ISBN-10: 0836191404

ISBN-13: 9780836191400

Edition: 2001

Authors: Timothy J. Geddert

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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Herald Press
Publication date: 1/23/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Series Foreword
Author's Preface
The Kind of Gospel Mark Wrote
The Nature of This Commentary
Who Is Mark? Where and When Did He Write?
How Has Mark's Gospel Been Received?
Reading Mark as Historical and Theological Literature
The Theology of Mark's Gospel
Ministry in and Around Galilee, 1:1--8:26
Preparing the Way, 1:1-15
Jesus Fulfills OT Expectations (TBC)
The Way of Glory and the Way of the Cross (TLC)
The Kingdom of God
Jesus' Ministry Begins, 1:16-45
Driving Out Demons
Jesus at Prayer
Leprosy and Cleansing
The Call of the Disciples
Multifaceted Ministry
Conflict in Galilee, 2:1--3:6
Sin and Sickness
The Christian and the Sabbath
From a Religious System to a Family of Disciples, 3:7-35
Jesus' True Family
Binding the Strong Man
Church: Institution or Family?
Parables: For Those with Ears to Hear, 4:1-34
Human Choice and Divine Predestination
"So That They May ... Not Be Forgiven"
The Mustard Seed Parable and the Gentile Mission
A Kingdom That Cannot Fail
Victories over Storms and Satan, Sickness and Death, 4:35--5:43
The Sea and the Demonic
Miracles and the Christian Church
The Rejected Prophets, 6:1-29
Shaking Off Dust
OT Parallels to the Martyrdom of John
Mission Strategies
The Misunderstood Miracle-Worker, 6:30-56
Compassion and the Sovereignty of God
Preaching the Stories of Jesus
Expecting Miracles Today
Breaking Down Barriers, 7:1-30
First the Jews, Then the Gentiles
Law and Grace, Rituals and Purity
Religious Traditions and Ceremonies
Hearing Ears and Seeing Eyes, 7:31--8:26
Seeing Eyes and Hearing Ears
The Fulfillment of Israel's Hopes
Expressing Christ's Compassion in Word and Deed
Journey to Jerusalem, the Cross, and Beyond, 8:27--16:8
A Promise of Glory by Way of the Cross, 8:27--9:1
Cost and Reward: Two Sides of Discipleship
Divine Thoughts--Human Thoughts, 9:2--10:16
The Disciples' Journey and OT Backgrounds
The Child and the Circle
Demonization, the Bible, and Psychotherapy
Divorce and Remarriage
The Cost and the Reward of Discipleship, 10:17-52
Good Examples and Bad Examples
Hierarchy in the Church
Riches and Selling All
House of Prayer or Den of Thieves? 11:1-25
Judgment on Institutionalized Religion
A House of Prayer for All Nations
When Religion Becomes Mere Ritual
Marketing Faith
Prayer and Guaranteed Responses
Conflict in Jerusalem, 11:27--12:44
Faithful Vineyard; Unfaithful Tenants
Religious Ceremonies and the Commands of Love
What Belongs to Caesar?
The Beginning of the End, 13:1-37
The Prophetic Perspective
The Meaning of the End
The Four Watches of the Passion Night
Mark 13 and Popular Eschatology
After the Temple's Destruction: What Comes Next?
The Value of Eschatological/Apocalyptic Texts
Preparations for the Passion, 14:1-26
Passover and Lord's Supper
Jesus' Substitutionary Death
Lord's Supper, Sacrifice, and the Presence of Christ
The Trials of Jesus and the Disciples, 14:27--15:15
You Will See the Son of Man
King Jesus
King of Peace
Who Killed Jesus?
Cross-Carrying and Jesus' Crucifixion
The Coronation of the King (the Crucifixion), 15:16-47
OT Allusions in Mark's Crucifixion Narrative
Jesus and Pacifism
Jesus and His Sacrificial Death
Resurrection ... A New Beginning, 16:1-8
Resurrection in the NT
Meeting Jesus in Galilee
Outline of Mark
Chiasm and Intercalation
The Discipleship Journey
Eschatological Time Frames in Mark 13
Israel and Israel's Leaders (Mark and Anti-Semitism)
Kingdom of God in Mark
The Meaning of Cross-Carrying (Another View)
Messianic Secret
Miracles in Mark
Questioning Jesus
Son of Man
Textual Criticism of Mark
Three Lessons from a Boat
Maps for Mark
Palestine in New Testament Times
The New Testament World
Selected Resources
Index of Ancient Sources
The Author
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