Books and Articles

Books & Dissertations

D. S. M. Bredenkamp, ’EGKR´ATEIA in Die Pauliniese Hoofbriewe. PhD diss. University of Pretoria, 2001. [Afrikaans]

Ian Jeffrey Elmer, Paul, Jerusalem and the Judaisers: The Galatian Crisis in Its Broader Historical Context. PhD diss. Australian Catholic University, 2007.

Gary Earl Gilthvedt, Dying ‘through the Law to the Law’ (Gal 2.19). PhD diss. University of St. Andrews, 1989. [Free registration with ETHoS, British Library, required. Unique document id: ]

Kyuseok Han, Pauline Soteriology in Galatians with Special Reference To ΠΙΣΤΙΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ. PhD diss. University of Birmingham, 2007. [Free registration with ETHoS, British Lirary, required. Unique document id: ]

Bruce Hansen, ‘All of you are one’: the social vision of Gal 3:28, 1 Cor 12:13 and Col 3:11. PhD diss. University of St. Andrews, 2007.

Yon-Gyong Kwon, Eschatology in Galatians. PhD diss. University of London, 2001. [Free registration with ETHoS, British Library, required. Unique document id: ]

Gysbert Matthys Hendrik Loubser, Ethics in the New Creation: A Celebration of Freedom! A Perspective from Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. DD thesis diss. University of Pretoria, 2004.

Dieter Mitternacht, By Works of the Law No One Shall Be Justified. MTh diss. Bethel Theological Seminary, 1988.

Boon-Leong Oh, The Social and Religious Setting of Galatians. PhD diss. King’s College London, 2001. [Free registration with ETHoS, British Library, required. Unique document id: ]

Jae Young Song, Rethinking the New Perspective on Paul: Justification by Faith and Paul’s Gospel According to Galatians. ThM diss. University of the Free State, 2006.

Donald Francois Tolmie, A Rhetorical Analysis of the Letter to the Galatians. PhD diss. University of the Free State Bloemfontein, 2004.

Older Works

Ernest de Witt Burton, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians. (The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments.) (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1921).

Benjamin Jowett, The Epistles of St. Paul to the Thessalonians, Galatians, Romans: with Critical Notes and Dissertations (Volume 1). London: John Murray, 1859. This volume covers both of the epistles to the Thessalonians and the epistle to the Galatians. The second volume covers the epistle to the Romans. From the Internet Archive.

Adolf Schlatter, Die Briefe an Die Galater, Epheser, Kolosser Und Philemon: Ausgelegt Für Bibelleser. (Erläuterungen Zum Neuen Testament 7.) (Berlin: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 1953).[German]

Frederick Brooke Westcott, St. Paul and Justification: Being an Exposition of the Teaching in the Epistles to Rome and Galatia. (London: Macmillan, 1913).

Articles & Reviews

Ernst Barnikol, “The Non-Pauline Origin of the Parallelism of Peter and Paul in Galatians 2:7-8”. Journal of Higher Criticism 5.2 (1998): 285-300.

G. K. Beale, “Peace and Mercy Upon the Israel of God. The Old Testament Background of Galatians 6,16b”, Biblica 80 (1999): 204-223.

Hans-Dieter Betz, “The Literary Composition and Function of Paul’s Letter to the Galatians”, in Nanos, Mark D. (ed.), The Galatians Debate: Contemporary Issues in Rhetorical and Historical Interpretation (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2002), 3-28.

F. F. Bruce, “Galatian problems: 1. Autobiographical data.” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 51, no. 2 (1969): 292-309.

F. F. Bruce, “Galatian problems. 2. North or South Galatians?” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 52, no. 2 (1970): 243-266.

F. F. Bruce, “Galatian problems: 3. The ‘other’ gospel.” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 53, no. 2 (1971): 253-271.

F. F. Bruce, “Galatian problems: 4. The date of the epistle.” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 54, no. 2 (1972): 250-267.

F. F. Bruce, “Galatian problems: 5. Galatians and Christian origins.” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 55, no. 2 (1973): 264-284.

F. F. Bruce, “Abraham Had Two Sons: A Study in Pauline Hermeneutics”. In: Huber L. Drumwright & Curtis Vaughan (eds). New Testament Studies: Essays in Honor of Ray Summers in His Sixty-Fifth Year. (Waco: Markham Press Fund; Baylor University Press, 1975). pp 71-84.

Terrance Callan, “The Style of Galatians”. Biblica 88.4 (2007): 496-516.

Douglas A. Campbell, “The Faithfulness of Jesus Christ in Romans and Galatians (with Special Reference to Romans 1:17 & 3:22)” (Paper for SBL Meeting, 2007).

Richard B. Cook, “Paul and the Victims of His Persecution: The Opponents in Galatia”, Biblical Theology Bulletin 32.4 (2003): 182-91.

