The Beginning of the Gospel
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About "The Beginning of the Gospel"
Despite contributions from current literary and social-scientific approaches to Mark's Gospel, much exciting work remains to be done from the perspectives of the history of religions and tradition-history. Collins' assessment of the major turning points in Mark's narrative sheds light on its characteristic themes and open questions.
Meet the Author
Adela Yarbro Collins
Adela Yarbro Collins (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale University. Prior to that, she was a professor in University of Chicago Divinity School for nine years and in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.
Among her publications are Cosmology and Eschatology in Jewish and Christian Apocalypticism; The Beginning of the Gospel: Probings of Mark in Context; Crisis and Catharsis: The Power of the Apocalypse; The Apocalypse (New Testament Message series) The Combat Myth in the Book of Revelation. and The Gospel according to Mark (Hermeneia commentary series).