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The quest for Mary Magdalene, Michael Haag

Label
The quest for Mary Magdalene
Title
The quest for Mary Magdalene
Statement of responsibility
Michael Haag
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
In The Quest for Mary Magdalene, historian Michael Haag presents Mary Magdalene as the woman at the center of Jesus’s life, a visionary and a radically independent woman. He explores how she has been used and abused and reinterpreted in every age, and he examines what she reveals about men and women, Jesus and God
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10513184
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haag, Michael
Dewey number
225.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mary Magdalene
  • Women in the Bible
Target audience
adult
Label
The quest for Mary Magdalene, Michael Haag
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 301-305
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 The Woman Called Magdalene -- ch. 2 The Kingdom of God -- ch. 3 On the Road with Jesus -- ch. 4 The Abomination of Desolation -- ch. 5 Strange Days at Bethany -- ch. 6 The Trial and Death of Jesus -- ch. 7 The Empty Tomb -- ch. 8 The Disappearance of Mary Magdalene -- ch. 9 The Gnostic Magdalene -- ch. 10 Changing Roles: the Virgin and the Whore -- ch. 11 The Bride of Christ: Magdalene of the Cathars -- ch. 12 The Escape from the Cave: Renaissance Magdalene -- ch. 13 Modern Mary Magdalene
Control code
000057414189
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9781846684524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)933587686
Label
The quest for Mary Magdalene, Michael Haag
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 301-305
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 The Woman Called Magdalene -- ch. 2 The Kingdom of God -- ch. 3 On the Road with Jesus -- ch. 4 The Abomination of Desolation -- ch. 5 Strange Days at Bethany -- ch. 6 The Trial and Death of Jesus -- ch. 7 The Empty Tomb -- ch. 8 The Disappearance of Mary Magdalene -- ch. 9 The Gnostic Magdalene -- ch. 10 Changing Roles: the Virgin and the Whore -- ch. 11 The Bride of Christ: Magdalene of the Cathars -- ch. 12 The Escape from the Cave: Renaissance Magdalene -- ch. 13 Modern Mary Magdalene
Control code
000057414189
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 323 pages
Isbn
9781846684524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)933587686

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