In particular, Mary is the central questioner in the Pistis Sophia; one of the most important gnostic works that there is in my view.
--- In GnosticThought@yahoogroups.com, "miguelconner" <miguelconner@...> wrote:
> Despite her rising popularity and redemption in Western Society, there are still many misconceptions and unknown facts about the Bride of the Logos. And there is also a great divide between the Magdalene of the Canonicals and the Apostolic Leader you find in the Gnostic Scriptures (and the various legends throughout history). A good time to get to know her all over again, like a romance that just won't end. Astral GuestJane Schaberg, author of `Mary Magdalene Understood' and `The Resurrection of Mary Magdalene'.
> Topics Discussed:
> --Detailed comparing and contrasting the characteristics of the Canonical Mary Magdalene to the Gnostic Mary Magdalene.
> --How the views of Mary Magdalene have changed throughout history in legend, art and film.
> --Why is the Apostle Paul silent about Mary and other female disciples?
> --Although the notion of Mary being married to Jesus has been quite dispelled recently, how very erotic undertones can be found in their relationship.
> --Was there an egalitarian movement in early Christianity with woman often in leadership roles?
> --Did Mary Magdalene really exist and was she the Beloved Disciple?
> And much more! There is just something about Mary!
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