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A. Bibles: Any assortment of (at least three) modern English translations (not paraphrases), with the Greek New Testament used according to the level of one’s ability. B. Bibliography: Biblical Resources for Ministry. Second Edition, revised (especially useful for locating worthy commentaries) C. Secondary Resources (recommended for use as needed, but not required; see BRM above for a wider listing of resources for Biblical study.) Achtemeier, Paul J. Mark. 2nd ed. Proclamation Commentaries. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986. 2 Anderson, Hugh. The Gospel of Mark. New Century Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1976. Cotterell, Peter and Turner, Max. Linguistics and Biblical Interpretation. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1989. Guelich, Robert A. Mark 1-8:26. Word Biblical Commentary. Waco, TX: Word, 1989. [Note: The second volume of this commentary is not yet available.] *Gundry, Robert H. Mark: A Commentary on His Apology for the Cross. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1993. *Hooker, Morna D. The Gospel according to St. Mark. Black’s New Testament Commentary. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1991. *Lane, William L. Commentary on the Gospel of Mark. New International Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974. *Oden, Thomas C. and Hall, Christopher A. Mark. Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Vol. II. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1998. Rhoades, David, and Michie, Donald. Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1982. Schweizer, Eduard. The Good News according to Mark. Atlanta: John Knox, 1970. Taylor, Vincent. The Gospel according to St. Mark: The Greek Text with Introduction, Notes, and Indexes. London: Macmillan, 1952. *Thompson, David L. Bible Study that Works. Rev. ed. Nappanee, IN: Evangel, 1994. Tolbert, Mary Ann. Sowing the Gospel: Mark’s World in Literary-Historical Perspective. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1971.

Publication Date

January 2003


Asbury Theological Seminary


Testament, New, Kentucky, Fall, NT511, IBS



NT 511 The Gospel of Mark