Mary Magdalene love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • In the New Testament, a woman whom Jesus cured of evil spirits. She is also identified with the repentant prostitute who washed the feet of Jesus.

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  • proper noun biblical A female disciple of Jesus.

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  • noun sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Ultimately from Greek Mariā hē Magdalēnē, Mary of Magdala, probably after Magdala, a village on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.]

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Mary + Magdalene

Examples

  • The name Mary Magdalene conjures up a Hollywood image of a voluptuous temptress, possibly a prostitute, who after hearing the message of Jesus of Nazareth sees the error of her ways and repents of her sinful life.

    Bible scholars seek to polish Mary Magdalene’s image

  • He then later married three wives, one of whom we know as a Mary Magdalene, a Druidic Princess, stole the Torah from the temple and moved to Lud, now London.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • The Duchampian strain of modern art -- which holds that art is concept not craft, attitude not form -- gave us Andy Warhol (whom the critic Barbara Rose brilliantly calls the Mary Magdalene of art history).

    In Defense Of High Art

  • According to Jesus, the woman identified as Mary Magdalene had “5 husbands” likely the 5 Torah scrolls.

    Magdalene Matters

  • This connection will be explored later, but for the moment we will confine ourselves to the figure unequivocally identified as Mary Magdalene.

    The Templar Revelation

  • The woman known as Mary Magdalene is clearly of enormous, if initially puzzling, significance to the ancient ‘heretical’ underground movements of Europe.

    The Templar Revelation

  • There was Mary Magdalene, that is Mary from the town of Magdala, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

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  • It was 22 July—the feast day of Mary Magdalene, which is pointed out as being of singular significance by all the contemporary writers.

    The Templar Revelation

  • There was Mary Magdalene, that is Mary from the town of Magdala, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

    Diverse Women

  • It was 22 July—the feast day of Mary Magdalene, which is pointed out as being of singular significance by all the contemporary writers.

    The Templar Revelation

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