Item description for Preaching Mark (Fortress Resources for Preaching) by Bonnie B. Thurston...
Overview This new resource examines the major literary units and unique perspective of Mark's Gospel to help the pastor in sermon preparation. Thurston guides the reader through each of the lectionary readings, attempting to answer the questions: Why did Mark preserve this story" Why was it important for his community? And what does it mean for us today? Included in each chapter are suggestions for further reading, and appendices provide a list of the lectionary readings and an annotated bibliography. This volume makes accessible the wealth of materials Mark's Gospel offers for Christian life and reflection.
Publishers Description An expert guide from Galillee to JerusalemThis new resource examines the major literary units of Mark's Gospel with an eye toward helping the pastor in sermon preparation. Rather than major themes, Thurston guides the reader through the lectionary readings and how Mark's work offers a wealth of materials for Christian life and reflection.
Citations And Professional Reviews Preaching Mark (Fortress Resources for Preaching) by Bonnie B. Thurston has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 03/01/2002 page 110
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.72 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2001
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Series Fortress Resources For Preaching
ISBN 0800634284 ISBN13 9780800634285
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More About Bonnie B. Thurston
Bonnie B. Thurston, after years as a university and seminary professor, lives quietly in her home state of West Virginia. She is the author of many books of scripture and theology, including The Spiritual Landscape of Mark and Philippians in the Sacra Pagina series. Her poetry appears frequently in religious periodicals and among her published collections is Belonging to Borders: A Sojourn in the Celtic Tradition.
Bonnie B. Thurston currently resides in Wheeling, in the state of West Virginia.