Description: In this volume, respected New Testament scholar Peter Oakes offers a translation and reading of Galatians as presenting a gospel of unity in diversity in Christ. He shows that Paul treats the Galatians' possible abandonment of his gospel as putting at stake their fidelity to Christ. As with other volumes in the Paideia series, this volume is conversant with contemporary scholarship, draws on ancient backgrounds, and attends to the theological nature of the text. Students, pastors, and other readers will appreciate the historical, literary, and theological insight offered in this practical commentary.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Galatians, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Other Language, Historical Approaches, History, Other History, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology, Other Methods
Review by Matthew V. Novenson
Citation: Matthew V. Novenson, review of Peter Oakes, Galatians, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).
Review by Bart J. Koet
Citation: Bart J. Koet and Jaap F. van der Meij, review of Peter Oakes, Galatians, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).
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