text What the Gospels meant
Examines the goals, methods, and styles of the evangelists and how these shaped the gospels' messages. The earliest book, Mark, emphasizes Jesus the sufferer; in Matthew, Jesus the teacher; in Luke, Jesus the reconciler; and in John, Jesus the mystic.
- Inroduction: What is a Gospel? -- Mark : report from the suffering body of Jesus -- Persecution in Syria -- Messianic signs -- Mark's artistry -- Matthew : report from the teaching body of Jesus -- Birth narrative -- Sermon on the Mount -- Death a... Read more
- 209 p. ; 22 cm.
- Viking 2008