Gospel of Mark Week: 10-The Law

MARK 1:21, 22 It is important to understand what perspective the Jews had that they heard Jesus’ teachings as such a revelation … and not like the scribes. First we must look at how they viewed the Torah (the Law). To the Jews the most sacred thing in the world was the Torah, the Law. [Read More...]

Gospel of Mark Week: 9-The synagogue

MARK 1:21, 22 I read this and realized that I have a tendency to think of the synagogue as just the local version of a church with the Temple being the big “headquarters” in Jerusalem. Not so at all as William Barclay points out. There are certain basic differences between the synagogue and the church [Read More...]

Gospel of Mark Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture by Mary Healy

I have probably mentioned this here before, but this is my review upon finishing the book. Gospel of Mark, The by Mary Healy My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a really great commentary. Healy combines a lot of the information that I have in a variety of other commentaries (both Catholic and Protestant), but then pulls [Read More...]


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