REL 253: Study Guide 11

15.33–16.8 (–16.20) & ||s

What really happened?

What effect does the "ending" of each Gospel have?

16.8–20 (be ready to discuss your understanding of these verses; pay attention to annotations)

What's the significance of the "shorter ending" & "longer ending" of Mark?

Use NOAB (R-drive) or a Bible concordance in the library to look up the word "immediately." What does this indicate about Mk?

Consider the messianic secret & see if you can see it in Mk's text. Write down where in Mk you see it.

Also look for the suffering Messiah theme.