Gary Burge, who has authored the New International Version Application Commentaries on the Gospel of John and the Epistles of John, has posted a discussion of what he considers some of the more important books in Johannine studies. Books mentioned by Burge include:
- Raymond Brown, The Gospel According to John: Introduction, Translation, and Notes(1966, 1970)
- C. K. Barrett, The Gospel According to
: An Introduction With Commentary and Notes on the Greek Text (1970 [rev. 1978]). St. John
- Craig Keener, The Gospel of John (2004)
- Lesslie Newbigin, The Light Has Come: An Exposition on the Fourth Gospel (1982)
- Edwin Hoskyns and Noel Davey, The Fourth Gospel (1947).
- A. E. Harvey’s Jesus on Trial: A Study of the Fourth Gospel (1976).
- Andrew Lincoln, Truth on Trial: The Lawsuit Motif in the Fourth Gospel (2000)
- Alan Culpepper, The Anatomy of the Fourth Gospel (1983).
- Raymond. E. Brown, The Community of the Beloved Disciple (1979).
- John A. T. Robinson, The Priority of John (1985).
- Craig Blomberg, The Historical Reliability of John’s Gospel (2001)
- Richard Bauckham, The Testimony of the Beloved Disciple: Narrative, History and Theology in the Gospel of John (2007).