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Proclaiming the Gospel [electronic resource] : first-century performance of Mark / Whitney Shiner.

By: Shiner, Whitney Taylor.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Harrisburg, PA. : Trinity Press International, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 214 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780826462206 (electronic bk.); 0826462200 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Mark -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | Bible. N.T. Marc -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Jesus, the Gospels & Acts | Marcus (bijbelboek) | Mondelinge overlevering | Markusevangelium | Verk�undigung | Geschichte 70-100Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Proclaiming the Gospel.DDC classification: 226.3/066 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Oral performance in the ancient world -- Types of oral performance -- Emotion -- Delivery -- Memorization -- Gesture and movement -- The audience -- Applause lines -- Including the audience.
Summary: Scholars have long understood that the texts we now know as the Gospels were read aloud in the Greco-Roman world, but few have actually envisioned what a performance of the Gospel of Mark would have been like in the first century and how it would have shaped the experience of its audience. Proclaiming the Gospel shows us. Oral performances in the New Testament world were lively affairs. In the performance of Greco-Roman theater, readers lose their voices from the stress of emotional passages. Audiences cheer for philosophers as if at a rock concert, and in law courts, they are paid for their r.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-200) and index.

Oral performance in the ancient world -- Types of oral performance -- Emotion -- Delivery -- Memorization -- Gesture and movement -- The audience -- Applause lines -- Including the audience.

Scholars have long understood that the texts we now know as the Gospels were read aloud in the Greco-Roman world, but few have actually envisioned what a performance of the Gospel of Mark would have been like in the first century and how it would have shaped the experience of its audience. Proclaiming the Gospel shows us. Oral performances in the New Testament world were lively affairs. In the performance of Greco-Roman theater, readers lose their voices from the stress of emotional passages. Audiences cheer for philosophers as if at a rock concert, and in law courts, they are paid for their r.

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