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Elizabeth Harper, Cambridge UK
Formerly of:
Browns Bay & Mt Eden, N. Z.
Trinity College Bristol
WEMTC
NEOC & Durham University
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Preparation - guidance for preparing these studies
Preliminary Study - Mark's Gospel (optional)
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Preliminary Study – a study giving an overview of Mark's Gospel
4 Gospels - Background information for a discussion on 4 gospels or 1 gospel.
Study 1 - Mark  5:21-43
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Study 1 on Mark 5 – a study on Chapter 5 of Mark's Gospel
Reading 1 - a dramatised reading of Mark 5 from the NRSV
Participants Booklet - A flyer on the three studies with suitable preparation questions for each week. A higher quality version for printing is available but at 166Kb it will take a while to download.
Healing - A set of statements on healing to provoke discussion
A meditation - a guided Ignatian meditation on the passage
A tableau - using play doh or pipe cleaners prepare an active model of the passage  
Comparison 1 - a comparison of this passage in Mark with the equivalent passages in Matthew and Luke.
Study 2 - Mark 8:22-38
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Study 2 on Mark 8 – a study on Chapter 8 of Mark's Gospel
Reading 2 - a dramatised reading of Mark 8:22-38 from the NRSV
Messianic Secret - Why does Jesus keep asking for everything to be a secret? Here are some scholars answers.
Who am I? - discussion sheets in response to Jesus' question: 'Who do you say I am?'
Comparison 2 - a comparison of this passage in Mark with the equivalent passages in Matthew and Luke.
Study 3 - Mark 10:32-45
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Study 3 on Mark 10 – a study on Chapter 10 of Mark's Gospel
Reading 3 - a dramatised reading of Mark 10:32-45 from the NRSV
The Cup of Christ - Some reflections on what may have been meant by the cup in Mark's Gospel.
Comparison 3 - a comparison of this passage in Mark with the equivalent passages in Matthew and Luke.

Mark's

Gospel

A set of three House Group Studies on

Mark's Gospel

The following documents are © Elizabeth Harper 2003. They may be used freely by the House Groups at St Mary Magdalene Church. They may also be used by any other bona fide groups who are studying Mark's Gospel in which case the source of the material must be acknowledged. These studies may not be used for commercial purposes. They are in Adobe Acrobat pdf format and available for downloading. Adobe Readers are free from Adobe.com.

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