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Bundle: A Retreat with the Gospel of Mark + The Gospel of Mark - 10 CDs Total

  • Director of Biblical Education,
  • Loyola Institute for Spirituality, Orange, CA
  • Professor Emeritus, St. Mary's Seminary
  • Research Professor, Loyola University Maryland
2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (10 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guides
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A Retreat with the Gospel of Mark
by Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.

The Gospel of Mark
by Fr. John R. Donahue, S.J., S.T.L., Ph.D.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
A Retreat with the Gospel of Mark
  • Beginning Our Retreat with Mark (1:1-15)
  • Encountering Jesus Christ (Mark 1:16-45)
  • Being with or against Jesus (Mark 2 – 3)
  • Hearing the Parables of Jesus (Mark 4:1-34)
  • Being Healed by Jesus (Mark 4:35 – 6:29)
  • Being Nourished by Jesus (Mark 6:30 – 8:26)
  • Learning Who Jesus Really Is (Mark 8:14 – 9:1)
  • Journeying with Jesus to Jerusalem (Mark 9 – 10)
  • Remaining Faithful amid Conflict (Mark 11 – 12)
  • Preparing for the End Times (Mark 13)
  • Sharing the Passion of Jesus (Mark 14 – 15)
  • Announcing the Resurrection of Jesus (Mark 16)

The Gospel of Mark
  • The Beginning of the Good News of Jesus, Messiah, Son of God
  • Let the Reader Take Note: Literary Characteristics of Mark
  • Who Do People Say That I Am?: Naming Jesus in the Gospel of Mark
  • The Vocation of the Son of Man
  • Prologue and Program of the Good News
  • Powerful in Word and Deed: Miracles in Mark
  • To You Has Been Given the Secret of the Kingdom of God: Parables and Kingdom in Mark
  • Can You Drink the Cup I Shall Drink: The Challenge of Discipleship in Mark
  • Teaching on the Way and Guideposts for Discipleship
  • Entering the Crucible of Suffering
  • A Death in the Afternoon
  • The Gospel Begins Anew: Resurrection and Enduring Message

About Your Presenter


Fr. John R. Donahue, S.J., S.T.L., Ph.D., is the Raymond E. Brown, Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies (Emeritus) St. Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore, and is presently Research Professor in Theology at Loyola University Maryland. Fr. Donahue is Past President of the Catholic Biblical Association of America and has served on national and international ecumenical dialogues. He earned a Ph.D. in New Testament from the University of Chicago, where he wrote a doctoral thesis on the Gospel of Mark. He also holds a Ph.L. and M.A. from Fordham University and an S.T.L. from Woodstock College in Maryland. Fr. Donahue published three volumes of commentaries on the Sunday Readings, one of which won First Place in Professional Books from the Catholic Press Association. Other books include The Gospel of Mark, Are You the Christ: The Trial Narrative in the Gospel of Mark, Theology and Setting of Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark, What Does the Lord Require: A Bibliographical Essay on the Bible and Social Justice, The Gospel in Parable: Metaphor, and Narrative and Theology in the Gospel of Mark. From 1998–2001, he wrote the weekly “Word” column for America.

Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D., is Executive Director of the Loyola Institute for Spirituality in Orange, California. After receiving his Doctorate in New Testament Studies from Yale University, he taught at Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles), the University of San Francisco, and Santa Clara University. He was also director of the Center for Religion and Spirituality at LMU, and dean of the Lay Ecclesial Ministry and Deacon Formation Programs for the Diocese of Las Vegas. He regularly teaches courses, gives public lectures, and leads biblically-based days of prayer, parish missions, and weekend or weeklong retreats. He maintains a large internationally recognized website of “Catholic Resources” (catholic-resources.org).


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