Study: Romans 12-13

One of the key disciplines of the the Christian life is study.  Spend an hour studying and really trying to get at the meaning of Romans chapters 12 and 13 (many scholars agree these passages are best read together).  What was Paul saying in this text and why was he saying it?  Consult commentaries, look up words you think are key in lexicons, go as deep as you can into the passage.  What do you find?

About Ragan Sutterfield

Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of Cultivating Reality: How the Soil Might Save Us, Farming as a Spiritual Discipline and a contributor to the book Sacred Acts: How churches are working to protect the Earth’s climate. Ragan’s articles and essays have appeared in a variety of magazines including Triathlete, The Oxford American, and Books & Culture. He works to live the good life with his wife Emily and daughter Lillian.