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Grace in Galatia

a commentary on St. Paul"s Letter to the Galatians

by Ben Witherington

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Published by T&T Clark in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Galatians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible -- Socio-rhetorical criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementBen Witherington III.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 477 p. :
    Number of Pages477
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22578063M
    ISBN 100567086127

    “To the churches in Galatia: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (vv. 2–3). Galatians may be the first letter written by the apostle Paul, and so we are going to take it up now in our survey of the New Testament. The date of Galatians depends to a great extent on its destination.   See John Barclay, Paul and the Gift (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, ).See also earlier works which set the table for the discussion in this book, including, John Barclay, “Under Grace,” in Apocalyptic Paul: Cosmos and Anthropos in Romans 5–8,ed. B. Gaventa (Waco: Baylor University Press, ), 59–76; idem, “Grace and the Transformation of Agency in Christ,” in Redefining First.

    Editor’s Note: The following article is an excerpt from a commentary by Ron Merryman on the book of Galatians titled, “Galatians: God’s Antidote To Legalism.” Details on how to order this complete commentary are at the end of the article. THE IMPORTANCE OF GALATIANS. Galatians is such an important book that one wonders where the church and even western civilization would be had it not. The Book of Galatians: The Revelation of Grace by Dr. Paul Jehle “Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead), and all the brethren who are with me, to the churches in Galatia” – Galatians

      I. Introduction to the Book of Galatians. A. A History of the Region and People. Galatia was the region of central Asia Minor (now Turkey) inhabited by the Galatians. They were a Celtic people who had migrated to that region from Gaul (modern France) in the third century B.C.   churches of Galatia (v. 2) — the churches Paul founded at Antioch of Pisidia, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe during his first missionary journey (Acts –) Grace to you and peace (v. 3) — Even Paul's typical greeting attacked the Judaizers' legalistic system; if salvation is by works as they claimed, it is not of "grace" and cannot Brand: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.


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In Grace in Galatia, Witherington analyzes the whole of Galatians as a deliberative discourse meant to forestall the Galatians from submitting to circumcision and the Jewish law. The commentary features the latest discussion of major problems in Pauline studies, including Paul’s view of the law and the relationship between the historical data in Galatians and in Acts.

Grace in Galatia is an innovative socio-rhetorical study of Paul's most polemical letter. Ben Witherington breaks new ground by analyzing the whole of Galatians as a deliberative discourse meant to forestall the Galatians from submitting to circumcision and the Jewish law.

The commentary features the latest discussion of major problems in Pauline studies, including Paul's view of the law and 5/5(3). The epistle of Galatians was written to the churches scattered throughout Galatia (a portion of modern Turkey).

It is one of the most important writings of Paul in establishing the importance of Grace compared to the Law. The main purpose of the Book of Galatians is to vindicate Paul’s call by God and the Gospel of Grace.

Grace in Galatia is an innovative socio-rhetorical study of Paul's most polemical letter. Ben Witherington breaks new ground by analyzing the whole of Galatians as a deliberative discourse meant to forestall the Galatians from submitting to circumcision and the Jewish. Read this book on Questia.

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Paul's Letter to the Galatians (). The Apostle Paul wrote Galatians under the full inspiration of the Holy Spirit with a pen set on fire with a love for Christ, Christ’s Church, and Christ’s Gospel, and a holy indignation for those who came behind Paul infiltrating the churches of Galatia with “a different Gospel,” the false gospel of the Judaizers who laid claim upon Jesus finished work while simultaneously negating it.

Trying to understand Paul’s teaching on law and grace by starting with the book of Galatians is a little like trying to grasp the plot of a complex movie by starting to watch it in the final half hour. The reader of Galatians first needs to know the background—the unusual circumstances that caused Paul to write this epistle (letter) to several congregations in the region of Asia.

The gospel according to God had been under attack among the churches of Galatia, that is, among Christians. It is the same today.

Too many believers live life as though Christ’s work on the cross is not enough. We accept the gospel of God’s grace, yet mix it with our own merits. However, God will not accept this and Galatians makes it very. Get this from a library.

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A Bible teaching by Alan Vincent of PropheticAlert The book of Galatians was written by the Apostle Paul to the churches in Galatia.

It represents a strong defense of salvation by faith in Christ. Grace in Galatia is an innovative socio-rhetorical study of Paul's most polemical letter.

Ben Witherington breaks new ground by analyzing the whole of Galatians as a deliberative discourse meant to forestall the Galatians from submitting to circumcision and the Jewish law.

Grace in Galatia is an innovative socio-rhetorical study of Paul's most polemical letter. Ben Witherington breaks new ground by analyzing the whole of Galatians as a deliberative discourse meant to forestall the Galatians from submitting to circumcision and the Jewish law.

The commentary features the latest discussion of major problems in Pauline. the book of Acts, demonstrated that the Roman province of Galatia included at the time of the founding of the Galatian churches, not only the territory of Galatia, but also the country immediately to the south of it in which were situated the cities of Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe.” pLpdf 11/13/03 AM Page 6.

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Grace In Galatia Series Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on (message contributor) To show that justification is by GRACE through FAITH in Jesus Christ.

It was the rediscovery of the book of Galatians that sparked the Protestant Reformation. Two of the mottos of the Reformation were sola gratia, which means “by grace alone.