Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, New Testament II: by Thomas C. Oden

By Thomas C. Oden

A Christianity this present day 1999 publication of the 12 months! The early church valued the Gospel of Mark for its renovation of the apostolic voice and gospel narrative of Peter. but the early church fathers very infrequently produced sustained observation on Mark. This brisk-paced and powerful little Gospel, quite a bit loved by way of sleek readers, was once overshadowed within the minds of the fathers by way of the magisterial Gospels of Matthew and John. yet now with the help of computing device searches, an abundance of remark has been came across to be embedded and interleaved amidst the textual information of patristic homilies, apologies, letters, commentaries, theological treatises and hymnic verses. during this old Christian statement on Mark, the insights of Augustine of Hippo and Clement of Alexandria, Ephrem the Syrian and Cyril of Jerusalem take part a polyphony of interpretive voices of the japanese and Western church from the second one century to the 7th. St. Mark's Gospel monitors the evocative energy of its tale, parables and fervour because it ignites a super express of theological perception and pastoral knowledge. the traditional Christian statement on Mark (now in its moment variation) opens up a long-forgotten passage in the course of the arid and precipitous slopes of post-Enlightenment severe interpretation and bears us alongside to a fertile valley basking within the sunshine of theological and religious interpretation. In those pages we input the interpretive global that lengthy nurtured the good premodern pastors, theologians and saints of the church.

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