Women of Magdalene

a novel by R. Poole-Carter

Publisher: Kunati in Largo, FL

Written in English
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  • Fiction,
  • Physicians,
  • Asylums,
  • Institutional care,
  • Women
  • Edition Notes

    StatementRosemary Poole-Carter
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.O64 W66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24966772M
    ISBN 101601640145
    ISBN 109781601640147
    LC Control Number2007028103

  St. Mary Magdalene, the patron saint of women, was a close friend and disciple of Jesus Christ who lived during the 1st century in Galilee (then part of the ancient Roman Empire and now part of Israel). Saint Mary Magdalene is one of the most famous women of the Bible. She was dramatically transformed during her life from a person who was possessed by demons to someone who became a . Their actions stood out to the writers of Scripture, even though society overlooked their contributions. In Ten Women of the Bible, a session workbook, Lucado tells the stories of 10 pivotal biblical women, including Sarah, Rahab, Abigail, Esther, Sapphira, Mary Magdalene, and others. Each session features insights and study questions that explore their lives - and help you apply the /5(9). Mary Magdalene is posited as the author of the Fourth Gospel in the sense in which antiquity defined authorship (Brown ). The author is the person whose ideas the book expresses, not necessarily the person who set pen to papyrus (Brown lxxxvii). According to Brown, the Fourth Gospel was authored by an anonymous. Magdalene A.D. is much more than an historic fiction of the Magdalene’s life after the death of Christ. It is really a love letter to my women friends; a tribute to the deep and Followers:

Maureen Sullivan, was sent to a Magdalene laundry in New Ross, County Wexford, at the age of Ab women passed through the laundries in the Irish Republic between and The Magdalene Path is a guidebook of compelling ideas, skills and practices to bring your Feminine Soul into daily life. With a balanced expression of Feminine and Masculine you can weave your life and our world back into the wholeness you long for.   S ex worker, saint, sinner, witness, wife. In the 2, years since Mary Magdalene is said to have watched Jesus Christ die on the cross, she’s been labeled many things.. The label “prostitute Author: Flora Carr.   Barbara Reid, O.P., is vice president and academic dean and professor of New Testament studies at Catholic Theological Union at Chicago. Mary Magdalene and the Women Disciples in the Gospel of.

  “Mary Magdalene is among Jesus’s early followers,” says Robert “The women are the ones who go and tell the disciples,” Cargill points out. and the later film version of that bookAuthor: Sarah Pruitt. Mary Magdalene travelled with Jesus. Two groups traveled with Jesus: a group of men led by the apostle Peter and; a group of women led by Mary Magdalene. It was the common practice for men and women to accompany each other when traveling, but they moved in separate groups. Taoiseach Enda Kenny's State apology to the Magdalene women. On 19 February the Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny apologized to the women who had been incarcerated in Ireland's Magdalene laundries. In the audience sat Steven O'Riordan, a documentary filmmaker and founder of the charity Magdalene Survivors Together/5().   The fallen woman: prostitution in literature A detail showing Mary Magdalene in Boticelli’s Lamentation over I n the past, women whose Author: Michèle Roberts.

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The Magdalen Girls is a fictional account of the girls who were imprisoned in Ireland in the Magdalen laundries in the s to learn the errors of their ways. The laundries were managed by Catholic nuns for girls who were deemed unacceptable - either they had a baby Women of Magdalene book of wedlock, were prostitutes or were merely too pretty and may entice men/5.

Women of Magdalene is an engaging, dramatic, delicately-told drama about the power that men once had over women. The story-set in an asylum in the Post-War South-is eerie and tense and brimming with tensions sexual and otherwise/5. Based on the Women of Magdalene book facts about the Magdalene Laundries that welcomed girls and women that must repent for their sins.

Story focuses on three teenage girls- Teagan, Nora, and Lea. Harsh punishments or tough love is enacted by the Mother Superior, Sister Anne/5(). The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene. Complete ancient text and explanatory material. Part of a vast collection of materials dealing with Gnosis and Gnosticism, both ancient and modern.

The site includes the Gnostic Library, with the complete Nag Hammadi Library and a large collection of other primary Gnostic scriptures and documents. Women of Magdalene Hardcover – September 1, by Rosemary Poole-Carter (Author) out of 5 stars 18 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(18). A vivid portrait Mary Magdalene, one of the Bible’s most compelling women, from the New York Times–bestselling author of Pontiff.

Both sinner and saint, passionate and devoted, the figure of Mary Magdalene has fired imaginations throughout the : Open Road Media. Mary Magdalene, sometimes called simply the Magdalene or the Madeleine, was a Jewish woman who, according to the four canonical gospels, traveled with Jesus as one of his early and closest followers and was a witness to his crucifixion and ing to the texts, Mary Magdalene was the first to witness the resurrection of Jesus.

Mary Magdalene is mentioned by name 12 times in the Attributes: Western: alabaster box of Women of Magdalene book. The laundries, depicted in the award-winning film 'The Magdalene Sisters', women and girls as young as nine through uncompromising hardship from the. These Women Survived Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries.

They’re Ready to Talk. The back wall of the old Gloucester Laundry, the last of Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, in Dublin. Estimates of the number of women who went through Irish Magdalene laundries vary, and most religious orders haverefused to provide archival information for investigators and historians.

Up to Author: Erin Blakemore. Women of Magdalene is a brilliant example of the best historical fiction can do: illuminate the past not as it really, truly was, but as imagined, in order to better understand motives, desires, and prejudices.

