The Ending of Mark and the Ends of God: Essays in Memory of Donald Harrisville Juel

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Donald Juel, Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Patrick D. Miller
Westminster John Knox Press, 2005 - Religion - 184 pages
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Among his many contributions to New Testament studies, Donald Juel was perhaps best known for his treatment of the ending of Mark's Gospel. He saw the open-endedness of Mark as powerfully unsettling for the reader who desires to tame and predict God's actions. In this series of essays, edited by Beverly Roberts Gaventa and Patrick Miller, theologians begin with Juel's own work and reflect on the "unsettling" in the context of their own work.

 

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Contents

Is the Joke on Us? Marks Irony Marks God and Marks Ending
15
The Face Is FamiliarI Just Cant Place It
33
Fearful Disciples on This Side of the Text
51
When the Ending Is Not the End
65
Prophetic Surprise in Romans 911
91
Baptism as Change of Lordship
107
Genesis 50
115
Following an Unfollowable God
155
List of Contributors
183
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About the author (2005)

Beverly Roberts Gaventa is Helen H. P. Manson Professor of New Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. She has published a number of books including Mary: Glimpses of the Mother of Jesus, one of the few books written about Mary by a Protestant woman.

Patrick D. Miller is the Charles T. Haley Professor of Old Testament Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, and author of Deuteronomy.

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