Son Of Man Speech

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Every person owes their life to their women, as they act as the well of life for humanity. The fact that every one, man or woman, comes from a woman is one thing every person past, present, and future have in common. From the most insignificant human to the person who claims power and wealth all come from the same beginnings, including the notable figure, Jesus. In the film Son of Man we see Mary play an important, dynamic role in the plot, but in Mark’s gospel there is hardly any mention of Jesus’ mother,which shows how the film had an underlying theme of female empowerment. Two scenes from the movie stick out as contrasting sharply with Mark’s story, the birth narrative and the death of Jesus. First we will examine the beginning of Jesus’…show more content…
Mark’s gospel includes no account of Jesus birth but starts with a quote from Isaiah about a voice crying out to prepare the way of the Lord (Mark 1:2-3). The gospel then shifts to tell the story of John the baptist and how he fulfilled the prophecy set in Isaiah (1:4-11). In the passage we also read how John baptised Jesus and and a voice rained down from heaven to declare Jesus as God’s son (Mark 1:9-11). In Mark’s view he places the emphasis on how Jesus’ ministry began and not how his life began, leaving Mary out of the origin…show more content…
The actual death of Jesus takes place in chapter 15 and the women visiting the tomb is found in chapter 16. In both of these chapters there is no mention of Mary the mother of Jesus. Mark did not place Mary at the foot of the cross at Jesus death, but did mention other women by name (Mark 15:40-41). The fact that Mark did not name name Mary as one of the women listed at Jesus death shows that Mark did not believe Mary showed up to her son’s death, or that he did not view her presence as important enough to mention. Mary did not appear with the women who went to the tomb of Jesus either (Mark 16:1). Mark’s lack of Mary in both the crucifixion and the women who went to anoint Jesus body reveals how Mark did not view Mary as an important part of Jesus’
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