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William Greenough Thayer Shedd (1820-1894) was both a congregational and, later, a Presbyterian pastor. He has a distinguished career as a Professor of English Literature prior to his work at the theological seminaries of Auburn, Andover, and finally at Union Seminary.
"When studying Romans, I usually reach for Shedd first. Highly valued in past generations, Shedd's careful treatment of the original text is succinct and yet richly suggestive of profitable lines of exposition. A must have for serious study of Paul's most important letter." Dr. Robert P. Martin, Pastor, Emmanuel Reformed Baptist Church, Seattle, Washington, Editor, Reformed Baptist Theological Review
"Believing that the Epistle to the Romans is 'an inspired system of theology,' Shedd sought to give particular attention to the great doctrines of original sin in chapter 5, indwelling sin in chapters 7 and 8, and election and reprobation in chapters 9, 10 and 11. The merit of Shedd's commentary is found in his fresh examination of the Greek text, combined with an appreciative interaction with the best of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Reformed exegesis, and his abiding commitment to the traditional Reformed concept that the intended fruit of exegesis is a systematic statement of religious truth." Rev. Sherman Isbell.
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Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy: Articles on Theology & EthicsWilliam G.T. SheddSolid Ground Christian Books / Trade Paperback$20.69 Retail:
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c.j.5 Stars Out Of 5November 20, 2009c.j.Shedd's commentary on Romans give the impression to the reader that heor she is always deepinto the Greek text of Romans along withthe rich theology that is packed into it.Shedd believed in "Lucid Brevity" ( be clear,be brief) in biblical exegesis, and Sheddhas certainly achieved this goal in this book,his only commentary ever penned. This commentary was publshed in 1879 but manyof the theological issues in Romans discussedby Shedd are still with us today. If you wantgood exegesis which is deep, clear, and brief, along with rich theology, Shedd will provide it in this commentary on Romans.