Contents of Galatians, Paul, The Torah Law & Legalism
Purpose of This Website
The purpose of this website is to review the major themes of Paul's letter to the Galatians and by exploring some of the background issues, to explain some of the more contentious aspects of the Galatian controversy.
Contents of Galatians, Paul, The Torah, Law and Legalism
Each of the numbers for the page contents below correspond to the same number on the menu, except that the menu uses abridged descriptions of each page
- Background to Paul and Galatians
- Introduction - Galatians, Paul, The Torah Law and Legalism
- What Was The Galatian Heresy / The Galatian Controversy?
- Many References to Gentile Circumcision vs. Non-Circumcision in Galatians
- Paul Called Uncircumcised Gentiles "Brethren" (Brothers)
- First Century Jewish Torah Law and the Oral Torah Law
- The Written Torah Law is a Blessing
- Paul and the Oral Torah Law Before & After The Road to Damascus
- Christ Criticised Some Aspects of the Oral Torah Law
- Was the Oral Torah All Bad?
- Paul's Use of "The Works of the Law" (Legalism) in Galatians
- Paul's Use of "Under the Law" in Galatians
- Paul's References to "The Curse of the Law" in Galatians
- Paul's Criticism of Peter & Barnabus in Galatians 2:11
- "Days & Months & Times & Years" - Are God's Leviticus 23: Holy Days Done Away ?
- Conclusion: Galatians, Paul etc.
- Related Sites
Galatians Verse by Verse
We've also included a verse by verse account of Galatians, with parallel translations of the New King James Version (NKJV) and Young's Literal Translation (YLT) with links to the above pages where appropriate, but not all of the pages above are linked from the scriptures.
Don't Believe This Website, Believe the Bible
Because these questions are such important subjects, as a matter of principle, please question everything that we're going to cover. In fact don't believe us (or anyone else for that matter) believe the Bible. Decide for yourself, how our arguments stack up or fail to stack up, like the Bereans did:
Acts 17:10 Then the brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea. When they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews. 11 These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so. NKJV
Return to the start of Galatians, Paul, The Torah-Law and Legalism a Judianity website ?
In Acts a small and predictable change to one "Old Testament" law about the circumcision of gentile proselytes caused massive turmoil in the predominantly Jewish first century church. Why then, isn't any comparable fuss recorded in the New Testament if most of the other Old Testament laws were "done away"? Why also do many christian theologians believe even after the crucifixion, that Paul kept Nazirite vows and offered sacrifices at the temple?
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Background to Paul and Galatians
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