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To Whom Did Mark Write his Gospel?

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If we are to believe the testimonies of Irenaeus and Clement of Alexandria that Mark wrote out Peter’s Gospel for the Roman Christians, could it be reasonably shown within the Gospel that this is true? The answer to this question is “Yes, and no!” While there is no direct evidence within the Gospel of Mark that shows his labor was spent upon Roman believers, there is some very good indirect evidence that implies his Gospel was written with the Roman believer in mind. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on March 22, 2012 in Textual Criticism


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