Drama in Galatia: 'Seminar June 11-12, 2022'

Drama in Galatia Seminar

Drama in Galatia Seminar

This 8-session seminar will emphasize Paul’s worldview, culture, and circumstances as interpretive necessities for Paul’s letter to the churches in Galatia. We will try to read Paul, as Paul, for what he was: a brilliant, rabbinically-educated, Second Temple-era Jew who encountered Jesus in resurrection and in His Body–the new community. This eventually resulted in Paul’s radical, difficult to understand (2 Pet. 3:16) and at times even outrageous interpretations of, and assertions from, the Scriptures. We will not romanticize, artificially harmonize, nor sterilize his conflicts and the real difficulties they produced–be they interpersonal, doctrinal, or church-related. There was real drama in Galatia.  Continue reading