The International Critical Commentary Series is known for its scholarly and critical approach to the scriptures. This work on Romans by Cranfield is a two volume set which has become one of the most important treatments of this Pauline Epistle. The introduction to the work includes textual, structural, and exegetical issues. As well Cranfield covers the history of exegesis regarding Romans and the history of the existence of this text. The commentary itself takes the reader through chapters 1-8 in this first volume, drawing out the historical and theological elements of Paul's letter.