Date posted: Aug 04, 2021
featuring text by Madeleine Boucher, Ph.D., videos by Barbara Reid, O.P., Christine Axen, Ph.D., Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P., Sandra Schneiders, I.H.M., and Nontando Hadebe, Ph.D., and optional prayer text by Dinah Chapman Simmons.
Who was St. Mary of Magdala? What does scripture tell us about her ministry? What impact does her saintly life have on us today? This course explores the imagery of St. Mary of Magdala, both positive and negative, that have shaped our view of the Apostle to the Apostles. This course also explores the impact of her life on the ministry of women in the church. To complement the informative text and videos, a scripture study text is included to provide an optional prayer experience of St. Mary of Magdala as portrayed in the Gospels
This course has an optional text: Dinah Chapman Simmons. Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles. Little Rock Scripture Study, 2018.
(Little Rock) (Amazon)
Week 1 - Mary of Magdala: Negative, False Images
Week 2 - Mary of Magdala: Positive, True Images
Week 3 - Mary of Magdala: Apostle to the Apostles
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Additional Optional Materials:
Dinah Chapman Simmons. Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles. Little Rock Scripture Study, 2018.
A participant can expect to spend an average of 3-4 hours each week. This commitment includes both preparation and interaction online.
Image Credit: Original photo by Fr. Ted Bobosh (CC BY-SA 2.0)