Romans 1-8

Romans 1-8

by William Greathouse, George Lyons

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834123625
Publisher: Nazarene Pub House
Publication date: 02/28/2008
Series: New Beacon Bible Commentary Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


General Editors' Preface     7
Author's Preface     9
Abbreviations     11
Bibliography     15
Introduction     21
The Importance of Romans     21
The Place and Date of Writing     23
The Occasion and Purpose for Romans     23
Christianity in Rome     24
The Unifying Theology of Romans     26
The Rhetorical Genre and Logical Organization of Romans     31
The Different Text Forms of Romans     35
Letter Prescript: Romans 1:1-15     37
The Apostolic Greeting (1:1-7)     37
Paul's Interest in the Roman Church (1:8-15)     48
Paul's Prayer (1:8-12)     50
Paul's Plans (1:13-15)     53
The Gospel of God's Righteousness: Romans 1:16-15:13     57
The Thesis of the Letter (1:16-17)     57
God's Righteousness Needed (1:18-3:20)     67
The Human Predicament (1:18-32)     67
God's Righteous Judgment (2:1-16)     83
The Challenge to Jews (2:17-29)     94
The Advantage of the Jews (3:1-8)     103
No One Is Righteous (3:9-20)     109
God's Righteousness Provided (3:21-8:39)     118
TheGospel of Justification (3:21-4:25)     118
The Hope of the Gospel (5:1-8:39)     150

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