Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of Mark (Anglican by Marcus J. Borg PDF

By Marcus J. Borg

so much Christians are accustomed to the tale advised in Mark’s gospel — from the fishermen leaving their nets, to the miracle of the loaves and fishes, to the political rumblings and the crucifixion. yet not anyone is aware who “Mark” relatively used to be or why this gospel was once written or why it’s charged with this type of experience of immediacy. For famous Jesus student Marcus Borg, interpreting Mark is like “meeting Jesus back for the 1st time.” person readers and parish examine teams will know about this earliest gospel from the viewpoint of an enormous Anglican theologian.

Conversations with Scripture is the umbrella identify of the Anglican organization of Biblical students research sequence. Written in available language and delicate to those that have very little event in interpreting the Bible, every one publication within the sequence specializes in exploring the old and important historical past, plus sleek program of the texts. different books within the sequence specialise in the Gospel of John, Revelation, the legislation, the Parables, and a pair of Isaiah.

From the advent: “In millions of congregations…this rising approach has been a way of revitalizing and deepening Christian figuring out and dedication. it's a manner that integrates religion and cause, head and

heart, mind, adventure, and craving. For me, it has made all of the distinction. This publication is a small contribution to this means of grownup theological re-education.”

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