Friday, 23 September 2011

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I will begin.

The possibility that the evangelists wrote their books to be read as wholes (probably out loud in the congregation), and that they designed them in such a way that the hearer would be led effectively from theme to theme, building up the total picture in the manner of a good novelist, seldom occurs to us. 

Divine Government: God's Kingship in the Gospel of Mark (p6)

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