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Peter was not afraid of "popular opinion"; he was afraid of the opinion of "certain men [who] came from James".
And who would those folks be? That's right, members of the Jerusalem Assembly, the church Jesus' brother James headed -- the first church, the one that included those who knew Jesus in the flesh.
Odd they seemed concerned about still observing the law and not eating with the unclean, eh?
The theology in the anti-Semitic new testament was written by Catholic theologians. The book is not worth the powder to blow it to hell.