This article sees the work of Campbell as a sustained attack against traditional understandings of justification, and in particular the understanding of Romans 1-Romans 4. This review gives special attention to Campbell's own exegesis and finds merit in much of it, but at the key points deems it unacceptable.
According to Bird, the central issue in current discussions with regard to the doctrine of justification is the topic of the imputation of the righteousness of Christ. Bird wants to, in dialogue with the main protagonists, seek a solution that corresponds with the biblical evidence. He first offers a short history of the doctrine of imputed righteousness since the Reformation.
Different New Testament writers may employ the same theme in a very different way. This essay explores this reality in Paul (Romans 4 and Galatians 3), James 2, and Hebrews 11. Different circumstances called for a different application. The function of the theme of the faith of Abraham in three different authors is explored.
This article is a Bible study on Romans 4:16-25.
This article is a Bible study on Romans 4:7-16.
This article is a Bible study on Romans 4:1-8.