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The Wife of Jesus

Ancient Texts and Modern Scandals
  • By Anthony Le Donne
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The idea that Jesus was married continues to incite fierce debate. But most who address the topic either dismiss the possibility or propound conspiracy theories. Amid the storm of controversy, Le Donne provides a haven of clarity and sense. Approaching the subject from a fresh, historical perspective, Le Donne places Jesus firmly within a socio-cultural context and, by investigating gender and marriage norms, provocatively argues that Jesus could well have been married - although not to Mary Magdalene.

CONTENTS
List of Illustrations

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Quest(ion) of the Wife of Jesus

1 According to the Flesh

2 Substance and Shadow

3 Something about Mary

4 Mrs. Christ

5 Smithing Jesus

6 From Persia, with Love

7 Average Joe

8 Alternative Lifestyle

9 Bride of Christ

10 Was Jesus Married?

Afterword: Portraits and Mirrors

Notes

Bibliography

References Index

Subject Index

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781780745695
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781780745695
    • Publication Date: 06/01/2015
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Anthony Le Donne
    • Page Count: 224
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