Gospel of Mark Week: 3-The beginning of the Good News

MARK 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ [the Son of God] The first verse of the Gospel is a title to the whole work. Like Matthew and John, Mark opens with an echo of the book of Genesis. The beginning recalls the first line of the creation narrative in Gen 1:1, and  [Read More...]

Gospel of Mark Week: 2- More about the manuscript and some context

A couple of additional items to add to our previous look at the author of Mark and the manuscript. A fragment of 1st century manuscript of the Gospel of Mark has been discovered. We might think this is not that big a deal, but this bit of the interview about it shows the difference it [Read More...]

Gospel of Mark Week: 1 – The Author and the Manuscript – UPDATED

So I’m reading this really great Catholic commentary on the Gospel of Mark and I remembered that I have a ton of Bible study stuff for the Gospel of Mark. So lets go through it together. I like the idea that the Gospel of Mark is just about as close to an eyewitness account as [Read More...]


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