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Not only is there rich commentary in the introductory paragraphs of each section, but within the verse by verse work as well.
I live in India and wanted a commentary that would work well for preparing sermons, researching for bible study and even for personal growth.
I read this book devotionally with ruler and pencil ready to underline the parts that really okie to me: lots of lines, lots of blessings.
I own several Mark commentaries. This is by far the best; better even than William Lane's much respected book. Edwards has great insights into the narrative genius of Mark. Read morePublished 16 days ago by nafrica
I did not buy the Kindle version of the work because the sample has the annoying presence of the word "Introduction" substituted for every occurrence of "int" in... Read morePublished 7 months ago by actonian
Could not have written this book any better myself. But you can rest assure that this was put together right!Published 7 months ago by Julius K. Magee II
I read this book devotionally with ruler and pencil ready to underline the parts that really okie to me: lots of lines, lots of blessings. Bit also a better understanding of MarkPublished 9 months ago by Coos de Vink
This is so well written and so carefully researched, that it becomes a joy to read on its own. It has added greatly to my understanding of and appreciation for Mark's great work.Published 11 months ago by Robert M Snyder
other reviws as to content and scholarship correct but kindle version has 10 flaws in 1st 500
positions ie introductionerpeter for interpeter
it's extemely annoying in... Read more
I like the thoroughness of the commentary but I found the running commentary made it easy to get lost in the trees without seeing the forest.Published on September 6, 2012 by Amazon Customer
This is an excellent commentary. Thoroughly scholarly, yet accessible to interested lay person. Very engaging and helpful both in background information and insight into meaning... Read morePublished on July 26, 2012 by Traveller
HAVING READ 7 COMMENTARIES AND MANY ESSAYS ON THE GOSPEL OF MARK, JAMES R. EDWARDS, BY FAR, IS THE BEST. HE BRINGS OUT POINTS THAT ARE VERY THOUGHT PROVOKING. Read morePublished on October 30, 2011 by PAUL BURKE