Helen K. Bond, The First Biography of Jesus: Genre and Meaning in Mark's Gospel (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2020), 8.
John R. Donahue and Daniel J. Harrington, The Gospel of Mark, Sacra Pagina (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2002), 16. If awareness of genre is a necessary entree to proper interpretation, then potential readers of Mark may be lost in the welter of proposals. Even if there may have been no single model that Mark followed,... Continue Reading →
Mary Ann Beavis, Mark, Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011), 16. One eminently plausible suggestions regarding the genre of Mark is the observation that the Gospel is most at home in the domain of biblical narrative....Mark's Jesus functions within a narrative world ruled by the God of Israel, where prophets... Continue Reading →