Thomas D. Stegman, S.J

Thomas D. Stegman, S.J


Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., is dean and professor of New Testament at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. He received his PhD in New Testament studies from Emory University and is the author of four books and two coedited volumes, including The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist, 2018), to which he contributed a 50,000 word commentary on Romans.

Jesus flanked by Peter and Paul. Detail from the Roman sarcophagus of Junius Bassus

Faith of Christ

The faith or faithfulness of Jesus is central to Paul’s understanding of how God’s righteousness has been revealed for salvation.

Saint Paul Writing His Epistles

Righteousness by Faith

The idea of righteousness by faith develops from Paul, but it is more complicated than modern readers often think.