v-ersacrum: Simon Vouet, Mary Magdalene, 1614-1615
The title of this article refers to something which has always struck me as one of the weirdest things about the post-conciliar reform, the use of the word “Feast” as the name of a grade of feast. Prior to 1969, “feast” was the generic...Show More Summary
How would the real Mary Magdalene have reacted to her posthumous reputation? Not very kindly, one suspects. Our only historical… The post There’s something about Mary appeared first on The Spectator.
Shipp compares her version of the classic "X-Men" character to Mary Magdalene in "Jesus Christ Superstar."
books0977: Mary Magdalene (1592). Jan Nagel (Dutch, c.1560-1602). Oil on canvas. Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem. Jan Nagel is a rather obscure artist. Relatively little of his work has survived - six paintings, four drawings and three prints all told - and biographical details are similarly sparse. Show More Summary
Happy fake holiday made up to sell shoes and stuff Alien Day! Go out there and buy things! (Daily Dot) Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play Jesus in Rooney Mara's Mary Magdalene movie. First thought: Weird choice. The...
Veteran actor Joaquin Phoenix is rumored to possibly play the role of Jesus Christ in a film centered on Mary Magdalene.
Jesus Christ is one hell of a role for an actor. You get to be a brave spiritual leader, face down the enemies of both God and man, and then you get the most dramatic death scene of all time. It’s the complete package. Whether you follow...Show More Summary
A couple months back, there were rumblings of a film that chronicled the life of Mary Magdalene, the somewhat controversial Biblical figure who traveled with Jesus and the rest of his followers. Well, it looks like that film is currently underway, with Rooney Mara taking on the titular role of Mary Magdalene. Show More Summary
Joaquin Phoenix is being eyed to play Jesus, opposite Rooney Mara, in the upcoming film Mary Magdalene. A deal is still in the works, but if Phoenix is confirmed, he will join the ranks of a bunch of hot white dudes with fake hair, and also Willem Dafoe. The biopic will ... More »
EXCLUSIVE: In what may be one of the bolder casting exercises in some time, Joaquin Phoenix is being eyed to play Jesus Christ in Garth Davis’ Mary Magdalene opposite Rooney Mara. A deal is still some way off being done, with scheduling...Show More Summary
centuriespast: UNKNOWN MASTER, Flemish Madonna with Donor and St Mary Magdalene c. 1475 Oil on panel, 56 x 49 cm Musée d'Art Religieux et d'Art Mosan, Liège
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A real biblical site, a real woman, and a real faith, all rooted in history. That's what we learn from the archaeological dig at Magdala.
The women of the Bible are far more than just characters of ancient stories. They help to reflect and construct our ideas and attitudes about femininity and female sexuality. The most well-known female biblical characters feel familiar to us because they’re so embedded within our culture. Show More Summary
Matthew 28 – King James Version (KJV) 28 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. 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
koredzas: Andrea Mantegna - Madonna and Child with Mary Magdalene and Saint John the Baptist. Detail. 1420