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Bibil Identifier bibil:225680
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Not Salvation History, but Salvation Territory: The Main Subject Matter of Galatians
Author Grindheim, Sigurd
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 59, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 91-108 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article argues that the central question of Paul's letter to the Galatians is not ‘what time is it?’, but ‘what has Jesus done for you?’ In Paul's explanation of Christ's work, spatial categories are more important than temporal ones, as he impresses upon the Galatians that they have been delivered from the domain of slavery and transferred into the realm of freedom. The purpose of the letter is to urge the Galatians to remain in Christ's domain and not return to slavery by submitting to the law of Moses.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688512000264
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Paul
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Letters of Paul : Galatians
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Criticism of the Law
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Freedom
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