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By Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

ISBN-10: 1498200508

ISBN-13: 9781498200509

This cycle of poems travels the trail of the Gospel of Mark, rereading and retelling the tale, flashing again and looking ahead to, examining from strange vantage issues, flowing with the author's point of view and rowing opposed to it. Crossing the genres of poetry and biblical interpretation, the poems themselves turn into the way to adventure the Gospel of Mark.

"Terse, teasing, quixotic, discomfiting, needling away at brain and mind's eye, Cynthia Kittredge's poems replicate the characteristics of Mark's Gospel. analyzing them singly, or as an entire series, invitations the reader into disconcerting perplexity and opaqueness, but bargains the chance of cleansed seeing, dazzling angles of imaginative and prescient, renewed and extra dicy faith."
--Nicola Slee, writer of Praying Like a Woman

"Buy this booklet! you are going to preserve those poems shut to hand, returning to them many times. learn the complete Gospel of Mark--aloud--without distraction of units and tasks. Do it back. Then learn a few of these poems--again undistracted via devices--and in another quiet time learn extra, or an identical ones, back. Kittredge will lead you into immersion within the Gospel, into probing, perplexing, wondering, clean encounters, flashes of latest perception. . . . operating during the Gospel with the provocation of those poems can be a continual technique: revealing and unveiling."
--Richard Horsley, writer of listening to the full Story

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is Dean, President, and Professor of recent testomony at Seminary of the Southwest. She is the writer of Community and Authority and Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of John. She is coeditor of the Fortress remark at the New Testament.

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