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  • Record Number: 10101
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Peters , Diane E.
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  • Title: The Life of Martha of Bethany by Pseudo-Marcilia
  • Source: Theological Studies 58, 3 (September 1997): Pages 441 - 460.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Active Life, Religious Ideal Bible- New Testament in Literature Church, Image of Hagiography Latin Literature Martha of Bethany, Saint (Biblical Figure) Vita Auct. Pseudo-Marcilia Interprete Pseudo- Syntyche Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 12
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  • Abstract: While the biblical record of Martha of Bethany is relatively sparse, details of her legendary life are preserved in several Latin documents from the late 12th and 13th centuries. Of these the Life by Pseudo-Marcilia is the most interesting from a theological perspective, in particular in its comparison of Martha and the Christian Church. [Reproduced by permission of Theological Studies.]
  • Author's Affiliation: Wilfrid Laurier University
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00405639
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