Another dissertation with relevance to Galatia has been published online. An abstract and link to download it in pdf is available here. This dissertation is in no way biblical and has limited usefulness to Galatians’ studies but is still of interest. Campbell argues that the invasion of Celts and Gauls had a very limited impact and concludes “that the establishment of Galatia as a geopolitical entity was probably unrelated to these incursive activities as traditionally indicated by the primary sources.” His supervisor was Graham Shipley.
Campbell, Duncan Robert John. The so-called Galatae, Celts, and Gauls in the Early Hellenistic Balkans and the Attack on Delphi in 280–279 BC. PhD; University of Leicester, 2009.
Those who are interested in the use of the Old Testament in the New will want to save their pennies so they can buy Harmon’s book to be released March, 2010. It will take a lot of pennies, so start saving now! You can read the abstract on the publisher’s website. Not surprisingly, this is his PhD dissertation which he produced under Douglas Moo at Wheaton College in 2006. He is currently teaching at Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. He’s a fellow blogger so may I say congratulations on having your dissertation published. That’s the end result of a long process.
Harmon, Matthew S. She Must and Shall Go Free: Paul’s Isaianic Gospel in Galatians. (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche, 168) Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. 2010. $140. 3110221756, 9783110221756.
The British Library EThOS service now has another dissertation on Galatians available. Without giving away his conclusion let me just mention that on my birthday I like to have my cake and eat it too ;-).
Kyuseok Han, Pauline Soteriology in Galatians with Special Reference to ΠΙΣΤΙΣ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΥ. PhD; University of Birmingham, 2006.
Due to some problems rendering Greek in the EThOS system this dissertation is actually listed twice so be sure to download dissertation 62627 as the other listing is void. Hopefully they will get this fixed.
Ken Schenck’s explanatory notes on Galatians
Ken Schenck over at Quadrilateral Thoughts finished his series of explanatory notes on Galatians today. He is the first blogger (I know of) to work through the book of Galatians since I started this blog so congratulations Ken and thanks for your work on Galatians. Below are links to his series of posts.
You might also be interested in his “Paul Novel” posts:
Galatians 1: Paul Novel
Galatians 2: Paul Novel
Galatians 3: Paul Novel
Galatians 4: Paul Novel
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