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By Robert S. Snow

by utilizing present intertextual equipment and narrative feedback, this ebook bargains a clean exam of the Son of guy in Mark, constructing the conclusions of Morna Hooker's 1967 paintings, The Son of guy in Mark: A research of the heritage of the time period "Son of guy" and Its Use in St. Mark's Gospel. opposite to fresh scholarship that argues Mark's Son of guy doesn't make any thematic or christological contribution to the Gospel and/or that the OT history of the Son of guy word is beside the point, this paintings demonstrates that the Son of guy, while tested in gentle of Daniel 7, advances one among Mark's significant subject matters: the transition of the locus of Yahweh's saving presence from the Jerusalem temple to a brand new covenant neighborhood that's not merely based at the Son of Man's sacrificial demise but in addition is vindicated at his coming within the heavenly temple.

"Building on Hooker's research of the Son of guy sayings in Mark, Snow argues that the time period as utilized by Mark redefines the which means of temple and shapes the hot covenant group round the pain and vindicated Son of guy. these weary of the previous arguments will locate this thorough, intertextual, and narrative learn provides to their realizing of Mark. an important addition."
--Kent Brower, Vice important, Senior study Fellow, and Senior Lecturer in religious study, Nazarene Theological collage, Manchester

"In this unique research, Robert Snow takes on a difficult and nonetheless contested subject. He interacts thoughtfully with pertinent fundamental assets and scholarly discussions; and he deals a cumulative and demanding argument. The ensuing paintings calls for cautious attention in ongoing efforts to correlate constructively the real components and complex concerns involved."
--Tony Cummins, Professor of spiritual stories, Trinity Western University

"Unlike such a lot stories, Robert Snow's not just privileges OT texts (especially Daniel 7) over extracanonical resources (which are used basically to set up ancient likelihood of his conclusions) however it additionally and particularly takes heavily Mark's narrative portrayal of the Son of guy. The latter attribute permits him to think about intimately the whole diversity of Son of guy sayings within the Gospel, from these evincing Yahweh's authority on the earth (chapters 1, 2), to these facing affliction (8, nine, 10), to these facing destiny judgment (8, thirteen, 14). Especially fascinating is Snow's examining of Mark thirteen and 14, with the judicial coming of the exalted Son of guy and the developing of a brand new temple now not made with fingers comprising Jesus' devoted followers. Kudos!"
--James W. Voelz, Dr. Jack Dean Kingsbury Professor of latest testomony Theology, Concordia Seminary

Robert S. Snow, PhD, is affiliate Professor of recent testomony stories and Christian experiences application Chair at Ambrose college in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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