Heidegger's Bible Handbook: Galatians: Chapter Summary



The Inscription of the Epistle. The Galatians, Gallo-Greeks, 1. The Subscription disapproved. It appears to have been written, not at Rome, but at Ephesus, 2. The occasion and argument of the Epistle, 3. It appears to have been written near the end of the two years at Ephesus, a little before both Epistles to the Corinthians, 4. There are two Parts to the Epistle: I. Defense of the Gospel preached by Saint Paul, especially of the freedom of the New Testament from the servitude of the law (Galatians 1:1-5:12). II. An admonition concerning the use and abuse of Christian liberty (Galatians 5:13-6:18). Interpreters of the Epistle, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic; and also a Synoptic Table.

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