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This list of suggested readings is divided into two parts. The first covers commentaries consulted. The second offers supportive articles, listed by passage unit, and concluding with a bibliography on the various endings of Mark. Standard abbreviations are used; therefore, abbreviations in this section are not included in the abbreviations list, which lists only works cited in the commentary proper.


D. Bock, “The Gospel of Mark,” in Cornerstone Biblical Commentary: The Gospel of Matthew, The Gospel of Mark. Vol. 11 (Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 2005).

E. Boring, Mark: A Commentary. The New Testament Library (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006).

A. Collins, Mark. Hermeneia (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2007).

C. Cranfield, The Gospel According to St Mark. The Cambridge Greek Commentary (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1959, 1977).

J. Donahue and D. Harrington, The Gospel of Mark (Collegeville, MN: Michael Glazier Press, 2002).

J. Edwards, The Gospel According to Mark (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002).

C. Evans, Mark 8:27–16:20. Word Biblical Commentary (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2001).

C. Focant, The Gospel According to Mark: A Commentary (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Press, 2012).

R. T. France, The Gospel of Mark. The New International Greek Testament Commentary (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002).

D. Garland, Mark. The NIV Application Commentary (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996).

R. Guelich, Mark 1:1–8:26. Word Biblical Commentary (Dallas: Word, 1989).

R. Gundry, Mark: A Commentary on His Apology for the Cross (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1993).

M. Hooker, The Gospel According to Saint Mark. Black's New Testament Commentaries (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1991).

L. Hurtado, Mark. New International Biblical Commentary (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1989).

A. Kuruvilla, Mark: A Theological Commentary for Preachers (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012).

W. Lane, The Gospel According to Mark. The New International Commentary on the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974).

J. Marcus, Mark 1–8. The Anchor Bible (New York: Doubleday, 1999).

J. Marcus, Mark 8–16. The Anchor Yale Bible (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009).

R. Pesch, Das Markusevanglium. Herders theologisicher Kommentar zum Neuen Testament. New ed. (Freiburg: Herder, 1984).

E. Schweizer, The Good News According to Mark. Trans. D. H. Madvig (Atlanta: John Knox, 1970).

R. Stein, Mark. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008).

V. Taylor, The Gospel According to St Mark: The Greek Text with Introduction, Notes and Indexes. 2nd ed. (London: Macmillan, 1966).