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Bibil Identifier bibil:244788
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Gospel of Mary of Magdala
Title (English, ) Jesus and the First Woman Apostle
Author King, Karen L.
Year (Publication) 2003
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2003
Year (Copyright) 2003
Year (Reference) 2003
Library Bibliothèque de théologie, Geneva
Signature 228 Nag.01
Place FT 30246
Publishing house Polebridge Press
Place Santa Rosa, California
ISBN 0-944344-58-5
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages x Pages
230 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Notes 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
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Gnosticism : Texts : Codex Berolinensis 8502 : Gospel of Mary
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