‘East is East, and West is West’: The Concept of Torah in Paul and Mark

Jesper Svartvik

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This volume contains a comprehensive evaluation of the hypthesis that the Gospel of Mark has been influenced by the theology of the apostle Paul. It discusses the history of this view from the nineteenth Century to the modern day, analyses possible historical Connections between the apostle and the evangelist, and compares and contrasts many major theological themes in both the epistles and the Gospel. It seeks to further the discusson over Pauline influence in the Gospel of Mark
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMark and Paul: Comparative Essays. Part I: Two Authors at the Beginning of Christianity
EditorsOda Wischmyer, David C. Sim, Ian J. Elmer
PublisherDe Gruyter
ISBN (Print)978-3-11-027279-6
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

Free keywords

  • Paul
  • Mark
  • Law
  • Torah
  • kashrut
  • gentile mission


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