On Your Mark

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The Gospel of Mark, as read by Megan McKenna, becomes a roadmap for Christian discipleship. As McKenna works her way through the Gospel, she opens up the meaning of the texts and demonstrates what they may have meant to the disciples and to the community that became the early church. A master storyteller, she also presents stories that reinforce the texts of the Gospel. And, for her, the crux of the matter is what this Gospel says to us today.

In the authors words, "We must walk with the companions of Jesus, with Peter, James, John and the others, men and women like us, and listen to the Word of God in Jesus. We must let the Gospel convict us, convert us, confirm us and call us to repentance."

 Dr. Megan McKenna is an internationally known author, lecturer, and retreat leader. She received her doctorate from Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California, and has taught at colleges and universities in Chicago, Dublin, Dayton, and San Antonio. Her many books include And Morning Came: Scriptures of the Resurrection, Prophets: Words of Fire, Parables: The Arrows of GodRites of JusticeLeave Her Alone, Christ All Merciful, and Not Counting Women and Children. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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On Your Mark
Reading Mark in the Shadow of the Cross
Megan McKenna