Who Were The Gospel Writers? Part 3 – Mark

Our next Gospel writer is Mark or John Mark as he is referred to elsewhere in the bible.  It’s believed that, at the time of Jesus’ ministry, Mark was only about 12 years old.  He was not one of the 12 Disciples, but does appear to have been hanging around them at the time of Jesus’ arrest in the Garden of Gethsamane.  In his writings Mark gives an account of a young boy present during these events who evaded arrest himself by wiggling out of his linen garment and running away naked. Continue reading