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Galatians Philip F Esler

Galatians

Philip F Esler

Published January 1st 2013
ISBN : 9781134836284
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304 pages
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Pauls letter to the Galatians, sometimes known as the Magna Carta of Christian liberty, is central to the understanding of the relation of Paul and the Law and is packed with crucial historical, social and theological material.Philip F. EslerMorePauls letter to the Galatians, sometimes known as the Magna Carta of Christian liberty, is central to the understanding of the relation of Paul and the Law and is packed with crucial historical, social and theological material.Philip F. Esler provides a detailed and accessible interpretation of the text, which draws on contemporary and modern literary models. He outlines the problems often associated with reading Galatians, the context of the text, the rhetoric of the text and the intercultural and social implications of Galatians. Galatians includes comprehensive indices of ancient sources and modern sources, detailed references and an appendix discussing Pauls attitude to the Law in Romans 5.20-21.Galatians presents a succinct and emminently readable analysis of a dense and important New Testament text.