Mark : A Devotional Commentary for Study and Preaching

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Mark's Gospel is the shortest of the four first-century books telling the story of Jesus of Nazareth, yet it is the most vividly told. Mark shows the disconcerting influence of Jesus on his often bewildered disciples, and how their world was turned upside down by the revolutionary values of the kingdom of God. He writes of eager crowds and impressive miracles, of dramatic confrontation with opponents both human and demonic, building towards the final showdown in Jerusalem, where the cosmic drama of death and resurrection is played out. About the series: The People's Bible Commentary covers the whole Bible with an approach that presents scholarly insights in straightforward terms, aiming to instruct the head but also to warm the heart, and pointing to how the truths received can be applied personally. It is a valuable resource for all who regularly preach scripture, for those wanting to venture deeper into personal Bible reading, and for study group leaders.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 18mm | 265g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 1841010464
  • 9781841010465
  • 666,573

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To be commended as a practical way to make and keep the Word of God living and active. New Directions Altogether a highly recommended series. The Franciscan
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About Dick France

The late Revd Dick France was an Anglican clergyman and a New Testament scholar and writer. He taught at two Nigerian universities and at the London School of Theology before becoming principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. Before retirement he was Rector of a group of small rural parishes on the Welsh border.
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