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|| Front cover; Half title; Title page; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Foreword by Francis J. Moloney, SDB; Preface; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction; 2: Surveying the Possible Turning Points; 3: A Look at Another Approach; 4: Reading Peter's Confession and the Transfiguration Together; 5: Converging Lines in Markan Christology; 6: Conclusion; Appendix 1: The Narrative Flow of the Gospel of Mark; Appendix 2: Summary of Major Commentators and Mark's "Turning Point"; Appendix 3; Bibliography; Back cover.
|| Based on linguistic and thematic links in the narrative, 'The Turning Point in the Gospel of Mark' argues that the twin pericopae of Peter's confession (8:27-38) and the Transfiguration (9:2-13) together function as the turning point of the Gospel and serve in a Janus like manner enabling the reader to see the author's main focus: the identity of Jesus and the significance of that reality for his disciples. Peter's confession of Jesus as Messiah faces backward toward the Prologue (1:1-13) and functions as a mid-course conclusion. The declaration by God on the mountain faces forward and foresha.
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