The Feast of St. Mark

St MarkFrom Ched Myers’ Binding The Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus (1988):

Mark’s Gospel originally was written to help imperial subjects learn the hard truth about their world and themselves…His is a story by, about, and for those committed to God’s work of justice, compassion, and liberation in the world…to those willing to raise the wrath of the empire, Mark offers a way of discipleship.

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