Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: An Introduction and Commentary




      Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: An Introduction and Commentary
What if the story of Jesus was meant not just to be told but retold, molded, and shaped into something new, something present by the Evangelist to face each new crisis The Evangelists were not recording a historical report, but writing to effect a change in their community Mark was faced with the imminent destruction of his tiny community a community leaderless without Paul and Peter and who witnessed the destruction of the Temple now, another messianic figure was claiming the worship rightly due to Jesus The author of the Gospel of Mark takes his stylus in hand and begins to rewrite the story of Jesus to unwrite the present, rewrite the past, to change the future Joel L Watts moves the Gospel of Mark to just after the destruction of the Temple, sets it within Roman educational models, and begins to read the ancient work afresh Watts builds upon the historical criticisms of the past, but brings out a new way of reading the ancient stories of Jesus, and attempts to establish the literary sources of the Evangelist. Best Download Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: An Introduction and Commentary [ Author ] Joel L. Watts [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 264 pages
  • Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: An Introduction and Commentary
  • Joel L. Watts
  • English
  • 03 September 2019
  • 1620322897

8 thoughts on “ Mimetic Criticism and the Gospel of Mark: An Introduction and Commentary

  1. Naum says:

    A fascinating look at the framing of the Gospel of Mark, a theorizing that Roman literature of the age inspired or heavily influenced the telling Pitting the Jesus story upside down against first Vespasian, then later, Simon b Giroa, the Jewish zealot leader at the time of the Jewish temple destruction I m not seminary educated except for a single class in Koine Greek so I m a bit of a dilettante here, though most of th...

  2. Jeff says:

    Part 1 In Over My Head

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