Fed 5th & Feb 7th - Mark: Jesus The Crucified Messiah I....

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Mark: Jesus The Crucified Messiah I. Gospels – General Comments A. Four Gospels not just one 1. Must not conflate the 4 into 1, each book is unique 2. Emphasize their distinctiveness B. Each gospel on its own terms (separate each has its “distinctive” voice) II. Intro to Mark A. Authorship/Date 1. John Mark (personal secretary of Peter?) author 2. 65-70 (revolt 66-70 destruction of Jerusalem) B. Purpose 1. Gospels 1:1 2. Who Jesus was and why his death mattered C. Terms and Texts 1. Terms a. Christ-Messiah (one who was anointed and given authority) Power Terms b. Son of God-King c. Son of man-royal authority 2. Scandalous a. Loser (Jesus was a loser)-on the cross naked very “loser” b. Victorious leader c. No suffering messiah d. For Mark the Messiah had to suffer or be crucified 3. Texts a. Psalms 2 b. Daniel 7:13, Mark 10:44 c. Isaiah 53, Psalms 22 III. Authority and identity of Jesus 1:1-34 A. Demonstrated by: 1. Author-tells you who Jesus is (1:1) 2. Scripture- author building a case-shows who Jesus is (1:2-3)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BUSA/BIB 108/102 taught by Professor Lowery,ackerd during the Spring '08 term at Eastern.

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