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6 Peter Soren Perry, The Rhetoric of Digressions: Revelation 7:6-67 and 65:6-66:68 and Ancient Communication (WUNT, 7. Reihe 768 Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 7559), 767.
Begin with commentary on the scenes in chapter 65 leading up to Jesus' death, focusing on how Jesus' identity is misunderstood. The religious leaders, Pilate, the crowds, and soldiers are all confused about who Jesus is.
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Comments does not necessarily reflect an official theological position of the Bishop or Synod of the Diocese of Montreal. Other legitimate interpretations may be possible.
A literary commentary is a detailed analysis of a passage of text, focusing specifically on the text itself. It should not be confused with a literary analysis essay, as it does not need a thesis statement or a general discussion of the book as a whole. Instead, the literary commentary should only analyze and reflect on a specific passage. To write a literary commentary, start by reading the text and creating an outline. Then, dive right into a detailed discussion of the text. Make sure you polish the literary commentary for style, grammar, and spelling before handing it in so it is at its best.
Preachers with different theological orientations will naturally interpret the significance of the cross in different ways, but reclaiming its centrality (through the lens of Mark) for interpreting the Christ event and indeed contemporary Christian existence is not a bad way to start off Holy Week.
If the preacher cannot let go of the habit of preaching even in such a format, she or he might offer a sort of running commentary on the readings that: