Why did Tom Schreiner not only become a New Testament professor but a preaching pastor? How have his writings and controversies shaped him as a New Testament scholar? Why does he believe it is important not just to study New Testament but systematic theology? How has his understanding of the sovereignty of God helped him persevere in the midst of severe, personal trials?

In part 2 of this episode (listen also to part 1), Matthew Barrett is joined by Thomas Schreiner to discuss his journey from seminary to being the NT scholar he is today.

Thomas Schreiner is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Among his many books are RomansPaul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ: A Pauline TheologyNew Testament Theology: Magnifying God in ChristMagnifying God in Christ: A Summary of New Testament Theology, and GalatiansSchreiner is also a regular contributor to Credo Magazine.