Essays Tagged: "Mary Magdalene"

A review encompasing women's psychology. Review taken from the book called 'The Wild Girl' written by Michelle Roberts.

terary Supplement quotes:"In the parched soil of Provence a fifth gospel has beendiscovered, giving Mary Magdalene's account of Jesus'teaching and her relationship with him. This is a book ofrevelatio ... t of men. It is also a passionate story of love anddiscovery, of separation and rebirth, centred on Mary asthe wellspring of womanhood".I found myself drawn to forfill my curiosity on how Mary manages ...

(5 pages) 66 0 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Wild Girl. A review on this book authored by Michelle Roberts.

terary Supplement quotes:"In the parched soil of Provence a fifth gospel has beendiscovered, giving Mary Magdalene's account of Jesus'teaching and her relationship with him. This is a book ofrevelatio ... t of men. It is also a passionate story of love anddiscovery, of separation and rebirth, centred on Mary asthe wellspring of womanhood".I found myself drawn to forfill my curiosity on how Mary manages ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"Jesus Christ Superstar", movie review separted in 5 parts.

the bible, Jesus knows that his mother is there and in fact tells his favorite disciple, John, that Mary would now also would be John's mother, and to Mary, that John is her son. Another difference wa ... was being shot in. A bigger issue that was inconsistent with the bible was the relationship between Mary Magdalene and Jesus. The movie made it seem that Mary was in love with Jesus, whereas in the bi ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Brief Discussion and Review of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Jesus Christ Super Star'

n the beginning, one gets to know the characters. One sees Jesus interacting with Judas, Peter, and Mary Magdalene quite a bit, among the other apostles and people. Two key events are shown, first, wh ... e that I found to be most offensive and most blasphemous is that it was very obvious that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were involved in a physical relationship. The whole movie Mary has her hands all over ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Passion of the Christ: A Film Review

he High Priest)Hristo Naumov Shopov (Pontius Pilate)Luca Lionello (Judas)Actress: Maia Morgenstern (Mary)Monica Bellucci (Mary Magdalene)Claudia Gerini (Pilates Wife)Rating "R"Personal Rating: + + + + ...

(4 pages) 127 2 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Conversion of Magdalene

t onto canvas, the painting was able to appear three-dimensional and achieve a more realistic look. Mary Magdalene is portraying a worldly woman of sin. The light that radiates upon her is not really ... sts, the bit of cleavage shown and the make-up on her face depicts worldliness and sin. The look on Mary's face is a soft, relaxed look, full of peace within her conversion, while Martha has a face of ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The story of Jesus Christ and his actions before his crucifiction. The Sermon on the Mount is also included.

Jesus was born to Mary and God between the years 5 and 4 B.C.,during Herod's reign as king. Joseph, the man who was en ... the man who was engaged to Mary, had considered breaking off the engagement when he found out that Mary was pregnant. But an angel of God appeared to Joseph in a dream and explained to him that Mary ... call the baby Jesus. Because of the census called by the Roman governor Pilate, Joseph and his wife Mary had to travel back to Joseph's home town of Bethlehem in Judea. When they arrived there, the in ...

(6 pages) 49 0 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Nickel and Dimed! The book on how to get by in AMerica while making no more than $8/hour.

s them well above the poverty level. Finally, Ehrenreich expressed some attitudes towards Jesus and Mary Magdalene, which I did not appreciate because of my believes, and obviously she did not think t ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Review of "Da Vinci Code"

e controversy, because this book talks about Christianity, and the issues around it; issues such as Mary Magdalene, being married to Jesus, and the fact that Jesus was a mortal man, not the son of God ...

