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Reading Mark in context : Jesus and Second Temple Judaism

Author: Ben C Blackwell; John K Goodrich; Jason Maston
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the last several decades, the Jewishness of Jesus has been at the forefront of scholarship and students of the New Testament are more than ever aware of the importance of understanding Jesus and the Gospels in their Jewish context. Reading Mark in Context helps students see the contour and texture of Jesus' engagement with his Jewish environment. It brings together a series of accessible essays that compare and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reading Mark in context
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2018]
(DLC) 2018038921
Named Person: Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben C Blackwell; John K Goodrich; Jason Maston
ISBN: 9780310534464 0310534461
OCLC Number: 1050312706
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Rule of the community and Mark 1:1-13: preparing the way in the wilderness / Rikk Watts --
The parables of Enoch and Mark 1:14-2:12: the authoritative Son of Man / Kristian A. Bendoraitis --
Josephus and Mark 2:13-3:6: controversies with the scribes and Pharisees / Mary Marshall --
The testaments of the twelve patriarchs and Mark 3:7-35: apocalyptic and the kingdom / Elizabeth E. Shively --
4 Ezra and Mark 4:1-34: parables on seeds, sowing, and fruit / Klyne Snodgrass --
The Testament of Solomon and Mark 5:1-20: exorcism and power over evil spirits / Michael F. Bird --
Mishnah Zabim and Mark 5:21-6:6a: the rules on purity / David E. Garland --
Josephus and Mark 6:6b-29: Herod Antipas's execution of John the Baptist / Morten Horning Jensen --
4QConsolations and Mark 6:30-56: images of a new exodus / Holly Beers --
The letter of Aristeas and Mark 7:1-23: developing ideas of defilement / Sarah Whittle --
Jubilees and Mark 7:24-37: crossing ethnic boundaries / Kelly R. Iverson --
The Damascus document and Mark 8:1-26: blindness and sight on "the way" / Suzanne Watts Henderson --
Sirach and Mark 8:27-9:13: Elijah and the Eschaton / Sigurd Grindheim --
Tobit and Mark 9:14-29: imperfect faith / Jeanette Hagen Pifer --
Rule of the community and Mark 9:30-50: discipleship reordered / Jeffrey W. Aernie --
Mishnah Gittin and Mark 10:1-12: marriage and divorce / David Instone-Brewer --
Eschatological admonition and Mark 10:13-31: riches, poverty, and the faithful / Mark D. Mathews --
Rule of the congregation and Mark 10:32-52: glory and greatness in eschatological Israel / John K. Goodrich --
1 Maccabees and Mark 11:1-11: a subversive entry into Jerusalem / Timothy Gombis --
Psalms of Solomon and Mark 11:12-25: the great priestly showdown at the temple / Nicholas Perrin --
The animal apocalypse and Mark 11:27-12:12: the rejection of the prophets and the destruction of the temple / David L. Turner --
Josephus and Mark 12:13-27: the Sadducees, resurrection, and the law / Jason Maston --
Psalms of Solomon and Mark 12:28-44: the Messiah's surprising identity and role / Mark L. Strauss --
The parables of Enoch and Mark 13:1-37: apocalyptic eschatology and the coming Son of Man / Jonathan T. Pennington --
Mishnah Pesahim and Mark 14:1-25: the passover tradition / Amy Peeler --
The Babylonian Talmud and Mark 14:26-52: Abba, Father! / Nijay K. Gupta --
The parables of Enoch and Mark 14:53-73: blasphemy and exaltation / Darrell L. Bock --
Philo of Alexandria and Mark 15:1-15a: Pontius Pilate, a spineless governor? / Helen K. Bond --
11QTemple and Mark 15:15b-47: burying the crucified / Craig A. Evans --
2 Maccabees and Mark 16:1-8: resurrection as hope for the present / Ben C. Blackwell.
Responsibility: Ben C. Blackwell, John K. Goodrich, and Jason Maston, editors.

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For several decades, the Jewishness of Jesus has been at the forefront of scholarship. Students of the New Testament are more than ever aware of the importance of understanding Jesus and the Gospels  Read more...

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'The idea behind this volume---slice Mark into sections and introduce each via extracanonical Jewish materials---is splendid. Happily, so too is the execution. Reading Mark in Context will expand Read more...

 
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