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Mobile Ed: NT341 Book Study: Paul's Letter to the Galatians (4 hour course - audio)

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Dr. Douglas Moo, known for his commentaries on Romans and Galatians, lays out his research on this much-debated text. He explores the theme of justification by faith and explains its importance to the Protestant Reformation and the Protestant church today. He discusses the new perspective on Paul and how it relates to Galatians. You’ll also learn important contextual information about who the Galatians were, why Paul wrote to them, and how they might have understood Paul’s letter. Dr. Moo guides you through the text, explaining the major themes and theological elements toward the goal of understanding how Paul’s letter to the Galatians applies to our lives and to the church.

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Course Outline


  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Unit 1: Introduction and Background

  • Who Were the Galatians? Part 1
  • Searching for Place Information
  • Who Were the Galatians? Part 2
  • Why Did Paul Write the Letter?
  • The Argument of the Letter
  • The Tone of the Letter
  • Opening Multiple Passages in Separate Tabs

Unit 2: The Autobiographical Argument

  • An Overview of the Argument
  • The Road to Damascus
  • Paul’s Early Years as a Christian
  • Paul’s Jerusalem Consultation
  • Conflict in Antioch
  • Finding a Book in the Pseudepigrapha
  • Justification by Faith
  • Works of the Law
  • Using the NEAR Search Operator
  • “The Faith of Jesus Christ”
  • Examining a Grammatical Construction Using the Lexham Syntactic Greek New Testament
  • The New Perspective and Galatians
  • “Righteousness” Language

Unit 3: The Theological Argument

  • The Central Argument
  • The Initial Appeal
  • The Heart of Paul’s Argument
  • Abraham and Faith
  • The Law and the Curse
  • Habakkuk 2:4 in the New Testament
  • The Law and Salvation History
  • The Law and Transgressions
  • Studying Greek Synonyms with the Bible Sense and Louw-Nida Lexicons
  • The Law and a Mediator
  • The Law as Paidagōgos
  • Union with Christ
  • The Stoichea of the World
  • Christ Formed in You
  • The Story of Hagar and Sarah
  • Looking Up Greek Words in a Greek-English Lexicon
  • The Old and New Realms
  • Justification
  • Final Justification and Works
  • A “Janus” Text

Unit 4: The Ethical Argument

  • Living to Please God
  • Freedom, Love, and the Law
  • The Spirit and the Flesh
  • The Law of Christ
  • An Eschatological Warning

Unit 5: The Ending of the Epistle

  • A Fitting Ending
  • The New Creation
  • The Israel of God

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About Douglas J. Moo

Dr. Douglas J. Moo, one of the most respected New Testament scholars today, is professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. He has written commentaries on Romans, Galatians, Colossians, Philemon, James, 2 Peter, and Jude, and coauthored An Introduction to the New Testament with D.A. Carson.