Item description for Romans (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching) by Paul J. Achtemeier...
Overview The preacher tackling Romans must try to explain Paul's complex theology and its contemporary applications. Here is solid, thoughtful help.
This volume, a part of the Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching series, focuses on Paul's letter to the Romans.
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching is a distinctive resource for those who interpret the Bible in the church. Planned and written specifically for teaching and preaching needs, this critically acclaimed biblical commentary is a major contribution to scholarship and ministry.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.32" Width: 6.27" Height: 0.97" Weight: 1.16 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1986
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Interpretation Commentary
ISBN 0804231370 ISBN13 9780804231374
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More About Paul J. Achtemeier
Paul J. Achtemeier (1927-2013) was Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation Emeritus at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He served as the president of both the Society of Biblical Literature and the Catholic Biblical Association. He authored a number of books, including 1 Peter (Hermeneia) and, with Elizabeth Achtemeier, The Old Testament Roots of Our Faith, and was the general editor for the Harper Bible Dictionary.
Paul J. Achtemeier currently resides in the state of Virginia.
Paul J. Achtemeier has published or released items in the following series...
Hermeneia: A Critical & Historical Commentary on the Bible
Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching & Preaching
Reviews - What do customers think about Romans (Interpretation, a Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching)?
Simply one of the best Jan 14, 2000
Achtemeier's commentary on Romans is simply the best commentary on the market for the layperson. Commentaries written by academics are often not useful to the general public, since they use Greek or Hebrew and assume a great deal about the reader's background. On the other hand, most of the popular commentaries are simply too shallow. Achtemeier does an excellent job of clarifying the issues for the average reader. If you can only buy one commmentary on Romans, this should be your choice.
Romains (interpretration, a Bible commontary for teaching Sep 24, 1999
I would like to buy one this book of Moo, Douglas, the Epitles to the Romans. Grand Rapids: Eardmans, 1996. 1012pp.
A very readable commentary. Jul 8, 1999
I really enjoyed this commentary. This was my first experience with the Interpreation commentaries and I was impressed. Dr. Achtemeier did an excellent job of writing for the lay person as well as the full-time minister. It was very readable, which is, unfortunately, kind of rare in Bible commentaries.