James R. Edwards is the author of the Romans volume in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series.
This commentary was first released as part of the New International Biblical Commentary series.
When Baker Books took over the series, they re-branded the series and the volumes in the Understanding the Bible Commentary Series. The content of the volumes is the same.
The publisher notes that Romans is a towering epistle and arguably Paul’s most difficult letter to understand and interpret.
This volume clearly shows the goodness of God as displayed in his righteousness revealed in Christ for our salvation. Enjoy this edifying journey through the most logical and doctrinally oriented of Paul’s letters.
James R. Edwards is the Bruner-Welch Professor of Theology at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. He is a member of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton.
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See more about this series: New International Biblical Commentary (now UBCS)
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Baker Books; Reissue edition (October 1, 1991)
The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series, published by Baker, is a re-branding of the the New International Biblical Commentary, formerly published by Hendrickson, which was a re-branding of the Good News Commentary series, formerly by published by HarperCollins.
The publisher, Baker Academic, explains:
The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps readers navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of interpretation using the full range of critical methodologies and practices, yet they do so as people of faith who hold the text in the highest regard. Pastors, teachers, and lay people alike will cherish the truth found in this commentary series.
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