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Following God Through Mark : Theological Tension in the Second Gospel
by Ira Brent Driggers

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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 portrayal of Jesus and sheds new light on the most enigmatic feature of Mark's narrative: the consistent and troubling misunderstanding of the disciples.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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 portrayal of Jesus and sheds new light on the most enigmatic feature of Mark's narrative: the consistent and troubling misunderstanding of the disciples.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780664230951
  • ISBN-10: 0664230954
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 148


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Books > Religion > Biblical Studies - New Testament
Books > Religion > Biblical Studies - Jesus, the Gospels & Acts

 
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