none. Galatians 4:21–31

A Concluding Allegory

  1. John Riches

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118476369.ch8

Galatians Through the Centuries

Galatians Through the Centuries

How to Cite

Riches, J. (2008) Galatians 4:21–31, in Galatians Through the Centuries, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118476369.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631230847

Online ISBN: 9781118476369



  • Allegory;
  • Earthly and heavenly Jerusalem;
  • Hagar/Sarah story;
  • ‘Inbred sin’;
  • Interpretation types


This chapter contains section titles:

  • The Nature of Paul's Argument in This Section and Its Relation to the Argument of the Letter as a Whole

  • Interpretative Problems and Main Types of Interpretation

  • Galatians 4:22-30: The Hagar/Sarah Story and Its Allegorization