Experiencing the Kingdom as a Little Child: A Rereading of Mark 10:13-16

James L. Bailey

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/1995

Issue: Children (Vol. 15, No 1, Winter, 1995)

The task of interpreting the Bible never ends. Although the Scriptures do not change, our interpretation and appropriation of them do. Often Christians have to rethink their understanding of a specific text or set of texts. For me this has occurred with regard to Mark 10:13-16, the familiar scene that depicts Jesus’ reception of the little children brought to him despite his disciples’ objection.

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