- Hardcover: 238 pages
- Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing; First Edition edition (April 1953)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 080282191X
- ISBN-13: 978-0802821911
- Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.7 x 1.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #561,104 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Epistle of Paul to the Churches of Galatia: The English Text, with Introduction, Exposition and Notes (The New International Commentary on the New Testament) Hardcover – April, 1953
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Like most of the other commentaries in the NICNT, more technical matters, including discussions of the Greek text, are put in footnotes, a practice that keeps digressions and what may appear to some to be minutia from cluttering the commentary on the letter itself.
This commentary also has an excellent introductory section that discusses the occasion, the content and character, the churches being addressed, the date, and the authenticity of this epistle.
He wrote in the Introduction to this 1953 book, "If the apostolic conference [of Acts 15] is assumed to precede the writing of the letter to the Galatians, one must ask himself how it can be that a teaching so solemnly and definitively repudiated at Jerusalem can almost immediately be preached again in Galatia. ANSWER: heresy has never been abruptly and suddenly subjugated by the pronouncements of the church... Why does not Paul appeal simply to the pronouncements of the apostolic conference instead of entering newly upon profound argumentation about the freedom of the Gentiles from the ceremonial law? ANSWER: he had already communicated these pronouncements to the churches on his second journey (Acts 16:4). Hence, too, his marveling at the fact that they have so quickly allowed themselves to be brought around to the heresy (Gal 1:6). That ... he does not simply appeal to the utterances of the apostolic conference, but instead resorts to the resource of a new principal apology, that... is to be explained by the nature of the situation...Read more ›
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Great book...used extensively in my GRS coursework and will continue to make reference to it in my future life Preparing sermons as a Minister of the gospel..Published 3 months ago by Francesca
Herman Nicolaas Ridderbos (1909-2007) was a pastor and theologian in the Reformed Church in the Netherlands, and taught New Testament at the Theological School of the Reformed... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Steven H Propp