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Mark (IVP New Testament Commentary #2)

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The Gospel of Mark is widely regarded today as the first Gospel to be written. Until recent decades, its fast-paced, seemingly straightforward presentation led most readers to overlook its subtle theological sophistication. Probing its depths, Ronald Kernaghan invites readers into a fascinating exploration of Mark's Gospel as a parable, an open-ended story that invites us ...more
Paperback, 351 pages
Published July 23rd 2010 by IVP Academic (first published February 20th 2007)
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The IVP New Testament Commentary Series aims to “move from the text to its contemporary relevance and application.” Contributors are a “unique blend of scholars and pastors who share a passion for faithful exegesis and a deep concern for the church,” and although they come from “a wide range of theological traditions” they are united by a “common commitment to the authority of Scripture.” The base text is the NIV (1984).

The book has a general preface, explaining the
Not a bad resource. Certainly not a detailed, in depth study, but a decent help for lay folks and pastors looking to avoid the intense detail of a technical commentary. It gets the basics right.
I just finished preaching through the Gospel of Mark and found this to be the most useful resource. There are many better known commentaries and authors (many of which I used), but don't overlook this one.
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