Sun, Feb 11|
9:30-10:30a| Mark as Story and Gospel
Time & Location
Feb 11, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Conference room, 60 Church St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
About the Event
Until the late 19th century, the Gospel of Mark was the stepchild of Gospel scholarship. Several scholars’ groundbreaking work near the end of the 1800s and into the early 20th century, however, changed everything, catapulting Mark into a warm and inviting new light.
“Mark as Story and Gospel” will take what, for many, will be a fresh look at the text. The first four weeks, we’ll approach Mark as if it were a short story, using the tools of literary criticism. Shifting gears, the last four sessions will take up texts in the latter half of Mark as our Lord makes his way to Jerusalem and Holy Week.
The years following my doctoral work on John’s Gospel found me increasingly drawn to the first three Gospels. Every attendee will be given a copy of the New Testament as together we hear anew the Good News from Mark. I can’t wait to dig in with you!