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Venus in sackcloth The Magdalen's origins and metamorphoses Free download ☆ 104 Prostitute saint penitent woman taken in adultery the Magdalen a Venus in sackcloth has evolved through two thou­sand years of iconography and literature little understood this original and pro­vocative study showsThe complex intermingling of the Mag­dalen myth in religion and culture pro­vides a fascinating chapter in the history of ideas This important new book there­fore not only fills a gap in religious and humanistic studies but also deepens our understanding of.

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Venus in sackcloth The Magdalen's origins and metamorphoses Free download ☆ 104 How the ideas implanted in the Magdalen figure were sustained over the years from her origins in Scrip­ture and Apocrypha to rock opera in our timeAmong Malvern’s perceptive findings is evidence that it is primarily the Mary Magdalene of the Gospel of John who evokes the fictionalization and early metamorphoses of the Magdalen figure In Gnostic writings used as a vessel embody­ing ambivalent attitudes toward life sex and women the Magdalen metamor­phosed into the “.

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Venus in sackcloth The Magdalen's origins and metamorphoses Free download ☆ 104 Pure spiritual Mariham” in the Pistis Sophia from Venus to MaryAnd in tracing the further transforma­tion of and complex attitudes toward the Magdalen from the Crusades to the twen­tieth century Ms Malvern adds signifi­cantly to our understanding of the con­seuent shaping and transmission of the figure The enigmatic Magdalen accord­ing to the evidence presented has carried sometimes covertly the old radically dualistic religious and secular concepts into modern time.

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  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • Venus in sackcloth The Magdalen's origins and metamorphoses
  • Marjorie M. Malvern
  • English
  • 02 November 2019
  • 9780809307074