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Gentiles in the Gospel of Mark [electronic resource] : even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs / Kelly R. Iverson.

By: Iverson, Kelly R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 339.; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, 2007Description: 1 online resource (x, 211 p.).ISBN: 9780567359728 (electronic bk.); 0567359727 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Gentiles in the New Testament | Bible. N.T. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Markusevangelium | HeideGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gentiles in the Gospel of Mark.DDC classification: 226.306 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This groundbreaking study argues that, in the Gospel of Mark, Gentiles are recipients of Jesus' compassion and are typically depicted as desperate individuals who exhibit faith and understanding. Mark's arrangement of the sequence of Gentile episodes is progressive and envisions a theological reversal in the kingdom of God, a re-prioritization in the proclamation of the gospel message that coincides with the death of Jesus. After receiving Gentiles in the Jewish homeland (3:7-12), the Markan Jesus initiates four excursions into Gentile territory. The first journey (5:1-20) is preparatory and o.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-202) and indexes.

This groundbreaking study argues that, in the Gospel of Mark, Gentiles are recipients of Jesus' compassion and are typically depicted as desperate individuals who exhibit faith and understanding. Mark's arrangement of the sequence of Gentile episodes is progressive and envisions a theological reversal in the kingdom of God, a re-prioritization in the proclamation of the gospel message that coincides with the death of Jesus. After receiving Gentiles in the Jewish homeland (3:7-12), the Markan Jesus initiates four excursions into Gentile territory. The first journey (5:1-20) is preparatory and o.

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