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The Gospel to the Romans [electronic resource] : the setting and rhetoric of Mark's Gospel / by Brian J. Incigneri.

By: Incigneri, Brian J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Biblical interpretation series: v. 65.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 426 p.).ISBN: 142371184X (electronic bk.); 9781423711841 (electronic bk.); 9047402286; 9789047402282; 9789004131088 (alk. paper); 9004131086 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Rhetoric in the Bible | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Marcus (bijbelboek) | MarkusevangeliumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gospel to the Romans.DDC classification: 226.3/066 Other classification: 11.46 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1. READERS OF FLESH AND BLOOD: RELATING MARK'S GOSPEL TO ITS PARENTS; 2. SITUATING THE RHETORIC: IDENTIFYING THE LOCATION OF MARK AND HIS COMMUNITY; 3. NO STONE UPON ANOTHER: EVIDENCE THAT THE TEMPLE HAD ALREADY BEEN DESTROYED; 4. THE CLIMATE: HISTORICAL EVIDENCE FOR, AND ALLUSIONS TO, THE TENSE SITUATION IN ROME; 5. THE TRAUMATISED CHRISTIANS: THEIR SUFFERING AND FEARS; 6. PREPARING THE WAY: THE SHAPE OF MARK'S RHETORIC; 7. SURELY, NOT I? MARK'S USE OF THE DISCIPLES; AFTERWORD; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Index of Authors; Subject Index.
Summary: Examining Mark's Gospel within the political, social, and religious climate of the time it was written, Incigneri portrays the holy text as an emotionally-charged appeal that rallied Roman Christians traumatized by years of persecution, fear of arrest, and the return of the feared Titus who had destroyed the Jerusalem Temple. Incigneri argues that.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-391) and indexes.

Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1. READERS OF FLESH AND BLOOD: RELATING MARK'S GOSPEL TO ITS PARENTS; 2. SITUATING THE RHETORIC: IDENTIFYING THE LOCATION OF MARK AND HIS COMMUNITY; 3. NO STONE UPON ANOTHER: EVIDENCE THAT THE TEMPLE HAD ALREADY BEEN DESTROYED; 4. THE CLIMATE: HISTORICAL EVIDENCE FOR, AND ALLUSIONS TO, THE TENSE SITUATION IN ROME; 5. THE TRAUMATISED CHRISTIANS: THEIR SUFFERING AND FEARS; 6. PREPARING THE WAY: THE SHAPE OF MARK'S RHETORIC; 7. SURELY, NOT I? MARK'S USE OF THE DISCIPLES; AFTERWORD; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Index of Authors; Subject Index.

Examining Mark's Gospel within the political, social, and religious climate of the time it was written, Incigneri portrays the holy text as an emotionally-charged appeal that rallied Roman Christians traumatized by years of persecution, fear of arrest, and the return of the feared Titus who had destroyed the Jerusalem Temple. Incigneri argues that.

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