Mark’s Narrative and Christology

Mark’s Gospel is obviously centered on the person and work of Jesus.  Mark uses stories, imagery, parables, and speeches to give readers a clear and detailed introduction to Jesus of Nazareth (and what it means to follow him).  Speaking of Christology in Mark’s Gospel, I appreciate Eugene Boring’s helpful summary list of the titles of… Continue reading Mark’s Narrative and Christology

Corban

What does the concept and word “Corban” mean in Mark 7:11-13 and Matthew 15:5? James Edwards has a helpful explanation of “Corban” in his commentary on Mark.  This is the story where Jesus tells the Pharisees that their religious traditions have led them away from the commandments of God and have made them hypocrites who… Continue reading Corban