Encountering Jesus in the New Testament (Third Edition)

Chapter 5: St. Mark HD


Film Focus: This video provides a very basic introduction to the Gospel of Mark discussing the authorship and dating of the Gospel.


Text Focus: Pages 228-230


Discussion Questions:


1.   Who is the author of the Gospel of Mark? What do we about him?

2.   What are our sources for what we know about Mark?

3.   When was the Gospel of Mark written? What evidence do we have for this dating?

4.   How is St. Mark often depicted in art? Why might this be so? If you were to create a piece of art about St. Mark, what would you include?

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