Might Mark’s torn curtain, darkened sun, and descending dove have a significance different from that offered by most interpreters? In the light of Greek art and poetry, they can be seen to portray nature’s lament for Jesus in a kind of grave-relief that opens new doors of meaning.
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Fredrickson, David E. “Nature’s Lament for Jesus.” Word & World 26, no. 1 (2006): 38–46. https://luthersem.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rfh&AN=ATLA0001490836&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
Fredrickson, David E., "Nature's Lament for Jesus" (2006). Faculty Publications. 89.