Tag Archives: Mary Magdalene

Easter 2014: Do not be afraid

DO not be afraid. Not the way you expect Easter to begin: do not be afraid. After all, the hard part is over, the trial, the cross, the tomb, the harrowing of hell. What is there left to fear? Yet … Continue reading

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Year C Proper 6: the sinful woman and Mary of Magdala

The question came up during our Tuesday bible study week whether the sinner who anoints Jesus’ feet in the Gospel according to Luke is, in fact, Mary Magdalene, mentioned further down the page. There is a long tradition in the … Continue reading

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Was Jesus married?

The Huffington Post is persisting in cluttering up my facebook newsfeed with tidbits designed to tantalize people into tearing out their hair over the marital status of Jesus. I am finding it difficult to get as over-excited as they would … Continue reading

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Easter

Someone called John tells an Easter story: It was dark. It was so early, it was still late, but she couldn’t sleep. It was too still, too cold, too dark and silent. So she went to be with him in … Continue reading

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