Mark 8-16: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary [AYBC]   -     By: Joel Marcus
Buy Item $36.99 Retail: $55.00 Save 33% ($18.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Mark 8-16: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary [AYBC]

Yale University Press / 2009 / Hardcover

$36.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $55.00
|
Save 33% ($18.01)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW141160

Current Promotions

Product Description

In the final nine chapters of the Gospel of Mark, Jesus increasingly struggles with his disciples' incomprehension of his unique concept of suffering messiahship and with the opposition of the religious leaders of his day. The Gospel recounts the events that led to Jesus' arrest, trial, and crucifixion by the Roman authorities, concluding with an enigmatic ending in which Jesus' resurrection is announced but not displayed. In this volume New Testament scholar Joel Marcus offers a new translation of Mark 8-16 as well as extensive commentary and notes. He situates the narrative within the context of first-century Palestine and the larger Greco-Roman world; within the political context of the Jewish revolt against the Romans (66-73 C.E.); and within the religious context of the early church's sometimes rancorous engagement with Judaism, pagan religion, and its own internal problems. For religious scholars, pastors, and interested lay people alike, the book provides an accessible and enlightening window on the second of the canonical Gospels.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 656
Vendor: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0300141165
ISBN-13: 9780300141160
Availability: In Stock
Series: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary

Related Products

  1. Mark 1-8: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary [AYBC]
    Mark 1-8: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary [AYBC]
    Joel Marcus
    Yale University Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $33.99 Retail: $45.00 Save 24% ($11.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW139792
  2. Mark: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament [BECNT]
    Mark: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament [BECNT]
    Robert H. Stein
    Baker Academic / 2008 / Hardcover
    $36.99 Retail: $54.99 Save 33% ($18.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW026829
  3. Romans: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary [AYBC]
    Romans: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary [AYBC]
    Joseph A. Fitzmyer
    Yale University Press / 2007 / Hardcover
    $44.99 Retail: $60.00 Save 25% ($15.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW140781
  4. Mark: Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture [CCSS]
    Mark: Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture [CCSS]
    Mary Healy
    Baker Academic / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 32% ($7.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: Out of Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW035861

Publisher's Description

In the final nine chapters of the Gospel of Mark, Jesus increasingly struggles with his disciples’ incomprehension of his unique concept of suffering messiahship and with the opposition of the religious leaders of his day. The Gospel recounts the events that led to Jesus’ arrest, trial, and crucifixion by the Roman authorities, concluding with an enigmatic ending in which Jesus’ resurrection is announced but not displayed.

 

In this volume New Testament scholar Joel Marcus offers a new translation of Mark 8–16 as well as extensive commentary and notes. He situates the narrative within the context of first-century Palestine and the larger Greco-Roman world; within the political context of the Jewish revolt against the Romans (66–73 C.E.); and within the religious context of the early church’s sometimes rancorous engagement with Judaism, pagan religion, and its own internal problems. For religious scholars, pastors, and interested lay people alike, the book provides an accessible and enlightening window on the second of the canonical Gospels.   

Author Bio

Joel Marcus is professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, Duke Divinity School, and the author of Mark 1–8, available from Yale University Press. He lives in Durham, NC.

Editorial Reviews

"It deservedly takes its place among the best half-dozen commentaries on Mark in English, French, and German in current use on the international scene and will remain a standard work for at least a generation. . . . One of the best-informed Markan scholars of our time. . . . Without detriment to its scholarly level, the commentary proceeds in a readable and conversational tone. The two volumes are well-indexed, equipping the conscientious interpreter with resources, dialogue partner, and a model for responsible interpretation."—M. Eugene Boring, Interpretation

"A significant achievement in Markan scholarship . . . a valuable resource for students, pastors, and scholars alike."—Thomas Anderson, Religious Studies Review

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Job: Teach the Text Commentary
    Job: Teach the Text Commentary
    Daniel J. Estes
    Baker Books / 2013 / Hardcover
    $19.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 33% ($10.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW092060
    Video
  2. The Book of Revelation
    The Book of Revelation
    G.K. Beale
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $51.99 Retail: $78.00 Save 33% ($26.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW871070
  3. Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus(A CBD Exclusive!)
    Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus(A CBD Exclusive!)
    Joachim Jeremias
    CBD Exclusive / 2014 / Hardcover
    $9.99 Retail: $34.99 Save 71% ($25.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW704268
  4. Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs: NLT Cornerstone Biblical Commentary
    Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs: NLT Cornerstone Biblical Commentary
    Tremper Longman III, Arthur H. Konkel
    Tyndale House / 2006 / Hardcover
    $22.49 Retail: $29.99 Save 25% ($7.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW334327

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search