Mary Magdalene Understood / Edition 1

Mary Magdalene Understood / Edition 1

by Jane Schaberg, Melanie Johnson-
     
 

This book is based on THE RESURRECTION OF MARY MAGDALENE by Jane Schaberg (2002, 2004). explores the silence, conflation, and distortion that characterizes Mary's afterlife in text and image. There is Mary the Whore, the Demon-Possessed Madwoman, and the Penitent. All give glimpses into the significant social anxiety generated by women's sexuality, intelligence,

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This book is based on THE RESURRECTION OF MARY MAGDALENE by Jane Schaberg (2002, 2004). explores the silence, conflation, and distortion that characterizes Mary's afterlife in text and image. There is Mary the Whore, the Demon-Possessed Madwoman, and the Penitent. All give glimpses into the significant social anxiety generated by women's sexuality, intelligence, and spirituality—power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826418999
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
10/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
832,569
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - A Feminist Reconstruction of the Historical Mary Magdalene1 A Dig of One's Own2 Thinking Back through the Magdalene3 The Woman Who Understood (Too) Completely4 The Women Did Not Flee5 Mary Magdalene as Successor to JesusConclusion: The Implications for Contemporary WomenEpilogue: New Reflections on THE DA VINCI CODE

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