Michael Cranford, “The Possibility of Perfect Obedience: Paul and an Implied Premise in Galatians 3:10 and 5:3”, Novum Testamentum 36.3 (1994): 242-58.

Markus Cromhout, “Paul’s ‘former conduct in the Judean way of life’ (Gal 1:13) … or not?” Hervormde Teologiese Studies 65.1 (2009).

Felipe L. Doldán, “¿Es Abbá todavía un caso único?” Revista Biblica 61.2-3 (1999) 81-97.

Janet Fairweather, “The Epistle to the Galatians and Classical Rhetoric: Parts 1 & 2”. Tyndale Bulletin 45.1 (1994): 1-38.

Janet Fairweather, “The Epistle to the Galatians and Classical Rhetoric: Part 3”. Tyndale Bulletin 45.2 (1994): 213-243.

David E. Fredrickson, “Amatory Motifs in Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians.” Word & World 20.3 (2000): 257-264.

Adam Gregerman, “The Lack of Evidence for a Jewish Christian Countermission in Galatia.” Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 4.1 (2009).

Roger J. Humann, “James 2 and the background to Galatians.” Lutheran Theological Review 2, no. 2 (1990): 22-34.

Debbie Hunn, “Pleasing God or pleasing people? Defending the gospel in Galatians 1–2.” Biblica 91.1 (2010) 24-49.

J. Kilgallen, “The Strivings of the Flesh (Galatians 5.17)”, Biblica 80 (1999): 113-114

Johann D. Kim, “Towards a communal reading of Paul: Galatians as a test case”. (SBL paper, 2009).

Mattias Konradt, “Die Christonomie der Freiheit: Zu Paulus’ Entfaltung seines ethischen Ansatzes in Gal 5,13-6,10.” Early Christianity 1.1 (2010) 60-81.

Paul E. Koptak, “Rhetorical Identification in Paul’s Autobiographical Narrative: Galatians 1.13-2.14.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 40 (1990): 97-113.

Andreas J. Köstenberger, “The Identity of the ’Ισραηλ Του Θεου (Israel of God) in Galatians 6:16”, Faith & Mission 19.1 (2001): 3-24.Andreas J. Köstenberger, “The New Testament Pattern of Church Government”. Midwestern Journal of Theology 4.2 (2006): 43-56.

J. Lambrecht, “Abraham and His Offspring. A Comparison of Galatians 5.1 with 3.13”, Biblica 80 (1999): 525-536

J. Lambrecht, “The Right Things You Want to Do. A Note on Galatians 5.17d”, Biblica 79 (1998): 515-524

G. M. H. Loubser, “The Ethic of the Free: A Walk According to the Spirit! A Perspective from Galatians,” Verbum et Ecclesia 27.2 (2006): 614-640.

Stephen Motyer, “The Relationship between Paul’s Gospel of ‘All One in Christ Jesus’ (Gal. 3:28) and the ‘Household Codes'”. Vox Evangelica 19. (1989): 33-48.

Mark D. Nanos, “The Inter- and Intra-Jewish Political Contexts of Paul and the Galatians” (Paper Given at SBL Annual Meeting, Orlando 1998; Paul and Politics Section)

Jerome H. Neyrey, “Bewitched in Galatia: Paul in Social Science Perspective.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 50 (1988): 72-100.

Mark D. Nanos, “The Social Context and Message of Galatians in View of Paul’s Evil Eye Warning (Gal. 3:1)” (SBL Annual Meeting, Boston, 1999; Social Science Criticism of the NT Section)

Mark D. Nanos, “The Local Context of the Galatians: Toward Resolving a Catch-22” (Paper Given at SBL Annual Meeting 2001, Denver; Paul and Politics Section)

Mark D. Nanos, “Introduction”, in: Mark D. Nanos (ed) The Galatians Debate: Contemporary Issues in Rhetorical and Historical Interpretation (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2002), xi-xli.

Torrey Seland, “Saul of Tarsus and Early Zealotism: Reading Gal 1,13-14 in Light of Philo’s Writings”, Biblica 83 (2002), 449-71.

Moises Silva, “Abraham, Faith and Works: Paul’s Use of Scripture in Galatians 3.6-14″, Westminster Theological Journal 63 (2001): 256-67.

Vincent M. Smiles, “The Blessing of Israel and “the Curse of the Law”: A Study of Galatians 3:10-14”. Studies in Christan-Jewish Relations 3.1 (2008).

David Trobisch, “The Council of Jerusalem in Acts 15 and Paul’s Letter to the Galatians”, Christopher Seitz and Kathryn Greene-McCreight (ed.), Theological Exegesis: Essays in Honor of Brevard S. Childs (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999)