Our Guides through Romans

The Guest List

Romans 1

Roy E. Ciampa (PhD, University of Aberdeen)

The S. Louis and Ann W. Armstrong Professor of New Testament and Chair of the Department of Biblical & Religious Studies, Samford University

“Habakkuk 2:4 in Romans: Echoes, Allusions, and Rewriting.” Pages 11–30 in Scripture, Texts, and Tracings in Romans, ed. Linda Belleville and Andrew Das. Fortress Academic, 2021.

Frank Thielman (PhD, Duke University)

Presbyterian Chair of Divinity and Professor of New Testament at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University

Romans. Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. Zondervan, 2018.


Romans 2

Matthew Thiessen (PhD, Duke University)

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, McMaster University

Paul and the Gentile Problem. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.


Romans 3–4

Tom Schreiner (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary)

James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology and Associate Dean of the School of Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Romans, 2nd Edition. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament Series. 2nd ed. Baker Academic, 2018.

Paul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology. 2nd ed. IVP Academic, 2020.


Romans 5–6

Beverly Gaventa (PhD, Duke University)

Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Baylor University

When in Romans: An Invitation to Linger with the Gospel According to Paul. Baker Academic, 2016.

Our Mother Saint Paul. Westminster John Knox, 2007.


Romans 7:1–8:14

Susan Eastman (PhD, Duke University)

Associate Research Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School 

Paul and the Person: Reframing Paul’s Anthropology. Eerdmans, 2017.


Romans 8:18–39

Haley Jacob (PhD, University of St. Andrews)

Associate Professor and Department Chair of Theology, Whitworth University

Conformed to the Image of His Son: Reconsidering Paul’s Theology of Glory in Romans. IVP Academic, 2018.

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Romans 9–11

Ross Wagner (PhD, Duke University)

Associate Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School 

Heralds of the Good News: Paul and Isaiah in Concert in the Letter to the Romans. Brill, 2002.

Co-edited with Florian Wilk, Between Gospel and Election: Explorations in the Interpretation of Romans 9–11. Mohr Siebeck, 2010.  


Romans 12–15:13

Michael Bird (PhD, University of Queensland)

Academic Dean and Lecturer in Theology, Ridley College

Romans, The Story of God Bible Commentary. Zondervan, 2016.

Nijay Gupta (PhD, Durham University)

Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary

“1 Maccabees and Romans 14:1–15:13: Embodying the Hospitable Kingdom Community.” Pages 151–157 in Reading Romans in Context: Paul and Second Temple Judaism, ed. Ben C. Blackwell et al. Zondervan, 2015.


Romans 15:14–16:27

Rafael Rodriguez (PhD, University of Sheffield)

Professor of New Testament, Johnson University

If You Call Yourself a Jew: Reappraising Paul’s Letter to the Romans. Cascade Books, 2014.


Romans 16

Beverly Gaventa (PhD, Duke University)

Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Baylor University

When in Romans: An Invitation to Linger with the Gospel According to Paul. Baker Academic, 2016.

Our Mother Saint Paul. Westminster John Knox, 2007.


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