Irons, Charles Lee. The Righteousness of God: A Lexical Examination of the Covenant-Faithfulness Interpretation. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe. Volume 386. Tübingen, DE: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-16-153518-5. Pp. xxiv–444.
Charles Lee Irons has written the book that I did not know that I needed but realized that I did after I read it. He accomplishes two things. First, he uncovers and traces the interpretive history of the New Perspective on Paul’s (NPP) interpretation of the righteousness of God. Having read N. T. Wright who proposes that the righteousness of God is a cipher for God’s covenant faithfulness, Irons’ history of interpretation helps me to read NPP scholarship and understand their interpretive grid. [Read more…] about Review of The Righteousness of God by Charles Lee Irons