Affordable Access

The fourth gospel's reversal of Mark in John 13, 31-14, 3

Authors
Publisher
Pontifical Biblical Institute
Publication Date
Disciplines
  • Literature

Abstract

I argue that the author/s of the Fourth Gospel knew Mark, based on the reversal of certain Markan themes found in John. No attempt is made here to suggest the kind of literary dependence which is the basis of the synoptic problem. Rather, my thesis is that the author/s of John may have used Mark from memory, writing deliberately to reverse the apocalyptic tendencies found in the Second Gospel. Isolated incidents of this possible reversal demonstrate little, but this paper proposes that the cumulative force of many such reversals supports the thesis of John's possible knowledge of Mark.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments

More articles like this

The infrared spectrum of31P14N near 1300 cm−1

on Journal of Molecular Spectrosc... Jan 01, 1981

Association and linkage of atopic dermatitis with...

on Journal of Investigative Derma... November 2000

Perpendicular bands of 1,3,5-triazine: theν10/2ν14...

on Journal of Molecular Structure Jan 01, 2001
More articles like this..