Hays presents a convincing case for a “divine identity Christology” in Mark, based on the scriptural echoes. This article develops the case further, in particular by identifying a series of six “leading questions” about Jesus's identity (1:27; 2:7; 4:41; 10:18; 12:37; 14:61). The first five invite the readers to recognize Jesus's divine identity, and in the last case, Jesus answers all the questions with an explicit claim to divine identity. The article also discusses the role of the three cases where God the Father addresses Jesus in the words of scriptural texts (1:2; 9:7; 12:36). The last contains God's answer to Jesus's dying question to God (15:34).

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