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

Studying Mark

Well, there's been a bit of a hiatus here for the past week. I've been working on an essay for our New Testament 1 course at Moore Theological College. My essay topic is: What is the significance of the feeding miracles for Mark’s presentation of the ministry of Jesus? Deceptively simple, hey? I'm really enjoying… Continue reading Studying Mark