Foreword ix
Abbreviations xiii
Introduction 1

1 Identification of the Senders and the Addressees and a Wish for
Grace and Peace (Gal. 1:15) 31

2 Paul's Astonishment, Condemnation of the Agitators, and Self-Defense
(Gal. 1:610) 36

3 The Credibility of the Gospel Paul Proclaims (Gal. 1:1112) 40

4 Paul's Apostolic Credibility and His Relationship to the Jerusalem Church (Gal. 1:1317) 42

5 Paul's Initial Relations with the Jerusalem Church  (Gal. 1:1824) 47

6 Paul's Second Visit to the Jerusalem Church (Gal. 2:12) 50

7 Paul Stands Firm and the Truth of His Gospel Is Recognized (Gal.
     2:36) 53

8 Paul's Commission Is Acknowledged (Gal. 2:710) 57

9 Paul's Presentation of His Confrontation with Peter at Antioch (Gal.
     2:1113) 61

10 Paul's Record of His Conversation with Peter (Gal. 2:1417) 67

11 Paul's Continuing Defense of His Gospel in the Face of Peter's
       Hypocrisy (Gal. 2:1821) 73

12 Paul's Appeal to the Gospel the Galatians Have Known and
       Experienced (Gal. 3:15) 78

13 Paul's Rebuttal of the Rival Evangelists' Use of the Example of
       Abraham (Gal. 3:69) 83

14 Why Gentile Christians Should Not Follow the Law (Gal. 3:1018) 89

15 The Limited Function of the Law in God's Purposes (Gal. 3:1925) 97

16 Gentiles Are Inheritors of God's Promise to Abraham through Being in
       Christ (Gal. 3:264:7) 105

17 A Reminder of What the Galatians Have Been Liberated From (Gal.
       4:811) 114

18 An Appeal on the Basis of Friendship (Gal. 4:1220) 117

19 Paul's Interpretation of the Scripture Used by the Rival Evangelists
       (Gal. 4:215:1) 122

20 Paul's Direct Warning: To Become Circumcised Is to Be Divorced
       from Christ (Gal. 5:26) 129

21 Paul, Not the Rival Evangelists, Is on the Galatians' Side (Gal. 5:712)
      134

22 Paul's Gospel Offers Freedom and Right Living through the Spirit
       (Gal. 5:1318) 139

23 Vices from Which the Spirit Can Provide Freedom (Gal. 5:1921) 146

24 The Fruit of the Spirit (Gal. 5:2226) 149

25 Life Together in the Spirit (Gal. 6:110) 153

26 Closing (Gal. 6:1118) 157

For Further Reading 161
Subject Index 163
Scripture Index 168

 

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