Suggested Commentaries on Paul

Romans

  • Cranfield, C. E. B. 1975-79. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans. ICC  2 vols. Edinburgh: T&T Clark.  (note also: Cranfield, C. E. B. 1985. Romans: A Shorter Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.)
  • Fitzmyer, Joseph A. 1993. Romans: a New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. The Anchor Bible 33. New York: Doubleday.
  • Hultgren, Arland J. 2011. Paul’s Letter to the Romans: A Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.
  • Jewett, Robert. 2006. Romans: A Commentary. Hermeneia. Minneapolis: Fortress Press.
  • Moo, Douglas J. 1996. The Epistle to the Romans. The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.

1 Corinthians

  • Fee, Gordon D. 2014. The First Epistle to the Corinthians. The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Revised Edition. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. (The first edition of 1987 was also excellent.)
  • Fitzmyer, Joseph A. 2008. First Corinthians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. New Haven/London: Yale University Press.
  • Hays, Richard B. 1997. First Corinthians. Interpretation Commentary. Louisville: John Knox Press.
  • Thiselton, Anthony C. 2000. The First Epistle to the Corinthians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. (note also: Thiselton, Anthony C. 2006. First Corinthians: A Shorter Exegetical and Pastoral Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.)
In addition, you may be interested in the reception-historical commentaries from ancient sources published in The Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture and The Church’s Bible. In particular, see:
  • Bray, Gerald L. 1998. Romans. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press.
  • Bray, Gerald L. 1999. 1-2 Corinthians. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press.
  • Burns, J. Patout and Constantine Newman. 2012. Romans: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators. The Church’s Bible. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.
  • Kovacs, Judith L. 2005. 1 Corinthians: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators. The Church’s Bible. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.
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