Tapestry

New Truths from Old Books

Was Mary Magdalene a prostitute, Jesus' wife, or neither? Dr. Nicola Denzey-Lewis dispels common myths about Mary Magdalene and reveals what we can know based on early Christian texts. And Susan Brind Morrow on her game-changing translation of the world's oldest sacred writings, The Pyramid Texts.
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A second look at ancient texts dispels myths about Mary Magdalene and provides new insight into ancient Egyptian beliefs about life and death.

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