5. Is there a ‘Messianic Secret’ in Mark?

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  • Elliott, Neil. 1993. “The Silence of the Messiah: The Function of ‘Messianic Secret’ Motifs across the Synoptics.” SBLSP32: 604-22.
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  • Nicklas, Tobias. 2012. “The Crucified Christ and the Silence of God: Thoughts on the Christology of the Gospel of Mark.” In Gospel Images of Jesus Christ in Church Tradition and in Biblical Scholarship, 349-72. Ed. C. Karakolis et al. WUNT 288. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
  • Räisänen, Heikki. 1990. The ‘Messianic Secret’ in Mark. SNTW. Edinburgh: T & T Clark.
  • Tuckett, Christopher M. 2002. “The Disciples and the Messianic Secret in Mark.” In Fair Play: Diversity And Conflicts In Early Christianity. Essays in Honour of Heikki Räisänen 131-50. Ed. I. Dunderberg et al. NovTSup 103. Leiden etc.: E. J. Brill.
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