A wealthy choice of essays exploring the which means of 'apocalyptic' within the New testomony, via a number of vital students within the field.

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GottesherrschafV, pp. 88, ninety one. forty. due to the already/not but pressure in Mark's eschatology, although, 10. 30 means that the advantages of the recent age are already found in the midst o/the outdated age. forty-one. W. L. Lane, Mark, p. 607; for basic historical past at the logion, see C. R. Gregory, Das Freer-Logion (Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1908). forty two. 'Bemerkungen zum Freer-Logion', ZNW sixty three (1972), pp. 125-29; Haacker's examine used to be then sophisticated via G. Schwarz ('Zum Freer-Logion—ein Nachtrag', ZNW 70 [1979], p. 119), who supported Haacker's major conclusions yet reconstructed an Aramaic unique instead of Haacker's Hebrew unique. forty three. Haacker's thought has in its prefer its answer of 2 awkwardnesses within the Greek textual content: (1) the 1st clause joyfully broadcasts the tip of Satan's reign, yet then the second one clause unexpectedly adjustments tone and warns of coming terrors. (2) the inability of a real major clause within the sentence starting kai hyper hon. forty four. at the parallelism of exousia and basileia within the NT, see J. Schlosser (Regne, vol. I, p. 136 and p. 149 n. 709), who cites Col. 1. thirteen; Rev. 12. 10; 17. 12. forty five. R. Pesch (Das Markusevangelium [2 vols. ; HTKNT 2; Freiburg/Basel/ Wien: Herder, 1976], vol. I, p. ninety eight) calls awareness to the parallel among the MARCUS 'The time has been fulfilled! ' (Mark LI five) sixty five usages of elthein in 1. 14 (Jesus comes preaching the gospel) and in 1. 24, 39 (Jesus' coming because the destruction of demons); notice additionally that 1. 39 reproduces precisely the word in 1. 14, elthen kerysson. Cf. Lk. 10. 18-20, the place we detect the order: (1) fall of devil from heaven, (2) disiples' energy over the evil spirits. forty six. The ministration of the angels to Jesus in Mk 1. thirteen may possibly itself recommend the basileia of God and its defeat of the basileia of devil. See esp. Daniel 7: angels serve the traditional of Days (7. 10); the latter then is going directly to enthrone the single like a Son of guy, whose state replaces the demonic earthly kingdoms (7. 11-14, 23-27). The education for 1. 15 in 1. 9-13 is necessary; within the latter, there are references to the Spirit, and the passage is brought through the solemn formulation kai egeneto en ekeinais tais hemerais. with no this passage, one may perhaps get the impact that the filling up of the eschatological degree was once an immanental method; with it, the initiative of God in attaining this success is emphasised. forty seven. The parallel is so extraordinary, and Mark's assertion on its own is so cryptic, that it sort of feels moderate to finish that Mark and his readers knew both the T. Naph. passage or the culture that it comprises. This end is strengthened by way of the powerful case that may be made for a Syrian provenance for either the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs and the Gospel of Mark. at the former, see H. C. Kee, 'Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs', previous testomony Pseudepigrapha (ed. J. H. Charlesworth), vol. I, p. 778; at the latter, see H. C. Kee, neighborhood of the recent Age: experiences in Mark's Gospel (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1977), pp. 100-103; W. G. Kummel, creation to the recent testomony (revised edn, Nashville: Abingdon, 1973), pp.

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