Paul and His Letter to the Romans: Part Two (Romans 6-11)
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Paul and His Letter to the Romans: Part Two (Romans 6-11)

Prof. N.T. Wright walks students through the central portion of this profound Epistle written by the Apostle Paul.
4.9 (143 ratings)
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Last updated 1/2017
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  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • 20 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Embrace the beauty of this magnificent letter from the pen of the Apostle Paul.
  • Understand the historical background that is so important to discerning the meaning of this pivotal epistle.
  • Discern how the Apostle Paul brings forth an argument with majesty and complexity.
  • Explain the movement of the main themes in Paul's Letter to the Romans.
  • Dig deeply into the intricacies of specific sections within the letter.
  • Explicate how the strands of key thoughts keep interweaving through the text much as a major symphonic orchestral work returns to movements that reinforce the underlying elements of the work.
  • Discuss how key theological ideas and thoughts are worked through by the Apostle Paul.
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Requirements
  • Students should obtain the commentary by Prof. Wright, Paul for Everyone: Romans, Part One (John Knox, 2005) ISBN-10: 0664227996.
  • Students should obtain the commentary by Prof. Wright, Paul for Everyone: Romans, Part Two (John Knox, 2005) ISBN-10: 0664229123.
Description

Few writings in the history of the world have had the impact that Paul's Epistle to the Romans has had in the past centuries. Prof. N.T. Wright, renowned biblical scholar and historian, will walk you through Paul's Letter to the Romans. The course shines a bright spotlight on one of the most wonderful and challenging books in the New Testament. The powerful realities Paul expresses in his Epistle to the Romans have challenged men and women for nearly 2,000 years. People like St. Augustine, Martin Luther, John Calvin, and John Wesley were profoundly changed by embracing the essential elements found in this magnificent letter. Dig deep into the New Testament through studying this amazing and pivotal work from the pen of the Apostle Paul through detailed explanation with Prof. N.T. Wright. 

This course is Part Two of a three-part course covering the whole of Paul and His Letter to the Romans. This course, Romans: Part Two, is designed to take around fifteen weeks to complete and will cover Introductory Issues regarding the whole Epistle as well as in depth exegesis of Romans 6:1-11:36. While you may take the course at your own pace, you are encourage to take time to reflect upon the material presented in the textbook and in the lectures. Please do not rush. There is so much packed into every lecture. This is material to ponder and prayerfully consider. 

The textbook is Prof. Wright's commentary on Romans in the Paul for Everyone series published by John Knox Press in the U.S. and SPCK in the UK. 

The structure of the course includes:

  • Lectures by Prof. Wright
  • Quizzes to assess comprehension
  • Student discussions 
  • Interaction with Prof. David Seemuth, your co-instructor for the course
  • Textbook readings
  • Interaction with the biblical text itself

If you are interested in a deeper knowledge of this powerful and important letter from the apostle Paul, then you will want to enroll in this course. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Any student of the Bible should be interested in this most powerful letter of the New Testament. Paul and His Letter to the Romans provides the basis for so much theology upon which Christians stand that this letter must be studied in depth.
  • While this course will contain some rather elaborate explanations, the beginning student interested in the New Testament will still be able to understand much of what Prof. Wright explains.
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Romans Part Two: Chapters Six through Eight
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Rom 6:1-11 KNT Text
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Comprehension Assessment on Rom 6:1-11
13 questions

Rom 6:12-23 KNT
02:16

Rom 6:12-23 KNT Text
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Comprehension Assessment on Rom 6:12-23
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Processing the Material from Prof. Wright through Q&A
2 Lectures 02:14
Additional Learning Tools with Prof. David P. Seemuth
01:36

Processing Ideas and Probing Questions #1
00:38
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Romans Part Two: Chapters Six through Eight (cont.)
21 Lectures 03:00:50
Rom 7:1-25 KNT
04:14

