Mary Magdalene: Challenging, Thought-Provoking, and Eye-Opening

… Billions of people throughout the generations, across a wide array of races, religions, and cultural backgrounds are familiar with the essential elements of Jesus’s life. ..

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The story of Jesus of Nazareth may very well be the most famous biblical narrative of all time. Billions of people throughout the generations, across a wide array of races, religions, and cultural backgrounds are familiar with the essential elements of Jesus’s life. The belief in His sacrifice for humanity and subsequent resurrection from the dead form the very foundation of the Christian faith, the largest organized religion in the world. Still, while there have been many different accounts from various sources regarding Jesus’s interactions with the world, accounts of perhaps one of His closest followers, Mary Magdalene, are often overlooked. Most people are familiar with the disciples such as John, Matthew, Peter, or James, but Mary is usually thought of as the lowly prostitute who was forgiven and cleansed by the merciful Jesus. Mary Magdalene from director Garth Davis, and screenwriters Helen Edmunds and Philippa Goslett, aims to tell…

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