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Required Texts A number of these students will already have purchased in connection with text requirements of NT500 or NT501. Take special care to notice the options for some required resources. (M.A. students without required New Testament Greek, select 2.b and 3.b or 3.c below among the options at those points.) 1. ENGLISH BIBLE. Revised Standard Version. Any edition that gives an uncluttered text, without paragraph titles or other interpretive comments is recommended. Similar formatted editions of the NASB, NRSV, and NIV are also acceptable. 2. GREEK NEW TESTAMENT. Either a) Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum Graece, 27th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1993; Or b) J. D. Douglas (ed.). The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale Publishers, 1993, or its equivalent. 3. LEXICON AND CONCORDANCE. Either a) Danker, Frederick W. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. 3rd ed. Revised. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. And b) a concordance that allows you to track original language words, either a regular Concordance of the Greek New Testament, or an “Englishman’s” concordance (BSTW, 55) or, less preferably, an analytical concordance (e.g., Strongs, Youngs). Or c) Bible Works 5. Software for Biblical Exegesis and Research. Distributed by Hermeneutika and incorporates allowable lexical information and concordance search capabilities. 4. METHOD INTRO. Bible Study That Works. Revised edition. Evangel Press, 1994. Thompson, David L (=BSTW). This non-technical book will give us a quick overview of the terrain we will explore more precisely throughout the semester. 5. CONTEMPORARY, CRITICAL COMMENTARY. Purchase one of the following. • Edwards, James R. The Gospel According to Mark. The Pillar New Testament Commentary. Eerdmans, 2002. • Lane, Willliam. The Gospel According to Mark. New International Commentary on the New Testament. Eerdmans, 1974. • Hooker, Morna D. The Gospel According to Mark. Black’s New Testament Commentary. Hendrickson, 1991. • The Word Biblical Commentary volumes 34A and 34B on Mark by Robert Guelick and Craig Evans, considered as a set. 6. BIBLIOGRAPHIC RESOURCE. Bauer, David R. (ed.). Annotated Biblical Resources for Ministry. Hendrickson, 2003

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January 2004


Asbury Theological Seminary


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NT 511 The Gospel of Mark