The Gospel on the Margins (Paperback)

The Reception of Mark in the Second Century

By Michael J. Kok

Fortress Press, 9781451490220, 400pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2015

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Scholars of the Gospel of Mark usually discuss the merits of patristic references to the Gospel's origin and Mark's identity as the interpreter of Peter. The author surveys the second-century reception of Mark, and finds that the writers were hesitant to embrace Mark because they perceived it to be too easily adapted to rival Christian factions.