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The Gospel to the Romans : the setting and rhetoric of Mark's Gospel

Author: Brian J Incigneri
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003.
Series: Biblical interpretation series, v. 65.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining Mark's Gospel within the political, social, and religious climate of the time it was written, Incigneri portrays the holy text as an emotionally-charged appeal that rallied Roman Christians traumatized by years of persecution, fear of arrest, and the return of the feared Titus who had destroyed the Jerusalem Temple. Incigneri argues that.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Incigneri, Brian J.
Gospel to the Romans.
Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003
(DLC) 2003045166
(OCoLC)51855470
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Incigneri
ISBN: 142371184X 9781423711841 9047402286 9789047402282 9789004131088 9004131086
OCLC Number: 191953236
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 426 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1. READERS OF FLESH AND BLOOD: RELATING MARK'S GOSPEL TO ITS PARENTS; 2. SITUATING THE RHETORIC: IDENTIFYING THE LOCATION OF MARK AND HIS COMMUNITY; 3. NO STONE UPON ANOTHER: EVIDENCE THAT THE TEMPLE HAD ALREADY BEEN DESTROYED; 4. THE CLIMATE: HISTORICAL EVIDENCE FOR, AND ALLUSIONS TO, THE TENSE SITUATION IN ROME; 5. THE TRAUMATISED CHRISTIANS: THEIR SUFFERING AND FEARS; 6. PREPARING THE WAY: THE SHAPE OF MARK'S RHETORIC; 7. SURELY, NOT I? MARK'S USE OF THE DISCIPLES; AFTERWORD; Bibliography; Index of Passages; Index of Authors; Subject Index.
Series Title: Biblical interpretation series, v. 65.
Responsibility: by Brian J. Incigneri.

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This book proposes that Mark's Gospel was written in late 71 for the traumatised Christians of Rome, who feared further arrests after Titus' return from Jerusalem, to help them face their fears and  Read more...
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'...Incigeri has presented a rigorous case for a Roman provenance for the Gospel of Mark and raised some interesting arguments for a specific date of 71 C.E. It is a study that I imagine will prompt Read more...

 
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