The Letters of Paul
"It is a tribute to Roetzel's even-handed treatment of difficult issues, his sound judgment and lucid writing,^and his rock-solid understanding of Paul that this book has remained a staple text for undergraduates and^seminarians for twenty-five years. If such timely and...
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"It is a tribute to Roetzel's even-handed treatment of difficult issues, his sound judgment and lucid writing,^and his rock-solid understanding of Paul that this book has remained a staple text for undergraduates and^seminarians for twenty-five years. If such timely and informative updates (as the fourth edition) continue,^this book is likely to remain a staple for another quarter century."
^Jouette M. Bassler, Professor of New Testament, Perkins School of Theology,^Southern Methodist University
^Calvin Roetzel's The Letters of Paul has long been established as the most effective textbook for introducing^Paul and Paul's writings to undergraduate and seminary students. This new edition updates the^text to include new scholarship developed after the fourth edition's release in 1998. Overall, a wonderful^basic textbook on Paul's letters.^
Calvin Roetzel (Ph.D., Duke University) serves Center for Jewish Studies in University of Minnesota he has been a professor at Macalester College. He has also studied in Israel at the University of Tubingen in Germany, and at Oxford University.
Dr. Roetzel is an internationally known scholar of Paul. His work, The Letters of Paul: Conversations in Context (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1991), has been widely used by undergraduate seminary students and inquiring laity. It has been called a masterly summary of the present state of Paul study, " ... generous, judicious, and engaged." His most recent book, Paul: The Man and the Myth (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998) was chosen by the Biblical Archaeological Society as the "New Testament Book of the Year," in 1999.
Dr. Roetzel is currently writing a commentary on Romans, and 2 Corinthians (Abingdon New Testament Commentary) and Co-edited Paul and Divine Impartiality: In Honor of Jouette Bassler (Sheffield Academic Press).
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