The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle

  title={The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle},
  author={K. King},
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… Expand
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