Epistle to the Romans

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1997 - Religion - 736 pages
Careful scholarship and spiritual insight characterize this enduring commentary on Romans, generally considered to be Paul's most profound letter. In The Epistle to the Romans John Murray offers an exposition of Romans deeply penetrating in its elucidation of the text yet accessible to scholars, pastors, and students alike.

In his introduction to the commentary proper, Murray discusses the authorship, occasion, purpose, and contents of Romans and provides important background information on the church at Rome. Murray then provides a verse-by-verse exposition of the text that takes into account key problems that have emerged in the older and newer literature. In ten appendices that close the volume Murray gives special attention to themes and scholarly debates that are essential for a full-orbed understanding of Romans -- the meaning of justification, the relation of Isaiah 53:11 to the message of Romans, Karl Barth on Romans 5, the interpretation of the "weak brother" in Romans 14, and more.

This combined edition of Murray's original two-volume work, formerly published as part of the New International Commentary on the New Testament series, will hold continued value as a scholarly resource in the study of Romans for years to come.

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Contents

VII
1
VIII
18
IX
26
X
34
XI
54
XII
80
XIII
91
XIV
101
XXII
248
XXIII
256
XXIV
274
XXV
328
XXX
329
XXXI
330
XXXII
332
XXXIII
339

XV
108
XVI
127
XVII
158
XVIII
178
XIX
211
XX
226
XXI
239
XXXIV
345
XXXV
351
XXXVI
355
XXXVII
367
XXXVIII
376
XL
383
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Page 105 - Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
Page 43 - And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another ; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet.
Page 26 - For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth ; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Page 259 - For that which I do I allow not : for what I would, that do I not ; but what I hate, that do I.
Page 274 - For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh : 4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not afier the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Page 22 - Nay, but O man, who art thou that repliest against God ? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus...
Page 16 - For he saith to Moses; I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
Page 29 - O SING unto the LORD a new song ; for he hath done marvellous things : His right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.
Page 76 - Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
Page 54 - Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.

About the author (1997)

(1898-1975) He was born in Scotland, educated in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Princeton, and spent most of his distinguished career teaching systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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