The Gospel of Mark, addressed to an early Christian community perplexed by failure and suffering, presents Jesus as suffering Messiah and Son of God. Recognizing that failure and suffering continue to perplex Christians today, world-renowned New Testament scholar and theologian Francis Moloney marries the rich contributions of traditional historical scholarship with the contemporary approach to the Gospels as narrative. Now in paperback, this commentary combines the highest-level scholarship with pastoral sensitivity. It offers an accessible and thoughtful reading of Mark's narrative to bring the Gospel's story to life for contemporary readers.
Francis J. SDB Moloney
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Very dynamic and thought provoking book about the Gospel of Mark.
I was impressed with overall scholarship of this book. My only complaint is the 5 point print. I need a magnifying glass to read this book.
What a great, helpful book. Certainly deepened my understanding of the way the author of Mark presents Jesus and why/how He keeps Him hidden. Using it at Princeton...really good.
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