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Sep 04, Pages. Sep 04, Minutes. Being a lifelong New England Patriots fan meant growing up on a steady diet of lovable loserdom. Leibovich kept his obsession quiet, making a nice career for himself covering that other playground for rich and overgrown children, American politics.
Still, every now and then Leibovich would reach out to Tom Brady to gauge his willingness to subject himself to a profile. So began a four-year odyssey that took Mark Leibovich deeper inside the NFL than anyone has gone before. It is an era of explosive revenue growth, but also one of creeping existential fear. And that was before Donald Trump. Pro football, this hilarious and enthralling book proves, may not be the sport America needs, but it is most definitely the sport we deserve.
Leibovich understands that humor—bruising, black-and-blue humor—is the best way to attack the self-seriousness and grandiosity of the NFL. It probably took a reporter like Leibovich to write a historic book like this.
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After the End. Luke mentions him several times in the book of Acts. When you compare the original-language word count , Mark is significantly shorter than the other gospels. From longest to shortest, the gospels stack up like this:. Mark and Luke also share that when Jesus arrives, he kicks everyone out of the home but three disciples and the parents. When compared to Luke, Mark offers considerably more detail. In relation to the other gospels, Mark makes Jesus look like a Marvel superhero.
This is seen in the way Mark uses the Greek word "euthus" typically translated as "immediately. Mark uses this word over 40 times in his gospel—12 times in chapter one alone!