Why Paul Wrote Romans: Putting the Pieces Together Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Close attention to the content and context of Romans suggests that Paul had three purposes in view in writing the letter—namely, a missionary purpose, a pastoral purpose, and an apologetic purpose. This article explores these three purposes, explains their interrelationships, and considers some neglected evidence.

publication date

  • 2018

volume

  • 43

issue

  • 3