Mark 14 Mark 15 crucifixion

Mark 14:1 - 15:47
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Historical References, Commentary and Comparative Texts: Contemporary Commentary, Studies, and Exegesis: Articles & Background: Recommended articles from ATLAS, an online collection of religion and theology journals, are linked below. ATLAS Access options are available for academic institutions, alumni of selected theological schools, and clergy/church offices. Annotated list of "starting place" articles at ATLAS for this week's texts (includes direct links).



  • "God Is Dead," the Rev. Dr. Christoph Keller, III, Day 1, 2015.
  • "The Gravity of Grace," Trygve David Johnson, Duke Divinity School's Faith & Leadership, 2011.
  • "In Christ, Suffering Is a Healing and a Cure," Jason Reed, from 2006 Lenten Sermon Series celebrating the 100th anniversary of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's birth, Goettinger Predigten: Every Sunday Sermons based on the RCL by a team of Lutheran theologians/ pastors. Texts for the sermons are supported by background writings from Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison.
  • "The Vulnerability of Love," the Rev. Dr. Laura Mendenhall, Day 1, 2000.
  • The Seven Last Words Sermon Series, Pastor Edward F. Markquart, Sermons from Seattle: Golgotha, Father Forgive Them For They Know Not What They Do, Today You Will Be With Me In Paradise, Here is Your Son - Here is Your Mother, My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? I Thirst, It Is Finished, Father, Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit, .
  • Father Andrew M. Greeley, "Priest, Author, Sociologist," Commentary and Homily, Corpus Christi, 2003.
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    Hymns and Music: Fine Arts Images Linked at The Text This Week's Movies scenes with the following themes, listed at The Text This Week's Movie Concordance: The above links are for the study of specifically John's passion account. See also Study Links and Resources for the general Accounts of Jesus' Passion Study Links and Resources for the Book of Mark