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Author Boer, Esther de.

Title The Gospel of Mary : beyond a gnostic and a biblical Mary Magdalene / Esther A. de Boer
Published London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 248 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 260
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 260
Contents Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: The Packaging; Chapter 3: Who is the 'Chick' in Chick Lit?; Chapter 4: Chick Lit in Context; Chapter 5: The Chick Lit Reader; Chapter 6: Concluding Remarks; Notes; Appendix 1: Typographic Components of Chick Lit Book Covers; Appendix 2: Colour Use in Chick Lit Book Covers; Appendix 3: Homodiegetic and Heterodiegetic Narrators; Bibliography; Index
Summary The Gospel of Mary, the only known gospel that is named after a woman, has aroused new interest in the figure of Mary Magdalene and the beginnings of Christianity. What was her impact and her message? What became of her and her ideas?This book examines the Gospel of Mary to discover what it reveals about Mary Magdalene and to determine the origin of its portrayal. It proposes a new perspective on matter and nature in the Gospel of Mary, suggesting that it is not to be categorized as a gnostic writing. Furthermore, the study argues that MaryGÇÖs teaching in the Gospel of Mary is more closely re
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-229) and indexes
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Subject Mary Magdalene, Saint.
Mary Magdalene, Saint.
Gospel of Mary -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Gospel of Mary.
Apocryphal Gospels.
Evangelie van Maria (apocrief)
Apocryphal Gospels.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567262006