Reading Romans Through the Centuries
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What does it mean to be saved? Did God choose who would be his followers, or was it a personal choice? These are just some of the questions Paul addresses in the sixteen challenging chapters of his letter to the Romans. Reading Romans shows how some of the greatest minds in the history of the church have wrestled with, and even been changed by, Paul's words. For example, God used a passage from Romans to speak to the untamed heart of Augustine, and John Wesley said that after hearing Martin Luther's comments on Romans, he felt his heart "strangely warmed." This book will show why, in many ways, Christian theology begins and ends with Romans.
Provides twelve snapshots of how the Book of Romans has been interpreted, used, and debated in the history of the church.
Timothy Larsen (Ph.D. University of Stirling, Scotland) is Professor of Theology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and has been elected a Visiting Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge. He is the author or editor of numerous books including Christabel Pankhurst: Fundamentalism and Feminism in Coalition (Boydell, 2002), with Treier, D. The Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology (Cambridge University Press, 2007), with Husbands, M. Women, Ministry, and the Gospel: Exploring New Paradigms (InterVarsity Press, 2007).Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England (Oxford: Oxford University Press) was named The Book of the Year for 2006 by Books and Culture. and Biographical Dictionary of Evangelicals. is regarded as essential reading for those wishing to understand the development of Evangelicalism.
Jeffrey Greenman (Ph.D., University of Virginia) is Associate Dean of Biblical and Theological Studies and Professor of Christian Ethics at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. He is a co-author with George Sumner of Unwearied Praises: Exploring Christian Faith through Classic Hymns and is a co-editor for the books The Sermon on the Mount through the Centuries; Reading Romans through the Centuries: From the Early Church to Karl Barth and Teach Me Your Paths: Studies in Old Testament Literature and Theology.
- Contents<br>	1.	introduction, Jeffrey P. Greenman And Timothy Larsen <br>	2.	ambrosiaster, Gerald Bray <br>	3.	john Chrysostom, Christopher A. Hall <br>	4.	augustine, Pamela Bright <br>	5.	thomas Aquinas, Steven Boguslawski, O.p.<br>	6.	martin Luther, Timothy George <br>	7.	william Tyndale, Jeffrey P. Greenman <br>	8.	john Calvin, David Demson <br>	9.	john Wesley, Victor Shepherd <br>	10.	charles Hodge, Mark Noll <br>	11.	john William Colenso, Timothy Larsen <br>	12.	karl Barth, John Webster