Who was Mary Magdalene? New book explores saint's life | National Catholic ReporterF or all but the very last pages, The Expected One reads like any other novel - and very like one famous novel in particular. Set mainly in France, the story concerns a deadly quest for religious artefacts which could prove that Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene were married. Its protagonist is an Irish American author called Maureen, who becomes overwhelmed by intense mystical visions of Magdalene while researching a book. The plot leads her to an arcane secret society which fetes her as the long prophesied descendant of Magdalene and Christ's union. But lurking in the shadows are sinister defenders of the approved Christian history, plotting Maureen's murder. Who can she trust?
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The True Story of Jesus and his Wife Mary Magdalena
Jump to navigation. She's been a sinner and a saint, played a starring role in Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" and ended up a feminist icon. The biblical figure of Mary Magdalene has been "interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted," according to Michael Haag, historian and author of The Quest for Mary Magdalene , published in May. Sign up here. My book is a quest; it does not pretend to offer certain answers; instead, it asks questions about everything we are told about MM. How much is true? What are the motives for inventing things?
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