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The Gospel of Mark
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The Gospel of Mark

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by William Barclay
 

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In his introduction to this volume, Dr. Barclay explains why the first three Gospels are called "synoptic," how they came to be written, and why many scholars believe that Mark was the first. Barclay's interpretation of the Gospel is full of wisdom, and it offers clear and captivating insight from beginning to end. Having picked up one section to study, the reader

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In his introduction to this volume, Dr. Barclay explains why the first three Gospels are called "synoptic," how they came to be written, and why many scholars believe that Mark was the first. Barclay's interpretation of the Gospel is full of wisdom, and it offers clear and captivating insight from beginning to end. Having picked up one section to study, the reader will find it difficult to stop reading until the whole volume is completed.

For almost fifty years and for millions of readers, the Daily Study Bible commentaries have been the ideal help for both devotional and serious Bible study. Now, with the release of the New Daily Study Bible, a new generation will appreciate the wisdom of William Barclay. With clarification of less familiar illustrations and inclusion of more contemporary language, the New Daily Study Bible will continue to help individuals and groups discover what the message of the New Testament really means for their lives.

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John Bell

'It is as if he is so constantly excited by the subject matter that he hopes to infect the reader with his own sense of wonder at the riches which the Word of God has to offer.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664224882
Publisher:
Presbyterian Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
New Daily Study Bible Series
Pages:
460
Sales rank:
208,447
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty books--most of which are still in print today. His most popular work, the Daily Study Bible, has been translated into over a dozen languages and has sold more than ten million copies around the world.

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Gospel of Mark 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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The writing is easily understandable and helps the layman really comprehend the meaning of the sacred text. The author also provides interesting information regarding the history and culture behind the context of these writings, which leads to a better revelation of this wonderful New Testament book. Excellent read from cover to cover.
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