Mary Magdalen

noun
sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus
Instance Hypernyms: ↑sinner, ↑evildoer, ↑saint

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  • Mary Magdalen — The leader of a group of women who supported Jesus in his itinerant ministry (Luke 8:1–3). Her home according to some MSS was in Magdala, probably to be identified with Tarichaea, where there was a Hellenistic fishing industry, and she had been… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy — (1606) is a painting by the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 1610). Caravaggio s Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy (or variations on that name) exists in at least eighteen copies, of which this version, in a private collection in… …   Wikipedia

  • Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy (Caravaggio) — Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy (1606) is a painting by the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 1610), now in a private collection in Rome. Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy (or variations on that name) exists in at least eighteen copies, of… …   Wikipedia

  • Mary Magdalen Bentivoglio — was born in Italy in the 19th century and died in 1905 at the age of 71.[1] She was a member of the Poor Clare Sisters of the Primitive Observance of San Damiano.[2] She worked as a missionary in the United States, founding a convent in Omaha,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mary Magdalen, Saint — • Article on the Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Mary Magdalen, Saint —    A follower of Christ who became one of the great examples of the repentant sinner. Mary Magdalen s legend seems to be a conflation of various episodes from the lives of more than one woman. Prior to her acceptance of Christ, she was a… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • The College of Saint Mary Magdalen — Motto Gaudium et spes Established 1973 Type Private Religious affiliation Roman Catholic President George Harne …   Wikipedia

  • St. Mary Magdalen —     St. Mary Magdalen     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Mary Magdalen     Mary Magdalen was so called either from Magdala near Tiberias, on the west shore of Galilee, or possibly from a Talmudic expression meaning curling women s hair, which the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street — Infobox church name = St. Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street fullname = color = imagesize = caption = Current photo of site landscape = denomination = Roman Catholic, Anglican diocese = parish = division = subdivision = founded date = founder =… …   Wikipedia

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