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By Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

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

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

"Buy this booklet! you'll retain those poems shut to hand, returning to them time and again. 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 by way of devices--and in another quiet time learn extra, or an analogous ones, back. Kittredge will lead you into immersion within the Gospel, into probing, complicated, wondering, clean encounters, flashes of latest perception. . . . operating in the course of the Gospel with the provocation of those poems might be a continual approach: revealing and unveiling."
--Richard Horsley, writer of listening to the total Story

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is Dean, President, and Professor of latest 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 statement at the New Testament.

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