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TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword to the Hermeneia Series 0 Author's Preface 00 Sources and Abbreviations 00 List of Works Cited 000 Introduction 1. The Approach of the Commentary 000 2. Text-Critical Issues in a Sixteen Chapter Letter 000 3. Chronological and Compositional Circumstances 000 4. The Rhetoric of Romans: Evangelical Persuasion 000 5. The Cultural Situation in Rome: The Pyramid of Honor 000 6. The History and Orientation of the Christian Communities in Rome 000 7. The Cultural Situation in Spain: Subjugated Barbarians 000 8 The Purpose of Romans in the Plan for the Spanish Mission 000 1:1-12 Part I. The Exordium ("Introduction"): A. The Inauguration of Paul's Communication with the Christians in Rome: Sender, Apostolic Credentials, Confession, Address, and Greeting 000 1:8-12 B. Thanksgiving and Causa ("Issue"): The Announcement and Rationale of Paul's Forthcoming Visit 000 1:13-15 Part II. The Narratio ("Statement of Facts"): The Background of Paul's Missionary Project 000 1:16-17 Part III. The Propositio ("Thesis, Basic Contention"): The Thesis About the Gospel as the Powerful Embodiment of the Righteousness of God 000 1:18- Part IV. The Probatio ("Proof"): Four Proofs of the Thesis and Its Implications 15:13 for the Roman Congregations 00 1:18- Part IVA. The First Proof: The Gospel Expresses the Impartial Righteousness of God 4:25 by Overturning Claims of Cultural Superiority and by Rightwising Jews and Greeks through Grace Alone 000 1:18-32 1. The Revelation of Divine Wrath 000 1:18-23 a. Thesis and Rationale: The Exposure of Human Suppression of the Truth about God 000 1:24-32 b. Elaboration: Human Distortion as a Current Indication of Divine Wrath 000 2:1-29 2. The Righteous Judgment of Gentiles and Jews 2:1-16 a. Diatribe concerning Impartial Judgment according to Works 000 2:17-29 b. A Diatribe concerning the Non-Exemption of Jews from Impartial Judgment 000 3:1-20 3. The Evidence of Universal Sin 3:1-8 a. Diatribe Refuting Objections to Impartial Judgment 000 3:9-20 b. Diatribe and Catena of Quotations Demonstrating Universal Sin 000 3:21-31 4. The Righteousness of God and Setting Right of All by Faith Alone 3:21-26 a. The Manifestation of God's Righteousness in Christ 000 3:27-31 b. Diatribe Affirming the One God of Jews and Gentiles 000 4:1-25 5. Abraham and the Righteousness that Comes through Faith 4:1-12 a. A Diatribe and the First Part of a Midrash Showing that Abraham Received Righteousness by Faith before he was Circumcised 000 4:13-25 b. Expansion of the Midrash Showing that Abraham's Promise Comes to those who are Righteous through Faith 000 5:1- Part IV B. The Second Proof: Life in Christ as a New System of Honor that Replaces 8:39 the Quest for Status through Conformity to the Law 000 5:1-11 1. Introduction: Righteousness in Christ Requires a New System of Boasting 000 5:12-21 2. Abundant Grace in Christ Overwhelms Adam's Reign of Death 000 6:1-14 3. Diatribe and Enthymemes concerning the Death of the Sinful Self and the New Life in Christ 000 6:15-23 4. Diatribe concerning Living in God under the Grace and the Lordship of Christ 000 7:1-6 5. Syllogism concerning Life in Christ as Freedom from the Law 000 7:7-12 6. Speech-in-Character concerning the Moral Status of the Law 000 7:13-25 7. Speech-in-Character concerning the Effect of the Law 000 8:1-17 8. Thesis and Rationale concerning the Cosmic Struggle Between Flesh and Spirit 000 8:18-30 9. Thesis and Rationale concerning the Hopeful Suffering of the Children of God 000 8:31-39 10. Conclusion: The Status of the Elect Based on Divine Love 000 9:1- Part IV C. The Third Proof: The Triumph of Divine Righteousness in the 11:36 Gospel's Mission to Israel and the Gentiles 000 9:1-5 1. Introduction: The Tragic Riddle of Israel's Unbelief 000 9:6-18 2. Thesis and the First Part of a Midrash on Israel and the Righteousness of Divine Election 000 9:19-29 3. Diatribe and the Second Half of a Midrash Refuting Objections 000 9:30-10:4 4. Diatribe on the Failure to Submit to Divine Righteousness, which Is Caused by Misguided Zeal 000 10:5-13 5. Pesher Confirming Righteousness by Faith 000 10:14-21 6. Syllogism and Citation-Chain Concerning the Gospel Preached but Rejected 000 11:1-10 7. Diatribe and Midrash Concerning the Status of Israel 000 11:11-24 8. Diatribe and Allegorical Enthymeme dealing with the Missional Purpose of Israel's Trespass 000 11:25-32 9. Oracular Disclosure and Enthymeme on the Mystery of Global Salvation 000 11:33-36 10. Conclusion: A Hymn on the Majesty of God as Revealed in the Mysterious Plan of Global Salvation 000 12:1- Part IV D. The Fourth Proof: Living Together according to the Gospel so as to 15:13 Sustain the Hope of Global Transformation 000 12:1-2 1. Introduction: The Thesis concerning the Motivation and Assessment of Praiseworthy Behavior 000 12:3-8 2. The Elaboration of Sober Self Assessment and the Exercise of Charismatic Gifts 000 12:9-21 3. The Elaboration of Guidelines for Genuine Love 000 13:1-7 4. Diatribe concerning Fulfilling Obligations to the Governing Authorities 000 13:8-10 5. The Admonition to Fulfill Law through the Agape Meal 000 13:11-14 6. The Admonition to Moral Alertness in the Last Days 000 14:1-12 7. Exemplary Guidelines for the Weak and the Strong 000 14:13-23 8. Exemplary Guidelines for Mutual Upbuilding in Pluralistic Congregations 000 15:1-6 9. The Obligation to Follow Christ's Example in Edifying Each Other 000 15:7-13 10. Conclusion: Recapitulating the Inclusive Ethic that will Contibute to the Mission of Global Transformation 000 15:14- Part V. The Peroratio ("Conclusion") An Appeal for Cooperation in Missionary 16:23 Activities in Jerusalem, Rome, and Spain 000 15:14-21 A. Recapitulation of Paul's Missionary Calling and Strategy 000 15:22-33 B. The Report on Travel Pans and an Appeal to Participate in Present and Future Missionary Activities 000 16:1-2 C. The Recommendation of Phoebe as Missionary Patroness 000 16:3-16, D. Greetings and Commendations between Ministerial 21-23 Leaders 000 16:3-16a 1. Greetings to Congregational Leaders in Rome 000 16:16b, 2. Greetings from Congregational Leaders in Corinth and 21-23 Elsewhere 000 16: 24, 20b E. The Epistolary Benediction 000 16:17-20a The First Interpolation: The Church's Campaign against Heretics 000 16:25-27 The Second Interpolation: The Supersessionist Doxology 000 (Glossary of Rhetorical and Exegetical Terms NECESSARY?) 000 Indices 000 1. Passsages 000 2. Greek and Latin Words 000 3. Subjects 000 4. Modern Authors 000 Designer's Notes 000
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Bible. N.T. Romans -- Commentaries.