Courses: Seminar in Religions of Antiquity and Biblical Literature Topic: Mary Magdalene: Female Disciple, Witness, Icon (RELGH343B01)

Spring 2012

Images of Mary Magdalene will serve as a lens through which to examine changing conceptions of gender, sin, sexuality, spirituality, the body, & salvation in Western culture. Sources include literary & artistic representations of Mary Magdalene from the New Testament & non-canonical gospels; post-New Testament legends, sermons, & stories about the Magdalene; artistic representations in medieval & Renaissance art; and images of Mary Magdalene in contemporary literature & film.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Fulfills: HU III Limit:15


Religion (Web site)

Taught By

Anne McGuire (Profile)


Haverford, Gest 103

Meeting Times

T 1:30-4:00