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Mary, Gospel of
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The Gospel of Mary is an ancient Christian text that has generated much interest in modern times, both in scholarly and in non-scholarly circles. As one of the non-canonical gospel texts, it shares in the revival of interest in these texts in recent years. In addition it takes its name from the person of “Mary,” who is almost cert…

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Tuckett, Christopher, “Mary, Gospel of”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 29 November 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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