Paul and Second Temple Judaism
Ben C. Blackwell (PhD, University of Durham) is associate professor of early Christianity at Houston Baptist University. He has authored a number of essays and articles related to Historical Theology and the New Testament, including Christosis: Engaging Pauline Soteriology with His Patristic Interpreters. He is currently working on new monograph: Participating in the Righteousness of God: Justification in Pauline Theology. He also served as a co-editor for several volumes: Paul and the Apocalyptic Imagination; Reading Romans in Context: Paul and Second Temple Judaism; and Reading Mark in Context: Jesus and Second Temple Judaism. Jason Maston (PhD, University of Durham) is Lecturer in New Testament at Highland Theological College UHI (UK). He is the author of Divine and Human Agency in Second Temple Judaism and Paul: A Comparative Approach and contributor to and co-editor (with Michael F. Bird) of Earliest Christian History: History, Literature and Theology. Essays from the Tyndale Fellowship in Honor of Martin Hengel.
Foreword Simon Gathercole Introduction; History of the Second Temple Period Editors 1 Messianism in Romans 1:1-17 Wesley Hill 2 Anthropology in Romans 1:18-2:5 Jonathan Linebaugh 3 Ethnicity in Romans 2:6-29 Love Sechrest 4 Works of the Law in Romans 3:1-20 Aaron Sherwood 5 God's Righteousness in Romans 3:21-31 Jonathan Linebaugh 6 Abraham's Faith in Romans 4:1-25 Mariam Kamell 7 Justification in Romans 5:1-11 Mark Mathews 8 Adam and/or Temporal Dualism in Romans 5:12-21 Jonathan Worthington 9 Personification in Romans 6:1-23 Joseph Dodson 10 Sin and Human Agency in Romans 7:1-25 Jason Maston 11 Spirit and Human Agency in Romans 8:1-13 Kyle Wells 12 Cosmology in Romans 8:14-39 Ben Blackwell 13 Election in Romans 9:1-29 Orrey McFarland 14 Righteousness and Law in Romans 9:30-10:21 David Lincicum or Sarah Whittle (?) 15 Israel's Salvation in Romans 11:1-36 John Goodrich 16 Community and Ethics in Romans 12:1-21 Ben Dunson 17 Politics in Romans 13:1-14 Dean Pinter 18 Anti-Semitism in Romans 14:1-15:13 Nijay Gupta 19 Almsgiving in Romans 15:14-33 David Briones 20 Women in Ministry in Romans 16:1-27 Susan Mathew Epilogue: Reading Romans in Light of Second Temple Judaism; Glossary; Appendix: Basic Research Tools Editors