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A Practical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Mark
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A Practical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Mark


N. J. Bartlett & Co. 1882

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Moving verse-by-verse expositionally, James Morison offers considerable exegesis and annotation of the text in A Practical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Mark. Drawing upon the apologetic evidence of the early Church fathers and their writings, Morison provides extensive detail on the validity and intregity of the Gospel.

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Key Features

  • Strives to approach the original facts handed down by Gospel tradition
  • Understands the time in which the Gospel was written and its effect on the text
  • Includes the history of how the Gospel of Mark came to be known as such


  • Gospel and Gospels
  • Title of St. Mark’s Gospel
  • The Name ‘Mark’
  • St. Mark the Evangelist the ‘John Mark’ of the Acts of the Apostles
  • Covert Reference to the Evangelist in the Body of the Gospel
  • The Relation of the Apostle Peter to the Gospel: Patristic Evidence
  • Relation of the Gospel to the Apostle Peter: Internal Evidence
  • The Inner Relation of the Gospel to the Synoptic Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Luke
  • Date of the Gospel
  • The Place of the Gospel’s Publication, and the Language in Which It Was Originally Written
  • The Plan, Aim, and Style of the Gospel
  • Integrity of the Gospel
  • The Topical Position of St. Mark’s Gospel in the Group of Gospels
  • The Contents of the Gospel
  • Exposition of the Gospel
  • Index to the Exposition

Praise for the Print Edition

We have found Dr. Morison a very able expositor. He has sound judgement, great capacity for criticism, and immense industry.

Contemporary Review

This is, on the whole, the most wise, exhaustive, and serviceable commentary on Mark we have yet seen.

The London Quarterly Review

Product Details

  • Title: A Practical Commentary on the Gospel According to St. Mark
  • Author: James Morison
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1882
  • Pages: 484

About James Morison

James Morison was educated at the university of Edinburgh before founding the Evangelical Union in Scotland. Morison died in 1893.