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  1. The Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]
    The Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary [SRC]
    Ben Witherington III
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $29.99 Retail: $44.00 Save 32% ($14.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    May 9, 2001
    Buddy Boone
    Witherington has written several of the socio-rhetorical commentaries for Eerdmans. This one on Mark's gospel is just tremendous. Dr. Witherington sets the paradigm for interpreting Mark by identifying it as an ancient biography in which the writer utilizes ancient rhetoric. Witherington sees Mark writing to a largely non-Jewish audience and this obviously impacts the interpretation of a number of passages. Since Dr. Witherington sees the book as biographical, he places great emphasis on the Christology of Mark's gospel. This commentary is lucid, yet profound. I highly recommend it to pastors, teachers and laypeople alike.
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