The Meaning of ‘Magdalene’: Mary the Tower

Date(s) - June 4, 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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On June 4, 2022 at 9am you’re invited to join Elizabeth Schrader of Duke University in a fascinating exploration of the possible meanings of the word “Magdalene,” Is Magdalene referencing a town, or are there other, even more provocative interpretations of the word?

Elizabeth is a Ph.D. candidate in Early Christianity at Duke University. Her studies focus on textual criticism, Mary Magdalene, and the Gospel of John. Her work has been published in the Harvard Theological Review and the Journal of Biblical Literature, and has been featured by Religion News Service, the National Catholic Reporter, Christian Century, and the Daily Beast.

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