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IVP New Testament Commentary: Romans

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About this Series

Pastors with a passion for sound exposition and scholars with a heart for pastoral leadership have joined forces to produce this exciting commentary series.

Each volume, informed by the best of up-to-date evangelical scholarship, presents passage-by-passage commentary based on the NIV along with background information on authorship, setting, theme and various interpretive issues. Seldom have such readable commentary and reliable research helps been available together! Preachers, teachers, students and other individuals who want to dig deep into the heart of the New Testament will find an indispensable companion in the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.

About this Volume

This one-volume commentary on Romans can also be purchased as part of a multi-volume set.

Few individual books of the Bible have changed the course of church history the way Paul's letter to the Romans has.

Whether one thinks of Augustine's coversion in the fourth century, Luther's recovery of justification by faith in the sixteenth or Barth's challenge to recover theological exegesis of the Bible in the twentieth, Romans has been the catalyst to personal spiritual renewal and the recapturing of gospel basics.

Paul, in seeking to bring unity and understanding between Jews and Gentiles in Rome, sets forth in Romans his most profound explication of his gospel and its meaning for the church. The letter's relevance is as great today as it was in the first century.

In Grant R. Osborne's careful study of Romans, readers will find an introduction that sets the letter in context and surveys its general content, highlighting issues surrounding its authorship, date, occasion and purpose. Passage-by-passage commentary follows that explains what the letter means to us today as well as what it meant for its original hearers.

Features

  • Introduces, in Romans, Paul's most profound explication of his gospel and its meaning for the church
  • Highlights Romans as a catalyst to personal spiritual renewal and the recapturing of gospel basics
  • Passage-by-passage exposition of Romans
  • Based on the NIV Bible
  • Includes background information and discussion of critical issues
  • Focuses on the relevance of Romans for Christians today
  • Describes different views of interpreting Romans
  • Notes on exegetical issues separated from textual commentary

About the Author(s)

Grant R. Osborne (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He also serves as series editor for the IVP New Testament Commentary Series.

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