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Reading Paul's Letter to the Romans
Sumney, Jerry L., editor

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012 pp. xii + 209. $26.95

Series Information
Resources for Biblical Study, 73


Description: In this volume, leading scholars in the study of Romans invite students and nonspecialists to engage this text and thus come to a more complete understanding of both the letter and Paulís theology. The contributors include interpreters with different understandings of Romans so that readers see a range of interpretations of central issues in the study of the text. Each essay includes a short review of different positions on a topic and an argument for the authorís position, set out in clear, nontechnical terms, making the volume an ideal classroom tool. The contributors are A. Andrew Das, James D. G. Dunn, Victor Paul Furnish, Joel B. Green, A. Katherine Grieb, Caroline Johnson Hodge, L. Ann Jervis, E. Elizabeth Johnson, Sylvia C. Keesmaat, Rodrigo J. Morales, Mark D. Nanos, Jerry L. Sumney, and Francis Watson.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Romans, Literature


Review by John K. Goodrich
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Published 1/24/2014
Citation: John K. Goodrich, review of Jerry L. Sumney, ed., Reading Paul's Letter to the Romans, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


Review by Panayotis Coutsoumpos
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Published 1/24/2014
Citation: Panayotis Coutsoumpos, review of Jerry L. Sumney, ed., Reading Paul's Letter to the Romans, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


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