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Who was Mary Magdalene, really?
Mary Magdalene plays a prominent role in the Bible, but who was she, really? How did her identity change from an intimate friend of Christ to a prostitute? The Complete Idiots Guide to Mary Magdalene explores the woman she was, who she might have been, what we know for a fact, and how the persona of Mary of Magdalene has been interpreted and reinterpreted over the last 2,000 years.
Offers a balanced, easy-to-follow look at a very controversial subject
Includes scriptural references throughout and a quick look-up appendix to track mentions of Mary Magdalene, as well as resources and a chronology
About the Author
Lesa Bellevie is the founder and webmaster of Magdalene.org, currently the most comprehensive website about Mary Magdalene, which receives up to 2,000 visitors a day. She has appeared on such shows as The Connection and in such publications as Newsweek. She is currently leading a discussion series on Mary Magdalene and The Da Vinci Code at a local college.