Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the


Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism [PDF / EPUB] Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism This book asks How might the earliest gospel have been heard by those first followers of Jesus who were religious Jews Assuming that the earliest Jesus traditions took their shape from forms familiar This book asks How might Word: Reading MOBI í the earliest gospel have been heard by those first followers of Jesus who were religious Jews Assuming that the earliest Jesus traditions took their shape from forms familiar to Judaism, Sabin sets the composition of Mark in the context of the theological discourse of first century Judaism In that context, she notes, all theology was biblical It took the form of an exchange between current events and Scripture contemporary persons and happenings were understood through the lens Reopening the eBook » of the Hebrew Bible, while at the same time, the biblical word was reopened that is, reinterpreted so as to reveal its relevance to the present faith communityApplying this kind of compositional process to the Gospel of Mark, Sabin uncovers a fresh reading of the seed, fig tree, and vineyard parables of the various Temple scenes of the foolish disciples and the wise women and of the controversial ending She highlights the results of her findings by juxtaposing them with interpretations of the the Word: Reading PDF/EPUB ¾ same passages given by various church fathers such as Origen, Irenaeus, and Bede, as well as by readings from the twentieth century The results are provocativeSabin sees Mark as an original theologian shaping his material out of two primary Jewish traditions the Wisdom traditions, with their emphasis on God s presence in daily life, and Creation theology, which imagined the End Time not as a catastrophe but as a return to the Garden She thus offers a new way of understanding Mark s use of Scripture, his eschatology, and his presentation of JesusIn conclusion, she argues that retrieving Mark s voice in the context of Early Judaism brings with it insights much needed in our day of God s presence in the ordinary of God s image reflected in female as well as male of watchfulness as the way of wisdom of God s revelation as ongoing.

    EPUB is an ebook file format shaping his material out of two primary Jewish traditions the Wisdom traditions, with their emphasis on God s presence in daily life, and Creation theology, which imagined the End Time not as a catastrophe but as a return to the Garden She thus offers a new way of understanding Mark s use of Scripture, his eschatology, and his presentation of JesusIn conclusion, she argues that retrieving Mark s voice in the context of Early Judaism brings with it insights much needed in our day of God s presence in the ordinary of God s image reflected in female as well as male of watchfulness as the way of wisdom of God s revelation as ongoing."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism
  • Marie Noonan Sabin
  • English
  • 13 September 2019
  • 9780195143591

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