A Good Story

In this week's video, we discuss how Jesus used parables to catch the attention of his audience. Click HERE for the video.

Year B:
The Gospel of Mark

Date of Authorship

Structure of Mark

Commentary on Mark

Most scholars consider Mark the first gospel written. The author penned his message in the midst of doubt. Did early Christians really understand who Jesus was and what he attempted to do? Was it worth the effort to believe? These were the questions the evangelist answered.

Context

Christianity in the First Century

With an emphasis on fulfilling Scripture quotes, most scholars throughout the centuries assume Matthew wrote to a Jewish-Christian audience. So, to understand the gospel of Matthew, we need some background in the culture of Judea at the time of Jesus.

Commentaries on Hebrews and the Catholic Letters

Commentaries and analysis on Hebrews and the "Catholic" letters are now available. These include James, Jude, 1 and 2 Peter, 1-3 John.