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Mary Mag
Mary Mag is no stranger to the spotlight. Here's a list of her celebrity appearances, plus some of the best books, movies and websites about her – together with handy links so you can go searching and shopping.
Celebrity Appearances

Mary plays a leading and rather fleshly role in the novel and film, The Last Temptation of Christ. In Jesus Christ Superstar, she gets to sing, "I don't know how to love him". Mary was also played by Anne Bancroft in Zefferelli's made-for-TV film, Jesus of Nazareth.

Kris Kristofferson's song, Magdalene, imagines her completely changed by Jesus and then left alone. Lenny Kravitz and Procul Harem also have songs named after her. In Tori Amos's song, Talula, Mary weaves while saying someting about blood senators. The metaphysical poet Richard Crashaw wrote a 30-verse poem about her tears.


Mary, Called Magdalene
Margaret George
Order from the UK or US

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
Jean-Yves Leloup
Order from the UK or US

Mary Magdalene: Beyond the Myth
Esther de Boer
Order from the UK only

Behold the Man: The Story of Mary Magdalene and Judas
N. Richard Nash
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Mary Magdalene and Many Others: Women Who Followed Jesus
Carla Ricci
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At Jesus' Feet: The Gospel According to Mary Magdalene
Doug Batchelor
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The Last Temptation of Christ
Nikos Kazantzakis
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The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Director: Martin Scorsese
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Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
Director: Norman Jewison
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
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Mary's homepage – click!
Buy three Mary magnets for a dollar – click!
Did Mary write the Gospel of John? – click!
Mary in the Catholic Encyclopedia – click!
The Gospel of Mary (2nd or 3rd-century) – click!
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