Galatians (Book, 2015) []
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Author: Peter Oakes
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2015]
Series: Paideia (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Named Person: Paulus, apostel helgon; Paulus, Apostel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Oakes
ISBN: 9780801032752 080103275X
OCLC Number: 881440296
Description: xv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Galatians 1:1-10: Letter Opening --
Galatians 1:11-24: Narrative 1: Of a Gospel Revealed by God, Not People --
Galatians 2:1-10: Narrative 2: Of a Gospel Affirmed by Unity at Jerusalem --
Galatians 2:11-21: Narrative 3: Of a Gospel Betrayed by Division at Antioch --
Galatians 3:1-14: Argument 1: For Blessing in Christ through Trust --
Galatians 3:15-29: Argument 2: For Unity in Christ --
Galatians 4:1-11: Argument 3: Against Returning to Slavery --
Galatians 4:12-20: Instructions with Argument 1: "Be like Me" --
Galatians 4:21-5:13a: Instructions with Argument 2: "Do Not Be Subject Again to ... Slavery" --
Galatians 5:13b-6:10: Instructions with Argument 3: "Through Love Be Slaves to One Another" --
Galatians 6:11-18: Letter Closing.
Series Title: Paideia (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
Responsibility: Peter Oakes.


A practical commentary on Galatians that is conversant with contemporary scholarship, draws on ancient backgrounds, and attends to the theological nature of the texts.  Read more...


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