Edwin Hamilton Gifford’s Commentary on Romans

Colosseum, Rome

Edwin Hamilton Gifford’s Commentary on Romans was original published as part of the Speaker’s Commentary series in 1881, but reprinted (with considerably higher production values) five years later by John Murray. Recent reviewers have noted that this is one of the better older commentaries on Romans. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain work available for digitisation.

Edwin Hamilton Gifford [1820-1905], The Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans with Notes and Introduction. London: John Murray, 1886. Hbk. pp.238. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    1. Authorship
    2. Time and Place of Writing
    3. Language
    4. Jews in Rome
    5. Christians in Rome
    6. Occasion of Writing
    7. The Purpose of the Epistle
    8. Integrity of the Epistle
    9. Authorities for the Text
    10. Contents of the Epistle
  • Commentary
  • Appendix—”The Law,” “The Flesh”
  • Addtional Notes

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