In his opening verses, Mark offers us the key to understanding the story he is about to relate. What does he tell us about Jesus, who ‘came from Nazareth in Galilee’, and why is it so significant?
Morna Hooker is a retired Cambridge University theologian. She helped revise the New English Bible and continues to edit Black’s New Testament Commentaries. Among her books are ‘Ccommentary on St Mark’ and ‘Paul: A Short Introduction’.