REL 253: Study Guide 31
 

Galatians & Romans

 

What does Paul say about the relationship between Jews and Gentiles? How does he argue his point in Rom 4 & Gal 3? What claims does Paul make about faith? What Hebrew Bible character does he use to prove his point(s)?

 

According to Paul, what is the relationship between the law and salvation/grace? How should it be applied to gentiles (see also Gal 1–2)?

 

What issue was Paul addressing in Gal?

 

Compare works of the law & faith. What is the meaning of “works of the law”? What is the nature of "faith"?

 

Gal: What is works' righteousness? What is the nature of "faith"? Compare Gal 2 (esp. vv 6, 10–21) & Acts 10.44–48; 11.12–18; 15 (esp vv 22, 25, 29)

 

Compare Gal 2 (esp vv 6, 10–21) & Acts 10.44–48; 11.12–18; 15 (esp vv 22, 25, 29). What's going on? How does it relate to Gal 3 & Rom 4?

 

What can we conclude from the comment in 2 Pet 3.15–16?