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Galatians
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I. Introduction – II. Content – III. Interpretation

I. Introduction

Galatians, like the other authentic letters of Paul, stems from the period of his activity around the Aegean (c. 50–55). These letters were probably collected in Asia Minor even before the turn of the century, and thus Galatians was also transmitted as part of the Corpus Paulinum. The occasion for this letter was the news of the attempt to re-evangelize the Galatian congregations; we do not know how Pau…

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Lührmann, Dieter, “Galatians”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08082>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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