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Following God through Mark : theological tension in the Second Gospel

Author: Ira Brent Driggers
Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Ira Brent Driggers examines the character of God as portrayed in the Gospel of Mark, paying particular attention to the way God factors into the unfolding conflict between Jesus and his disciples. Arguing that Mark depicts God as acting in two logically opposite ways, both independently of Jesus (as a distinct character) and through Jesus (possessing him from his baptism), he adds a level of complexity to Mark's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Brent Driggers
ISBN: 9780664230951 0664230954
OCLC Number: 82471208
Description: x, 148 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Following God through Mark --
God at/before the beginning (Mark 1:1-15) --
God calls/fishes disciples (Mark 1:16-20) --
God confounds/hardens disciples (Mark 1:21-8:21) --
God scandalizes disciples (Mark 8:22-15:39) --
God at/beyond the ending (Mark 15:40-16:8) --
Conclusion: accentuating the mystery of Mark's Gospel.
Responsibility: Ira Brent Driggers.
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Examines the character of God as portrayed in the "Gospel of Mark", paying attention to the way God factors into the unfolding conflict between Jesus and his disciples.  Read more...

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