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Valuing and Prostituting Women: Equality and Mary Magdalene

David Brown

in Discipleship and Imagination: Christian Tradition and Truth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270188
eISBN:
9780191600425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270186.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Challenges two common modern positions on past treatments of women within the Christian tradition, that sexual equality is already present in the New Testament and that attitudes in the later Church, ... More


The Gospel of Mary

Christopher Tuckett (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book, which is the first in a series providing authoritative texts of key non-canonical gospel writings, comprises a critical edition, with full translations, of all the extant manuscripts of ... More


Reforming sanctity: the Digby Mary Magdalen and Lewis Wager’s Life and Repentaunce of Marie Magdalene

Tamara Atkin

in Sanctity As Literature In Late Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089701
eISBN:
9781526104243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089701.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

The Digby Mary Magdalen and Lewis Wager’s early modern Life and Repentaunce of Marie Magdalene dramatise the saint’s holiness to different ends: which episodes are dramatised, and how, differs ... More


Sinners and Saints, Silent and Submissive?: The Textual/Sexual Transformation of Female Characters in the New Testament and Beyond

Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195171297
eISBN:
9780199918140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171297.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on how the stories of Eve, Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and other more minor New Testament female characters came to be rewritten in the process of copying. ... More


The Sainte-Baume and Its Many Layers

Anna Fedele

in Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyses the multiple meanings the pilgrims ascribe to the mountain, shrine and the cave of the Sainte-Baume. This was the most important pilgrimage site associated with Mary Magdalene. ... More


Biblical Narratives

ANNETTE VOLFING

in John the Evangelist and Medieval German Writing: Imitating the Inimitable

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246847
eISBN:
9780191714597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246847.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter covers a range of biblical narratives and looks particularly at the challenges faced by narrators when engaging with the figure of John. The first section considers narratives based on ... More


The Lost Connection with The Feminine

Anna Fedele

in Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the first gathering of each pilgrimage group and explores the way in which the trip forms part of the pilgrims’ quest for the feminine. The most important meta-empirical beings ... More


“She Talks Too Much”: Magdalene Meditations

Catherine Keller

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The icon of Mary Magdalene flashes through popular culture, but with a curious difference now. The saint has found her voice. While the recently resurrected Jesus is ... More


Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Anna Fedele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides a detailed ethnography of alternative pilgrimages to Catholic shrines in contemporary France that are dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene or house black Madonna statues. Based on ... More


Celebrating Menstrual Blood

Anna Fedele

in Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the way in which the pilgrims celebrated menstruation as a way of bleeding without being wounded and countered Christian theories labeling menstruation as impure. An overview of ... More


Wounded Magdalenes

Anna Fedele

in Looking for Mary Magdalene: Alternative Pilgrimage and Ritual Creativity at Catholic Shrines in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199898404
eISBN:
9780199980130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898404.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter refers in detail to the pilgrims’ life histories and focuses on the sexual wounds they experienced. These wounds are related to sexual abuse, sexual discrimination, miscarriage, abortion ... More


Impolitic Bodies II: Tongue, Mouth, Language

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter opens with an anecdote on St. Christine, and the literality in which her story employed the use of the tongue. However, the main focus is on St. Mary Magdalene, St. Katherine, and St. ... More


Noli Me Tangere and the Reception of Mary Magdalene in Early Modern England

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The second chapter assesses the early modern reception of the noli me tangere and hortulanus sequences of John 20. Early modern writers such as Robert Southwell, Gervase Markham, Thomas Walkington, ... More


Stood Weeping Outside the Tomb: Dis(re)membering Mary Magdalene

Anna Fisk

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter concerns the task of mourning and re-membering in feminist scholarship, imaged through the Gospel narratives of Mary Magdalene weeping at the empty tomb of Jesus. It reads biblical ... More


The Enigma of the Visible

Dalia Judovitz

in Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277438
eISBN:
9780823280551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277438.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter begins with an analysis of La Tour’s allegorical paintings of blind hurdy-gurdy musicians in order to explore the deceptive, even blinding, character of ordinary vision. These renderings ... More


The Divine Office at Saint‐Martial in the Early Eleventh Century: Paris, BNF lat. 1085

James Grier

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Paris, BN lat. 1085 represents a systematic attempt to record the texts of the Divine office as celebrated at St.-Martial (Limoges) in the early 11th century. It was, therefore, compiled before the ... More


From Ethics to Eschatology: The Continuing Validity of the New Eve for Christian Doctrine and Discipleship

Tina Beattie

in Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646821
eISBN:
9780191744853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646821.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter takes up Brown's suggestion that a theology of discipleship can be discovered through representations of sainthood in Christian art and devotion. However, the chapter asks if Brown goes ... More


The Apocryphon of the Beloved

in The Serpent's Gift: Gnostic Reflections on the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226453804
eISBN:
9780226453828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226453828.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In Gnostic literature, an apocryphon is a “secret book” or secret teaching usually committed to a trusted disciple by Christ after his resurrection but before he ascends into heaven. It constitutes, ... More


The Sex Lives of Monks

Robert Mills

in Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169125
eISBN:
9780226169262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169262.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter considers how twelfth-century monks in the abbey church of Vézelay experienced Ovid in translation. Undertaking a detailed analysis of carvings from the church’s sculpted capitals with ... More


The Biographical Tradition

ANNETTE VOLFING

in John the Evangelist and Medieval German Writing: Imitating the Inimitable

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246847
eISBN:
9780191714597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246847.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter provides an overview of the biographical tradition associated with John the Evangelist. It covers the principal sources contributing to this tradition: the Bible, apocrypha, patristic ... More


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