The Quest for Mary Magdalene Hardback

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by Michael Haag;


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The Quest for Mary Magdalene

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Mary Magdalene is a larger figure than any text, larger than the Bible or the Church; she has taken on a life of her own. She has been portrayed as a penitent whore, a wealthy woman, Christ's wife, an adulteress, a symbol of the frailty of women and an object of veneration. And, to this day, she remains a potent and mysterious figure. In the manner of a quest, this book follows Mary Magdalene through the centuries, explores how she has been reinterpreted for every age, and examines what she herself reveals about man and the divine. It will follow her from the Gnostic gospels, where she is extolled as the chief disciple of Christ, through the early Church's reimagining of her as a fallen woman, to the Renaissance artists for whom she became a symbol of compassion and humanity, and into the present day, when once again, we are seeing Mary Magdalene as a symbol of a new and powerful femininity.

The Quest for Mary Magdalene by Michael Haag was published by Profile Books Ltd in March 2015 and is our 43900th best seller. The ISBN for The Quest for Mary Magdalene is 9781846684524.

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Page last updated 27th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherProfile Books Ltd (March 2015)
EditionMain
Weight526g
Number of Pages352
Thickness32 mm
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
ISBN9781846684524
ISBN-101846684528
Product Code4314106
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