Book Giveaway – The Romans Debate, edited by Karl Donfried

romans-debateThis week I am giving away a copy of The Romans Debate, Revised and Expanded Edition (1991, Baker Academic). This collection of essays on Romans was first published in 1977 and then reprinted and expanded in 1991 by Hendricksen. The current printing of the book is under from Baker Academic. This is one of the best resources for anyone doing serious work in Romans.  The book collects key essays in the book of Romans from as early as 1962. All of the essays were published elsewhere, but this 372 page volume makes them available with a full set of indices.

This book is a brand new paperback (with a remainder mark) and is my own copy.

Same rules as last week: Enter by leaving a comment telling me which essay you will read first. On Tuesday January 16 I will randomly select one comment and ship the book out to the lucky winner. If you leave more than one comment, I will only count one comment per person for the contest.

Good Luck!

 

Table of Contents:

  • St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans–and Others, T. W. Manson
  • The Letter to the Romans as Paul’s Last Will and Testament, Gunther Bornkamm
  • Paul’s Purpose in Writing the Epistle to the Romans, Gunter Klein
  • A Short Note on Romans 16, Karl Paul Donfried
  • The Letter to Jerusalem, Jacob Jervell
  • Romans 14:1-15:13 and the Occasion of Romans, Robert J. Karris
  • The Jewish Community in Ancient Rome and the Origins of Roman Christianity, Wolfgang Wiefel
  • False Presuppositions in the Study of Romans, Karl Paul Donfried
  • The Occasion of Romans: A Response to Prof. Donfried, Robert J. Karris
  • Paul’s Rhetoric of Argumentation in Romans: An Alternative to the Donfried-Karris Debate Over Romans, Wilhelm Wuellner
  • The Form and Function of the Greek Letter-Essay, Martin Luther Stirewalt, Jr.

Part II
Section A: Historical and Sociological Factors

  • The Romans Debate, F. F. Bruce
  • Purpose and Occasion of Romans Again, A. J. M. Wedderburn
  • The Two Roman Congregations: Romans 14:1-15:13, Francis Watson
  • The Roman Christians of Romans 16, Peter Lampe
  • The Purpose of Romans, Peter Stuhlmacher

Section B The Structure and Rhetoric of Romans

  • The Formal and Theological Coherence of Romans, James D. G. Dunn
  • Romans III as a Key to the Structure and Thought of Romans, William S. Campbell
  • Following the Argument of Romans, Robert Jewett
  • Romans as a Logos Protreptikos, David E. Aune

Section C The Theology of Romans: Issues in the Current Debate

  • The New Perspective on Paul: Paul and the Law, James D. G. Dunn
  • Israel’s Misstep in the Eyes of Paul, Lloyd Gaston
  • The Faithfulness of God and the Priority of Israel in Paul’s Letter to the Romans, J. C. Beker
  • The Theme of Romans, Peter Stuhlmacher

 

31 thoughts on “Book Giveaway – The Romans Debate, edited by Karl Donfried

  1. Philip, I would like to read this books (The Romans Debate) because Romans is one of my most read and studied Letter and is still one of the most most widely debated. Pastor Gord Abraham 90 King St Port Colborne Ontario Canada L3K 4E9 cell 905-641-8608

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  2. I’ve just read an interesting chapter in Harink’s Paul Among the Postliberals that makes me want to read Beker’s The Faithfulness of God and the Priority of Israel in Paul’s Letter to the Romans first!

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  3. The Faithfulness of God and the Priority of Israel in Paul’s Letter to the Romans by Beker likely followed by The Roman Christians of Romans 16 by Lampe.

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  4. I’d probably go for The Formal and Theological Coherence of Romans, James D. G. Dunn

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  5. Wow nice giveaway! I’m preaching on Romans right now so this looks neat! Like any other book I would start from the beginning so I would start with “St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans–and Others” by T. W. Manson. I am definitely eyeing “The Form and Function of the Greek Letter-Essay” by Martin Luther Stirewalt, Jr as something of interests!

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  6. “The New Perspective on Paul: Paul and the Law” by James D. G. Dunn what I would read first because of my current interest in understanding what this “new perspective” thing really is 🙂

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  7. I am very interested in the essay ‘The Faithfulness of God and the Priority of Israel in Paul’s Letter to the Romans’ by J. C. Beker. I would likely start with that one.

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  8. The Letter to Jerusalem by Jacob Jervell. Your book was listed as a source in my textbook for my class: Romans. It mentions that “Paul is preoccupied with this issue that he delivers in Romans the speech he hopes to make in Jerusalem.” This comment sparked my interest as I study Romans. Your book is not offered in my library at Liberty University. I found this book giveaway during a search on google for the essay. I know its aways from January, but if you would have mercy, I would love to read your book alongside this course of study. Thank you for your time. By His Grace, Summer

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