Parable of the Sower

The parable of the Sower can be understood in a variety of ways, but within the Gospel of Mark it illustrates differing responses to the message and ministry of Jesus.

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The First Murder

The first murder involves jealousy, the firstborn son’s social position, the relationship between farmers and the soil, and the evanescence of human life.

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James the brother of Jesus, also called James the Just, was a leading authority of the apostolic community centered in Jerusalem after Jesus’ death.

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible.

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