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Little Apocalypse in the Gospels
Little Apocalypse
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gospels, Little Apocalypse in the
GOSPELS, LITTLE APOCALYPSE IN THE. The expression “little apocalypse” is ambiguous. Commonly, it has been used to denote the eschatological discourse in Mark 13 and its parallels in Matthew 24 and Luke 21. For centuries Matthew was the most widely read of the four gospels, so people usually turned to
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Little Apocalypse
Little Apocalypse. A term applied sometimes to Isa. 24–27, but more frequently to Jesus’ eschatological discourse recorded in Mk. 13 and parallels. See eschatology III.B; Jesus Christ VI.B.2.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
LITTLE APOCALYPSE
LITTLE APOCALYPSE. A 19th-cent. theory about the composition of Mark 13. Scholars argued that large segments of the chapter were not Jesus’ words, but originated in a Jewish or Jewish-Christian apocalypse. The result was to distance the historical Jesus from the eschatological views of this chapter (see