How Much Do You Know?
Mary Magdalene is one of the most significant figures in the Bible. She has been portrayed throughout the centuries in a number of ways, being considered as loose, Christ's wife, wealthy, a chief disciple, adulterer and a feminist icon among other descriptions. Though she has been reinterpreted over and over again, she remains a potent and mysterious figure. There is still a lot about her that many people don't know, but also a lot that is desired to be understood. Here are five things you may not know about Mary Magdalene, based on the book "The Quest for Mary Magdalene" by Michael Haag. His book follows Mary Magdalene through the centuries, how she has been reinterpreted for every age and examines what she herself reveals about woman, man and the divine.