Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Midrash
Volume 3, Romans through Revelation
Hermann Strack Paul Billerbeck Jacob N. Cerone Joseph Longarino David Instone-Brewer
Volume three contains an English translation of the commentary on Romans through Revelation.
Hermann L. Strack and Paul Billerbeck's Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Midrash is an important reference work for illustrating the concepts, theological background, and cultural assumptions of the New Testament. The commentary walks through each New Testament book verse by verse, referencing potentially illuminating passages from the Talmud and Midrash and providing easy access to the rich textual world of rabbinic material.
Originally published between 1922 and 1928 as Kommentar zum Neuen Testament aus Talmud und Midrasch, Strack and Billerbeck's commentary has been unavailable in English until now. Translated by Joseph Longarino and edited by Jacob N. Cerone, this volume also includes an introduction by David Instone-Brewer.
Author BioHermann Strack (1848–1922) was a German Orientalist and theologian. He studied rabbinics under Jewish--Bohemian scholar Moritz Steinschneider.
Paul Billerbeck (1853–1932) was a German Lutheran minister and scholar of Judaism.
Jacob N. Cerone is a doctoral candidate at the Friedrich--Alexander University at Erlangen--Nuremberg, coauthor of Daily Scriptures: 365 Readings in Hebrew, Greek, and Latin, and the editor and translator of Adolf von Harnack's The Letter of the Roman Church to the Corinthian Church from the Era of Domitian: 1 Clement.
Joseph Longarino (PhD, Duke University) was a visiting scholar at the University of Heidelberg from 2019 to 2021. He is the author of Pauline Theology and the Problem of Death (forthcoming, Mohr Siebeck).