no author: Secrets of Mary Magdalene: The Untold Story of History's Most Misunderstood Woman
Book Number: 002271
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 2006 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall New book, 351 pages. Portrayed as everything from the repentant harlot to victim of a male dominated church, from feminist icon to co-creator of the Christian revolution, her life has been shrouded in controversy. This book pulls together a team of experts from many fields to explode the myths and tease the truth from the firction. Who was Mary? Was she at the Last Supper? Was she the 'Beloved Disciple'? Did Jesus want he to lead his movement after hsi death? Was there a coscious attempt by the church to debase her reputation? These issues and more are examined in this book, which is a must for anyone intrigued by her life and legacy.