Mark

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InterVarsity Press, Sep 28, 2011 - Religion - 108 pages
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With a scholar's mind and a pastor's heart, Tom Wright walks you through Mark in this guide designed especially with everyday readers in mind. Perfect for group use or daily personal reflection, this study uses the popular inductive method combined with Wright's thoughtful insights to bring contemporary application of Scripture to life. This guide by Tom Wright can be used on its own or alongside his New Testament for Everyone commentary on Mark. It is designed to help you understand Scripture in fresh ways under the guidance of one of the world's leading New Testament scholars. Thoughtful questions, prayer suggestions, and useful background and cultural information all guide you or a group more deeply into God's Word. Discover how you can participate more fully in God's kingdom.
 

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Contents

Getting the Most
5
1
9
a life of forgiveness
14
3
19
4
23
Trading fear
28
opposition Mounts
32
amazing Compassion
36
rethinking
58
13
63
Jesus in Jerusalem
68
15
73
16
79
prepared for death
84
18
89
Condemned
94

The Heart
40
9
45
faith Gets difficult
50
Welcome to the War
54
20
99
Guidelines for leaders
103
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A prolific writer of both scholarly and popular books, N. T. Wright has written over thirty books, including Simply Christian, The Original Jesus, What Saint Paul Really Said, The Challenge of Jesus, The Meaning of Jesus, Jesus and the Victory of God and the magisterial Paul and the Faithfulness of God. His N. T. Wright For Everyone Series includes commentaries covering the entire New Testament. Formerly bishop of Durham in England, Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome and many other institutions around the world. In addition to his many books, Wright reaches a broad audience through his frequent media appearances. A sought-after commentator, Wright writes frequently for newspapers in England, including the Times, the Independent and the Guardian. He has been interviewed numerous times by radio and television broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic, including ABC, NBC, CNN, PBS and NPR.

Lin Johnson is director of WordPro Communication Services and a freelance editor, writer and conference teacher. She also serves as the managing editor for Church Libraries, Advanced Christian Writer and Chistian Communicator and as adjunct professor of writing at Taylor University.

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