Difficult Texts: Romans 6.14

I’m happy to see my short article published in the latest issue tjxa_120_3.coverof Theology. The article is a short exegetical reflection on Romans 6.14 in the journal’s “Difficult Texts” series. Here’s the abstract:

The final phrase of Romans 6.14 can at first appear confusing. Paul grounds his appeal for righteous living on the status of believers as ‘under grace’ rather than ‘under law.’ One may have expected Paul to say that believers are not ‘under sin.’ Careful attention to the Old Testament narrative running through Romans provides clarity to this verse.

Read the whole thing here.

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