The Gospel on the Margins: Reception of Mark in the Second Century

The Gospel on the Margins: Reception of Mark in the Second Century

by Michael J. Kok

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ISBN-13: 9781451490220
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations vii

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

Part I The Construction of Mark as the interpreter of Peter

1 The Decline of the Patristic Consensus 19

2 The Re-emergence of the Patristic Tradition 57

3 From Paul's Fellow Worker to Peter's Interpreter 107

Part II The Ideological Functions of the Patristic Tradition

4 Toward a Theory of the Patristic Reception of Mark 163

5 The Gospel on the Margins of the Canon 185

6 The Clash of Rival Interpreters 229

Conclusion: The Centrist Christian Appropriation of Mark 267

Appendix: The Carpocratians and the Mystic Gospel of Mark 271

Bibliography 301

Index of Subjects and Modern Authors 329

Index of Ancient Sources 341

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