The commentary is an interpretation of the first verse of Paul's Epistle to the Romans
Moo, The Epistle to the Romans
(New International Commentary on the New Testament), Eerdmans, Grand Rapids (1996), pp.
Sir, -I am currently studying St Paul's Epistle to the Romans
, which encapsulates the whole gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, and am doingthis with the help of Matthew Henry's Commentary.
Paul's Epistle to the Romans
, and which had already played such a signal role in the Platonic revival, as a recent article by Dennis Lackner amply demonstrates.
His commentaries on the Psalms and the Epistle to the Romans
, supplemented by the circulated copies of his sententiae, established the foundation that the scholastic edifice required.
VanderKam compares the use of the primeval story in Gen 6:1-4 for explaining the origin of evil in Enochic literature with Paul's use of another primeval story, Genesis 3, in his Epistle to the Romans
Paul proclaims in the Epistle to the Romans
that those outside the law (because they were outside the covenant) nevertheless had "the demands of the law .
For Barth's most forceful statement on this subject see his The Epistle to the Romans
It appropriately appears with the eminent house responsible both for her masterly edition of Rufinus' version of Origen on the epistle to the Romans
, and also for her massive monograph on the complex transmission of Origen's work, not only in Rufinus' paraphrase but also in Greek.
In the Roman Imperial context, family represented the full connection with the rest of society, says Lewis, so when Paul uses the metaphor of adoption and connects it with the family status of the people of God, it is a piece of rhetoric designed not only to challenge the Imperial context where the Epistle to the Romans
is addressed, but also to point to the people constituted by Messiah Jesus as the ultimate source of status and relationship.
It is easier for my mind when the solidarity of Paul's Epistle to the Romans
finds such explicit confirmation in a baptismal font in an old mill town, at an ice cream stand along the side of the road, and during a chance conversation after an interview with CBS.
Maritain was not intellectually capable of formulating Gods apparent absence from history in Protestant terms--as, for example, Karl Barth did after the First World War (The Epistle to the Romans
, 1919) and Reinhold Niebuhr after the Second (The Irony of American History, 1952); nor were gnostic or pantheistic strains developed during the interwar period (recently elaborated in Benjamin Lazier's God Interrupted ) going to be of any help.
A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans
, II, Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1979.
This volume's 14 papers reconstruct the social and religious life of the Greek city of Corinth from the Roman period to the Byzantine period (Corinth is the likely site of the apostle Paul's authorship of Epistle to the Romans
and the Christians of Corinth were addressed by Paul in the Epistles to the Corinthians).
He quoted a passage from Paul's epistle to the Romans
, which says "men committing indecent acts with other men".