Anonymous Persons in Mark’s Gospel (Bauckham)

 When you read through the Gospels you often find that certain people are not named.  For one of many examples, Matthew does not give us the name of the rich young man in 19:18.  Critics sometimes use these instances of anonymous persons to cast doubt upon the accuracy or veracity of the Gospels.  However, there… Continue reading Anonymous Persons in Mark’s Gospel (Bauckham)

The Gospels: Names and Witnessess (Bauckham)

 As I'm reading through Jesus and the Eyewitnesses by Richard Bauckham, I'm realizing that I probably should have read this book ten years ago.  But, as they say, better late than never!  So far I'm really enjoying it.  Here's a brief synopsis of the book: It is the contention of this book that, in the period up… Continue reading The Gospels: Names and Witnessess (Bauckham)