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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 Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780944344583
Author:
King, Karen L.
Publisher:
Polebridge Press
Location:
Santa Rosa, CA
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Bible - Controversial Speculation
Subject:
Bible - Apocrypha
Subject:
Gospel of Mary
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Apocrypha
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Controversial Speculation
Subject:
Christianity-Bible Commentary
Subject:
Religion Western-Bible Reference
Subject:
Christianity-Apocrypha
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no.5
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
242
Dimensions:
9.20x6.00x.48 in. .72 lbs.

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