The Mark of Immediacy

Anything but Immediate

Mark, the evangelist, was one of 70 Disciples of Christ and the founder and later Bishop of the Church of Alexandria in Egypt. Twenty-five years after Jesus’ death in 30 AD, he wrote down, presumably in Greek, the oral stories and legends about His life, which we know today as the Gospel according to Mark. Since his Gospels were the first ones to be written down, they are considered the most direct, best-written, with a coherent plot and the most dramatic.