NT Exegesis

Created on November 23rd, 2019
MARK 6:6b--8:26, JESUS CONTINUES PREACHING IN GALILEE

MARK 6:6b--8:26, JESUS CONTINUES PREACHING IN GALILEE

From The New Interpreter's Bible
MARK 6:6b8:26, JESUS CONTINUES PREACHING IN GALILEE OVERVIEW Jesus now departs from Nazareth for another circuit of Galilean villages (6:6b). The disciples, who were selected…
Unseeing Eyes, Unhearing Ears, Hardened Hearts

Unseeing Eyes, Unhearing Ears, Hardened Hearts

From Interpreting Biblical Texts
Unseeing Eyes, Unhearing Ears, Hardened Hearts Scholars have proposed a variety of solutions to the problem of secrecy. Some depend upon reconstructing the situation behind the…
A Test Case: The Disciples

A Test Case: The Disciples

From Interpreting Biblical Texts
A Test Case: The Disciples A host of interpreters have identified discipleship as a major theme in Mark. The earliest Gospel is certainly more interested in the disciples than in …
The Disciples

The Disciples

From Interpreting Biblical Texts
The Disciples By far the most important characters in the story next to Jesus are the disciples. Their status is conferred: Jesus calls them. The accounts of that call are…
Introduction

Introduction

From Interpreting Biblical Texts
Chapter 10--Secrets and Secrecy A feature of Mark's Gospel, made famous by Wilhelm Wrede's The Messianic Secret in the Gospels, written around the turn of the century, is the…
Outline of Mark

Outline of Mark

From Basic Bible Commentary
Outline of Mark I. Jesus' Baptism and Early Ministry (1:1-45) A. Introduction (1:1) B. John the Baptist (1:2-8) C. The Baptism of Jesus (1:9-11) D. The Testing of the …
Commentary

Commentary

From Basic Bible Commentary
Commentary Introduction Authorship, Date, Place of Writing We do not know who wrote the Gospel of Mark. According to Eusebius (fourth century), Papias, a bishop of the…