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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On Language

In our experience, knowing God always starts with the words of another human being. Whether it was your parents, grandparents, or a friend, someone spoke to us words about God which imparted knowledge about God. I think that this probably holds true for every human being to have lived since Father Adam walked with God… Continue reading On Language