Abraham in Galatians Hardback
Epistolary and Rhetorical Contexts
by G.Walter Hansen;
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Abraham in Galatians
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Both sections emphasize Paul's missiological concern to preserve the truth of the Gospel for the freedom of Gentile believers. Analysis of 4.21-31 shows how the allegory functions within the request section of the letter as biblical support for the call to resist the troublemakers, setting the stage for the authoritative appeal of 5.13-6.10. From the perspective provided by this analysis, significant implications which relate to broader theological issues in Pauline theology are set forth; the function of Paul's doctrine of justification by faith as the basis for his Gentile mission, Paul's view of the Gentile church as the Israel of God, and the covenantal structure of Paul's ethics which relates to the response of faith to obedience in the divine will. Three appendices evaluate recent discussion of important background issues: The Opponent's Use of the Abraham Tradition, Abraham in Jewish Literature, and Paul and Jewish Exegesis.
Abraham in Galatians by G.Walter Hansen was published by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in January 2015. The ISBN for Abraham in Galatians is 9781474231220.
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|Page last updated||6th January 2016|
|Author / Artist||G.Walter Hansen|
|Publisher||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (January 2015)|
|Number of Pages||336|