On 22 July each year, the Christian community venerates a saint who is the single best argument for why women should be priests
wonderwarhol: Mary Magdalene, by Gregor Erhart (1470–1540)
O happy Mary of happy merit, that first among mortals did merit to see the Son of God rising from the dead; for whose love thou disdained the blandishments of the world: by thy prayer, we ask thee, commend us to Him with diligence. V. Show More Summary
A post in honour of Miriam of Magdala and Her teachings. Includes a Tarot spread inspired by the Gospel of Mary Magdalene.
A reading from the Gospel of Mary Magdalene in honour of her feast day on the 22 of July.
Andrea Mantegna The Holy Family with Saint Mary Magdalen by jpbrewer1963 Mantegna, Andrea (1431-1506), was an Italian painter, a student of Roman archeology, and son-in-law of Jacopo Bellini.
"The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has successfully acquired Parmigianino's £24.5m painting of The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and the Infant St John the Baptist.... The painting was sold by the Dent-Brocklehurst family of Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, and has been in the UK for nearly 250 years."
artistic-depictions: Penitent Mary Magdalene, Francesco Hayez, 1825, oil on canvas
Diana Whitney reviews new books by Marie Howe and Layli Long Soldier for this weekend’s San Francisco Chronicle. Marie Howe’s newest collection, Magdalene, is her “long-awaited fourth book,” writes Whitney, while Long Soldier “galvanizes the literary world with her extraordinary debut” WHEREAS. Whitney’s review begins with Howe’s new poetry: Marie Howe writes poems with a […]
Howe’s Magdalene is ambitious in its reach and strangely timely, as American society has swung to the right and, in the process, against the tide of equality for women.
Noli Me Tangere, Lavinia Fontana, 1581via Elizabeth Lev Fontana’s version emphasized accuracy: Mary Magdalene mistakes Jesus for a gardener, and so she paints him in a broad-brimmed hat holding a shovel. Yet once she has emphasized the literal sense, Lavinia also evokes a beautiful scene. Show More Summary
Mary Magdalene’s transformation from ugly sex caterpillar to beautiful pious butterfly is like news stories that are too good not to be true. The post How we treat Mary Magdalene is key to Understanding how we Treat Women: One Man’s Post-Easter Awareness appeared first on The Good Men Project.
renaissance-art-blog: The Holy Family with Saint Mary Magdalen via Andrea Mantegna Medium: canvas, tempera
Mat 28:1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Mat 28:2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. Show More Summary
She has spent two millennia being reduced to a seductress. Now there’s a social media campaign to restore her good name.
The films star Rooney Mara, Benedict Cumberbatch and more! The post Mary Magdalene, The Current War and Wind River Announced by Weinstein appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The Weinstein Company has dated its Rooney Mara-starring Biblical biopic Mary Magdalene, setting a November 24, 2017 limited release for the pic from Lion director Garth Davis. Joaquin Phoenix plays Jesus of Nazareth and Chiwetel Ejiofor...Show More Summary
by-grace-of-god: “O Love, you are neither known nor loved.” - St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi
Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on a 16th century masterpiece by Parmigianino, to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and the Infant Saint John...Show More Summary
At NPR, Craig Morgan Teicher leads readers to this year’s most anticipated poetry collections. Looking at new writing from Danez Smith, to Marie Howe’s Magdalene, Teicher believes “America’s greatest triumph is its diversity: the multiplicity of peoples, identities, and voices all gathered and vitally alive in one country. Nothing attests to this diversity more profoundly […]