Paul, Romans, and the Christians at Rome

Arland J. Hultgren

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 9/9/2019

Issue: Romans (Vol. 39, No 3, Summer, 2019)

As with any work, it is important to understand who the key figures are—the writer, the audience, and the context. This article sets out the basic structure of the Letter to the Romans by keying in the three major elements of this work: Paul as the writer, the Christians in Rome as the audience, and the culture and structure of the city of Rome as its context.

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