in Tyndale New Testament Commentaries

by Eckhard J. Schnabel

5 Rank Score: 5.26 from 1 reviews, 1 featured collections, and 3 user libraries
Pages 448
Publisher IVP Academic
Published 2017
ISBN-13 9780830842926
Mark wrote his Gospel to explain why and how Jesus is the Messiah and Son of God who fulfills God's promises as he proclaims and embodies the coming kingdom of God. Mark emphasizes Jesus' authority and also his suffering and death as God's will for his messianic mission.

This Tyndale New Testament commentary from Eckhard Schnabel seeks to help today's Christian disciples communicate the significance of Jesus and the transforming power of the good news. An exegetical commentary on the Gospel of Mark, this volume will be useful for preachers, Bible teachers, and non-specialists alike.

  • General preface
  • Author's preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Select bibliography
  • Introduction
  • 1. Mark among the Gospels
  • 2. Characteristics of Mark's Gospel
  • 3. The origin of Mark's Gospel
  • 4. Theological emphases
  • 5. The structure of Mark's Gospel
  • Analysis
  • Commentary


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ThomasCreedy ThomasCreedy February 24, 2023
an excellent and accessible commentary on Mark which opened up my view of this gospel, and proved an inspiring and joy-bringing read in the run-up to Christmas. I loved it because it pointed me to Jesus repeatedly, and didn’t mince words in interpretation.