Gospel of Mary 2

THE GOSPEL OF MARY OF MAGDALA

The Nag Hammadi library is a daunting read of over 800 pages and I am often asked “Where is the best place to start reading the gnostic gospels?”  My answer is to start with the Gospel of Mary – it is short but more significantly, the only gospel signed by a woman – Mary Magdalene. […]

Mariya_Magdalena Frederick Sandys c1859

How do you know what Mary Magdalene looked like?

Well I don’t – no one does! All we have to go on is art, which was heavily influenced by cultural context and what was fashionable at the time.. Only Mother Mary has been depicted more in art than Mary Magdalene over the last two millennia.   The covers of ‘Apostle to Mary Magdalene’ and […]