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Beloved disciple : the misunderstood legacy of Mary Magdalene, the woman closest to Jesus

Author: Robin Griffith-Jones
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of Mary Magdalene, discussing the possibility of her marriage to Jesus, her leadership of the early church, and the ways in which her character has been interpreted throughout history.
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffith-Jones, Robin.
Beloved disciple.
New York : HarperOne ©2008
(OCoLC)647079901
Named Person: Mary Magdalene, Saint.; Maria Magdalena.; Jesus Christus.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Griffith-Jones
ISBN: 9780061191992 006119199X
OCLC Number: 191931949
Description: xvi, 286 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Mary of Magdalene in the New Testament. With Jesus in Galilee --
At Jesus's death and resurrection --
In paradise --
pt. 2. Toward the gnostic Magdalene. Making Mary male --
Not a Christian, but a Christ --
Wisdom, Eve, and Mary Magdalene --
United in the bridal bedroom --
The Gospel of Mary --
Faith-wisdom --
pt. 3. The travels of Mary Magdalene. From the Magdalene to La Madeleine --
The nuptials of God --
Appendix A. Jesus and the sinful woman --
Appendix B. The gnostics and the female powers of creation.
Responsibility: Robin Griffith-Jones.

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Examines the life of Mary Magdalene, discussing the possibility of her marriage to Jesus, her leadership of the early church, and the ways in which her character has been interpreted throughout history.
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