Reformation Readings of Romans
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of Pages: 230
This volume of essays provides presentations and analyzes of several Reformation theologians' interpretations of Romans as a whole or in part, some focusing on one particular interpreter, such as Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, Bullinger, and Bucer; others compare and contrast two or more of the major interpreters whether in relation to a particular section of the letter. The commonalities and divergence in the readings are analyzed in relation to and as a reflection of the various social, political and personal circumstances of the Reformers."Romans through History and Cultures" includes a wealth of information regarding the receptions of Romans throughout the history of the church and today, in the 'first' and the 'two-thirds' world. It explores the past and present impact of Romans upon theology, and upon cultural, political, social, and ecclesial life, and gender relations.
The explorations contained in this collection provide a valuable resource for those interested in Reformation receptions of Romans, those wanting to think about Romans itself, and also those concerned with a broader dialogue between scripture, theology and tradition--Sanford Lakoff