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Author Iersel, Bas van, 1924-1999.

Title Mark : a reader-response commentary / Bas M.F. van Iersel ; translated by W.H. Bisscheroux
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (556 pages) : illustrations
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 164
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 164
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 READING AND READERS; Chapter 2 AUTHOR AND READERS, PLACE AND TIME; Chapter 3 MARK AND THE OLD TESTAMENT; Chapter 4 A COMPOSITION IN LINES AND CIRCLES; Commentary PROLOGUE: IN THE WILDERNESS; Chapter 5 VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS (1.1-15); PART I: ACTION IN GALILEE; Chapter 6 THE STRUCTURE OF PART I; Chapter 7 A WANDERING JEW (1.16-4.1); Chapter 8 STORIES AND IMAGES (4.2-34); Chapter 9 CROSSING BOUNDARIES (4.35-8.21); PART II: THE WAY; Chapter 10 THE STRUCTURE OF PART II
Chapter 11 GOING HIS OWN WAY (8.22-10.52)PART III: PASSION IN JERUSALEM; Chapter 12 THE STRUCTURE OF PART III; Chapter 13 WINNING IN THE TEMPLE COURT (11.1-12.44); Chapter 14 THE END OF THE TEMPLE AND THE WORLD (13.1-37); Chapter 15 LOSING HIS LIFE (14.1-15.39); EPILOGUE: AT THE TOMB; Chapter 16 WAY WITHOUT END (15.40-16.8); An Added Epilogue; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary The distinguished Dutch New Testament scholar Bas van Iersel offers us an incisive and comprehensive episode-by-episode commentary on the Gospel of Mark. His special focus is on the contribution of each episode to the overall meaning of the gospel, at both the level of the story and the level of the discourse. As a reader-response commentator, his concern is everywhere with the effect of Mark''s story on its readers, engaging both with the situation of the original audience of Mark-Christians of Gentile origin in Rome shortly after the Neronian persecutions-and with that of the present-day rea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 509-526) and indexes
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Subject Bible. Mark -- Commentaries.
Bible. Mark -- Reader-response criticism.
Bibel Markusevangelium
Bible. Mark.
Bible. New Testament. √Čvangiles Marc -- Commentaires.
Marcus (bijbelboek)
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
Reader-response criticism.
Genre/Form Commentaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567133915
Other Titles Marcus. English