5 Intro to Mark

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1 5. Introduction to the              Gospel of  Mark.  “Few any longer doubt the pivotal place of the Gospel of Mark not only in the coming forth of the other records of Jesus’ ministry but also in the transmitting of the essential message of Jesus’ messiahship . . . It is the record closest to the ministry, both in time and in tone.” (S. Kent Brown, The Gospels [SS5], 61)
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2 Mark the Evangelist Young man during ministry of Christ Mark 14:51; Acts 12:12 A missionary companion of Barnabas and Paul Leaves mission in the middle (Acts 13:5,13) Paul’s reaction? (Acts 15:37- 40) Cf. Col. 4:10, 2 Tim. 4:11 Later goes on anther mission, this time with Peter 1 Peter 5:13 It seems that Mark collected the memoirs of Peter and distributed them following Peter’s death (65 A.D.)
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3 Mark and Peter Papias, an early 2 nd century writer, tells us: “Mark, indeed having been the interpreter of Peter , wrote accurately, although not in order, all the he
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course REL A 211 taught by Professor Olson during the Summer '08 term at BYU.

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