The Gospel according to Saint Mark

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Since its appearance nearly thirty-five years ago, Black's New Testament Commentary has been hailed by both scholars and pastors for its insightful interpretations and reliable commentary. This Black's volume injects fresh life into the series. Basing her observations on her own new translation of the Greek text, Hooker explores, pericope by pericope, what the author of Mark's Gospel wanted his original readers to understand, what he says about the historical Jesus and the early community of the faithful, and ...

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Overview

Since its appearance nearly thirty-five years ago, Black's New Testament Commentary has been hailed by both scholars and pastors for its insightful interpretations and reliable commentary. This Black's volume injects fresh life into the series. Basing her observations on her own new translation of the Greek text, Hooker explores, pericope by pericope, what the author of Mark's Gospel wanted his original readers to understand, what he says about the historical Jesus and the early community of the faithful, and what he conveys theologically throughout the entire Gospel.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801046612
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Series: Black's New Testament Commentary
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Morna D. Hooker is Lady Margaret's Professor Emerita in the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Robinson College. Her books include From Adam to Christ: Essays on St. Paul, A Commentary on the Gospel according to St. Mark, Not Ashamed of the Gospel, The Signs of a Prophet, and Paul: A Short Introduction. She is editor of Black's New Testament Commentaries and has been joint editor of the Journal of Theological Studies since 1985.

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