Category Archives: Mark

So What’s the Point? What Lasting Impact Does Helms Make on My Understanding of the Gospels?

So What’s the Point? In the summer of 2004, I dated a guy (whom I will call Chris) for a hot minute. He volunteered with a Christian organization in Camden, and although we were clearly not going to work out, … Continue reading

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Who Wrote Mark, part II – Helms Focuses on Mark’s “Apocalyptic Mind”

Who Wrote Mark, part II Words matter, in part because of their purpose: when selected carefully, they convey what we mean with precision. They can also mask our meaning—or at least cushion your meaning. Why would one would do this … Continue reading

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Who Wrote Mark? – The Mark of a Good Editor

Who Wrote Mark? – The Mark of a Good Editor Have you ever seen a film editor do his or her job? This person wades through countless takes in order to find the perfect angle for a shot, the right … Continue reading

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