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This classic commentary is organized as follows:Introduction§ 1. Rome in a. d. 58§ 2. The Jews in Rome§ 3. The Roman Church§ 4. The Time and Place, Occasion and Purpose, of the Epistle§ 5. The Argument§ 6. Language and Style§ 7. The Text§ 8.MoreThis classic commentary is organized as follows:Introduction§ 1. Rome in a. d. 58§ 2. The Jews in Rome§ 3. The Roman Church§ 4. The Time and Place, Occasion and Purpose, of the Epistle§ 5. The Argument§ 6. Language and Style§ 7. The Text§ 8. Literary History§ 9. Integrity of the Epistle§ 10. CommentariesRomans 1The Apostolic SalutationThe Theological Terminology of Rom 1:1-7St. Paul and the Roman ChurchThe word δίκαιος and its cognatesThe Meaning of Faith in the New Testament and in some Jewish WritingsThe Righteousness of GodSt. Paul’s Description of the Condition of the Heathen WorldUse of the Book of Wisdom in Chapter 1Romans 2Transition From Gentile to Jew. Both Alike GuiltyFailure of the JewsRomans 3Casuistical Objections AnsweredUniversal Failure to Attain to RighteousnessThe New SystemThe Death of Christ considered as a SacrificeConsequences of the New SystemRomans 4The Faith of AbrahamThe History of Abraham as treated by St. Paul and by St. JamesFaith and CircumcisionJewish Teaching on CircumcisionPromise and LawAbraham’s Faith a Type of the Christian’sThe Place of the Resurrection of Christ in the teaching of St. PaulRomans 5Blissful Consequences of JustificationIs the Society or the Individual the proper object of Justification?The Idea of Reconciliation or AtonementThe Fall of Adam and the Work of ChristThe Effects of Adam’s Fall in Jewish TheologyAdam and ChristSt. Paul’s Conception of Sin and of the FallHistory of the Interpretation of the Pauline doctrine of δικαίωσιςRomans 6The Mystical Union of the Christian With ChristThe Doctrine of Mystical Union with ChristThe Transition From Law to Grace. Analogy of SlaveryRomans 7The Transition From Law to Grace. Analogy of MarriageLaw and SinThe Inward ConflictSt. Paul’s View of the LawRomans 8Life in the Spirit.The Fruits of the IncarnationThe Life of the Flesh and the Life of the SpiritThe Person and Work of the Holy SpiritSonship and HeirshipSuffering the Path to GloryThe Renovation of NatureThe Assistance of the SpiritThe Ascending Process of SalvationThe Proofs and Assurance of Divine LoveRomans 9The Apostle’s Sorrow Over Israel’s UnbeliefThe Privileges of IsraelThe Punctuation of Rom 9:5The Rejection of Israel Not Inconsistent With the Divine PromisesThe Divine ElectionThe Rejection of Israel Not Inconsistent With the Divine JusticeThe Divine Sovereignty in the Old TestamentThe Power and Rights of God as CreatorThe Relation of St. Paul’s Argument in chap. 9 to the Book of WisdomA History of the Interpretation of Rom 9:6-29Israel Itself to Blame for Its RejectionRomans 10Israel’s Unbelief Not Excused by Want of OpportunityThe Argument of 9:30-10:21: Human ResponsibilitySt.