Watchwords: Mark 13 in Markan Eschatology


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Mark has written a remarkable Gospel. Deceptively simple on the surface, its mystery and ambiguity have intrigued and challenged scholar and lay reader alike. Through veiled clues, controlled word usage and carefully contrived ambiguity, Mark embeds profound theological reflections in the stories he tells. The eschatological discourse (Mark 13) is a prime example. Modern scholars have attempted in vain to eliminate the ambiguities of Mark 13. Does Mark expect the End to come very soon? What is the relationship between the ...

Watchwords: Mark 13 in Markan Eschatology 2015, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781474231305