Video: Douglas Moo on Encountering the Book of Romans, 2nd Edition

Cover ArtAbout the Book: In this updated edition of his successful textbook, a leading evangelical New Testament scholar offers a guide to the book of Romans that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level.

The new edition of Encountering the Book of Romans has been updated throughout and features a new interior design. After addressing introductory matters and laying the groundwork for reading Romans, Douglas Moo leads readers through the weighty argument of this significant book, highlighting key themes, clarifying difficult passages, and exploring the continuing relevance of Romans.

“Douglas Moo is the preeminent evangelical Pauline scholar of our generation. His Encountering the Book of Romans is a wonderful distillation of nearly four decades of solid exegetical work on Paul’s most famous letter. In this updated edition, Moo continues to lead students through the major blocks and themes of the letter in a way that is easy to understand but does not dumb down the sophistication of Paul’s message.” – Michael F. Bird, Ridley Melbourne Mission and Ministry College

“The product of a notable Pauline scholar and an experienced teacher, this textbook provides an excellent and reliable guide to reading Paul’s Letter to the Romans. For those encountering this letter for the first time, this work will bring alive Paul’s important message for all believers. For those revisiting this letter, this work also serves as a helpful introduction to the scholarly reading of this Pauline letter.” – David W. Pao, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

For more information on Encountering the Book of Romans, click here.

New Release: Encountering the Book of Romans, 2nd Edition

Cover ArtIn this updated edition of his successful textbook, a leading evangelical New Testament scholar offers a guide to the book of Romans that is informed by current scholarship and written at an accessible level.

The new edition of Encountering the Book of Romans has been updated throughout and features a new interior design. After addressing introductory matters and laying the groundwork for reading Romans, Douglas Moo leads readers through the weighty argument of this significant book, highlighting key themes, clarifying difficult passages, and exploring the continuing relevance of Romans.

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“It is hard to imagine a more reliable guide to Romans than Douglas Moo. His expertise as a commentator is renowned and rightly so. In this work he distills his knowledge in a way that is accessible to the ordinary person. If one wants to become acquainted with Paul’s theology and gospel in Romans, this volume is the perfect place to begin.” – Thomas R. Schreiner, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

“This clearly explained, beautifully illustrated introduction to Romans by one of the leading scholars in the field will be immensely useful to anyone interested in the letter. One could not find a more experienced and highly skilled guide through the terrain of Romans than Douglas Moo.” – Frank Thielman, Beeson Divinity School

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Douglas J. Moo (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He has authored many books, including Galatians in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament and commentaries on Romans, James, 2 Peter and Jude, and Colossians and Philemon. He is also the coauthor of An Introduction to the New Testament and chaired the Committee on Bible Translation for the New International Version revision.

For more information on Encountering the Book of Romans, click here.

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