Frederic Godet’s Commentary on Romans

Frédéric Louis Godet [1812-1900], Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans, 2 Vols

Frederic Godet’s 2-volume commentary on Romans is written from an Arminian perspective and is still considered useful. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain set available for digitisation.

Frédéric Louis Godet [1812-1900], Commentary on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, 2 Vols. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1881-82. Hbk. pp.446+434. [Click to visit the Romans page for the download link to this title and other commentaries and theological articles]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
    1. The Apostle Paul
      1. St. Paul before his Conversion
      2. His Conversion
      3. His Apostleship
    2. The Church of Rome
      1. Foundation of the Roman Church
      2. Composition and Tendency of the Roman Church
    3. The Epistle
      1. The Author
      2. The Date
      3. The Aim
        First Group: Apologetic Aim
        Second Group: Polemic Aim
        Third Group: Didactic Aim
  • Commentary

Commentary on Ephesians by B.F. Westcott

Brooke Foss Westcott (12 January 1825 – 27 July 1901)
Brooke Foss Westcott (12 January 1825 – 27 July 1901) Source: Wikipedia

Bishop B.F. Westcott’s Commentary on Greek text of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain book available for digitisation.

Brooke Foss Westcott [1825-1901], Saint Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians: The Greek Text with Notes and Addenda. London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1906. Hbk. pp.212. [Click to visit the Ephesians page for the download link for this title and other commentaries and articles]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Postscript to Preface
  • Introduction
    1. Text
    2. Title and Destination
    3. Date and Place of Writing
    4. Canonicity and External Evidence of Authenticity
    5. Internal Evidence of Authorship
    6. Style and Language
    7. Relation to the Colossian Epistle
    8. Relation to other Pauline Documents
    9. Relation to other Apostolic Writings
    10. Historic References to e Gospel
    11. Characteristics
    12. Plan of the Epistle
  • Text and Notes
  • Additional Notes
  • Vocabulalary of the Epistle
  • Index of Subjects

Calvin’s Commentaries on Galatians and Ephesians

John Calvin [1509-1564]
John Calvin [1509-1564]

John Calvin’s Commentaries on Galatians and Ephesians require no introduction. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain translation available for digitisation.

John Calvin (William Pringle, translator), Commentaries on the Epistles of Paul to the Galatians and Ephesians. Edinburgh: The Calvin Translation Society, 1854. Hbk. pp.383. [Click to visit the download page for this book]

Table of Contents

  • Translator’s Preface
  • Commentary on Galatians
  • Commentary on Ephesians

The Argument of the Epistle of Paul to the Galatians

What part of Asia was inhabited by the GALATIANS, and what were the boundaries of their country, is well known; but whence they originally came is not agreed among historians. It is universally admitted that they were Gauls, and, on that account, were denominated Gallo-Grecians. But from what part of Gaul they came it is more difficult to determine.

Strabo thought that the Tectosages came from Gallia N arbonensis, and that the remainder were Celtre; and this opinion has been generally adopted. But, as Pliny enumerates the Am biani 3 among the Tectosagi, and as it is universally agreed that they were allied to the Tolistobogi, who dwelt on the banks of the Rhine, I think it more probable that they were Belgians, whose territory extended from a very distant part of the course of the Rhine to the English Channel. The Tolistobogi inhabited that part which receives from its present inhabitants the -names of Cleves and Brabant…

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