It must be noted, however, that this also is an argument from silence, for it is possible that north Galatian churches participated, though it remains unmentioned. Furthermore, the reference to Phrygia may simply designate the ethnic area of Galatia that Paul traveled through according to Acts 16:6. This new commentary by Schreiner will easily over take Bruce and Longenecker on this website as the best, once all the reviews are updated. Support for the North Galatian Theory I begin with arguments supporting the north Galatian theory, but will also note the counter-arguments of those who support the south Galatian theory. First, the subject in both texts is the same: circumcision.
Written by notable evangelical scholars, each volume in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series treats the literary context and structure of the passage in the original Greek. The destination of the letter determines how we correlate Galatians with Acts. But this argument fails to recognize that 1:21 does not refer to the first missionary journey but to the interval between Acts 9:30 and 11:25. I would suggest the following principles for discerning the opponents. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including New Testament Theology; Magnifying God in Christ; Apostle of God's Glory in Christ; and Romans in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. This book was provided to me free of charge from Zondervan Academic in exchange for an unbiased, honest review. Perhaps the Galatians told Paul, according to 5:11, that Paul circumcised his converts in some circumstances.
Because of this series' focus on the textual structure of the scriptures, readers will better understand the literary elements of Galatians, comprehend the author's revolutionary goals, and ultimately discover their vital claims upon the church today. Schreiner offers pastors, students, and teachers a focused resource for reading Galatians. Still, the importance of the issue must not be exaggerated, and some readers may want to skip to the next section and read about the situation of the letter. Finally, each commentator provides some suggestions on what the message of the passage is for the church today. We can consider whether Reformation emphases were wrong I will argue that they were not , but what we cannot do is read Galatians as if we were the first readers. Support for the South Galatian Theory Though I favor a south Galatian destination, the supporting arguments are not clear enough to remove doubt. In this section, the theological message of the passage is summarized.
Zondervan Exegetical Commentary Series: New Testament Editorial Board General Editor Clinton E. Still, history is full of surprises, and debates have ensued after formal agreements many times in history. The corresponding portion of the text is on the same line to the right of the label. Perhaps the most important piece of evidence about the opponents emerges in 6:12—13, for they insisted that the Galatians receive circumcision. Dreams On Dreams Philo Eccl.
Series Introduction This generation has been blessed with an abundance of excellent commentaries. He serves as Associated Dean of the School of Theology. Since the author argued in the verse-by-verse section for how I've always understood the verses, I really didn't learn that much new beyond how other people have viewed the verses. I know it is out of fashion in some circles, but it seems to me that Martin Luther and John Calvin were substantially right in their interpretation of the letter and that their pastoral application of the letter still stands today. We must admit that they may have been motivated to travel to north Galatia as well. Designed for the pastor and Bible teacher, this series brings together commentary features rarely gathered together in one volume.
How do we correlate the Pauline visits to Jerusalem with his visits as they are recorded in Acts? These sections included a summary of what had been said in the previous chapters so you can jump to whatever verses interest you. Situation Mirror-Reading The situation of Galatians must be discerned from the letter itself. What follows is a brief orientation to these primary components of the commentary. Designed for the pastor and Bible teacher, this series brings together commentary features rarely gathered together in one volume. I was not required to write a positive review.
At both meetings circumcision was debated and the apostles decided that circumcision was not required for the salvation of Gentiles. Such a reading is five hundred years too late. And the cross of Christ plays a fundamental role in the letter, for no one is justified apart from the cross. I am grateful that he took time out of his busy schedule to assist me with his sharp editorial eye. The series consistently provides the main point, an exegetical outline, verse-by-verse commentary, and theology in application in each section of every commentary.
Designed for the pastor and Bible teacher, this commentary focuses on authorial purpose. With attention to issues that continue to surface in today's church, this commentary offers pastors, students, and teachers a focused resource for reading Ephesians. Schreiner offers pastors, students, and teachers a focused resource for reading Galatians. Galatians 6:11—18 A Note about Translation Outlines in this eBook The Translation Outlines in this book have been rendered as images in the eBook edition in order to accurately display the complex formatting on various eReader devices and platforms. In 1:6—9 we learn that certain men were harassing the Galatians and preaching another gospel.
Arnold serves as general editor. Does Paul omit mentioning any of his visits to Jerusalem in the letter to the Galatians see more on this below? За тези, които искат да изследват допълнителни територии има достатъчно допълнителна литература. He provides discussion on structure before he proceeds to an outline. Schreiner Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Mark L. You can also read the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament 2 vols. Studies On the Preliminary Studies Philo Presb Presbyterion Pss.
He wants to read the text on its own terms. This volume is one of the most articulate and practical modern commentaries on the epistle of Galatians. Theology in Application This, too, is a unique feature for an exegetical commentary series. A responsible interpreter must interact with other views, especially since so many question the Reformation view of the letter. Galatians, begins with the typical study into the introductory matters of this book of the Bible, this is common place in Zondervan Exegetical Commentary Series on the New Testament.