The unity Paul desiderates would effectually counteract the judaistic agitation.
To the judaistic Christian the cross was still an embarrassment.
It is against this newer type of judaistic teaching that our Epistle is directed.
This was in fact the tendency, if not the express purpose of the judaistic party in the Church.
This measure was the boldest and the only effectual means of combatting the judaistic propaganda.
Perhaps the most pronounced characteristic of pre-Christian, judaistic Chiliasm is its nationalistic or ethnic patriotism.
Apparently the acute stage of the judaistic controversy is over.
The reference is not to judaistic ritualism, but to semi-Pagan philosophical speculation.
The judaistic leaven, it is to be feared, went far to leaven the whole lump.
The judaistic doctrine struck directly, if not avowedly, at the cross, whose reproach its promoters sought to escape.