Category: 70 CE

Joel Marcus: What is Mark’s “Abomination of Desolation”?

Joel Marcus, Mark 8-16: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 890-891. The abomination of desolation [in Mark 13:14] is probably related to a desecration that preceded the destruction of Jerusalem. The occurrence that best fits the… Continue Reading “Joel Marcus: What is Mark’s “Abomination of Desolation”?”