Verse-by-Verse Commentaries:

Hans Dieter Betz, Galatians: A Commentary on Paul's Letter to the Churches in Galatia, (Hermeneia), Fortress, 1979.***1/2
James D. G. Dunn, Epistle to the Galatians (Black's NT Commentary), Hendrickson, 1995.
Richard B. Hays, "The Letter to the Galatians" in
New Interpreter's Bible, vol. xi, Abingdon, 2000: 181-348.
Richard Longnecker
, Galatians (Word), Word Books, 1990. ****
J. Louis Martyn, Galatians (Anchor, 33A), Doubleday, 1997.
Herman N. Ridderbos, The Epistle of Paul to the Churches of Galatia (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1953. ***
Moisés Silva, Explorations in Exegetical Method, Baker, 1996. ***1/2

Monographs, Compilations, and Studies:

Charles H. Cosgrove, The Cross and the Spirit: A Study in the Argument & Theology of Galatians, Mercer University Press, 1988.
James D. G. Dunn, The Theology of Paul's Letter to the Galatians (New Testament Theology), Cambridge Univ. Press, 1993.

Richard B. Hays, The Faith of Jesus Christ: An Investigation of the Narrative Substructure of Galatians 3:1-4:11, Scholars Press, 1983.****
Kari Kuula, The Law, the Covenant, and God's Plan, vol. 1: Paul's Polemical Treatment of the Law in Galatians (Publications of the Finnish
____ Exegetical Society, 72), Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999.
Walter Bo Russel III
, The Flesh / Spirit Conflict in Galatians, University Press of America, 1997. ****1/2
Moisés Silva, Galatians, Westminster Media, tape series.
William N. Wilder,
Echoes of the Exodus Narrative in the Context and Background of Galatians 5.18 (Studies in Biblical Literature, 23), Peter Lang, 2001.

Articles and Essays:

David Alan Black, "Weakness Language in Galatians," GTJ 4 (1983): 15-36.
Charles H. Cosgrove, "The Mosaic Law Preaches Faith: A Study in Galatians 3," WTJ 41 (1978): 146-164.
T. David Gordon, "The Problem of Galatia," Interpretation 41 (1987): 32-43.
Richard B. Hays, "Jesus's Faith and Ours: A Re-reading of Galatians 3" in Conflict and Context (ed. M, Branson & C. Padilla), Eerdmans, 1986:
____ 257-268, 274-280.
Richard N. Longenecker, "The Pedagogical Nature of the Law in Galatians 3:19-4:7," JETS 25 (1982): 53-61.
Walter Bo Russel III, "
Rhetorical Analysis of the Book of Galatians" [two parts], Bibliotheca Sacra 150 (1993): 341-359; 416-440.
________ "The Apostle Paul's Redemptive-Historical Argumentation In Galatians 5:13-26," WTJ 57 (1995): 333-358.
________ "Does The Christian Have 'Flesh' in Gal 5:13-26?" JETS 36 (1993): 179-187.
Moisés Silva, "Eschatological Structures in Galatians" in
To Tell the Mystery: Essays on New Testament Eschatology in Honor of
____ Robert H. Gundry (JSNT Supplement, 100) ed. T. Schmidt and M. Silva, Sheffield Academic, 1994: 140-162.
Albert C. Sundberg Jr. "Paul: A Christian Jonah" in The Living Text: Essays in Honour of Ernest W. Saunders (ed. D. E. Groh & R. Jewett),
____ University Press of America, 1985: 45-58. (Gal 1:6-2:10)

More Commentaries:

C. K. Barrett, Freedom and Obligation: A Study of the Epistle to the Galatians, SPCK, 1985.
F. F. Bruce, The Epistle to the Galatians. A Commentary on the Greek Text (NIGTC), Eerdmans, 1982.
Alan Cole, The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians (Tyndale), Eerdmans, 1964.
Joseph A. Fitzmyer, "The Letter to the Galatians"
in The New Jerome Study Bible, Prentice Hall, 1990: 780-790.
Ronald Y. K. Fung, The Epistle to the Galatians (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1994.
Ben Witherington III, Grace in Galatia: A Commentary on Paul's Letter to the Galatians, T & T Clark, 1998.

