Christ Crucified: A Theology of Galatians

By Thomas R. Schreiner, Edited by Thomas R. Schreiner, Brian S. Rosner

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Christ Crucified: A Theology of Galatians

By Thomas R. Schreiner, Edited by Thomas R. Schreiner, Brian S. Rosner

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Join New Testament Scholar Thomas Schreiner as He Explores the Meaning and Purpose of Galatians

In a time marked by confusion and change, the pathway to salvation for the Galatians seemed unclear. While the false teachers contended for circumcision and obedience to the law as necessary for justification before God, Paul presented the truth of the gospel and redrew the lines of salvation around the cross of Jesus Christ. 

In this addition to the New Testament Theology series, scholar Thomas R. Schreiner addresses the conflict between Paul and his opponents in Galatia, examines the gospel itself, and shows what it looks like to live out the truth of the gospel in the new era. After examining the dominant biblical-theological themes of Galatians, readers will be reminded of the gift of grace Christ offers through his death on the cross—the only possible path to salvation and true unity among believers. 

  • For Those Interested in Biblical Theology: Ideal for college and seminary students, pastors, and professors 
  • Helpful Bible Study Resource: A great companion to commentaries on Galatians 
  • Part of the New Testament Theology Series: Other volumes include Ministry in the New RealmTo Walk and to Please God; and more


Thomas R. Schreiner

Thomas R. Schreiner (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is the James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and associate dean of the School of Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Brian S. Rosner

Brian Rosner (PhD, Cambridge) is principal of Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia. He previously taught at the University of Aberdeen and Moore Theological College. Rosner is the author or editor of over a dozen books, including Known by God: A Biblical Theology of Personal Identity. He is married to Natalie and has four children.

Product Details

Category: Biblical Studies
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 176
Size: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Weight: 7.81 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8130-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8130-4
ISBN-UPC: 9781433581304
Case Quantity: 60
Published: August 27, 2024

Table of Contents

Series Preface

Part 1: The Conflict
Chapter 1: The Adversaries
Chapter 2: Paul’s Apostolic Authority

Part 2: The Gospel
Chapter 3: Eschatology and Apocalyptic
Chapter 4: Circumcision and the Cross
Chapter 5: Justification by Faith
Chapter 6: The Law

Part 3: The New Life
Chapter 7: The Family of Abraham
Chapter 8: Life in the Spirit

Appendix: A Review of
Paul and the Gift by John M. G. Barclay


“Tom Schreiner is a treasure of the contemporary church. He has written commentaries and other scholarly material that have rightly earned accolades. And this current volume rises to the very top. How I wish I had this book when I preached through Galatians over a decade ago. It fills a significant need: a book that gives you the overall theology of Galatians. Every preacher has experienced the moment when you end a sermon series on a book of the Bible only to realize that you are now in a much better place to start all over again! Typically, a commentary introduction might attempt to address the overall theology of a particular book, but we need far more. Christ Crucified provides just that.”
Derek W. H. Thomas, Chancellor’s Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary; Teaching Fellow, Ligonier Ministries

“When Christ ascended to the Father’s right hand, he gave gifts to the church, including teachers and pastors. We can be thankful that Tom Schreiner is among those gifts to the church. He ably and accessibly teaches readers about the key themes of Paul’s epistle to the Galatians. Christ Crucified is a valuable resource for anyone who wants a deeper knowledge of the gospel of Christ.”
J. V. Fesko, Harriet Barbour Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson

Christ Crucified provides a clear, thorough, and knowledgeable introduction to the theology of Galatians. In it, Tom Schreiner leads the reader through every major theological theme in the letter, interacting irenically and thoughtfully with other interpreters and coming to reasonable, pastorally helpful conclusions. This is just the kind of concise, reliable introduction to the letter that students, pastors, and teachers will find helpful in their studies and in preparing to preach and teach this theologically powerful biblical text.”
Frank Thielman, Presbyterian Chair of Divinity, Beeson Divinity School