The Common Good
July-August 1997

Finding Mary's Gospel

by Timothy A. Bennett | July-August 1997

IN "LETTERS" (May-June 1997), Lorna Diggle
responded to an article on Mary Magdalene ("Revisioning
Mary Magdalene," by Kimberly Burge, March-April 1997)
and asked ...

IN "LETTERS" (May-June 1997), Lorna Diggle responded to an article on Mary Magdalene ("Revisioning Mary Magdalene," by Kimberly Burge, March-April 1997) and asked about the availability of the gospel according to Mary. That gospel, among other non-canonical gospels, has been available for a couple of years in a collection edited by Robert J. Miller, The Complete Gospels, available through Harper.

Reader Isabel Bonnyman Stanley also wrote to let us know that The Gospel of Mary begins on page 471 of The Nag Hammadi Library, edited by James M. Robinson (Harper & Row, 1977; published simultaneously in Canada by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd.). It was translated into English by members of the Coptic Gnostic Library Project of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity. —The Editors

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