Book Details

Matthew and Mark Across Perspectives: Media of Matthew and Mark Across Perspectives (edited by Kristian A. Bendoraitis, Nijay Gupta)
The Library of New Testament Studies 224
Published: 02-11-2016
ISBN: 9780567655912


The essays in this volume present a state-of-the-discipline snapshot of current and recent research into the Gospels of Matthew and Mark. The contributions showcase wide range of methods and perspectives on Gospels study. The Gospels are viewed from a traditio-historical perspective, and with an eye on history of interpretation. Literary and social-scientific analysis of the Gospels, as well as theological and spiritual readings are also presented. The collection presents chapters by experts in the field of Matthean, Markan, and Jesus studies that freshly examine the core texts. The list of highly distinguished contributors includes: James D.G. Dunn, Francis Watson and Donald Hagner.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Kristian A. Bendoraitis, Spring Arbor University, USA
2. How Did Mark Survive? Francis Watson, University of Durham, UK.
3. Paragon of Discipleship? Simon of Cyrene in the Markan Passion Narrative, Helen K. Bond, University of Edinburgh, UK
4. ‘More than a Prophet’: Echoes of Exorcism in Markan and Matthean Baptist Traditions, Daniel Frayer-Griggs, Independent Scholar
5. ‘He Laid Him in a Tomb’ (Mark 15.46): Roman Law and the Burial of Jesus, Craig. A. Evans, Acadia Divinity School, Canada
6. The Newness of the Gospel in Mark and Matthew: Continuity and Discontinuity, Donald A. Hagner, Emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary, USA
7. Emotions of Protest in Mark 11-13: Responding to an Affective Turn in Social-Scientific Discourse, Louise J. Lawrence, University of Exeter, UK.
8. The Spirituality of Faith in the Gospel of Matthew, Nijay K. Gupta, George Fox Evangelical Seminary, USA
9. Matthew – a Jewish Gospel of Jews and Gentiles – James D.G. Dunn, Emeritus, University of Durham, UK.
10. The ‘Apocalyptic’ Jewish Jesus and Contemporary Interpretation, Loren Stuckenbruck, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany