MARY MAGDALENE LIFE
In Mary Magdalene combine undoubtedly you vary other biblical Marys, poorly understood even by the early Christians. It quotes the biblical repentant sinner in esoteric teachings and the spiritualists reminded of the Hellenistic period. A venerated Mary Magdalene the Gnostics, the Templars and Cathars and Grail seekers, because their individual absorbed many esoteric teachings of the worship of the Black Virgin, in turn inherited the cult of the goddess Isis of Ancient Egypt .
When in the fourth century the Fathers of the Church remodeled the official version of the Catholic Bible, found little room for the "Three Maries" of the New Testament, because they were blinded following the old criteria: Women should be punished for their sexuality. And this was considered divine justice!.
In this context, it was partner / girlfriend / wife of Jesus secretly continued to represent "the sacred" female. It is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon, which began back in the dark periods of Humanity because Mother Earth Goddess, reproducing black, was taken by richer and more fertile.
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