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"Readers of this collaboration between Cardinal Vanhoye and Dr. Williamson will be given not only a clearer understanding of the text but also a greater confidence to proclaim the truth of the one gospel of Jesus Christ in our present day."
--Most Reverend Michael Byrnes, Coadjutor Archbishop of Agaña, Guam

"Peter Williamson has rendered a great service to interpreters of Galatians with this translation and adaptation of Cardinal Vanhoye's commentary on the letter, notable for its clarity of exposition, ability to go to the heart of the matter, and unrivaled capacity to bring to the interpretation of Paul the wealth of the Catholic tradition. Particularly helpful, from both a pedagogical and a pastoral point of view, are the many sidebars clarifying difficult concepts and addressing sensitive issues, such as Paul's strictures concerning the law in light of Jewish-Christian relations."
--Brendan Byrne, SJ, emeritus professor of New Testament, University of Divinity, Melbourne

Praise for the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture

"By bringing together historical background, exegetical interpretation, Church tradition, theological reflection, and pastoral application, this series promises to enkindle thoughtful discussion about the implications of the New Testament for lived Christian faith in the Church today. Its accessible format and multi-angled approach offer a model for teaching and ministry."
--Katherine Hayes, Seminary of the Immaculate Conception

"The Word of God is the source of Christian life, and the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture is an ideal tool for living our faith more deeply. This extraordinary resource feeds both the mind and the heart and should be on the shelf of every committed Catholic believer. I highly recommend it."
--Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap, Archbishop of Philadelphia

For more information on the series, visit www.CatholicScriptureCommentary.com

Contributors

ALBERT VANHOYE, Author

Cardinal Albert Vanhoye, Author

Cardinal Albert Vanhoye (SSD, Pontifical Biblical Institute) is rector emeritus of the Pontifical Biblical Institute, where he taught for thirty-five years. He is also a former secretary of the Pontifical Biblical Commission and the author of numerous books.

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Peter S. Williamson, Author

Peter S. Williamson (STD, Pontifical Gregorian University) holds the Adam Cardinal Maida Chair in Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. He is the author of several books, including Ephesians and Revelation in the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture and Catholic Principles for Interpreting Scripture. He is also the coeditor of John Paul II and the New Evangelization.

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, Editor