Re: [XTalk] Croy and Mark's Ending (Schacht)
> As is always the case with epics, there is more outside the Iliad thanAh yes, Ted, a canon fundamental to all hermeneutical endeavors, including
> in it.
the reading of Mark I venture. No text is an island...
Rikk Watts (Cantab)
Regent College, Vancouver
(so why would Mark who, as is now generally agreed, is so fundamentally
influenced by the book of Isaiah want to end on a word about fear? It
wouldn't have anything to do with the fact that Isa 40ff itself says quite a
bit about fear would it? You know, urging Israel on the verge of deliverance
and yet confronted by enormous obstacles and especially powerful and hostile
nations not to be afraid? I wonder if for Roman Christians that might be a