Frank Marshall’s Commentary on Mark

Rev. Frank Marshall (left) portrayed in a satirical cartoon
Rev. Frank Marshall (left) portrayed in a satirical cartoon

This is a brief commentary on Mark’s Gospel. Frank Marshall’s series of biblical commentaries were written for students preparing from University entrance exams in the 19th Century. They provide an overview of the biblical books they cover and include numerous summary lists which appear very helpful.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Frank Marshall [1848-1906], The School and College St Mark. The Oxford and Cambridge Edition. London: George Gill & Sons, Ltd., n.d. Hbk. pp.149. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • Title
    • The Origin of the Gospels
    • The Author
    • Life of St Mark
    • For What Readers
    • Date, Place, and Language
    • Characteristics of the Gospel
    • Pecularities of St. Mark Gospel
    • Miracles and Parables Recorded by St. Mark
    • Kings and Governors
    • Apostles
    • Biographical Notices
    • Geographical Notes
    • The Synagogue
    • The Sanhedrin
    • The Temple
    • The Officers of the Temple
    • The Jewish Festivals
    • Sects and Orders of Men
    • The Nazarite Vow
    • The Kingdom of God
    • Teaching of Our Lord
    • The Old Testament in St. Mark
    • The Ministry of Our Lord
    • Testimony Borne to Our Lord
    • Demoniacal Possession
  • The Gospel of St. Mark, with Marginal Notes and Foot Notes
  • Comments on the Revised Version
  • The Siege of Jerusalem
  • Critical Notes
  • Glossary
  • Synopsis of the Life of Christ

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