The Gospel of Mary of Magdala

The Gospel of Mary of Magdala

Jesus and the First Woman Apostle

Book - 2003
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Lost for more than fifteen hundred years, the Gospel of Mary is the only existing early Christian gospel written in the name of a woman. Karen L. King tells the story of the recovery of this remarkable gospel and offers a new translation. This brief narrative rejects Jesus' suffering and death as a path to eternal life and exposes the view that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute for what it is--a piece of theological fiction. The Gospel of Mary of Magdala offers a fascinating glimpse into the conflicts and controversies that shaped earliest Christianity.
Publisher: Santa Rosa, CA : Polebridge Press, 2003.
ISBN: 9780944344583
0944344585
Branch Call Number: 229.8 KING K
Characteristics: x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

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