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Paul, Galatians
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Galatians is one of Paul’s earliest extant letters (Epistle). It is one of seven letters undoubtedly written by Paul (Paul [Apostle]) – a collection also known as the seven undisputed Pauline Letters. In Galatians, Paul addresses topics that reflect both the Galatians’ situation as he perceives it and the validity of his ministry. Unfortunately for Paul, he must a…

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Burrow, Andrew, “Paul, Galatians”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 30 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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