The Cross from a Distance: Atonement in Mark's Gospel, Vol. 18 (New Studies in Biblical Theology)
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  • 213 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: December 2004
  • ISBN: SBOLTPEGCROSSFROMADISTANCEAT9780830826193

The Cross from a Distance: Atonement in Mark's Gospel, Vol. 18 (New Studies in Biblical Theology)

Bolt, Peter G.

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At the climax of Mark's Gospel, Jesus of Nazareth is put to death on a Roman cross. The text tells us that, in that lonely hour, a group of women were watching the crucifixion "from a distance." In a sense, they are given a stance toward the cross that we can share.

In this exploration of Mark's Gospel, Peter Bolt looks at why the cross is so prominent in the narrative; asks what contribution Mark's teaching can make to our understanding of the atonement; and shows how this teaching can inform, correct and enrich our own preaching of the gospel in the contemporary world. He helps us to stand in wonder before the God who has come close to us in the cross of Jesus Christ, and to live in hope for the better things to come.

About the Author

Peter Bolt is lecturer in New Testament at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia.

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Publisher's Description

At the climax of Mark's Gospel, Jesus of Nazareth is put to death on a Roman cross. The text tells us that, in that lonely hour, a group of women were watching the crucifixion "from a distance." In a sense, they are given a stance toward the cross that we can share.

In this exploration of Mark's Gospel, Peter Bolt looks at why the cross is so prominent in the narrative; asks what contribution Mark's teaching can make to our understanding of the atonement; and shows how this teaching can inform, correct and enrich our own preaching of the gospel in the contemporary world. He helps us to stand in wonder before the God who has come close to us in the cross of Jesus Christ, and to live in hope for the better things to come.

About the Author

Peter Bolt is lecturer in New Testament at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia.

  • Cover Type:
  • 213 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: December 2004
  • ISBN: SBOLTPEGCROSSFROMADISTANCEAT9780830826193