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Author Jordan, Michael, 1941-

Title The historical Mary : revealing the pagan identity of the Virgin Mother / Michael Jordan.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : Seastone, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  232.91 J765h 2003    ---  Inventory in Progress
Description xxviii, 337 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-320) and index.
Summary Based on recent interpretations of ancient Near Eastern, Jewish, and Christian texts, The historical Mary unravels the mystery of who Mary really was and the role she played in Jesus' life and ancient society. Drawing on new anthropological discoveries, Michael Jordan establishes the widespread existence of pagan traditions and fertility rites at the time of Mary's birth and at all levels of Jewish society.
Subject Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Devotion to -- History.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Religion.
Mother goddesses -- Palestine.
ISBN 1569753342 (alk. paper)

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