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epub Û The Making of the Magdalen è Preaching and Popular Devotion in the Later Middle Ages ↠ katherine ludwig jansen ↠ ➹ [Read] ➵ The Making of the Magdalen: Preaching and Popular Devotion in the Later Middle Ages. By KathEtween politics and sanctity in southern France and ItalyJansen shows how perceptions of the Magdalen merged with errors and misunderstandings to shape the social spiritual and political agendas of the later Middle Ages She brings to life the rich complexity of medieval culture which condemned female sexuality and women's preaching and yet popularized the veneration of Mary Magdalen as a former prostitute chosen by Christ to be the apostle of the apostles the first to witness and preach the Good News of the Resurrecti this book needs to get it straightMary Magdalene was not a prostitute

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Best known during the Middle Ages as the prostitute who became a faithful follower of Christ Mary Magdalen was the most beloved female saint after the Virgin Mary Why the Magdalen became so popular what meanings she conveyed and how her story evolved over the centuries are the focus of this compelling exploration of late medieval religious culture Analyzing previously unpublished sermons Katherine Jansen uses the lens of medieval preaching to examine the mendicant friars' transformation of Mary Magdalen a shadowy gosp A must read for anyone searching for truth I highly recommend The Making of the Magdalen Not for the casual reader this is a comprehensive study of Saint Mary Magdalen thoroughly researched with satisfying results

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The Making of the Magdalen Preaching and Popular Devotion in the Later Middle Ages El figure into an emblem of action and contemplation a symbol of vanity and lust a model of perfect penance and the embodiment of hope and salvation She draws on diverse historical sources to reveal the laity's devotion to Mary Magdalen which departed significantly from the friars' image of the saint signaling a major development in popular religious practice and personal piety Finally the author comprehensively addresses the uestion of the House of Anjou's alliance with the Magdalen and illuminates the relationship b The Making of the Magdalen is a great book one of the best from my Christian History class Well written and very interesting sheds a lot of light on the spiritual lives of the laity during the Middle Ages and the rise of the mendicant orders Dominicans and Franciscans I learned a lot about the social history of the middle ages and the psychology of the mendicant preachersI also enjoyed it for its joyful open brush with feminism it was not at all angry bitter or revisionist which sometimes feminist religious writings can be but was pleasantly honest about the great things going on with women in the church and a few of the problems as well But feminism is not a focus of this book I just wanted to mention that I found it refreshingAll in all a fantastic book Highly recommended