Feminist Bible 'Decoding'
Byline: Cynthia Grenier, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
That noxious best seller "The Da Vinci Code," which promotes the role Mary Magdalene played in the Savior's life not only as supposedly his lead disciple, but also as his wife and mother of his children, is still making headlines after 35 weeks at the top of the lists.
Newsweek, in its Dec. 8 issue, features Mary Magdalene as its cover person (detail from a 15th-century painting by Pietro Perugino) and gives prominent cover lines to "Women of the Bible: How Their Stories Speak to Us Today" and "Mary Magdalene: Decoding 'The Da Vinci Code.'"
The Newsweek cover story is written by - who else? - two women, Barbara Kantrowitz and Anne Underwood. The tone is decidedly feminist. The two write of "the new generation of …
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Publication information: Article title: Feminist Bible 'Decoding'. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: December 6, 2003. Page number: B01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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