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Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 7.8 X 5.3 (inches)|
Mary Magdalene, Jesus's Closest Disciple
Marvin Meyer, one of the foremost scholars of the Gnostic Gospels:
translates and introduces the Gnostic and New Testament texts that together reveal the story and importance of Mary Magdalene
includes new translations of the Gospels of Mary, Thomas, Philip, and related texts about Mary Magdalene
discloses, with Esther A. De Boer, the long-suppressed story of Mary's vital role in the life of Jesus and in the formative period after his crucifixion
- presents as authentically as possible the real Mary Magdalene
Marvin Meyer is one of the foremost scholars on early Christianity and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. He is Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies at Chapman University in Orange, California. Among his recent books are The Gospel of Judas, The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus, The Gospels of Mary, The Gospel of Thomas, and The Nag Hammadi Scriptures.
Esther A. De Boer, Ph.D., is the author of Mary Magdalene: Beyond the Myth.