Galatians, Epistle to the
Galatians, Epistle to the
Background on Galatia, purpose and date, a summary of its contents, its importance and a discussion of some difficulties

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  • Galatians, Epistle to —    The genuineness of this epistle is not called in question. Its Pauline origin is universally acknowledged.    Occasion of. The churches of Galatia were founded by Paul himself (Acts 16:6; Gal. 1:8; 4:13, 19). They seem to have been composed… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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