Mary of Magdala, whom Jesus healed of possession by devils, Luke 8:2: traditionally identified with the repentant woman whom Jesus forgave. Luke 7:37–50.
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Me & Dog is off to a promising start and Mary Magdalene has some canine companionship.
In Steve, she plays Mary Magdalene Horowitz, an excitable loser who spends her days confiding in her only friend—a pet hamster.Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and More | Marlow Stern | February 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They had patrons: wealthier, more powerful individuals (like Mary Magdalene) who supported them financially.The Gospel According to Bill O’Reilly’s New Book ‘Killing Jesus’ | Candida Moss | September 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A New Magdalene No other performer has owned or defined Mary Magdalene in this show the way Yvonne Elliman did.‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Gets Timely Makeover for 2012 | Tracy Quan | October 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mary Magdalene's second career as a persuasive preacher gave me courage.
Each time I know one it makes me understand the scientific phenomenon of Mary Magdalene.Murder in Any Degree | Owen Johnson
The disciples considered her (Mary Magdalene's) words idle tales, and believed them not.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3) | George Eliot
Can anyone imagine the seven-devilled Mary Magdalene conversing in this way?Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
Mary Magdalene is represented as several ladies rolled into one, and her house is a perfect museum of relics.Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
It appears from a document of 1306 that the chapel at that date contained certain ‘relics’ of St. Mary Magdalene.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon | Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
British Dictionary definitions for Mary Magdalene
Saint Mary Magdalene New Testament a woman of Magdala (ˈmæɡdələ) in Galilee whom Jesus cured of evil spirits (Luke 8:2) and who is often identified with the sinful woman of Luke 7:36–50. In Christian tradition she is usually taken to have been a prostitute. Feast day: July 22: See also magdalen
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Cultural definitions for Mary Magdalene
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