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The Gospels of Mary: The Secret Tradition of Mary Magdalene, the Companion of Jesus

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Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple

Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels:

  • translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene

  • includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary Magdalene

  • discloses, with Esther A. De Boer, the long-suppressed story of Mary's vital role in the life of Jesus and in the formative period after his crucifixion

  • presents as authentically as possible the real Mary Magdalene

Synopsis:

Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple

Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels:

  • translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene

  • includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary Magdalene

  • discloses, with Esther A. De Boer, the long-suppressed story of Mary's vital role in the life of Jesus and in the formative period after his crucifixion

  • presents as authentically as possible the real Mary Magdalene

Synopsis:

With the recent surge of interest in Mary Magdalene brought forth by Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code," a renowned scholar delves into Mary's significance for understanding the origins of Christianity. This is a new translation of the Gospel of Mary, as well as Marvin W. Meyer's translations of significant portions of other Gnostic gospels and text in which Mary Magdalene plays a major part as Christ's closest disciple.HarperSanFrancisco

About the Author

Marvin Meyer, general editor of this collection, is one of the foremost scholars on Gnostic traditions, the Nag Hammadi library, and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. He is Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies and director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Chapman University in California. Among his recent books are The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus: The Definitive Collection of Mystical Gospels and Secret Books about Jesus of Nazareth; The Gospels of Mary: The Secret Tradition of Mary Magdalene, the Companion of Jesus; The Gnostic Discoveries: The Impact of the Nag Hammadi Library; The Gnostic Bible; and The Gospel of Judas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060834517
Subtitle:
The Secret Tradition of Mary Magdalene, the Companion of Jesus
Author:
Meyer, Marvin
With:
de Boer, Esther A.
Author:
Meyer, Marvin W.
Author:
de Boer, Esther A.
Author:
by Marvin Meyer
Publisher:
HarperOne
Subject:
Bible - Controversial Speculation
Subject:
Bible - Apocrypha
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Apocrypha
Subject:
Biblical Studies - Controversial Speculation
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20060314
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.78x5.39x.34 in. .35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,

Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple

Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels:

  • translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene

  • includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary Magdalene

  • discloses, with Esther A. De Boer, the long-suppressed story of Mary's vital role in the life of Jesus and in the formative period after his crucifixion

  • presents as authentically as possible the real Mary Magdalene

"Synopsis" by , With the recent surge of interest in Mary Magdalene brought forth by Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code," a renowned scholar delves into Mary's significance for understanding the origins of Christianity. This is a new translation of the Gospel of Mary, as well as Marvin W. Meyer's translations of significant portions of other Gnostic gospels and text in which Mary Magdalene plays a major part as Christ's closest disciple.HarperSanFrancisco

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