Romans

John E. Toews

Romans
Romans

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Pages: 464 pages
Publisher: Herald Press
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 083619277X
ISBN-13: 9780836192773

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This commentary on Romans by John Toews is part of a series containing some strikingly good contributions by scholars in the Anabaptist and Mennonite traditions. It seems that one could hardly claim justification for the release of one more commentary on Romans, with the field already quite cluttered, but this volume more than justifies its existence. It is a readable commentary for students, pastors, and lay persons that is fully informed at every point by current scholarship, clearly and concisely written, and aimed at nurturing the life of the church. This commentary is intended for a wide readership and is probably most suitable for educated pastors and Bible students, though scholars will doubtless benefit from Toews’s lively discussions and fresh readings. Toews’s introduction is somewhat brief, but his discussion touches on all the necessary points, including the situation and make-up of the church(es) in Rome and the pastoral and missionary aim(s) of the letter. Toews emphasizes that Romans must be read as a letter rather than as a theological treatise that is abstracted from an historical situation. [Full Review]

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