Encountering the Book of Romans (Encountering Biblical Studies): A Theological Survey

Encountering the Book of Romans (Encountering Biblical Studies): A Theological Survey

by Douglas J. Moo, Walter Elwell

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Overview

In this updated edition of his successful textbook, a leading evangelical New Testament scholar offers a guide to the book of Romans that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level. The new edition has been updated throughout and features a new interior design. After addressing introductory matters and laying the groundwork for reading Romans, Douglas Moo leads readers through the weighty argument of this significant book, highlighting key themes, clarifying difficult passages, and exploring the continuing relevance of Romans. As with other volumes in the well-received Encountering Biblical Studies series, this book is designed for the undergraduate classroom and includes pedagogical aids such as photos and sidebars. A test bank for professors is available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441245922
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/08/2014
Series: Encountering Biblical Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 311,994
File size: 24 MB
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About the Author

Douglas J. Moo (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He has authored many books, including Galatians in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, and chaired the Committee on Bible Translation for the New International Version revision.
Douglas J. Moo (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He has authored many books, including Galatians in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament and commentaries on Romans, James, 2 Peter and Jude, and Colossians and Philemon. He is also the coauthor of An Introduction to the New Testament and chaired the Committee on Bible Translation for the New International Version revision.

Table of Contents

Contents

To the Student
Part 1: Encountering an Ancient Letter: Romans 1:1-17
1. Getting Oriented: What Is Romans Really About?
2. Paul and the Romans
3. The Gospel of God: Romans 1:1-17
Part 2: Encountering the Human Dilemma: Romans 1:18-3:20
4. God's Wrath against Sinners: Romans 1:18-32
5. Jews Are "without Excuse": Romans 2:1-29
6. The Universal Power of Sin: Romans 3:1-20
Part 3: Encountering God's Provision in Christ: Romans 3:21-4:25
7. God's Righteousness in Christ: Romans 3:21-31
8. The Faith of Abraham: Romans 4:1-25
Part 4: Encountering Life and Hope in Christ: Romans 5:1-8:39
9. Rejoicing in Life and Hope:
Romans 5:1-21
10. Freedom from the Power of Sin: Romans 6:1-23
11. Freedom from the Law: Romans
7:1-25
12. Life and Hope through the Spirit:
Romans 8:1-39
Part 5: Encountering the Relationship between Israel and the Gospel: Romans 9:1-11:36
13. Israel and the Plan of God:
Romans 9:1-29
14. Israel, the Gentiles, and the
Righteousness of God: Romans
9:30-10:21
15. The Future of Israel: Romans
11:1-36
Part 6: Encountering the Transforming Power of the Gospel: Romans 12:1-15:13
16. The Christian Mind-Set: Romans
12:1-21
17. Citizens of the World and Citizens of Heaven: Romans
13:1-14
18. A Plea for Unity in the Church:
Romans 14:1-15:13
Part 7: Encountering the Letter's Conclusion: Romans 15:14-16:27
19. Additional Comments on the
Concluding Material: Romans
15:14-16:27
Glossary
Indexes

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