The Temple Incident in Mark 11,15-19: The Disclosure of Jesus and the Marcan Faction by Solomon WongThe Temple Incident in Mark 11,15-19: The Disclosure of Jesus and the Marcan Faction by Solomon Wong

The Temple Incident in Mark 11,15-19: The Disclosure of Jesus and the Marcan Faction

bySolomon Wong

Hardcover | October 29, 2009

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This study sets out to interpret the Marcan Temple incident (Mark 11,15-19) as a distancing device, by which the Marcan faction differentiates itself from other Jews, especially the anti-Roman revolutionaries who had turned the temple in Jerusalem into ‘a den of bandits’ during the Jewish revolt between 66 and 74 CE. It concentrates on the interactions between the Marcan faction and other Jewish factions in the context of its Jewish symbolic universe. The study concludes that the Marcan faction is ‘Jewish but differently’.
The Author: Having received his BTh and MDiv at the Lutheran Theological Seminary (Hong Kong) and served as a minister in Kowloon Pentecostal Church and in Livingstone Lutheran Church, Solomon Hon-fai Wong, born in Hong Kong in 1965, pursued his ThD study in New Testament at the Augustana-Hochschule Neuendettelsau (Germany). After his ...
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Title:The Temple Incident in Mark 11,15-19: The Disclosure of Jesus and the Marcan FactionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:October 29, 2009Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631589573

ISBN - 13:9783631589571

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Contents: The temple incident of Jesus in Mark 11,15-19 – Jewishness of the Marcan faction – Collective identity – Jewish symbolic universe – The Jewish revolt (66-74 CE) – Mark 13 – The Marcan faction is ‘Jewish but differently’.