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Robert Jewett

Robert Jewett is theologian-in-residence at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Previously he served as guest professor of New Testament at the University of Heidelberg and professor of New Testament interpretation emeritus at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, both scholarly and popular, in New Testament studies and American religious and cultural history, including Romans: A Short Commentary (Fortress, 2013), Romans (Hermeneia; Fortress, 2008); Mission and Menace: Four Centuries of American Religious Zeal (Fortress, 2008); The Thessalonian Correspondence (Foundations and Facets; Fortress, 1986); Paul the Apostle to America: Cultural Trends and Pauline Scholarship (1994); St. Paul at the Movies: The Apostle’s Dialogue with American Culture (1993); and St. Paul Returns to the Movies: Triumph Over Shame (1998).

Book List

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Release date: 
July 1, 2013

Jewett brings the best insights of his larger commentary into a more compact and accessible form, ideal for use in college and graduate courses.

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February 18, 2008
Observing that Abraham Lincoln once described the United States as an "almost chosen nation," Robert Jewett offers a critical survey of the history of...
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November 1, 2006

Deeply conversant in the full range of questions and interpretations of the letter, Jewett's commentary explores the crucial and controverted passages that have...