29 November 2023, The Tablet

In praise of Mark – Liturgical Year B

Jesus healed the deaf man, putting his fingers in his ears, spitting and touching his tongue.

In praise of Mark – Liturgical Year B

St Mark the Evangelist by Emmanuel Tzanes, now in the Benaki Museum, Athens.
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It’s the shortest of the four gospels, has no infancy stories, and ends abruptly. Yet for richness, suspense and eyewitness detail Mark often surpasses the other accounts of Jesus’ life.
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