By Ben Witherington III,Darlene Hyatt
Interacting with fresh remedies of this Pauline letter and with historic Christian commentators, Witherington exhibits that the translation of Romans because the Reformation has been a ways too indebted to Augustinian readings of the textual content as filtered via Luther, Calvin, and others. as a substitute, Witherington urges a examining of the textual content in gentle of early Jewish theology, the old scenario of Rome, and Paul's personal rhetorical concerns.
Offering a brand new translation of the Greek textual content and new insights into Paul and his global, this remark sheds clean mild at the that means of Romans for its unique viewers and for Christian readers today.
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Paul's Letter to the Romans: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary by Ben Witherington III,Darlene Hyatt