publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Release Date: 08/13/2007
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In this inspiring collection of fifty-one sermons on Romans, Fleming Rutledge presents afresh the radical gospel of Paul. Countering the widespread suspicion that Paul somehow complicated Jesus’ simple teachings, Rutledge shows how Paul actually makes explicit what is implicit in the Gospel narratives and reveals “the full dimensions of God’s project to reclaim the cosmos and everything in it for himself.”With her stirring words and joyful delving into Romans passages, Rutledge leads readers to refocus their eyes and ears on Paul’s valuable teachings. She unpacks major ideas and motifs in the epistle, including the cross and resurrection of Christ as the first event of the age to come, faith as the human response ignited by the fire of the Word and the Holy Spirit, and God’s work of salvation as all-encompassing and incomparable. Her”Not Ashamed of the Gospel”will be a help to preachers and an encouragement to listeners.”