The Theological Role of Paradox in the Gospel of Mark
||Sweat, Laura C.|
|Series title:||The Library of New Testament Studies|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
| Imprint:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $122.00|
| Book Description: |
Scholarship on the Gospel of Mark has long been convinced of the paradoxical description of two of its primary themes, christology and discipleship. This book argues that paradoxical language pervades the entire narrative, and that it serves a theological purpose in describing God's activity.
Part One focuses on divine action present in Mark 4:10-12. In the first paradox, Mark portrays God's revelatory acts as consistently accompanied by concealment. The second paradox is...