First-century Jewish tradition labeled women as unreliable sources of information. Scripture, however, chronicled how Mary Magdalene and "The Other Mary" discovered Christ's empty tomb and spread news of His Resurrection.
djinn-gallery: Gregor Erhart c. 1515-1520 mary magdalene
A Catholic organisation tainted by a child abuse scandal owns a site now found to be Mary Magdalene’s home town. It has become the latest stop for Christian pilgrimage The Legion of Christ was founded in Mexico in 1941 by the Vatican’s favourite fundraiser, Father Marcial Maciel. Show More Summary
Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Mary Magdalene, ca. 1490 Neroccio de’ Landi (Neroccio di Bartolommeo di Benedetto di Neroccio de’ Landi) (Italian, Sienese, 1447–1500) Tempera on wood; 24 x 17 ¼ in. (61 x 43.8 cm) Gift of Samuel H. Show More Summary
The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today its intention to acquire Virgin with Child, St. John the Baptist, and Mary Magdalene (about 1530-40) by Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), one of the most celebrated painters of the Italian Renaissance. Show More Summary
Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Mary Magdalene, ca. 1490 by Molly Via Flickr: Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Mary Magdalene, ca. 1490 Neroccio de’ Landi (Neroccio di Bartolommeo di Benedetto di Neroccio de’ Landi) (Italian, Sienese, 1447–1500) Tempera on wood; 24 x 17 ¼ in. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Tahar Rahim is in talks to play Judas Iscariot in Garth Davis’ Mary Magdalene opposite Rooney Mara in the lead role and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus Christ. As Deadline previously reported, Chiwetel Ejiofor is also in talks to...Show More Summary
Even scholars least inclined to skepticism in treating of the lives of the Saints find it difficult to accept as true the legend that St Mary Magdalene, her sister Martha and brother Lazarus, together with many companions, settled in the Provence region of southern France. Show More Summary
Making movies based on religious material is always an interesting proposition. While there are millions interested in the subject matter, it can also be somewhat divisive. Take, for example, the new movie about Jesus' most well-known female follower, Mary Magdalene. It's probably destined to be...
In honor of Pope Francis’s decision to elevate the liturgical rank of St. Mary Magdalene, the Parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena will host an “Hour of Mercy” and sung Mass for her Feast Day.5–6 pm: Hour of Mercy with Confessions5 pm: Reflection on St. Mary Magdalene by Sr. Maria Teresa, CFR5:30 pm: Solemn Vespers6 pm: Sung Mass with Cantor and Organ
Deadline reports that Chiwetel Ejiofor is close to signing on to play the Apostle Peter in Garth Davis's upcoming Biblical epic Mary Magdalene, which aims to be "an authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood spiritual figures in history." The Oscar nominee would star alongside Rooney ... More »
EXCLUSIVE: Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to board the cast of Garth Davis’ Mary Magadalene, opposite Rooney Mara in the lead role and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus Christ. Ejiofor will play Peter, one of Jesus’ 12 apostles and his lead disciple. According...Show More Summary
sherripage: Artemisia Gentileschi, Mary Magdalene https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemisia_Gentileschi
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.
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...