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Preaching Mark


This new resource examines the major literary units and unique perspective of Mark’s Gospel to help the pastor in sermon preparation. Included in each chapter are suggestions for further reading, and appendices provide a list of the lectionary readings and an annotated bibliography. Her volume makes accessible the wealth of materials Mark’s Gospel offers for Christian life and reflection.

Thurston guides the reader through each of the lectionary readings, attempting to answer the questions:

  • Why did Mark preserve this story?
  • Why was it important for his community?
  • What does it mean for us today?

Product Details

  • Title: Preaching Mark
  • Authors: Bonnie Bowman Thurston
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 232

About Bonnie Bowman Thurston

Bonnie Bowman Thurston is William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her earlier books are: The Widows: A Women's Ministry in the Early Church, Spiritual Life in the Early Church: The Witness of Acts and Ephesians, and Women in the New Testament.

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