More Galatians dissertations

Thanks to Rod Decker’s NT Resources blog I discovered the British Library EThOS today. There are 17 dissertations listed for Galatians but only one of them is currently available for download. Two are marked as such but Kok’s is actually not. BUT never fear, I’m here. I requested the digitisation of a further six which should be available in 10 days. The service is free as long as the dissertation is already digitised or the institution has funding to do it. They are provided in pdf format and Culvert’s is quite high quality so I am looking forward to receiving the rest. The documents are limited to personal use only and cannot be shared with anyone, but given that they are free downloads I don’t see that as a hindrance – go get ’em!

Available immediately is:
Calvert, Nancy Lynn. Abraham Traditions in Middle Jewish Literature: Implications for the Interpretation of Galatians and Romans. PhD; University of Sheffield, 1993.

Available in approximately ten days are:

Han, Kyuseok. Pauline Soteriology in Galatians with Special Reference to ΠΙΣΤΙΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ. PhD; University of Birmingham, 2007.

Ciampa, Roy E.What Does the Scripture Say?: An Analysis of the Presence and Function of Scripture in Galatians 1-2. PhD; University of Aberdeen, 1996.

Gilthvedt, Gary Earl. Dying ‘Through the Law to the Law’ (Gal 2.19). PhD; University of St Andrews, 1989.

Kwon, Yon-Gyong. Eschatology in Galatians. PhD; University of London, 2001.

Oh, Boon-Leong. The Social and Religious Setting of Galatians. PhD; University of London, 2001.

Tsang, Sam. Symbolic Universe, Metaphor and Conviction: A Study of the Slave Metaphor in Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. PhD; University of Sheffield, 2001.

and listed but not available from EThOS are:

Asano, Atsuhiro. The Context and the Patterns of Community-Identity Construction: Exegetical, Social-Anthropological and Socio-Historical Studies in the Letter to the Galatians. PhD; University of Oxford, 2003.

Barclay, J.M.G. Obeying the Truth : A Study of Paul’s Exhortation in Galatians 5-6. PhD; University of Cambridge, 1985.

Bonnington, Mark. The Antioch Episode in Historical and Cultural Context. PhD; University of Nottingham, 1994.

Carver, Andrew Hall. Means of Meaning: The Logic of Paul’s Rhetoric in Galatians. PhD; University of Durham, 2000.

Choi, Hung-Sik. ‘The Truth of the Gospel’: An Exegetical and Theological Study of the Antitheses in Galatians 5.2-6. PhD; University of Durham, 2002.

Cummins, Stephen Anthony. Paul and the Crucified Christ in Antioch: Maccabean Martyrdom and Galatians 1 and 2. PhD; University of Oxford, 1994. [My former NT prof. Go Tony!!]

Goh, David T. Creation and the People of God: Creation Tradition and the Boundaries of the Covenant in Second Temple Jewish Writings and in Paul’s Letter to the Galatians. PhD; University of Durham, 1994.

Hooper, D.J. The Continuity of the Abrahamic Covenant from the Old Testament to the New Testament with Special Reference to Galatians and Romans. ThM; University College, 1986.

Keesmaat, Sylvia C. Paul’s Use of the Exodus Tradition in Romans and Galatians. PhD; University of Oxford, 1994.

Kok, Ezra Hon-Seng. The Truth of the Gospel: A Study in Galatians 2.15-21. PhD; University of Durham, 1993.

Mitchell, S. The History and Archaeology of Galatia. PhD; University of Oxford, 1974.

2 responses to “More Galatians dissertations

  1. I’m glad you are finding some useful stuff on EThOS – as you probably know, it is early days and we know there are still improvements to make.

    The missing part of the title from “Han, Kyuseok. Pauline Soteriology in Galatians with Special Reference…” is in Greek, and is “ΠΙΣΤΙΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ” (hope this comes through as Greek characters and not more gibberish).

    Any feedback on the service is always welcome. (I’m Project Director for the project to setup the EThOS service which is a joint venture between the British Library and UK Universities)

    • Thanks Owen! I just posted a page of bibliography on ΠΙΣΤΙΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ so I will add this dissertation and fix the Greek text. I sounds very promising; I look forward to receiving it from EThOS.

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