Beginning with an account of Paul’s life, William S. Plumer’s Commentary on Paul's Epistle to the Romans is a historically rich study guide to Romans and the context of this epistle in the scope of the Scriptures. Plumer found Paul’s writings to be particularly meaningful for Christians, stating that “all evangelical people put a high estimate on Paul’s writings. In them they find great refreshment.” Plumer himself “never was happier than when searching to find out what the Spirit of Christ did signify when he spoke by Paul.” This great theologian dissects the epistle, discussing each verse as well as other contempoary works on Romans. The introduction includes detials on Paul’s life, character, and other writings as context for this significant epistle.
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- Includes a lengthy introduction that details the history of the epistle, as well as its cultural background
- Includes ample exposition on key concepts found in Romans
- Provides thorough exegesis and verse-by-verse commentary
- Title: Commentary on Paul’s Epistle to the Romans
- Author: William S. Plumer
- Publisher: Anson D.F. Randolph & Co.
- Publication Date: 1870
- Pages: 646
About William S. Plumer
William S. Plumer (1802–1880) was an American Presbyterian preacher, professor, theologian, and church-planter. He studied at Princeton Theological Seminary and began his preaching ministry in 1826 in New Jersey. Plumer was influential in the Old School/New School Presbyterian split and twice served as the moderator for the Old School General Assembly. He was a prolific writer and pamphleteer and is best-known for his theological writings, including Studies in the Book of Psalms, The Law of God, Vital Godliness, Jehovah-Jireh, and The Rock of Our Salvation.