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

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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 ...

The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle 2003, Polebridge Press

ISBN-13: 9780944344583

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