Unlocking Romans

This course unit engages students in a critical examination of the English text of the Epistle to the Romans. It examines the historical context, structure and content of the Epistle with attention given to its theological themes and implications for ministry.

Study Level



Biblical Studies

Credit Points



18 Credit points of B units

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. analyse the significance of the historical, socio-cultural and religious background for interpreting the Epistle to the Romans
  2. identify the major themes, emphases and principal theological arguments of Romans
  3. exegete selected passages from Romans
  4. integrate significant secondary literature into the critical study of Romans
  5. incorporate insights from Romans to a range of life and ministry situations.
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