Item description for Gospel Of Mark (New Daily Study Bible ) by William Barclay...
Overview Inspirational and insightful comments on the New Testament are rendered by the beloved Scottish preacher William Barclay (1907-1978), with updated language and clarifications of outdated phrases or illustrations.
In his introduction to this volume, Dr. Barclay explains why the first three Gospels are called "synoptic," how they came to be written, and why many scholars believe that Mark was the first. Barclay's interpretation of the Gospel is full of wisdom, and it offers clear and captivating insight from beginning to end. Having picked up one section to study, the reader will find it difficult to stop reading until the whole volume is completed.
For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release of the New Daily Study Bible, a new generation will appreciate the wisdom of William Barclay. With clarification of less familiar illustrations and inclusion of more contemporary language, the New Daily Study Bible will continue to help individuals and groups discover what the message of the New Testament really means for their lives.
Community Description Dr. Barclay explains why the first three Gospels are called synoptic, how they came to be written, and how scholars have concluded that Mark's was the first. Touching on Mark's own life, he discusses the rift that Mark occasioned between Paul and Barnabas, Mark's sources of information about Jesus, the characteristics of his Gospel writing, and mystery of the "lost ending.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.8" Width: 5" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2001
Publisher PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING #86
Edition Rev and Updated
Series New Daily Study Bible
ISBN 0664224881 ISBN13 9780664224882
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More About William Barclay
William Barclay (1907-1978) nacio en Wick (Escocia) en una familia de larga tradicion evangelica. Estudio en la Universidad y en el Trinity College de Glasgow, que completo con un semestre en la Universidad alemana de Marburgo. En 1933 fue ordenado al ministerio de la Iglesia de Escocia. Su primer y unico pastorado fue en Trinity Church de Renfrew, donde permaneceria casi catorce anos (1933-47). Dio clases de lengua y literatura del Nuevo Testamento en la Universidad de Glasglow hasta el dia de su jubilacion."
William Barclay was born in 1907 and died in 1978.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Gospel Of Mark (New Daily Study Bible )?
Insightful, yet outdated Jul 7, 2006
Barclay is one of the most insightful commentators of the New Testament. Written about 50 years ago, much of the background information and schalorship in his commentaries are outdated. Sometimes he stretched historical/cultural background too much to explain the text. Conservative readers should be aware that Barclay was a universalist (one who believes that all people will be saved ultimately). He does not believe in miracles and tries to explain them away in his commentaries on the Gospels. However, his comments on the relevance of the Bible can still be very valuable for discerning readers.
Advanced students would not need be told where to find more updated scholarship on NT Bible. Beginning students should get Tom Wright's "Mark For Everyone" instead of Barclay's. The volume on Mark in NIV Application Commentary series by David Garland is an excellent choice for slightly more advanced students. Mainline/liberal students should try New Interpreter's Bible.
Good study guide Feb 17, 2006
Barclay's commentaries give a whole different perspective. Very challenging, but they ring true.