The book of Galatians is a letter written by the apostle Paul to
the church in the Roman province of Galatia. Paul had
founded the church there on his first missionary journey.
The letter was authored sometime between a.d. 51 and 53.
There were issues in Galatia
with those who maintained that Christians still needed to
follow the ceremonial practices of Old Testament Judaism
such as circumcision. They held Paul had removed these
practices from Christianity himself so as to make the gospel
more appealing to the Gentiles. Paul's response is clear. We
are saved by grace through faith. Nothing more, nothing