Thomas C. Oden's Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, New Testament II: PDF

By Thomas C. Oden

ISBN-10: 0830814876

ISBN-13: 9780830814879

A Christianity this present day 1999 publication of the 12 months! The early church valued the Gospel of Mark for its maintenance of the apostolic voice and gospel narrative of Peter. but the early church fathers very hardly ever produced sustained observation on Mark. This brisk-paced and strong little Gospel, rather a lot loved through smooth readers, used to be overshadowed within the minds of the fathers through the magisterial Gospels of Matthew and John. yet now with the help of computing device searches, an abundance of remark has been found to be embedded and interleaved amidst the textual information of patristic homilies, apologies, letters, commentaries, theological treatises and hymnic verses. during this historic 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 keenness because it ignites a super express of theological perception and pastoral knowledge. the traditional Christian observation on Mark (now in its moment variation) opens up a long-forgotten passage during the arid and precipitous slopes of post-Enlightenment serious interpretation and bears us alongside to a fertile valley basking within the sunshine of theological and non secular 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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