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Bibil Identifier bibil:224768
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Bartimaeus' Faith: Plot and Point of View in Mark 10,46-52
Author Ossandón, Juan Carlos
Journal Biblica (Volume: 93, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 377-402 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This analysis of the plot and the narrative point of view in Mark 10,46-52 sheds some light on the function of this episode in relation to the characterization of Jesus and of the disciples in Mark. Bartimaeus appears as a model of both confessing Jesus as Messiah and following him on the way to the cross. The narrator describes in detail Bartimaeus’ behavior, but it is Jesus who approves of it and implicitly accepts the blind man’s actions and words as a correct manifestation of faith in him.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Disciples
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Discipleship
Pericopes Mark 10,46-10,52
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