Tag: Calling Narratives

Amateur Exegesis – Episode 5: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen, part 2

Texts Discussed: Mark 1:16-20; John 1:28-2:1. Recommended Reading George R. Beasley-Murray, John, second edition, WBC vol. 36 (Thomas Nelson, 1999), 36-38. Kyle Keefer, The New Testament as Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 23-28. Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, In the Company of Jesus:… Continue Reading “Amateur Exegesis – Episode 5: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen, part 2”

Amateur Exegesis – Episode 4: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen, part 1

Texts Discussed: Mark 1:16-20, Luke 4:16-30, Luke 5:1-11 Recommended Reading: Alicia J. Batten, “Fishing Economy in the Sea of Galilee,” bible odyssey.org. Joel Marcus, Mark 1-8, The Anchor Yale Bible (Doubleday, 2000), 163-166, 179-186. John Nolland, Luke 1-9:20, WBC vol. 35a (Word Inc., 1989),… Continue Reading “Amateur Exegesis – Episode 4: Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen, part 1”