On 25 Dec 2000, at 13:17, RSBrenchley@...
> How 'just'? Are you suggesting that Mark 13:14-27 may have been written
> during the war, perhaps by people who were aware of the advance of the Roman
> armies, and applied 21-22 to the insurgents? It's certainly an interesting
> idea, if that is what you mean.
Yes; I suppose what I mean is that Mark 13 makes good sense to
me if it is read against the background of the war, but it's not
something I've spent a lot of time reflecting on, so there may be
Dr Mark Goodacre mailto:M.S.Goodacre@...
Dept of Theology tel: +44 121 414 7512
University of Birmingham fax: +44 121 414 6866
Birmingham B15 2TT
The New Testament Gateway