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This Book, Reading Romans in context: Paul Second Temple Judaism, was written By Dr. Ben C. Blackwell and coeditors, are John F. Goodrich and Jason Maston. A team of Pauline scholars, examines the letters of Paul by studying the historical events and theological studies in the ancient times... However, Dr. Ben Blackwell, who was Doctrinal student of Durham University, Theological Studies, and historian. Dr. Blackwell holds an MBA, BA, and BA. However, his co-editor John Goodrich and Jason Maston, all had something in common, they, wanting to study deeper depths and higher height of Paul’s letters and ancient Judaism. In Romans, the chapters are paired with the Jewish texts, which introduces and explores the theology of the comparative text. …show more content…

But the main theme , I believe is righteousness and Love for your fellow man regardless whether you are a Greek or Jew, Paul expressed this in Romans 15.There were set assumptions for instance, symbolic, taboos, cultural differences, ethnic realities, rituals and sacrificial offerings, however, the second temple exhibits the history of Israel. Some of the Old books are the Apocrypha, Pseudepyrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls, the writings of Phlio and Josephus, Maccabee, These were compared to seminaries to the Romans, there is a glossary, terms, abbreviations, and definitions in the back of the book to help the student to understand the meaning of the words., Phrases, such as for the themes, Son of God”, God’s wrath and divine justice, circumcision, the works of the law, the righteousness of God, the faith of Abraham, death through Abraham, slavery to sin, evil desires, righteous law vs. faith and so on, The author has a great understanding of Paul’s teachings and Judaism …show more content…

The editor did meet, and stated the implied purposed, He allowed through Pauline letters and the parallel comparison of the Jewish cultural to show seminaries, by what the ancient scriptures said along with what Paul letters revealed in the New Testament concerning obedience, faith and righteousness. The Son of God and so on, to explain our purpose on the earth as children of God. I have used a lot of commentaries in my studies and as I have seen and research they are mostly saying the same information, only the authors change but God’s word stay the same. Good book to used, especially when you need a cross reference to help explain or to get a point across about Judaism and early studies of Christianity. The objective has been met well, easy to follow. This book does benefit the field for the particular study. Reading Romans in context: Paul second temple Judaism’s, helps to enlighten the student’s understanding of the book of Romans, by comparing the letters of Paul and the ancient Jewish texts, Paul used the lost books to explain that nothing is hidden that God want reveal, the Old Testament is what gives light through the New Testament, because it was already prophesied what would

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