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Epistle to the Galatians

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{{Infobox_Contents |
topic_name = Galatians |
subtopics = [[Galatia]]
* [[Apostle Paul]]
* [[Justification]]
* [[Circumcision]] |
opinion_pieces = {{short_opinions}} |
}}
{{chapters}}
[[Galatians 1|1]]
[[Galatians 2|2]]
[[Galatians 3|3]]
[[Galatians 4|4]]
[[Galatians 5|5]]
[[Galatians 6|6]]
 
==Commentary==
 
The Epistle to Galatians is a book of the [[New Testament]]. It was a letter written by the [[apostle Paul]] to the [[church]] in the Roman province of Galatia in central Anatolia.
 
===Authorship and time of writing===
 
This letter was probably Paul's first. Many scholars believe it was written prior to the [[Jerusalem Council]] of [[Acts 15]] to openly address the issue of [[circumcision]] and [[justification by faith]] to the Christians of [[Galatia]].
 
===Themes===
 
The main theme running through the letter is that of [[justification through faith]] alone. Paul explains that the Galatian Christians are not accepted by God because of their obedience to the [[Mosaic Law]] but rather through God's [[grace]] through [[Jesus Christ]].
 
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==Quotes==
 
==Links==
 
 
{{returnto}} [[Christianity]] -> [[Bible]] -> [[New Testament]] -> [[Epistles]]
 
[[Category:Books of the New Testament]]
[[Category:Epistles]]
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