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Possible Skull of Mary Magdalene Forensically Reconstructed

She may be the second-most-famous woman in the New Testament, but biblical historians continue to find new evidence that Mary Magdalene (Mary of Magdala) was an important member of the inner circle of Jesus, a key figure in formation of Christianity and the subject of religious, political, historical and biblical infighting that continues through today.... Read more »

St Maria zur Hohe, Soest by Rex Harris NE chapel of St...

2 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

St Maria zur Hohe, Soest by Rex Harris NE chapel of St Catherine with wall paintings of c1260 - ceilng: Coronation of the Virgin with St Catherine and St Mary Magdalene : detail

TWC Shuffles Release Dates for The Current War and Mary Magdalene

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Mary Magdalene now opens Easter 2018 The post TWC Shuffles Release Dates for The Current War and Mary Magdalene appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

Mary Magdalene’ Sets Easter Weekend Debut; ‘The Current War’ Moves To Late November

Weinstein Co. has set Easter weekend, March 30-April 1, for the release of Garth Davis’ Mary Magdalene while the distributor’s Toronto Film Festival world premiere The Current War will now debut on Nov. 24 instead of Dec. 22. Previously, Mary Magdalene was set for Nov. Show More Summary

Mary Magdalene: The Single Best Argument For Women Priests

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)

3 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

wonderwarhol: Mary Magdalene, by Gregor Erhart (1470–1540)

The Feast of St Mary Magdalene 2017

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

2017 Feast Day of Mary Magdalene

A post in honour of Miriam of Magdala and Her teachings. Includes a Tarot spread inspired by the Gospel of Mary Magdalene.

Reading from 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...

4 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

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.

Getty Museum Gets $31M Italian Old Master Because No UK Museum Tried To Match Price

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"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,...

5 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

artistic-depictions: Penitent Mary Magdalene, Francesco Hayez, 1825, oil on canvas

In Focus: San Francisco Chronicle Reviews New Books by Marie Howe, Layli Long Solider

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 […]

Marie Howe Is Magic: Reading Magdalene

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.

Worth a Thousand Words: Noli Me Tangere

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

How we treat Mary Magdalene is key to Understanding how we Treat Women: One Man’s Post-Easter Awareness

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...

6 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

renaissance-art-blog: The Holy Family with Saint Mary Magdalen via Andrea Mantegna Medium: canvas, tempera

“He is not here: for he is risen…”

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

On Easter, Mary Magdalene will be maligned as a prostitute. Except she wasn’t.

She has spent two millennia being reduced to a seductress. Now there’s a social media campaign to restore her good name.

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