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The testament of Mary

1st Scribner hardcover ed.

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

From inside front cover: In the ancient town of Ephesus, Mary lives in exile, years after her son's crucifixion. She has no interest in collaborating with the authors of the Gospel -- her keepers, who provide her with food and shelter and visit her regularly. ... Living alone and in fear, she tries to piece together the events that led to her son's brutal death, and judges herself ruthlessly for not remaining at the foot of the cross until her son died, for fleeing to save herself. ... In a voice that is both deeply tender and filled with bitter rage, she emerges as a woman of immense moral stature.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.914
Library of Congress
PR6070.O455 T47 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25246966M
Internet Archive
testamentofmary00toib
ISBN 13
9781451688382, 9781451692389, 9781451690750, 9781442354944
LC Control Number
2012007578
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History

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October 17, 2018 Edited by Lisa Added new cover
October 17, 2018 Edited by Lisa Update covers
May 6, 2017 Edited by ImportBot import new book
March 21, 2012 Created by LC Bot Initial record created, from Library of Congress MARC record.