The tragic in Mark: a literary-historical interpretation

Jeff Jay argues that the Gospel of Mark should be described as tragic because it elicits tragedy's recurring motifs and moods as well as a highly theatrical atmosphere. He thus revises the typical story of tragic drama's history, which portrays the Judeo-Christian tradition as inhospitable...

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Published in:Hermeneutische Untersuchungen zur Theologie
Main Author: Jay, Jeff 1978-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Tübingen, Germany Mohr Siebeck 2014
In:Hermeneutische Untersuchungen zur Theologie
Series/Journal:Hermeneutische Untersuchungen zur Theologie 66
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Mark / Tragedy
Further subjects:B Bible. Mark Criticism, interpretation, etc
B Bible. Mark Criticism, Narrative
B Thesis
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Summary:Jeff Jay argues that the Gospel of Mark should be described as tragic because it elicits tragedy's recurring motifs and moods as well as a highly theatrical atmosphere. He thus revises the typical story of tragic drama's history, which portrays the Judeo-Christian tradition as inhospitable to tragedy because it emphasizes divine grace and justice
ISBN:3161532449