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Author Ehrman, Bart D.

Title Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene : the followers of Jesus in history and legend / Bart D. Ehrman

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 285 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1: Simon Peter -- 1: Quarry: our sources for Peter the rock -- 2: Peter: solid rock or shifting sand? -- 3: Rocky beginning -- 4: Peter at the Passion -- 5: On this rock I will build my church -- 6: Peter: Christian author and martyr -- Part 2: Apostle Paul -- 7: Apostle Paul: polling our sources -- 8: Paul the convert -- 9: Paul the apostle -- 10: Paul's proclamation according to later sources -- 11: Paul's impassioned allies -- 12: Paul's embittered enemies -- Part 3: Mary Magdalene -- 13: Mary Magdalene in popular culture and history -- 14: Mary during the ministry of Jesus -- 15: Jesus and Mary in conversation -- 16: Mary at the Passion -- 17: Mary and her revelations -- 18: Mary: the residual questions -- Conclusion: Peter, Paul, and Mary in perspective -- Notes -- Credits and permissions -- Index
Summary From the Publisher: Bart Ehrman, author of the bestsellers Misquoting Jesus and Truth and Fiction in The Da Vinci Code, here takes readers on another engaging tour of the early Christian church, illuminating the lives of three of Jesus' most intriguing followers: Simon Peter, Paul of Tarsus, and Mary Magdalene
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-272) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mary Magdalene, Saint.
Paul, the Apostle, Saint.
Peter, the Apostle, Saint.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005058996
ISBN 0195300130
0199742545 (electronic bk.)
1282367668 (electronic bk.)
9780199742547 (electronic bk.)
9781282367661 (electronic bk.)