3 hours per week in semester 2, odd years
This subject explores the inner structure and leading themes of Paul’s theology, with special reference to the Epistle to the Romans. Selected passages are exegeted and presented in class by students. Students will study Pauline theology as reflected in his epistles, gaining an understanding of the purpose, literary shape, rhetorical form, and arguments of Paul’s letter to the Romans.
Classroom instruction and discussion; essay learning tasks
Herman Ridderbos, Paul: An Outline of his Theology (trans. John Richard De Witt; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997).
Gordon D. Fee, New Testament Exegesis (3rd ed.; Louisville, KY: WJK, 1983).
Thomas Schreiner, Romans (Baker Academic, 1998).