The Gospel of Mark

The Gospel of Mark: Jesus revealed as Messiah and Son of God

A study day led by the Revd Canon Dr Dennis Stamps

Thursday 30 November 2017 at 10.30am - 3.30pm
(bring a sandwich lunch or enjoy a light lunch at the
Mascall Centre Café)
Ludlow Mascall Centre
Cost:£10 (including coffee during a morning break)

The Gospel of Mark has often been regarded as a primitive Gospel, but taking time to explore its message and structure reveals a document crafted to spur on faith. It proclaims in creative ways the identity of Jesus as Messiah and Son of God. It communicates Jesus' teaching and actions to challenge discipleship for the first readers and followers of Jesus today. Come and explore this fast-paced,straight-forward Gospel to glean insights into its message and challenge for today.

The Revd Canon Dr Dennis Stamps is presently Rector of the Parish of Harpenden, in the Diocese of St Albans - one parish with three churches. Previously he was Director of Ministry for the Diocese of St Albans and Residentiary Canon at St Albans Cathedral. Before that he served as Dean and Principal at the Queen's Foundation, Birmingham. Dennis has a particular commitment to ecumenism, adult theological education, and research and writing on the New Testament. He lectures regularly on the New Testament for the St Albans Cathedral Study Centre and for the Eastern Region Ministry Course.

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