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Bibil Identifier bibil:223110
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Discipleship after the Resurrection: Scribal Hermeneutics in the Longer Ending of Mark
Author Henderson, Suzanne Watts
Journal The Journal of Theological Studies (Volume: 63, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 106-124 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Scholars typically maintain that the Longer Ending (LE) of Mark subverts Mark’s somber message about Jesus’ sacrificial death with a triumphant, concluding vision of the risen Lord seated at the right hand of God (Mark 16:19). This study takes a different tack, promoting a more nuanced understanding of the relationship between Mark and the LE by detecting important thematic elements—especially concerning discipleship—that the later passage both adopts and adapts from its host gospel. For the writer(s) of the LE, the resurrection serves less as a dividing-line between Jesus’ disciples and Mark’s community and more as the bridge that confirms emphatically the new age of God’s reign, evident both before and after the passion through those who trust the message of that good news.
DOI doi:10.1093/jts/fls038
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Gospel of Mark
Pericopes Mark 16,9-16,20
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