The Primitive Christian Calendar

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 15, 2016 - Religion - 260 pages
Originally published in 1952, this book presents a study of the creation of the Gospel of Mark and the early Christian calendar. The text was written by Philip Carrington (1892-1975), a prominent Anglican figure who was Bishop of Quebec from 1935 to 1960. Illustrative figures and an index of passages from Mark are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of Christianity and perspectives on the development of the New Testament.
 

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Contents

The Mystery of the Seed Parables
3
Examination of the Evidence
6
Seedtime and Harvest
8
The Liturgical Year
15
The Marcan Calendar 2O 6 The Ancient Chapterdivisions
23
The Structure of St Mark 3 I
31
The Primitive Christian Calendar
37
The Dodekad of Preaching
44
The Galilean Gospel
75
APPENDICES TO INTRODUCTION I The Triadic Structure of St Mark
90
Index of Major Triads
94
Comparative Table of Lection Numbers and Titles
97
The Diatessaron of Tatian
100
The Chapterenumeration in St Luke IO3 6 The Book of Testimonies
107
Testimonies in St Mark
110
THE PASSION N ARRATIVE
204

Io The Fourfold Canon
59
The Development of the Christian Calendar
70

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