Recent Submissions

  • Transformation in love in Paul s letter to the Galatians 

    De Villiers, Pieter G. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: Paul’s Letter to the Galatians is known as a bitter defence of his “true” gospel of faith against opponents who wish to impose their “false” gospel of works on the faith community. This focus on the faith-works ...
  • The relation between freedom, love, spirit and flesh in Galatians 5: 13 

    Kirchschlaeger, Peter G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: In the Letter of Paul to the Galatian churches the concepts “freedom,” “love,” “Spirit” and “flesh” are important: the semantic dimension of the letter and the theology of the letter strongly depend on these key ...
  • The reception of Galatians 2:20 in the Patristic period and in the Reformation 

    Van de Beek, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: This article explores the reception of Galatians 2:20 in the Patristic period, and in the Reformation by Luther and Calvin. As it turns out, the interpretation of the verse does not fit into popular notions of ...
  • What happened to the Galatian Christians? Paul s legacy in Southern Galatia 

    Breytenbach, Cilliers (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: Paul’s Letter to the Galatians points to the influence of his missionary attempts in Galatia. By reconstructing the missionary journeys of Paul and his company in Asia Minor the author argues once again for the ...
  • About Galatians, apocalyptic and the switching of paradigms 

    Loubser, Gys M. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: The article indicates that although apocalyptic is probably not the hermeneutical key par excellence to Pauline theology, it does lie at the heart of Pauline theology and should be thoroughly accounted for in ...
  • Tendencies in the interpretation of Galatians 3: 28 since 1990 

    Tolmie, D. Francois (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: A recent investigation of research published on the Letter to the Galatians has shown that 3:28 is the individual verse in the letter that receives the most attention from scholars. Accordingly, the purpose of ...
  • Identity claims, texts, Rome and Galatians 

    Punt, Jeremy (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: This contribution explores the interplay between Paul’s use of the Scriptures of Israel and the imperial setting in claims about Abraham and the negotiation of identity in the Galatians letter. The letter, from ...
  • The linguistic, conceptual, and pragmatic challenges of communicating Galatians 3: 1-14 in Chewa 

    Wendland, Ernst (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: The aim of this study is, first of all, to present a rhetorically oriented analysis of the central pericope of 3:1-14, with special reference to its pertinent oral-aural qualities. This forms the basis, in turn, ...
  • Identity-formation and alterity in John Chrysostom's In Epistulam ad Galatas commentarius 

    De Wet, Chris L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
    English: The purpose of this study is to give account of the dynamics between Christian identity-formation and the problem of alterity in John Chrysostom’s In epistulam ad Galatas commentarius, one of the earliest extant ...