Mark’s Argumentative Jesus

Mark’s Argumentative Jesus

by Caurie Beaver
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date: 22/05/2018
  $25.51

The author claims that the gospel of Mark is a speech or sermon. To prove this he shows how Mark used many of the elements of Aristotle's rhetoric. Literary critics noticed these rhetorical features in Mark, but remained with a literary critical model of that gospel instead of a rhetorical view that the evidence called for. They continued to translate the first word of Mark, arche, as "beginning" to provide Mark's story of Jesus with a chronological beginning. The author translates Mark's first word as "guiding principle" to provide Mark's persuasive speech or sermon with a logical starting point.

ISBN:
9781532646454
9781532646454
Category:
Biblical studies & exegesis
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
22-05-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Wipf and Stock Publishers

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