An account of the life of Jesus from his baptism to the discovery of his empty tomb. Generally held to be the earliest gospel, written by John Mark, and using Peter as a primary source.

Mark, Gospel Of

The Gospel According to Mark (Greek: κατὰ Μᾶρκον εὐαγγέλιον) is the book traditionally placed second in the New Testament canon. It is one of four canonical gospels describing the life and teaching of Jesus. Mark is the shortest of the four gospels.

Along with Matthew and Luke, Mark is one of the three synoptic gospels. These three gospels share similar structure, content, and wording. This has given rise to many theories as to the relationship between these gospels, the order in which they were written, and their use of sources.

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