Persuasion in Mark

The recent essay I had to write for our New Testament 1 course has given me a lot of food for thought*, particularly with regard to the techniques employed by Mark in seeking to persuade us that Jesus is the 'Christ, the Son of God.' Have you ever thought that if you or I set… Continue reading Persuasion in Mark

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Starting a Declaration

Then Paul stood in the middle of the Areopagus and said: “Men of Athens! I see that you are extremely religious in every respect. For as I was passing through and observing the objects of your worship, I even found an altar on which was inscribed: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD Therefore, what you worship in… Continue reading Starting a Declaration