From Q to

From Q to "Secret" Mark: A Composition History of the Earliest Narrative Theology

by Hugh M. Humphrey

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ISBN-13: 9780567025128
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/24/2006
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author


Hugh M. Humphrey is Professor of Religious Studies at Fairfield University and is the author of "He Is Risen!": A New Reading of Mark's Gospel.

Table of Contents

Introduction




Chapter
One: Revisiting the Fathers

I. The Witness of the Early Church Fathers

A.Papias

B.Clement of Alexandria

C.Recap of Papias and Clement

D.Conflicting Testimony?

1.Anti-Marcionite Prologue

2.Irenaeus

E.The Eyptian Connection

1.Eusebius

2.Jerome

3.Clement of Alexandria and the "Secret
Gospel"

4.The Venetian Tradition

II.The (Patristic) History of the Composition of Mark



Chapter
Two: A Narrative Version of "Q"

I.Introduction

A.The Textual Parallels between Mark and Q

B.The Narrative Parallels between Mark and Q

C.A Distinctive Narrative Feature of Mark's
Version of Q:

Jesus is the "Holy Son of God"

D.The Distinctive Vocabulary of QN

E.Summary of the Characteristic Features of QN
in Mark

F.Preliminary Suggestions About the Provenance of QN

II.Mark's Narrative Version of Q

III.The Community Reflected by Mark's Narrative Version of Q



Chapter
Three:The Passion Narrative in
Mark

I.Introduction

A.A Second Christology Reflected in Mark

B.The Characteristic Features of Mark 14:1 -
16:8

C.Secondary Materials in Mark 14:1 - 16:8

II.The Earlier Text of Mark 14:1 - 16:8

III. The Community Reflected by Mark's
Earlier Passion Narrative




Chapter
Four: Assimilation and a Focus on Discipleship

I.Putting Mark's Gospel Together

II.The Community Reflected by These Additions to the Text of Mark




Chapter
Five: The Composition History of the Gospel of Mark176

I.Introduction.The Gathering of the Pieces

II.The Explanatory Glosses.Creating our Present Text of the Gospel

III.A Reflection of "Mark, the Evangelist"




Table:
Summarizing the Composition History of the Gospel of Mark---




Appendix
1: The Mark without Q Hypothesis188




Appendix
2:Assessing the Quest for a Proto-Mark196




Works
Cited205




Appendix 3:The Stages of the
Composition of Mark illustrated

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