The Gospel According to St. Mark: The Greek Text with Introduction, Notes and Indices

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Macmillan, 1902 - Bible - 434 pages
 

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Page cxxiv - The course and issue of facts are imaged in it with the clearest outline. If all other arguments against the mythic origin of the Evangelic narratives were wanting, this vivid and simple record, stamped with the most distinct impress of independence and originality, totally unconnected with the symbolism of the Old Dispensation, totally independent of the deeper reasonings of the New, would be sufficient to refute a theory subversive of all faith in history. The details which were originally addressed...
Page 224 - Quomodo dicis: legem feci et prophetas, quoniam scriptum est in lege: diliges proximum tuum sicut teipsum , et ecce multi fratres tui , filii Abrahae , amicti sunt stercore, morientes prae fame, et domus tua plena est multis bonis et non egreditur omnino aliquid ex ea ad eos.
Page 174 - Over an unshaded carpet of turf — through trees of every variety of foliage — through a park -like verdure, which casts a strangely beautiful interest over this last recess of Palestine, the pathway winds, and the snowy top of the mountain itself is gradually shut out from view by its increasing nearness ; and again there is the rush of waters through deep thickets, and the ruins of an ancient town — not Canaanite, but Roman — rise on the hill-side ; in its situation, in its exuberance of...
Page cxvii - When we add to these defects in the external evidence the internal characteristics which distinguish these verses from the rest of the Gospel, it is impossible to resist the conclusion that they belong to another work, whether that of Aristion or of some unknown writer of the first century.
Page 334 - What these elements are in themselves it skilleth not; it is enough, that to me which take them they are the body and blood of Christ; his promise in witness hereof sufficeth; his word he knoweth which way to accomplish; why should any cogitation possess the mind of a faithful communicant but this ? O my God, thou art true; O my soul, thou art happy!
Page 120 - ... small holes still visible in the masonry, where staples of wood and iron had once been fixed. One of these must surely have been the prison-bouse of John the Baptist.
Page 340 - Lord was overwhelmed with sorrow (see next verse), but His first feeling was one of terrified surprise. Long as He had foreseen the Passion, when it came clearly into view its terrors exceeded His anticipations. His human soul received a new experience — (равен аф' ¿v етгавег, and the last lesson of obedience began with a sensation of inconceivable awe.
Page cxxiv - In substance and style and treatment," it has been well said, "the Gospel of St Mark is essentially a transcript from life. The course and issue of facts are imaged in it with the clearest outline. If all other arguments against the mythic origin of the Evangelic narratives were wanting, this vivid and simple record, stamped with the most distinct impress of independence and originality...
Page 174 - ... nearness. There is the rush of waters through deep thickets; and the ruins of an ancient town, not Canaanite but Roman, rise on the hill side; in its situation, in its exuberance of water, its olive groves, and its view over the distant plain," almost an Italian Tivoli in the recesses of Syria.
Page 398 - L'ombre créée par les sens délicats de Madeleine plane encore sur le monde. Reine et patronne des idéalistes, Madeleine a su mieux que personne affirmer son rêve, imposer à tous la vision sainte de son âme passionnée. Sa grande affirmation de femme...

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