Item description for Mark (WBC) (Westminster Bible Companion) by Douglas Hare, Patrick D. Miller & David L. Bartlett...
Overview Mark, often eclipsed by the other synoptic gospels, is now considered by many biblical scholars to be the earliest written gospel. This conclusion would place Mark closest to the historical Jesus. In his book, Douglas Hare examines Mark for modern Christians who are in search of the Jesus as portrayed in these earliest known writings.
Mark, often eclipsed by the other Synoptic Gospels, is now considered by many biblical scholars to be the earliest written gospel. This conclusion would place Mark closest to the historical Jesus. In his book, Douglas Hare examines Mark for modern Christians who are in search of the Jesus portrayed in these earliest known writings. What emerges is a Jesus whose moral and religious teachings are of secondary importance to the very fact of his life, death, and resurrection. For it is the Jesus depicted in Mark that serves as the window through which we may see God. God's love for humankind, Hare contends, is made visible through Mark's Jesus.
Books in the Westminster Bible Companion series assist laity in their study of the Bible as a guide to Christian faith and practice. Each volume explains the biblical book in its original historical context and explores its significance for faithful living today. These books are ideal for individual study and for Bible study classes and groups.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1996
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Westminster Bible Companion
ISBN 0664255515 ISBN13 9780664255510
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More About Douglas Hare, Patrick D. Miller & David L. Bartlett
Douglas R. A. Hare, William F. Orr Professor of New Testament Emeritus, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
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