations?

The Text of the New Testament – an Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism

Bishop Brooke Foss Westcott's Clever Denial of the Bodily Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ

Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity

The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English

The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ

The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation As a Basis for Social Policy

Tyndale`s New Testament

Westcott & Hort's Greek Text & Theory Refuted: Summarized from (1 ed)

What Hath God Wrought

A New Hearing for the Authorized Version

Dead Sea Scrolls: The Untold Story

Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds

Foes of the King James Bible Refuted

The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

The Ecclesiastical Text: Text Criticism, Biblical Authority & the Popular Mind

The Elements of Gnosticism

The King James Defended

The Revision Revised: A Refutation of Westcott and Hort's False Greek Text and Theory

True or False

Which Bible?  

Causes of Corruption of the New Testament Text

Complete Dead Sea Scrolls

Darwins Black Box: the Biochemical Challenge To Evolution

Dean Burgon's warnings on revision of the Textus receptus and the King James Bible (B.F.T)

Defending the King James Bible: A four-fold superiority : texts, translators, technique, theology

Distorting Scripture?: The Challenge of Bible Translation & Gender Accuracy

God's Outrageous Claims

Greek New Testament: With English Introduction including Greek/English dictionary

Inspiration and interpretation: Seven sermons preached before the University of Oxford (DBS)

Reason in the Balance: The Case Against Naturalism in Science, Law & Education

The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus

A Critique Of Gail Riplinger's Scholarship And KJV Onlyism

Archaic Words and the Authorized Version

Brief Summary of Inspiration and Interpretation by J. W. Burgon

Gnosis and Faith in Early Christianity: An Introduction to Gnosticism

Rethinking "Gnosticism": An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category

The Ancient Mysteries: A Sourcebook : Sacred Texts of the Mystery Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean World

The Dead Sea Scrolls : A New Translation

The Journey from Texts to Translations: The Origin and Development of the Bible

The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Which Version Is The Bible?

Crowned With Glory : The Bible from Ancient Text to Authorized Version

Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe (Proceedings of the Wethersfield Institute)

The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity

The New Testament: The Text of the Worms Edition of 1526 in Original Spelling

The Obedience of a Christian Man (Penguin Classics)

The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism

A Grief Observed

Abraham Lincolns Changing Views On Slave

Heresies of Westcott & Hort

Mere Christianity


One Bible Only?: Examining the Claims for the King James Bible

One Book Stands Alone

Signs of Intelligence: Understanding Intelligent Design

The Bible in Translation: Ancient and English Versions

The Boy King : Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation

The Great Divorce

The Later Reformation in England, 1547-1603 (British History in Perspective)

The Problem of Pain

The Screwtape Letters

William Tyndale : A Biography

Arius: Heresy and Tradition

Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution is Wrong

In the Beginning : The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture

Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science & Theology

Jesus and the Lost Goddess : The Secret Teachings of the Original Christians

The Canon Debate

The Complete World of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Complete)

The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible : The Oldest Known Bible Translated for the First Time into English

The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls : Their Significance For Understanding the Bible, Judaism, Jesus, and Christianity

The Secret Architecture of Our Nation's Capital: The Masons and the Building of Washington, D.C.  

The Wycliffe New Testament 1388: An Edition in Modern Spelling, With an Introduction, the Original Prologues and the Epistle to the Laodiceans

Three Views on the Origins of the Synoptic Gospels

Wide as the Waters : The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired

Beyond Belief : The Secret Gospel of Thomas

God's Bestseller: William Tyndale, Thomas More, and the Writing of the English Bible – -A Story of Martyrdom and Betrayal

How We Got the Bible

Lost Scriptures : Books that Did Not Make It into the New Testament

Magdalene's Lost Legacy: Symbolic Numbers and the Sacred Union in Christianity

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview

The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Bible in English : Its History and Influence

The Da Vinci Code

The Facts on the King James Only Debate (Ankerberg, John, Facts on Series.)

The Gnostic Bible: Gnostic Texts of Mystical Wisdom form the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

The Holy Bible King James Version: 1611 Edition

The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?

What Is Gnosticism?  

Breaking the Da Vinci Code: Answers to the Questions Everybody's Asking

Bloodline of the Holy Grail: The Hidden Lineage of Jesus Revealed

Cracking Da Vinci's Code: You've Read the Fiction, Now Read the Facts

Da Vinci Code Decoded: The Truth Behind the New York Times #1 Bestseller

De-Coding Da Vinci: The Facts Behind the Fiction of The Da Vinci Code

God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible

In Awe of Thy Word: Understanding the King James Bible Its Mystery and History Letter by Letter

Secrets of the Code: The Unauthorized Guide to the Mysteries Behind The Da Vinci Code

The Authorized Version of the English Bible (1611): Its Subsequent Reprints and Modern Representatives

The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God

The Case for Easter: Journalist Investigates the Evidence for the Resurrection

The Da Vinci Code: Fact or Fiction

The Da Vinci Hoax: Exposing the Errors in The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code, Special Illustrated Edition

The Design Revolution: Answering the Toughest Questions About Intelligent Design

The Gospel of the Savior

The Origin of the Bible

The Privileged Planet : How Our Place in the Cosmos is Designed for Discovery

The Reformation: A History

The Truth Behind the Da Vinci Code: A Challenging Response to the Bestselling Novel

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity

Uncommon Dissent: Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing

A Textual History of the King James Bible

Gnostic Philosophy : From Ancient Persia to Modern Times

Misquoting Jesus : The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why

Secrets of the Widow's Son: The Mysteries Surrounding the Sequel to The Da Vinci Code

The Gnostic Discoveries : The Impact of the Nag Hammadi Library

The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus : The Definitive Collection of Mystical Gospels and Secret Books about Jesus of Nazareth

The Guide to Dan Brown's The Solomon Key

The Secret Teachings of Mary Magdalene



Promoting the Principles of Genuine Textual Analysis