The Letter to the Romans (New Daily Study Bible Series)
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Both in mood and in method, Romans is an entirely different epistle that Paul's other writings. Instead of being concerned with immediate, practical problems, the apostle sets down in a systematic fashion the essence of his faith, handing down in a sense a "theological last will and testament." In ways that no other writing of the New Testament has achieved, the ideas expressed in the letter to the Romans have shaped formatively the whole of Christian belief. Barclay's fresh translation and clear exposition allows readers the chance to see the heart of Paul's gospel
In ways that no other writing of the New Testament has achieved, the ideas expressed in the letter to the Romans have shaped formatively the whole of Christian belief. William Barclay's fresh translation and clear exposition allows readers the chance to see the heart of Paul's gospel.
For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release of the New Daily Study Bible, a new generation will appreciate the wisdom of William Barclay. With clarification of less familiar illustrations and inclusion of more contemporary language, the New Daily Study Bible will continue to help individuals and groups discover what the message of the New Testament really means for their lives.
Born 1907 in Scotland, William Barclay studied at Glasgow and Marburg universities. He was ordained in 1933 and inducted to Renfrew Trinity Church until 1946 when he was appointed Lecturer in New Testament Language and Literature at Glasgow University and later to the position of Professor in New Testament and Divinity. In 1956 the Degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred on him and he held several prestigious academic positions subsequently. Barclay was a theologian, author, editor, lecturer and broadcaster. His Daily Study Bible won international acclaim, and in 1968 he published his own translation of the New Testament. Barclay was married to Barbara and had three children, he died in 1978.