Galatians (Let's Study (Banner Of Truth) Series)
Paul's letter to the churches of Galatia seems to burst on the reader like a sudden storm. The issues it raises still generate controversy, even after two thousand years of church history. In large measure this is because what was...
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Paul's letter to the churches of Galatia seems to burst on the reader like a sudden storm. The issues it raises still generate controversy, even after two thousand years of church history. In large measure this is because what was at stake when Paul wrote was the gospel itself. The question of whether human works were to play any part in the justification of sinners had to be answered clearly if the fledgling Christian movement was to prosper. And Paul was determined to answer it with total clarity. This explains the vigour and energy of his language, and the impact the letter has had down the centuries. Derek Thomas explains the issues dealt with in the letter and refutes the contentions of the so-called 'new perspective' on Paul. His book is an important addition to this expanding series of study guides. 185 pages, from Banner of Truth.
Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas (Ph.D., University of Wales) is John Richards Professor of Practical and Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary. Originally from Wales, Derek Thomas is the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology at the Jackson campus of RTS. After pastoring for 17 years in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dr. Thomas returned to the USA in 1996 where, in addition to his work at the seminary, he serves as the Minister of Teaching at First Presbyterian Church in Jackson.
He has written or edited 15 books and has contributed to commentary series by Banner of Truth and Evangelical Press, including Let's Study Galatians; God Delivers: Isaiah Simply Explained; God Strengthens: Ezekiel Simply Explained and Calvin's Teaching on Job. He also co-edited Give Praise to God: A Vision for Reforming Worship (P and R) with Philip Ryken and Ligon Duncan.
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