Paul's Letter to the Romans (Pillar New Testament Commentary Series)
PAUL'S LETTER TO THE ROMANS may well be the most influential book in Christian history. In this Romans commentary Colin Kruse shows how Paul expounds the gospel against the background of God's sovereign action as creator, judge, and redeemer of...
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PAUL'S LETTER TO THE ROMANS may well be the most influential book in Christian history. In this Romans commentary Colin Kruse shows how Paul expounds the gospel against the background of God's sovereign action as creator, judge, and redeemer of the world. Valuable "additional notes" on important theological themes and difficult texts -- such as Paul's discussion of same-sex relationships, the salvation of "all Israel," and the woman Junia, who was "well known among the apostles" -- further connect Romans to contemporary issues. Throughout his commentary Kruse expertly guides readers through the plethora of interpretations of Romans, providing a reliable exposition of this foundational epistle.
"Among the many commentaries available on Romans today, Colin Kruse's Pillar volume stands out for its combination of academic depth and accessibility."
- DOUGLAS J. MOO, Wheaton College
"The Pillar New Testament Commentary is the finest up-to-date, mid-range commentary series on the market today. Kruse's volume maintains this high standard, meriting wide usage and a warm reception. Of particular help are numerous short additional notes on key exegetical and theological topics raised by specific passages."
- CRAIG BLOMBERG, Denver Seminary
"Kruse's Romans will take its place among the best of the best English commentaries on Paul's magisterial epistle."
- PAUL W. BARNETT, Moore Theological College
"Leads readers through the depths of Paul's central letter lucidly, clearly, and readably. This accessible commentary will be greatly helpful to students, pastors, and teachers."
- STEVE WALTON
In keeping with the aims of the Pillar series, Colin Kruse in this commentary explains Romans to serious pastors, teachers, and students of the Bible. Kruse -- a well-known evangelical scholar -- solidly bases his exegesis on the Greek text, in conversation with scholarly literature, both ancient and modern, and with special attention to the literature of the last thirty years.
Dr Colin Kruse is lecturer in New Testament at the Bible College of Victoria. He came to BCV after 16 years at Ridley College. He has authored several books including New Testament Models for Ministry: Jesus and Paul (Marshall, Morgan and Scott); The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians (Tyndale New Testament Commentary Series; IVP/Eerdmans); Paul, the Law and Justification (IVP/Hendrickson), and commentaries on The Letters of John (Pillar New Testament Commentary series; IVP/Eerdmans) and The Gospel according to John (Tyndale New Testament Commentary Series; IVP/Eerdmans), and Paul's Letter To The Romans (Pillar New Testament Commentary series; IVP/Eerdmans).