In this first of two Word Biblical Commentary volumes on Mark, Dr. Guelich takes a two-fold approach. First, he seeks to understand the material of Mark's Gospel in its historical context. Second, he attempts to understand that material for contemporary faith. Throughout, Guelich strives to bring Marcan studies up to date. As always, the scholarly WBC format is accessible to both the student and preacher. Hardcover.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 437 Vendor: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: 1989 Dimensions: 6 X 9 (inches)
The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, from the leading scholars of our day who share a commitment to Scripture as divine revelation. This series emphasizes a thorough analysis of textual, linguistic, structural, and theological evidence. The result is judicious and balanced insight into the meanings of the text in the framework of biblical theology. These widely acclaimed commentaries serve as exceptional resources for the professional theologian and instructor, the seminary or university student, the working minister, and everyone concerned with building theological understanding from a solid base of biblical scholarship.
Robert A. Guelich is Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He holds the B.A. from Wheaton College, M.A. from the University of Illinois, S.T.B. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and the D.Theol. from the University of Hamburg. He has also done postgraduate studies at the University of Aberdeen and the University of Tübingen. His previous publications include The Sermon on the Mount: A Critical-Historical Commentary; Matthew in the New International Commentary; and as Editor; Unity and Diversity in New Testament Theology: Festschrift for George Ladd.