Sowing the Gospel: Mark's World in Literary-Historical Perspective (Google eBook)

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Fortress Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Religion - 336 pages
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Mary Ann Tolbert, George H. Atkinson Professor of Biblical Studies at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California, offers "one of the freshest interpretations of Mark's Gospel I have ever had the privilege to read. . . . It marks a milestone in the recent history of Markan research" (Jack Dean Kingsbury).
  

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Contents

134Parable of the Sower and Its Interpretations
148
35543Faith or Fear
164
Kingdom of God
172
Summary
175
The Good Earth and the Rocky Ground
176
The Good EarthMiracles and Faith
181
35821
183
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187

Mobility
38
Insecurity
39
Rhetoric
41
Summary
46
TextSpecific Requirements Genre
48
DefinitionsGenre
49
DefinitionsAuthor Audience
51
DefinitionsAuthorial Audience
52
The Genre of Mark
55
A New Hypothesis for Genre
59
The Gospel of Mark as Popular Literature
70
Summary
78
The Approach Delineated
80
Interpreting the Gospel
85
Beginning the Interpretation
87
Overview of the Gospel of Mark
90
Narrative Levels
93
Irony
98
Third Degree Narrative
103
Introduction to Rhetorical Structure
106
Major Rhetorical DivisionsThe Prologue
108
Major Rhetorical DivisionsTwo Parts
113
The Parables of the Sower and the Tenants
121
Summary
124
Jesus the Sower of the Word
127
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131
735
142
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192
The Rocky GroundFailure and Fear
195
1731
211
3272Gethsemane and the Aftermath
214
Typology and Characterization
218
Jesus the Heir of the Vineyard
231
271212The Passion in the Light of the Parable
233
13Jesus and John as Messengers of the Lord
239
1344Jesus as Heir
248
137The Rejected Stone and the Temple Stones
257
2437
265
The Death of the Heir
271
32155
275
1639
279
Suffering and Alienation
284
40168The Ending As Epilogue
288
Conclusion
301
The Historical Setting
303
The Vorleben
306
The Nachleben
307
Rhetorical Structure of Mark
311
The Prologue Mark 1113 Greek Structure
316
Index of Biblical and Ancient Sources
319
Index of Authors
329
Index of Literary and Rhetorical Terms
334
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