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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Description

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.