The Many Faces of Martha of Bethany.

By: Peters, Diane E.

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8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 286 pp. From the back cover: "Peters sleuths her way through history to present Martha as a gospel witness, a woman of faith, a disciple of Jesus and a woman of action. She also explores the Martha of apocryphal and gnostic literature and her activities recorded in legends as a preacher, evangelist and spiritual leader in Gaul." Well illustrated with many black and white reproductions and drawings. Two appendices: "E. M. Faillon and the Provencal Cult of Martha", "The Life of St. Martha Compiled by Pseudo-Marcilia", 39 pages of endnotes, 22 page bibliography, 18 page subject index and a 4 page scripture index. Minor wear to the cover edges, else fine.

Title: The Many Faces of Martha of Bethany.

Author Name: Peters, Diane E.

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Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Novalis.: 2008

ISBN Number: 2896460020

ISBN Number 13: 9782896460021

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 29155

Keywords: Catholic; Scripture; Faillon; Provencal; France; Primitive Church; Pseudo Marcilia; Lazarus; Biography; Hagiography;