Matthew D. C. Larsen challenges long-held assumptions about the Gospels.
gospel of mark
Richard Hays has said for years that he's working on something about "echoes of scripture in the Gospels." But life intervened, so he has produced this slim volume as an appetizer.
Whenever a new Bible translation comes out, questions arise about changes to familiar passages. I was pleased to see the CEB use the word "disciple" to refer to the mysterious young man who appears in Mark 14:51-52, after the 12 disciples desert Jesus and run away.
If Mark’s ending creates discomfort and uncertainty, it is partly due to our knowledge of how the Easter story is told in the other Gospels.
In my Swedish childhood, the signature image of Advent was Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
“Mom! Jesus says that rich people don’t go to heaven!” “We are not rich. Go back to bed.”