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The New Testament in Review: The Gospel of Mark 1-8

Yes, I actually decided to come back for the Gospel of Mark. And how could I not? Mark is about half as long as Matthew, so it seemed like an easy read. Plus I am kinda into this project, and into reading the New Testament again. This time around I want to focus on the differences in the gospels, try and pinpoint what each author was trying to get across. Every writer has their ownLearn More

The New Testament in Review: The Gospel of Mark 1-8

Chapter 7
Mark realizes that he hasn’t been writing much about what Jesus was actually teaching, so he decides to get back on track. But he only records Jesus’s teaching about eating without washing one’s hands. Mark’s recount of this speech is a touch different from Matthew’s. In Mark, Jesus is very annoyed and a bit defensive.

The New Testament in Review: Picking up where “Blogging the Bible” left off

One day while searching Google to find biblical inaccuracies, I stumbled upon an article on Slate by David Plotz titled “Blogging the Bible.” I loved the title, so I read the introduction, and I was immediately hooked. David Plotz is a fantastic writer, and his idea was more novel than anything I had heard before: he was going to read the whole Old Testament and blog about it. It’d be sorta like a continuous bookLearn More

The New Testament in Review: Picking up where “Blogging the Bible” left off

One day while searching Google to find biblical inaccuracies, I stumbled upon an article on Slate by David Plotz titled “Blogging the Bible.” I loved the title, so I read the introduction, and I was immediately hooked. David Plotz is a fantastic writer, and his idea was more novel than anything I had heard before: he was going to read the whole Old Testament and blog about it. It’d be sorta like a continuous bookLearn More

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