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Re: [gthomas] Re: #114--which Mary?

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  • Jim Bauer
    ... From: Andrew Smith To: gthomas@egroups.com Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 11:53 AM Subject: Re: [gthomas] Re:
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Andrew Smith <asmith@...>
      To: gthomas@egroups.com <gthomas@egroups.com>
      Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2000 11:53 AM
      Subject: Re: [gthomas] Re: #114--which Mary?


      >on 7/21/00 5:32 AM, Jacob Knee at jknee@... wrote:
      >
      >> What is the history of the tradition that Mary Magdalen was a prostitute.
      >> When does it first appear in christian writings?
      >>
      >> In addition, the penitent sinner might look to be a topos from
      hagiography
      >> rather than an insult.

      Check out www.Magdalene.org
      >>
      >> Jacob Knee
      >> (Boston, England)
      >>
      >
      >Jacob wrote this a while ago. I've just come across a reference on
      crosstalk
      >to Tertullian & Origen being the first to claim that Mary Magdalene was a
      >prostitute. Unfortunately neither quotations nor references were offered...
      >
      >Best
      >
      >Andrew Smith
      >
      >
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