Session Three: Rom 7:1-8:11 with Prof. N.T. Wright
16:55

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 7:1-8:11
12 questions

Rom 7:1-6 KNT Text
01:10

Session Four: Rom 7:1-6 with Prof. N.T. Wright
09:45

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 7:1-6
9 questions

Rom 7:7-25 KNT Text
02:11

Session Five: Rom 7:7-25 with Prof. N.T. Wright
18:32

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 7:7-25
14 questions

Rom 8:1-11 KNT
02:08

Rom 8:1-11 KNT Text
01:31

Session Six: Rom 8:1-4 with Prof. N.T. Wright
14:53

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 8:1-4
10 questions

Session Seven: Rom 8:5-11 with Prof. N.T. Wright
20:32

Comprehension Assessment of Rom 8:5-11
9 questions

Processing Ideas and Probing Questions #2
00:38

Rom 8:12-25 KNT
02:24

Rom 8:12-25 KNT Text
01:43

Session Eight: Rom 8:12-17 with Prof. N.T. Wright
13:21

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 8:12-17
8 questions

Session Nine: Rom 8:18-25 with Prof. N.T. Wright
14:48

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 8:18-25
10 questions

Rom 8:26-39 KNT
02:25

Rom 8:26-39 KNT Text
01:46

Session Ten: Rom 8:26-30 with Prof. N.T. Wright
18:22

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 8:26-30
12 questions

Session Eleven: Rom 8:31-39 with Prof. N.T. Wright
16:23

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 8:31-36
12 questions

Processing Ideas and Probing Questions #3
00:38

Romans Part Two Q&A with Prof. N.T. Wright
16:28
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Romans: Part Two: Chapters Nine through Eleven
26 Lectures 03:19:06
Introduction to Romans Chapters 9-11 with Prof. N.T. Wright
18:38

Rom 9:1-18 KNT
02:33

Rom 9:1-18 KNT Text
01:55

Session Thirteen: Rom 9:1-5 with Prof. N.T. Wright
12:11

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 9:1-5
10 questions

Session Fourteen: Rom 9:6-18 with Prof. N.T. Wright
12:43

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 9:6-18
8 questions

Rom 9:19-29 KNT
01:45

Rom 9:19-29 KNT Text
01:23

Session Fifteen: Rom 9:19-29 with Prof. N.T. Wright
11:42

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 9:19-29
6 questions

Processing Ideas and Probing Questions #4
00:38

Rom 9:30-10:13 KNT
02:43

Rom 9:30-10:13 KNT Text
02:01

Session Sixteen: Rom 9:30-10:4 with Prof. N.T. Wright
16:42

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 9:30-10:4
13 questions

Session Seventeen: Rom 10:5-13 with Prof. N.T. Wright
14:38

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 10:5-13
12 questions

Rom 10:14-21 KNT
01:30

Rom 10:14-21 KNT Text
01:11

Session Eighteen: Rom 10:14-21 with Prof. N.T. Wright
10:14

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 10:14-21
10 questions

Processing Ideas and Probing Questions #5
00:38

Rom 11:1-24 KNT
04:00

Rom 11:1-24 KNT Text
02:49

Session Nineteen: Rom 11:1-10 with Prof. N.T. Wright
17:36

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 11:1-10
9 questions

Session Twenty: Rom 11:11-24 with Prof. N.T. Wright
24:32

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 11:11-24
12 questions

Rom 11:25-36 KNT
01:49

Rom 11:25-36 KNT Text
01:21

Session Twenty One: Rom 11:25-36 with Prof. N.T. Wright
17:34

Comprehension Assessment on Rom 11:25-36
9 questions

Processing Ideas and Probing Questions #6
00:38

Romans Part Two Q&A with Prof. N.T. Wright
15:38
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Romans: Part Two: Important Themes of the Letter
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Important Themes of the Letter: Overall Framework of the Letter
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Comprehension Assessment of the Overall Framework of the Letter
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Important Themes of the Letter: The Royal and Priestly Message
14:10

Comprehension Assessment of the Royal and Priestly Message of the Letter
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Important Themes of the Letter: Righteousness of God
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About the Instructor
N.T. Wright
4.7 Average rating
4,688 Reviews
13,999 Students
12 Courses
Professor

N.T Wright received his BA, MA and PHD from Oxford University. He taught New Testament at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities 1978-1993. He was Dean of Lichfield, then Canon of Westminster, then Bishop of Durham (Church of England), 1994-2010. Since 2010 Prof. Wright has been Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He has published over 75 books and hundreds of articles. Prof. Wright recently received the Burkitt Medal from the British Academy for services to New Testament scholarship. He enjoys writing, lecturing, mentoring students and an occasional round of golf. He delights in spending time with his family in the midst of a busy schedule of writing and traveling.

David P. Seemuth
4.7 Average rating
4,688 Reviews
13,999 Students
12 Courses
Professor

David Seemuth has a Ph.D. from Marquette University in the field of Religious Studies with an emphasis on New Testament Theology. He has taught at the graduate level for over 25 years at numerous universities and seminaries. He also has 16 years of on-line teaching experience. His passion is to see that people not only understand the Scripture, but also apply them to daily life.