Assignments 4 and 5: Mark's Passion Narrative

Wednesday: Choose a scene or memorable saying from Mark, chapters 14, 15, or 16 that strikes you as especially mysterious or powerful. Why? What do you think it demonstrates about Mark's understanding of the Christian message? One or two paragraphs.

Friday: Compare Mark's themes with those in Paul's Letter to the Romans. In what ways are they similar? In what ways do they differ? Give specific examples. One or two page paper.