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Mary Magdalene

Religion (fl. 1st c. AD — fl. 1st c. AD)


. The Saintly Sinner: The Two-Thousand Year Obsession with Mary Magdalene.

Ann Graham Brock. Mary Magdalene, the First Apostle: The Struggle for Authority. Harvard Divinity School. 2003. 235pp.

Dan Burstein; Arne J. De Keijzer. Secrets of Mary Magdalene: A Guide to Her Story, History and Heresy. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2006. 384pp.

Bruce Chilton. Mary Magdalene: A Biography. Doubleday. 2005. 240pp.

Susan Haskins. Mary Magdalen: Myth and Metaphor. Riverhead Books. 1995. 528pp.

Clysta Kinstler. The Moon Under Her Feet: The Story of Mary Magdalene in the Service of the Great Mother. San Francisco, CA: Harper. 1989. 311pp.

Jane Lahr. Searching for Mary Magdalene: A Journey Through Art and Literature. Welcome Books. 2006. 240pp.

Lynn Picknett. Mary Magdalene: Christianity's Hidden Goddess. Carroll & Graf. 2003. 288pp.

Jane Schaberg. Resurrection of Mary Magdalene: Legends, Apocrypha and the Christian Testament. Continuum International Publishing Group. 2004. 379pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.660)

  5. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.9, pp.761-62)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.333)

  7. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.337)

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