The Gospel of Mary Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle

The Gospel of Mary Magdala The Gospel of Mary Magdala Polebridge Press

Karen L. King

Polebridge Press, 2003

King's groundbreaking exploration of the Gospel of Mary considers the relationship of Mary Magdalene and Jesus, its implications for the church, and the significance of the gospel for Christianity.

"This is a rich, rewarding, and eyeopening review of how the only gospel written in the name of a woman can reveal the depth and diversity of the early Christian community. Strongly recommended . . ." -Library Journal


"Karen King's Gospel of Mary of Magdala is a book that many readers are waiting for — a complete translation of the Gospel of Mary together with a lucidly written, marvelously informative discussion of where it comes from and what it means." -Elaine Pagels

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