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The Theological Role of Paradox in the Gospel of M... - a book by Sweat, Laura C.

The Theological Role of Paradox in the Gospel of Mark

The Theological Role of Paradox in the Gospel of Mark( )
Author: 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...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Theology / Christology
Religion / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
Religion / Christian Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.59 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:1.09 Pounds

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