The following commentaries were helpful in preparing the Background sheets:
Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary, David L. Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor editors, (Louisville: Westminister John Knox Press) 2009, 2010.
The Lectionary Commentary: Theological Exegesis for Sunday’s Texts, Roger E. Van Harn ed. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans), 2001.
Hauerwas, Stanley Matthew (Grand Rapids: Brazos Press), 2006
Donahue, John R. and Daniel J. Harrington The Gospel of Mark (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press), 2002.
Myers, Ched Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus, (Maryknoll: Orbis Books), 1988.
Williamson, Lamar Jr. Mark (Louisville: John Knox Press), 1983.
Craddock, Fred Luke, (Louisville: John Knox Press), 1990.
Johnson, Luke Timothy The Gospel of Luke (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press), 1991.
Bible Study Methods
Contextual Bible Study: Ujama Centre for Biblical Theological and Community Development
Gospel-based Discipleship: Episcopal Church Office of Native American Ministry, A Disciple’s Prayer Book