Slave of All: The Paradox of Authority and Servanthood in the Gospel of Mark

Slave of All: The Paradox of Authority and Servanthood in the Gospel of Mark

by Narry Santos

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826462251
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/01/2003
Series: The Library of New Testament Studies
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author


Narry Santos is New Testament Professor at the International School of Theology-Asia and Resident Pastor of Greenhills Christian Fellowship South Metro, Philippines.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Abbreviationsx
Chapter 1Introduction1
Definition of Paradox2
Description of Paradox8
Function of Paradox14
Overview of the Authority-Servanthood Paradox in the Gospel of Mark16
Need for the Study of Paradox in the Gospel22
Chapter 2Proposed Method in the Study of Paradox in the Gospel of Mark27
Relevant Features of Literary Criticism Related to Paradox27
Proposed Method in Relation to the Paradox of Authority and Servanthood55
Chapter 3The Paradox of Authority and Servanthood in Mark 1.1-8.2161
Paradoxical Prologue (1.1-15)61
Acts of Authority and Servanthood (1.16-2.14)74
Opposition to Jesus' Authority and Popularity (2.15-3.12)91
More Acts of Authority and Servanthood (3.13-6.31)100
More Miracles of Authority and Misunderstanding (6.32-8.9)123
Opposition and Misunderstanding Continue (8.10-21)136
Summary142
Chapter 4Paradox of Authority and Servanthood in Mark 8.22-10.52145
Healing of the Blind Man (8.22-26)148
Peter's Confession at Caesarea Philippi (8.27-30)150
First Passion Prediction and Paradoxical Discourse (8.31-9.1)156
Events of Authority (9.2-29)167
Second Passion Prediction and Paradoxical Discourse (9.30-50)175
Opposition and Misunderstanding Proceed (10.1-31)188
Third Passion Prediction and Paradoxical Discourse (10.32-45)198
Healing of Blind Bartimaeus (10.46-52)209
Summary211
Chapter 5Paradox of Authority and Servanthood in Mark 11.1-16.8213
Jesus' Deeds of Authority (11.1-26)214
Intensification of Opposition to Jesus (11.27-12.34)219
Jesus' Rebuke of Religious Authorities (12.35-44)227
Eschatological Discourse on Jesus' Future Authority and the Disciples' Future Servanthood (13.1-37)232
Passion of Jesus (14.1-15.41)236
Paradoxical Epilogue (15.42-16.8)259
Summary265
Chapter 6Summary and Implications of the Paradox of Authority and Servanthood in the Gospel of Mark267
Summary of the Authority-Servanthood Paradox267
Implications of the Authority-Servanthood Paradox272
Conclusion298
Bibliography299
Index of References320
Index of Authors333

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