The Letter to the Romans is St. Paul's greatest theological work. Now you can take one of Catholicism's best living Romans scholars as your personal guide in this course.
Few books of the Bible are as important to believers as the Letter to the Romans. It appears in the Catholic Lectionary more frequently than almost any other New Testament epistle, and it is Paul's greatest explanation of faith through the Gospel of Jesus. Written in the earliest days of the church, Romans remains an inspiring and revealing document.
Through these six thought-provoking lectures, you will gain fresh insights into this vitally important letter. With Pauline expert Fr. Frank Matera as your guide, you will come to understand the Christian message more deeply. As you carefully study the words of St. Paul, you will confront the word of God in powerful ways.
In these lectures, you will first learn about the authorship and historical context of Paul's letter as well as the occasion for its writing. You will then address the content of the book of Romans. As you will come to understand, Romans contains one of the clearest explanations of salvation through Jesus Christ while also touching on elements of everyday life. Fr. Matera's New Testament expertise will provide new insights, challenges, and avenues for further study of St. Paul's entire body of epistles.
Let the words of St. Paul inspire you today.