3 credit course
Romans is the Bible's most influential book in Church history but also the most controversial and difficult of St. Paul's letters. Many central Christian doctrines are found here such as original sin, grace, election and predestination. But above all, the letter is St. Paul's theological masterpiece, since he there explains how God, in the gospel of Jesus Christ, has been completely faithful to all of his promises to Israel given in the Old Testament. In this exciting eight week online course, we will approach Romans, therefore, as Paul's interpretation and exposition of the story of the Jewish Bible, a story that has reached its climax in Jesus and the restored people of God.