Sunday, September 30, 2007

Commentaries and the Gospel of Mark

This is the second post in a series on New Testament commentaries. If you are wondering which commentaries to consult on the Gospel of Mark the faculty at Denver Seminary suggest the following.

Those marked with an * are especially Recommended by Denver
(The statements in parenthesis are mine and not those of Denver Seminary)

France, R. T. The Gospel of Mark (NIGTC). G.R.: Eerdmans, 2002. (This commentary series does an excellent job dealing with the Greek text. In my opinion, this is a good commentary to purchase if you already have one on Mark and are looking to acquire a second)

*Guelich, R. A. Mark 1-8:26 (WBC). Dallas: Word, 1989; and Evans, C. A. Mark 8:27-16:20 (WBC). Nashville: Nelson, 2001.

Gundry, R. H. Mark: A Commentary on His Apology for the Cross. G.R.: Eerdmans, 1993.

*Edwards, J. R. The Gospel according to Mark (PNTC). G.R. Eerdmans, 2002.

Hooker, M. D. The Gospel according to Saint Mark (BNTC). Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1991.

Lane, W. L. The Gospel according to Mark (NICNT). G.R.: Eerdmans, 1974.

Marcus, J. Mark 1-8 (AB). NY: Doubleday, 2000.

Witherington, B., III. The Gospel of Mark: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. G.R.: Eerdmans, 2001.

*Garland, D. Mark (NIVAC). G.R.: Zondervan, 1996.

Kernaghan, R. J. Mark (IVPNTC). Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2007.

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