"The only hope of Christianity is in the rehabilitating of the Pauline theology. It is back, back, back, to an incarnate Christ and the atoning blood, or it is on, on, on to atheism and despair," wrote Francis L. Patton, former president of Princeton University . Those prophetic words aptly introduce William R. Newell's classic commentary on the Epistle to the Romans and underscore the church's continuing need to study and teach the book of Romans.
Includes helpful comments on both the Greek and English texts
Precise and ample footnotes provide valuable discussions on the historical and critical context of individual passages.
William Reed Newell (1865-1956) was born in Savannah, Ohio, and studied at the College of Wooster and Princeton Theological Seminary. After a brief pastoral ministry, he assumed the post of assistant superintendent of the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago from 1896 to 1898. Newell then devoted his time to an international teaching ministry. In cities such as Chicago, Buffalo, New York, and Toronto, Newel taught four Bible classes a day to groups of more than one thousand attendees. He is best known for his evangelical commentary series, which includes Revelation: Chapter-by-Chapter and Hebrews: Verse-by-Verse.