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A Selected Bibliography For The Book Of Galatians


Aquinas, Thomas. Commentary on Saint Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. Trans F.R. Larcher. Aquinas Scripture Series 1. Albany: Magi, 1966.

Betz, Hans Dieter. Galatians: A Commentary on Paul's Letter to the Churches in Galatia. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1979.

Boice, James Montgomery. Galatians. (EEC) Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995.

Bruce, F.F. The Epistle to the Galatians. (NIGTC) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982.

Burton, Ernest De Witt. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians. ICC Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1999 (1921).

Calvin, John. “Commentaries on the Epistles of Paul to the Galatians and Ephesians.” In Calvin’s Commentaries. Vol. XXI. Trans. William Pringle. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1981.

Cole, R. Alan. Galatians. Rev.Ed. (TNTC) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Cousar, Charles B. Galatians: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching. Interpretation Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1982.

Dunn, James D.G. The Epistle to the Galatians. (BNTC) Peabody: Hendrickson, 1993.

Edwards, Mark J. Ed. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1999.

Fung, Ronald Y.K. The Epistle to the Galatians. (NICNT) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988.

George, Timothy F. Galatians. (NAC) Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 1994.

Guthrie, Donald. Galatians. (NCBC) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1973.

Hansen, G. Walter Galatians. (IVPNTC) Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1994.

Jervis, L. Ann Galatians. (NIBC) Peabody: Hendrickson, 1999.

Lightfoot, Joseph Barber. The Epistle of Saint Paul to the Galatians: With Introductions, Notes and Dissertations. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1957. (1865).

Longenecker, Richard N. Galatians. (WBC) Waco: Word Books, 1990.

Lührmann, Dieter. Galatians: A Continental Commentary. Trans. fr. Der Brief an die Galater 2nd ed. 1988 by O.C. Dean, Jr. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992.

Luther, Martin. Lectures on Galatians. Vols. 26-27 of Luther’s Works. Ed. Jaroslav Pelikan and Walter A. Hansen. St. Loius: Concordia, 1963-64.

MacArthur, John F. Galatians. (MacArthur NTC) Moody Press, 1987.

Martyn, J. Louis. Galatians: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. (AB) Toronto: Doubleday, 1997.

Matera, Frank J. Galatians. (SP) Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1992.

McKnight, Scott. Galatians. (NIVAC) Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1995.

Morris, Leon. Galatians: Paul’s Charter of Christian Freedom. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1996.

Ramsay, William Mitchell. A Historical Commentary on St. Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1979. (1900)

Ridderbos, Herman N. The Epistle of Paul to the Churches of Galatia. (NICNT) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1953.

Tenney, Merrill C. Galatians: The Charter of Christian Liberty. Rev. Ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1957.

Williams, Sam K. Galatians. (ANTC) Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997.

Witherington III, Ben. Grace in Galatia. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

Studies on Galatians

Barclay, John M.G. Obeying the Truth : A Study of Paul's Ethics in Galatians. (Studies of the New Testament and Its World) Ed. John Riches. Edinburgh: T&T Clark Ltd, 1988.

Barrett, C.K. Freedom and Obligation: A Study of the Epistle to the Galatians. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1985.

Bassler, Jouette M. Ed. Pauline Theology Volume I: Thessalonians, Philippians, Galatians, Philemon. Fortress Press, 1991.

Brinsmead, Bernard H. Galatians – Dialogical Response to Opponents. (SBLDS 65) Chico: Scholars Press, 1982.

Cosgrove, Charles H. The Cross and the Spirit: A Study in the Argument and Theology of

Galatians. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1988.

Dunn, James D.G. The Theology of Paul's Letter to the Galatians. Cambridge: The University Press, 1993.

Esler, Philip Francis. Galatians. (New Testament Readings) New York: Routledge, 1998.

Hansen, G. Walter. Abraham in Galatians: Epistolary & Rhetorical Contexts. (JSNTSS 29) Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1989.

Hays, Richard B. The Faith of Jesus Christ: An Investigation of the Narrative Substructure of Galatians 3:1- 4:11. (SBLDS 56) Chico: Scholars Press, 1983.

Howard, George. Paul: Crisis in Galatia: A Study in Early Christian Theology. (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 35). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1979.

In-Gyu, Hong. The Law in Galatians. (JSNTS 81) Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Jervis, L. Ann and P. Richardson. Gospel in Paul: Studies on Corinthians Galatians & Romans for Richard N. Longenecker. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996.

Kern, Philip H. Rhetoric and Galatians: Assessing an Approach to Paul's Epistle. (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 101) Cambridge: University Press, 1999.

Longenecker, Bruce W. The Triumph of Abraham’s God: The Transformation of Identity in Galatians. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1998.

Martyn, J. Louis. Theological Issues in the Letters of Paul. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997.

Russell III, Walter Bo. The Flesh/Spirit Conflict in Galatians. Lanham: University Press of America, 1997.

Silva, Moiss. Explorations in Exegetical Method: Galatians as a Test Case. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1997.

Smiles, Vincent M. The Gospel and the Law in Galatia: Paul’s Response to Jewish-Christian

Separatism and the Threat of Galatian Apostasy. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1998.

Thielman, Frank. From Plight to Solution: A Jewish Framework to Understanding Paul's View of the Law in Galatians and Romans. (Supplements to Novum Testamentum, Vol 6). New York: E.J. Brill, 1989.

Journal Articles and Essays

Barclay, John M.G. “Mirror-Reading a Polemical Letter: Galatians as a Test Case.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 31 (1987): 73-93.

Bruce, F.F. “‘Called to Freedom’: A Study in Galatians.” In The New Testament Age: Essays in Honor of Bo Reicke.Vol. 1. Ed. William C. Weinrich. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1984. 61-72.

Matera, Frank J. “Galatians in Perspective: Cutting a New Path through Old Territory.” Interpretation. 54:3 (2000): 233-245.

Wright, N.T. “Gospel and Theology in Galatians.” In Gospel in Paul: Studies on Corinthians, Galatians and Romans for Richard N. Longenecker. Ed. L. Ann Jervis and Peter Richardson. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1994. 222-239.

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