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Mark's Argumentative Jesus

How Jesus Debated His Opponents Using Greek Forms of Argumentation
  • By Caurie Beaver
The author claims that the gospel of Mark is a speech or sermon. To prove this he shows how Mark used many of the elements of Aristotle's rhetoric. Literary critics noticed these rhetorical features in Mark, but remained with a literary critical model of that gospel instead of a rhetorical view that the evidence called for. They continued to translate the first word of Mark, arche, as ""beginning"" to provide Mark's story of Jesus with a chronological beginning. The author translates Mark's first word as ""guiding principle"" to provide Mark's persuasive speech or sermon with a logical starting point. The last two years of high school, Caurie Beaver attended a Bible school in Oklahoma City, attended one year at Bethany Nazarene College in Bethany, Oklahoma, and received a BA degree from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma, in 1961. He studied Albert Schweitzer's theology at the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity in Claremont, California. He completed a book on the gospel of Mark in 2000 CE.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781532646430
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • ISBN 13: 9781532646430
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2018
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Caurie Beaver
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