Church of St. John 9: The tradition of the apparitions to the women,

Hamburg, Außenalster
Hamburg, Außenalster

as handed down by Mark, must be older than the tradition of the apparitions to Peter and the disciples cited by Paul, from which it was later displaced.

Mark reports the resurrection, interestingly enough, not as an event, but as a message, as a message of the women of the Anabaptist Christians, to whose tradition the Easter event belongs.

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