More Monographs:

John M. Drescher, Spirit Fruit, Herald Press, 1978.
Jonas Holmstrand, Markers & Meaning in Paul:An Analysis of 1 Thessalonians, Philippians & Galatians (Coniectanea Biblica:
____ New Testament Series, 28), Almqvist & Wiksell, 1997.
Bruce W. Longnecker, The Triumph of Abraham's God: The Transformation of Identity in Galatians, Abingdon, 1998.
J. Gresham Machen, Machen's Notes on Galatians (ed. John H. Skilton), Presbyterian & Reformed, 1972.
Robert Keith Rapa, The Meaning of «Works of the Law» in Galatians and Romans (Studies in Biblical Literature, 31), Peter Lang, 2001.

More Articles:

K. Chamblin, "Revelation and Tradition in the Pauline Evangelion," WTJ 48 (1986): 1-16. (Gal 1:11-12)
Richard B. Hays, "Christology and Ethics in Galatians: The Law of Christ," CBQ 49 (1987): 268-290.
D. H. King, "Paul and the Tannaim: A Study in Galatians," WTJ 45 (1983): 340-370.
Tom Thatcher, "The Plot Of Gal 3:1-18," JETS 40 (1997): 401-410.
H. Van Dyke Parunak, "Dimensions of Discourse Structure: A Multidimensional Analysis of the Components and Transitions
____ of Paul's Epistle to the Galatians" in Linguistics and New Testament Interpretation: Essays on Discourse Analysis
____ (ed. D. A. Black, et al), Broadman Press, 1992: 207-239.

Still More Commentaries:

Charles H. Dodd, The Epistle of Paul to the Romans (Moffatt), Harper, 1932.
William Hendricksen, Galatians (NTC), Baker, 1979.
Charles Hodge, Romans, Banner of Truth, 1975.
J. B. Lightfoot, The Epistle of St. Paul to the Galatians, Zondervan, 1966.

Still More Monographs:

J. M. G. Barclay, Obeying the Truth: A Study of Paul's Ethics in Galatians, T & T Clark, 1988.
Robert Lee, Outline Studies in Galatians, Kregel, 1987.
David J. Lull, The Spirit in Galatia: Paul's Interpretation of Pneuma as Divine Power (SBL Dissertation, 49) Scholars Press, 1980. (process)

Still More Articles:

Ernst Baasland, "Persecution: A Neglected Feature in the Letter to the Galatians," Studia Theologica 38 (1984 ): 135-150.
Richard Bauckham, "Barnabas in Galatians." JSNT 2 (1979): 61-70.
L. T. Brodie, "Galatians as art," Bible Today 19 (1981) :335-339.
B. J. Brooten, "The Gospel in Conflict: Paul's Opponents in Galatians," Bible Today 18 (1980): 89-95.
B. R. Gravento, "Galatians 1 and 2: Autobiography as Paradigm," Novum Testamentum 28 (1986): 309-326.
R. G. Hall, "The Rhetorical Outline for Galatians: A Reconsideration," JBL 106 (1987): 277-287.

Not Yet Reviewed:


David A. Hubbard, Galatians: A Gospel of Freedom. Word Books, 1977.
Gerhard Schneider, The Epistle to the Galatians, Crossroad, 1981.


Gerhard Ebeling, The Truth of the Gospel: An Exposition of Galatians (trans. D. Green.), Fortress, 1985.
James M. Scott, Paul and the Nations: The Old Testament and Jewish Background of Paul's Mission to the Nations with Special Reference
____ to the Destination of Galatians (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament, 84), J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1995.


J. Smit, "The Letter of Paul to the Galatians: A Deliberative Speech," NTS 35 (1989): 1-26.
S. K. Williams, "Promise in Galatians: A Reading of Paul's Reading of Scripture," JBL 107 (1988): 709-720.