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Paul’s 'former conduct in the Judean way of life' (Gal 1:13) … or not?

Markus Cromhout
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 65, No 1 | a127 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v65i1.127 | © 2009 Markus Cromhout | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 16 March 2009 | Published: 01 July 2009

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Markus Cromhout, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Various arguments are made about Paul’s 'Jewishness/ Judeanness' as a follower of Jesus Messiah, for example, that Paul essentially remained to be 'Jewish/Judean' and that he still fully operated in the world of 'Judaism'. These claims are investigated by answering three sets of questions derived from a proposed general model of ethnicity, which is developed with the help of cultural anthropology (ethnicity theory).


Paul; Galatians; New Testament; hermeneutics; Jewishness


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