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The Alabaster Jar. Seeing the Gospel through the eyes of Mary Magdalen

The Alabaster Jar

seeing the Gospel through the eyes of Mary Magdalen

by Theresia Saers

first published in Dutch as Een albasten kruik by Theresia Saers. Tilburg, Syntax; published on www.womenpriests.org with permission of the author and publisher.

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  1. In Remembrance of her
  2. Mary of Bethany, an Alert Listener
  3. A Conflict with the Pharisees
  4. New Beginnings
  5. Alas, to Be a Woman
  6. Bethany of the Privileges
  7. A Woman Disciple
  8. Mary, surnamed the Magdalene
  9. A Dangerous Rabbi
  10. A New Outlook
  11. A New Kingdom
  12. Bewilderment
  13. ´Say, Our Father.´
  14. You are the light of the world
  15. The Alabaster Jar
  16. A Closer look at the Four Narratives
  17. The Last Supper
  18. Agony
  19. The High Priests
  20. More Torture
  21. Death
  22. Resurrection

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