Think you know Mary Magdalene? Think again

Think you know Mary Magdalene? Think again
 

A new film about Mary Magdalene sets out to refute the commonly held assumption that she was a prostitute redeemed by Christ.
Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus Christ Superstar. The Last Temptation of Christ. Just a selection of the films, television dramas and stage shows that have depicted Mary Magdalene as a fallen woman redeemed by the Son of God.
A new film, though, flips the script to show Mary in a new light - as an independent free-thinker who bore witness to Jesus's death and resurrection and who deserves to be considered as an apostle in her own right.
Apostle to the Apostles? Mary... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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