(2 pages) 65 1 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How accurate was Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ"? Were the characters accurately portrayed in reference to the Gospels? Was Christ's beating excessive?

the Latin used in ancient Rome, and Pilate's character. The main characters in the film were Jesus, Mary, Mary Magdalene, St John the Beloved, St Peter, Caiaphas, Pontius Pilate, Herod, Judas and Sata ... Pilate, Herod, Judas and Satan. All these characters are accurately depicted with the exception of Mary Magdalene and possibly Pilate. The Bible does not give a clear indication as to whether the mov ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The DaVinci Code: To believe or not? That is the question

rnative and unapproved Christian beliefs. Dan Brow's publishing sensation the DaVinci code explores Mary Magdalene as the mother of Jesus' children long before the infamous inquisitions this controver ... s, which is why they were hunt down. They respected more John the Baptist than Jesus and considered Mary Magdalene one of the apostles.During the investigation for the presentation, I found some data ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jesus Christ Superstar"- A Complete Statistical Assesment

might not be able to the next day. Afterwards we see the disciples in the cave with Jesus. At this, Mary Magdalene starts a ballad "Try not to get worried, try not to turn on to Prob-lems that upset y ... This shows that the disciples want to comfort Jesus because they care about him, it also shows that Mary Magdalene is very close to Jesus.Jesus begins traveling with his followers. When the high pries ...

(7 pages) 28 1 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Marriage

s in The Da Vinci Code”; they are all interesting, but what struck me the most was this: “Mary Magdalene was pregnant at the crucifixion? That’s a good one (p.255).” I will show Eh ... r”. He did not like it that Brown’s characters were making historical claims about Jesus, Mary, and the Gospels. The fiction was building on a historical foundation that the reader was to ac ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Lamentation by Petrus Christus

d and wounded Jesus is shown being supported by them. As stated on the museum’s website, “Mary Magdalene and Saint John come to the aid of the swooning Virgin, who collapses in sympathetic r ... the aid of the swooning Virgin, who collapses in sympathetic response to her son.” The Virgin Mary and Saint John have their eyes closed in disbelief, mourning what has happened. Saint John is s ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.4 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Hannah Wilke

. Super-T Art was Hannah's first performance event in which she transforms herself from an image of Mary Magdalene to a figure resembling a crucified Jesus Christ, while all the way through she dances ... mance to be a photographic series. As you can see, her only aid is a white sheet, which she uses as Mary's robe and then eventually as Jesus Christ's loin cloth. Here Wilke wears high heals and stands ...

(7 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Renaissance Ideas Portrayed in Italian Art.

" Within his life span Donatello was able to apply realism to dozens of sculptures including David, Mary Magdalene, and Madonna.A major intellectual movement of the Renaissance was humanism, a philoso ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Mary Magdalene, apostle to the apostles or repentant sinner." Discuss.

Mary Magdalene was the first eyewitness of the risen Christ, and for this reason she was also the fi ... she was also the first to bear witness before the male apostles. The four canonical gospels recount Mary Magdalene's early possession by demons, her cure by Jesus, the fact that she was financially ab ... and in coming to the tomb on Easter morning, became the first to see the risen Jesus. The Gospel of Mary does not add any biographical information about her; it does stress her spiritual and visionary ...

(13 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Identify and analyze at least three major reasons for the persecution of individuals as witches in Europe from the late 15 through the 17th centuries.

urse the Satan. The scripture told people of demons and their ability to posses someone or a woman (Mary Magdalene) by penetrating their thoughts with pure evil. Document 4 of Group D informs us that ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Magdalene Program

the Christian way. Faith plays a major role here. The women are seen to be akin to the situation of Mary Magdalene who was 'saved' by Jesus from stoning by a mob and, instead of judging here, gave her ... and, instead of judging here, gave her what is described by Christians as 'Salvation'. The story of Mary Magdalene and her relevance to the Christian faith is of utmost importance to the 'spiritual' h ...

(5 pages) 494 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Fifth Business Essay

ce as to the problems of a person who relies too much on reality or appearances, in Fifth Business. Mary Dempster's character foil to Mrs. Ramsey as well as her connection to religion, the story of Ma ... e proved him to be a complete character foil of Boy. When speaking of character foils, the story of Mary and Martha portrays a very clear and important one in the New Testament. It refers to an intere ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception