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eBook Mary Magdalene: Beyond the Myth ePub

by Esther Boer,John Bowden

  • ISBN: 0334026903
  • Category: Bible Study and Reference
  • Subcategory: Bibles
  • Author: Esther Boer,John Bowden
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd (July 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 164
  • ePub book: 1523 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1731 kb
  • Other: lrf lrf azw lit
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 905

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Who really was Mary Magdalene? The living woman behind the image is still too little known, and Esther de Boer here attempts to fill this gap. Examining not only the Gospel texts and texts from the church fathers, but also texts discovered in the Egyptian desert during the last century Much has been written about Mary Magdalene over the years, mostly about who she was not. Who really was Mary Magdalene? The living woman behind the image is still too little known, and Esther de Boer here attempts to fill this gap.

Nonetheless, DeBoer makes some good points. For example, she notes that our information about Mary Magdalene come from texts that were written about Jesus, and therefore we can't expect a great deal of information.

Mary Magdalene has always been the subject of both popular and scholarly intrigue She is the author of Mary Magdalene: beyond the Myth (Trinity Press International, 1997). Country of Publication.

Mary Magdalene has always been the subject of both popular and scholarly intrigue. Was she the wife of Jesus, his complete initiate, a Goddess or a priestess?. Did the Church dramatically alter her image to deny her importance?. She is the author of Mary Magdalene: beyond the Myth (Trinity Press International, 1997).

Boer, Esther de. Publication date. Mary Magdalene, Saint. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Harrisburg, Pa. : Trinity Press International. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by booksale-cataloger1 on September 27, 2011. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).

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All Products Catalog Stock Books Accompaniment Music DVDs Bibles Gift & Home eBook MP3 Downloads Homeschool Children Fiction Christian Living Software. A fascinating alternative to the traditional image of Mary of Magdala, with a detailed examination of the Gospel of Mary.

Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Mary Magdalene beyond the Myth. Unlike other more higher-critical theologians, she concludes that "Mary" in Luke 7, Luke 8, and John 12 are three different women

Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. By Spencer, Aida Besancon. Academic journal article Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Unlike other more higher-critical theologians, she concludes that "Mary" in Luke 7, Luke 8, and John 12 are three different women. Also, she treats the gospel of Mary as coherent (p. 93) and not reflecting full-blown Gnosticism. Rather, she proposes that the gospel of Mary contains early (nn 90-150) traditions of material that Jesus told only Mary because of her Hellenistic background (p. 119).

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The Mary Magdalene of Esther de Boer is credible-and fascinating. There are certainly better (and bigger) books about Mary Magdalene. Beginning students should start elsewhere (. with Margaret Starbird or Jane Schaberg). The Message-for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana, February 6, 1998 (The Message). Advanced students will find some of De Boer's discussions interesting and informative.

Mary Magdalene has always been the subject of both popular and scholarly . The "Mary Magdalene Cover-Up" is the first book to bring the original sources that have informed our current day view of Mary to a wider audience. Esther de Boer has brought together an impressive array of texts from the first century, when Mary Magdalene was alive, to the sixth century, when her image as a penitent sinner was invented. Mary Magdalene: Beyond the Myth. Translated by John Bowden

Boer, Esther de. Translated by John Bowden. Harrisburg, P. 1997. De Boer revisits the tradition of Mary Magdalene as a redeemed prostitute. Mary Magdalene is present at the Crucifixion in all three synoptic Gospels and in the Gospel of John, which stresses the importance of this woman disciple by describing her as the first person to whom the risen Jesus appears in the garden and addresses: "But Mary stood weeping outside the tom. he turned around and saw Jesus standin. .She turned and said to him in Hebrew 'Rabbon.

A fascinating alternative to the traditional image of Mary of Magdala, with a detailed examination of the Gospel of Mary.

Comments

Ochach Ochach
Accurate and well written
Shakar Shakar
de Boer's work is thought-provoking and insightful. Whether or not you agree with her conclusions, it will certainly widen your horizons and make you think hard (and probably outside the box!).