Mark : Hermeneia Commentary Hardback

A Commentary

by Adela Yarbro Collins;

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Mark : Hermeneia Commentary

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Professor Adela Yarbro Collins brings to bear on the text of the first Gospel the latest historical-critical perspectives, providing a full treatment of such controversial issues as the relationship of canonical Mark to the "Secret Gospel of Mark" and the text of the Gospel, including its longer endings. She situates the Gospel, with its enigmatic portrait of the misunderstood Messiah, in the context of Jewish and Greco-Roman literature of the first century. Her comments draw on her profound knowledge of apocalyptic literature as well as on the traditions of popular biography in the Greco-Roman world to illuminate the overall literary form of the Gospel.

The commentary also introduces an impressive store of data on the language and style of Mark, illustrated from papyrological and epigraphical sources. Collins is in constructive dialogue with the wide range of scholarship on Mark that has been produced in the twentieth century. Her work will be foundational for Markan scholarship in the first half of the twenty-first century.

Mark : Hermeneia Commentary by Adela Yarbro Collins was published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers in November 2007 and is our 23158th best seller. The ISBN for Mark : Hermeneia Commentary is 9780800660789.

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Page last updated 30th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formathardback
PublisherAugsburg Fortress Publishers (November 2007)
EditorHarold W Attridge
Number of Pages800
Thickness45 mm
Height235 mm
Width184 mm
Product Code1158638
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