Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel

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Fortress Press, 2012 - Religion - 208 pages
For thirty years, Mark as Story has introduced readers to the rhetorical and narrative skill that makes Mark so arresting and compelling a story. Rhoads, Dewey, and Michie have helped to pioneer our appreciation of the Gospels, and Mark in particular, as narratives originally created in an oral culture for oral performance. New in this edition are a revised introduction and an afterword describing the significant role Mark as Story has played in the development of narrative criticism.


Preface to the Third Edition
The Gospel of Mark as Story
The Gospel of Mark
The Narrator
Progressive episodes in series of three
The Plot
The Audience
Reading as a Dialogue The Ethics
Afterword by Mark Allan Powell
Exercises for Learning and Telling Episodes

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