Galatians and Christian Theology: Justification, the Gospel, and Ethics in Paul's Letter
Galatians, a key source for Pauline theology, treats such issues as the Gospel and the nature of justification and includes many topics of keen contemporary interest. In this volume, some of the world's top Christian scholars offer cutting-edge scholarship on...
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Galatians, a key source for Pauline theology, treats such issues as the Gospel and the nature of justification and includes many topics of keen contemporary interest. In this volume, some of the world's top Christian scholars offer cutting-edge scholarship on how Galatians relates to theology and ethics.
The stellar list of contributors includes John Barclay, Beverly Gaventa, Richard Hays, Bruce McCormack, and Oliver O'Donovan. As they emphasize the contribution of Galatians to Christian theology and ethics, the contributors explore how exegesis and theology meet, critique, and inform each other.
N.T.(Tom) Wright (D.Phil., University of Oxford) is Bishop of Durham, and was recently named by Christianity Today as one of the top five theologians in the world. Formerly Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral, he taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities.
Wright's full-scale works The New Testament and the People of God; Jesus and the Victory of God; and The Resurrection of the Son of God are part of a projected six-volume series entitled Christian Origins and the Question of God.
Among his many other published works are <1>The Original Jesus; What Saint Paul Really Said and The Climax of the Covenant. He is also co-author with Marcus Borg of The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions
His commentaries include Colossians and Philemon (The Tyndale New Testament Commentary series), the 12 volume For Everyone series, Romans (New Interpreter's Bible Commentary); Galatians (The Horizons Theological Commentary) and The Letter to the Philippians (International Critical Commentary)
Most recently he has released Surprised by Hope and Justification: God's Plan & Paul's Vision.
Koorong -Editorial Review.
Elliott is a lecturer in Christian studies at Liverpool Hope University College.
Scott J. Hafemann is Mary F. Rockefeller Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. His books include Paul, Moses and the History of Israel (Hendrickson), The God of Promise and the Life of Faith (Crossway) and 2 Corinthians (NIVAC), and he is the editor of Biblical Theology: Retrospect and Prospect(Apollos).
- :<b>contents<br></b><br>introduction<br><b>part 1: Justification<br></b>1. Messiahship In Galatians? <i>n. T. Wright<br></i>2. Paul's Former Occupation In <i>ioudaismos</i> <i>matthew V. Novenson<br></i>3. Galatians In The Early Church: Five Case Studies <i>karla Pollmann<br></i>4. Justification And Participation: Ecumenical Dimensions Of Galatians <i>thomas S&ouml;ding<br></i>5. Arguing With Scripture In Galatia: Galatians 3:10-14 As A Series Of Ad Hoc Arguments <i>timothy G. Gombis<br></i>6. Martin Luther On Galatians 3:6-14: Justification By Curses And Blessings <i>timothy Wengert<br></i>7. Yaein: Yes And No To Luther's Reading Of Galatians 3:6-14 <i>scott Hafemann<br></i>8. &quot;not An Idle Quality Or An Empty Husk In The Heart&quot;: A Critique Of Tuomo Mannermaa On Luther And Galatians <i>javier A. Garcia<br></i>9. Judaism, Reformation Theology, And Justification <i>mark W. Elliott<br></i>10. Can We Still Speak Of &quot;justification By Faith&quot;? An In-house Debate With Apocalyptic Readings Of Paul <i>bruce Mccormack<br></i><b>part 2: Gospel<br></b>11. The Singularity Of The Gospel Revisited <i>beverly Roberts Gaventa<br></i>12. Apocalyptic <i>poi&emacr;sis</i> In Galatians: Paternity, Passion, And Participation <i>richard B. Hays<br></i>13. &quot;now And Above; Then And Now&quot; (gal. 4:21-31): Platonizing And Apocalyptic Polarities In Paul's Eschatology <i>michael B. Cover<br></i>14. Christ In Paul's Narrative: Salvation History, Apocalyptic Invasion, And Supralapsarian Theology <i>edwin Chr. Van Driel<br></i>15. &quot;in The Fullness Of Time&quot; (gal. 4:4): Chronology And Theology In Galatians <i>todd D. Still<br></i>16. Karl Barth And &quot;the Fullness Of Time&quot;: Eternity And Divine Intent In The Epistle To The Galatians <i>darren O. Sumner<br></i>17. &quot;heirs Through God&quot;: Galatians 4:4-7 And The Doctrine Of The Trinity <i>scott R. Swain<br></i><b>part 3: Ethics<br></b>18. Flesh And Spirit <i>oliver O'donovan<br></i>19. &quot;indicative And Imperative&quot; As The Substructure Of Paul's Theology-and-ethics In Galatians? A Discussion Of Divine And Human Agency In Paul <i>volker Rabens<br></i>20. Grace And The Countercultural Reckoning Of Worth: Community Construction In Galatians 5-6 <i>john M. G. Barclay<br></i>21. Paul's Exhortations In Galatians 5:16-25: From The Apostle's Techniques To His Theology <i>jean-no&euml;l Aletti<br></i>22. The Drama Of Agency: Affective Augustinianism And Galatians <i>simeon Zahl<br></i>23. Life In The Spirit And Life In Wisdom: Reading Galatians And James As A Dialogue <i>mariam J. Kamell</i><br>indexes