This full-length commentary on Mark’s Gospel uses a socio-literary method to explore Jesus' nonviolent engagement with the Powers of first century Roman Palestine, and the implications of this narrative for contemporary practices of radical discipleship, Considered a classic in the field, the anniversary edition has a new Introduction by Ched and new Forewords by N.T. scholar Obery Hendricks and theologian Sam Wells. Paper, 560pp, bibliography & index. Orbis Books, 1988/2008.
“This is, quite simply, the most important commentary on a book of Scripture since Barth’s Romans.” — Walter Wink
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