Chipo Chung, who stars as Mary Magdalene in the 12-part series "A.D. The Bible Continues," recently revealed her own misconceptions about her character while discussing the Bible and women's roles in the early church with The Christian Post.
Obviously, I have razzed AD: SECOND HELPINGS OF BIBLE quite a bit. But if there’s one thing that’s worth highlighting about show, it’s the diverse cast. Hollywood’s still churning out absurd whitewashed spectacles like Exodus: Gods and Men, and yet AD, a network television miniseries, managed to assemble a more interesting ensemble. Read more...
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James Cameron claims that a tomb discovered 27 years ago contained the remains of Jesus and the family he and Mary Magdalene had together, and I, for one, haven't felt this excited since Geraldo Rivera opened Al Capone's secret vault on primetime TV back in the mid-'80s.
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The last of the six CNN episodes on Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery deals with Mary Magdalene and her relationship with Jesus. Like the other episodes and the book by David Gibson and Michael McKinley on which the series is based,...Show More Summary
Rembrandt (1606–1669)Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tombvia Wikipedia I really felt as if I'd featured enough religious art lately. But in looking around in my favorite spots, I came across Lines and Colors' feature of this painting. Show More Summary
Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tomb, Rembrandt van Rijn The link is to a zoomable version on Google Art Project; there is a downloadable version of the file on Wikimedia Commons; the original is in the Royal Collection Trust, London, which also has a zooming feature. In the story of Mary Magdalene arriving […]
The actor playing Mary Magdalene in A.D.: “I think Jesus was really advanced in his views on women… he chose to present himself to a woman and I think that was an acknowledgement that women can be and are as fully human as men; as fully and spiritually capable. It’s a huge honour to play […]
Mary Magdalene has been presented by both the church and popular culture as either a prostitute or as Christ's love interest, although the Bible shows that she was neither. Chipo Chung, the Zimbabwean British actress taking on the iconic role in "A.D. The Bible Continues," recently gave her take on one of Jesus' most noted female followers.
So I get a lot of weird/strange/odd/amusing/sad/touching/compelling requests from people to promote their business/project. But this seems kind of special. This fellow says he’s a direct descendant of Jesus and Mary Magdalene. And, well, you can read the rest. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS : Anthony Le Donne on The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus’ Marriage to Mary the Magdalene. Gronking Jesus.The Lost Gospel by Simcha Jacobovici and Barrie Wilson is not the worst book ever written. Show More Summary
The first clear photo of Jihadi John, now revealed as Mohammed Emwazi, has emerged on Thursday night, with a British publication allegedly showing Emwazi as a primary school student attending the St Mary Magdalene Church of England School in Maida Vale, West London.
Chilina Kennedy, who played Mary Magdalene in Des McAnuff’s Stratford-to-Broadway transfer of Jesus Christ Superstar, is set to take over for Tony winner Jessie Mueller in Beautiful — The Carole King Musical. Mueller, who along with the biomusical got a big thumbs up from the “You’ve Got A Friend” writer, departs after the March 6 show. Show More Summary
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined the royal family for the annual Christmas Day service at St. Mary Magdalene Church.
Since 2009, archaeologists have been slowly excavating the ancient town of Magdala—thought to be the home of Mary Magdalene—near the Sea of Galilee. Among their finds has been a first-century synagogue where, experts say, Jesus likely preached. Read more...
Catholic group the Legions of Christ have reportedly uncovered a 1st-century synagogue in the ancient town of Magdala in Israel, where they say Jesus Christ is likely to have preached to the people.
The fifth installment of the Portland Art Museum?s ongoing series Masterworks | Portland commemorates the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco (1541-1614), the brilliant, multicultural genius whose highly personal, conceptual style gave form to the intense spirituality of Spain?s Golden Age. Show More Summary
A controversial book claims that Jesus Christ was married to Mary Magdalene and also fathered two sons by her. “The Lost Gospels” is based on interpretations of ancient texts and claims that the Virgin Mary was not Jesus’ mother, but instead was his wife Mary Magdalene. Show More Summary