If the book stumbles at all, it is because the bigoted characters may read as one-dimensional.5/5. The death of Jesus on Golgotha, where Mary Magdalene is expressly identified as one of the women who refused to leave him, leads to what is by far the most important affirmation about her.

This Bible study for the Lenten season explores the stories of three women who played a vital role in the life and ministry of Jesus. Follow in their footsteps as they journey with Jesus through Holy Week!With unforgettable insights and powerful life application for today's women, Liz digs into the biblical text to help us view Easter through the eyes of Mary of Bethany, who prepared the way /5(24).

Mary Magdalene’s story is contained in four different events: Mary Magdalene as a disciple of Jesus (Luke ) Mary is mentioned as the woman whom Jesus cured of an unspecified illness.

She was expelled of seven different demons. The number seven may have been used to emphasize the severity of the illness. Mary Magdalene was a disciple of Jesus. According to the Gospel accounts, Jesus cleansed her of seven demons, and she financially aided him in Galilee.

She was one of the witnesses of the Crucifixion and burial of Jesus and, famously, was the first person to see him after the Resurrection. How did St. Mary Magdalene die. The Catholic Book Club continues its consideration of The Magdalene in the Reformation this quarter with a reflection on the second half of Margaret Arnold’s wonderful book.

At its heart, the. Mary Magdalene is a woman in the Bible who has created quite a stir of controversy. Scholars and Bible readers have debated about the character of Mary Magdalene, some even going so far as to say she was the wife of Jesus (such as Dan Brown in the popular book The DaVinci Code) or paint her as an awful sinner.

The women who thus tarried by the tomb on this Friday evening were: Mary Magdalene, Mary the wife of Clopas, Martha another sister of Jesus' mother, and Rebecca of Sepphoris. The women who went on this mission of anointing Jesus' body were: Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of the Alpheus twins, Salome the mother of the Zebedee brothers.

But as they will discover, the outside world has dangers too, especially for young women with soiled reputations. Told with candor, compassion, and vivid historical detail, The Magdalen Girls is a masterfully written novel of life within the era’s notorious institutions—and an inspiring story of friendship, hope, and unyielding courage/5(9).

Get this from a library. Women of Magdalene: a novel. [R Poole-Carter] -- "A fictional account of a doctor in post-Civil War Louisiana who exposes the head of a women's asylum as a fraud and a murderer, built around themes of mysogyny and racism"--Provided by publisher.

Fans of the book and film Philomena will want to read this.” – Library Journal “Set in early s Dublin, Alexander’s first novel chronicles the lives of three teenagers who are sent to live indefinitely as penitents under the watch of occasionally sadistic Catholic Nuns The Magdalen laundries where Teagan works were infamous for 5/5(1).

Prunty has produced a very long ( page) book on the history of the Irish congregation of Our Lady of Charity of Refuge, the order which ran the two biggest Magdalene laundries in Ireland: High Author: Catriona Crowe.

Three women stand out to the scholar among the women following Jesus, just as Peter, James and John hold a special place among the Twelve. Mary Magdalene; Mary, the mother of James and Joseph; and. The great success of The Davinci Code has focused the spotlight on Mary Magdalene, one of the most remarkable women in the Bible.

She is described as an independent woman, who, along with Joanna and Susanna, "provided for [Jesus and the disciples] out of their means" (Lk.

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Magdalene Residential Services. We are able to house up to 28 residents at a time in a therapeutic setting that offers women survivors a peaceful place where they can experience. The forgotten women of Ireland's Magdalene Laundries Justice could be imminent for the women who toiled in Ireland's Magdalene Laundries.

Rachel. The mysterious personage of Mary Magdalene has always intrigued me, long before Dan Brown’s fascinating and controversial book, “The Da Vinci Code,” published incatapulted her to. The girls make a pact to look out for each other. They form a trio with vulnerable, quiet former farm girl Lea, who appears to have inherited a gift for clairvoyance from her mother.

For centuries, Mary Magdalene was wrongly depicted as a repentant whore, diminishing her vital role as witness to the resurrection.

A new film portraying her Author: Dorothy Ann Lee. Thanks to the success of Peter Mullan's film The Magdalene Sisters, Magdalene laundries—institutions meant to punish Ireland's “fallen” women—are now part of the country's collective memory.

Despite tremendous social advances, survivors still await reparation and an official apology. Inthe centenary of the Easter Rising was commemorated with great fanfare, but another Author: Nathalie Sebbane. The Gospel of Mary. In this gnostic gospel, Mary Magdalene appears as a disciple, singled out by Jesus for special teachings.

In this excerpt, the other disciples are discouraged and grieving.Buy a cheap copy of The Magdalene Gospel: Meeting the Women book by Mary Ellen Ashcroft. A portrait of the Saturday after the crucifixion and before the resurrection of Jesus.

Mary Magdalene and the other women followers of Jesus have gathered together Free shipping over $/5(5). Mary who Plaited Hair.

Thomas McDaniel quotes others who state that an almost identical word to magdala can mean “hairdresser,” from gadal which means “to weave, to twine, to plait, to dress hair” (Jastrow); and that in the Arabic-Syriac lexicon of Bar-Bahlul (c.

C.E.) it was stated that Mary was called “Magdalene” because her hair was braided (J. Payne Smith, 60–61).[6].