''Mark wants to portray Jesus as a human being.'' How justified is this statement? How does the Gospel of Mark portray Jesus?

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#2 is certainly correct by saying that the focus of this Gospel more than the other three is on presenting Jesus as a human subject to the same stresses and strains as the rest of us. You might do well to focus on the way that this gospel presents Jesus as being tired and having other such human emotions. Mark is the shortest Gospel and is known for the way that it presents a series of events very quickly.

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The Gospel of Mark is almost like a series of news clips about the life of Jesus.  It...

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