The Gospel of Mary of Magdala

The Gospel of Mary of Magdala : Jesus and the First Woman Apostle

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 147.32 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 430.91g
  • Polebridge Press
  • Santa Rosa, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0944344585
  • 9780944344583
  • 80,821

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