Personalities of the NT: Mark
Explores the figure and function of Mark, the apostolic associate to whom Christians have traditionally attributed authorship of the second gospel. Using a variety of critical lenses - historical, literary and theological - Black examines the images of Mark the...
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Explores the figure and function of Mark, the apostolic associate to whom Christians have traditionally attributed authorship of the second gospel.Using a variety of critical lenses - historical, literary and theological - Black examines the images of Mark the Evangelical which emerge from the New Testament and from the writings of the early church fathers. He shows how these images helped the early church in the formation of its religious memory and theological identity.
C. Clifton Black (Ph.D. from Duke University) is Princeton Theological Seminary's Otto A. Piper Professor of Biblical Theology. He is interested in New Testament exegesis, theology, and the history of scriptural interpretation, with a focus on the four Gospels. An ordained United Methodist minister, he serves with John T. Carroll and M. Eugene Boring as editor of The New Testament Library, published by Westminster John Knox Press. Black is also an associate editor of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly and Horizons in Biblical Theology, and a member of The Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton and The American Theological Society. His major publications include Mark: Images of an Apostolic Interpreter (Fortress/T&T Clark, 2001), The Rhetoric of the Gospel: Theological Artistry in the Gospels and Acts (Chalice, 2001), 1-3 John New Interpreter's Bible Commentary, Anatomy of the New Testament, sixth edition, with Robert A. Spivey and D. Moody Smith (Prentice Hall, 2006), and Communicating Good News: Conversations on New Testament Rhetoric with George Kennedy, with Duane F. Watson (Baylor University Press, 2008).His forthcoming volumes will include The Eighth Day of Creation: An Anthology of Christian Scripture (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2008), The Gospel of Mark (Abingdon New Testament Commentary) and Matthew NTL (New Testament Library).
- Introduction - The Quest For The Historical Mark. Part 1 Glimpses Of Mark
- In The New Testament: The Wayward Attache -mark In The Acts Of The
- A Beloved Junior Partner -mark In New Testament Letters. Part 2 Portraits
- Of Mark In Patristic Christianity: Lineaments Of An Apostolic Author -the
- Figure Of Mark In The Second Century
- Sketches Of An Apostolic Evangelist (1)
- Sketches Of An Apostolic Evangelist (2)
- Gathering The Threads - A Patristic Conspectus. Part 3 The Second Gospel
- And Its Evangelist: The Second Gospel And The Traditions About Mark (1)
- The Second Gospel And The Traditions About Mark (2)
- Conclusion - Mark The Evangelist - Some Reflections.