By Barry S. Crawford,Merrill P. Miller
A collaborative undertaking with numerous serious essays
This is the 3rd of a 3 quantity sequence of stories by means of contributors of the Society of Biblical Literature's session (1995-1997), then Seminar (1998-2003), on old Myths and smooth Theories of Christian Origins, either fascinated about redescribing the beginnings of Christianity as faith utilizing theories and techniques built within the social sciences and comparable components, not only the explicit literature, ideals, and practices of early Christians. Essays study the Gospel of Mark as an author's writing in a booklet tradition, a writing that answered to events coming up out of the 1st Roman-Judean battle after the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE. A concluding retrospective follows the paintings of the Seminar, its constructing discourse and debates, and the continued paintings of successor teams within the field
- A thorough exam of the relation among constitution and occasion in social and anthropological conception that gives conceptual instruments for representing the undertaking of the writer of Mark
- An exploration of the southern Levant as a believable provenance of the Gospel, an everlasting website of successive imperial regimes and culturally similar peoples
- A targeted research of the development of Mark as a story composed with out entry to earlier narrative resources approximately Jesus
Barry S. Crawford is Professor of non secular stories, Emeritus, Washburn collage. He used to be a member of the SBL historical Myths and glossy Theories of Christian Origins session and Seminar (1995-2003) and a contributor to Redescribing Christian Origins (2004).
Merrill P. Miller is Professor of faith, Emeritus, college of North Carolina at Pembroke. He used to be co-chair of the SBL historical Myths and smooth Theories of Christian Origins session and Seminar (1995-2003) and is the co-editor and a contributor to Redescribing Christian Origins (2004) and Redescribing Paul and the Corinthians (2011).
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Redescribing the Gospel of Mark (Early Christianity and Its Literature Book 22) by Barry S. Crawford,Merrill P. Miller