The Word Among Us

November 2006 Issue

Living in Christ Jesus

St. Paul and the Romans

By: Fr. Lawrence Boadt, CSP

Romans is the most profound of Paul's letters, because it is the best organized. In all of his other letters, Paul is dealing with specific issues that matter to whichever community he is addressing. But in Romans he is writing to a church that he does not know but that he wants to visit on his way to Spain.

The church in Rome is big, and it's possible they don't want Paul because they have heard some negative things about him. It's possible they...

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