Narrative Space, Angelic Revelation, and the End of Mark’s Gospel

@article{Williams2013NarrativeSA,
  title={Narrative Space, Angelic Revelation, and the End of Mark’s Gospel},
  author={Guy J. Williams},
  journal={Journal for the Study of the New Testament},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={263 - 284}
}
  • Guy J. Williams
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Art
  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament
This article draws on spatial theory to analyse the final chapter of Mark’s Gospel, describing a setting full of religious and cultural significance. The analysis reveals a narrative of building tension, leading to a decisive angelophany. Three main arguments are advanced. Firstly, Mark takes a characteristic and subversive approach to space by deliberately bringing events into the challenging (typically, unclean) setting of a tomb. Secondly, Mark explores the borderland between life and death… 
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