Essay Questions Mod 4&5
Before answering the essay questions, reread the section of our textbook on “narrative criticism”, pp. 52-54 (47-49)
The author of our text writes, “The great achievement of Mark is that he appears to have been the first Christian author to weave such disparate [dissimilar] materials into a coherent narrative….he took numerous and varied stories about Jesus and turned them into a single story, a story that from beginning to end could be called ‘the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God’ (1:1).” P. 59.
Please answer the following questions, using only the book of Mark and materials from the class.
- From your reading the book of Mark, what recurring themes or ideas do you observe? Describe these themes using your textbook and additional materials in the module, and giving examples, citing Bible chapter and verses.
- What does the writer of Mark want you to know about Jesus from how the he lays out the story?
Minimum total 500 words and written with correct grammar and spelling. 12 pt font. Spaced at 1.5 or double spaced. This would be approximately 2 pages. Please do not rewrite the questions on your essay.
Pages 2 Double spaced(550 words)
Style and sources APA7, No sources
Bibliography / Reference page
Study level College
Assignment type Essay
Subject Religious Studies and Theology