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Historical commentary on Galatians /

Ramsay, William Mitchell, Sir, 1851-1939.

Historical commentary on Galatians / [print] William Ramsay ; edited by Mark Wilson. - Grand Rapids, Michigan : Kregel Publications, ©1997. - 366 pages : map ; 22 cm

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: SOCIETY AND RELIGION IN CENTRAL ASIA MINOR IN THE TIME OF ST. PAUL -- Preliminary -- North Galatia: Its land and peoples -- The Pre-Galatic history of North Galatia -- The Pre-Gaulish inhabitants of Galatia -- The religion of Asia Minor -- Settlement of the Gauls in Galatia -- The history of Galatia (264-32 B.C.) -- The Galatian state -- The religion of Galatia -- Galatia as a Roman client state -- The origin of the Province Galatia -- The history of the Province Galatia (25 B.C.-A.D.50) -- The civilization of Galatia under the Roman Empire -- Language and letters in North Galatia -- The influence of Christianity in North Galatia -- The later history of the Province Galatia -- The cities and peoples of South Galatia -- The Jews in South Galatia -- Pisidian Antioch -- Iconium -- Lystra -- Derbe -- Summary. The introductory address -- The epistle authorized by the Church in Antioch -- Persons mentioned in the Epistle -- Relation of Paul to Barnabas -- "I marvel" -- "You are so quickly removing" -- Cause of the Galatian movement -- Paul as a Judaistic preacher (1:6-10) -- Another Gospel (1:6-7) -- "Seeking to please men" (1:10) -- The tone of address to the Galatians -- The Gospel which you receivwed -- The dates of the autobiography -- The province of Syria and Cilicia (1:21) -- The Klimata of Syria and Cilicia -- The visits to Jerusalem (1:18, 2:1ff.) -- The first visit to Jerusalem (:18-20) -- The second visit to Jerusalem (2:1-10) -- The limits and purpose of the autobiography -- St. Peter in Antioch -- The spirit of chapters 3-4 -- The address "Galatians" in 3:1 -- Galatia the Province -- Galatians and Gauls -- St. Paul's Roman point of view -- Foolish Galatians -- The two stages (3:3) -- The marvelous powers (3:2-5) -- The teaching of Paul -- The message to the Galatians -- The Sons of Abraham (3:6-9) -- "Those of Faith" -- A man's will (3:15-18) -- The use of Diatheke in the Pauline Epistles -- Greek law in Galatian cities -- The argument from seed (3:16) -- The function of the law (3:19-22) -- The Mediator (3:20) -- Law, the child-guardian (3:23-25) -- Equality in the perfect church (3:26-30) -- The infant son and heir (4:1-7) -- The rudiments of the world (4:3,9) -- He sent forth His Son (4:4) -- The address at Pisidian Antioch (Acts 13:16-41) -- Paul's visits to Galatia in Acts -- Paul's viwsits to the Galatic churches -- The cause of the first Galatian visit -- The thorn in the flesh -- Sequence of thought in 4:12-20 -- The allegory of Hagar and Sarah (4:21-31) -- The conclusion (5:1) -- Personal recapitulation (5:2-12) -- The whole law (5:2-4) -- Freedom and love (5:13-15) -- The spiritual life (5:16-26) -- The faults of the South Galatic cities -- The unforgiving Phrygians (6:1-5) -- Voluntary liberality to teachers (6:6-10) -- Was there a letter from the Galatians? -- The large letters (6:11-17) -- The parting message -- The concluding blessing and denunciation (6:16-17) -- The stigmata of Jesus (6:17) -- The result of the Epistle --

(Revised and updated by Mark Wilson) Ramsay's keen insights into first-century culture and geography have always been valued by biblical scholars. https://www.amazon.com/Historical-Commentary-Galatians-William-Ramsay/dp/0825436389/ref=sr_1_1?crid=17VXILFMBYACI&keywords=9780825436383&qid=1653419986&sprefix=9%2Caps%2C117&sr=8-1



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