First published in 1879, this volume contains Shedd’s detailed and thorough commentary on each chapter of the book of Romans. In this verse-by-verse commentary, Shedd pays careful attention to the Greek text, while providing detailed exposition for pastors and scholars. Widely cited and highly influential for generations of commentators on Romans, this commentary has become a standard text on Paul’s most important epistle.
- Title: A Critical and Doctrinal Commentary Upon the Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans
- Author: William G.T. Shedd
- Publisher: Charles Scribner & Co.
- Publication Date: 1879
- Pages: 439
About William G. T. Shedd
William G. T. Shedd was born in 1820 in Acton, Massachusetts. He attended the University of Vermont, where he studied under James Marsh and encountered the writings of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. He graduated in 1839 and entered Andover Theological Seminary, where he studied under Leonard Woods. At Andover, he became committed to Calvinism in general and Presbyterianism in particular. Upon graduating in 1843, he became a minister at the congregational church in Brandon, Vermont for two years. He taught at the University of Vermont from 1845 to 1852, at Auburn Theological Seminary from 1852 to 1854, and at Andover Theological Seminary from 1854 to 1862. He began teaching at Union Theological Seminary in 1864, where he remained until his death in 1894. While at Union, he defended the Reformed theology of Old School Presbyterianism against the increasing influence of modernism and higher criticism. In addition to the works included in this collection, he is also well-known for his 7-volume Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his Dogmatic Theology, available from Logos.