Maria Magdalena: Kroongetuige, zondaar, feminist

Lieke Wijnia

Museum Catharijneconvent Utrecht & Waanders, 2021


Meet the mysterious Mary Magdalene! This fascinating woman unites many faces: from crown witness of the resurrection of Jesus and icon of penance, to symbol for the #metoo movement. This spring you can explore the Catharijneconvent Museum along historical sources, impressive paintings, contemporary visual art and popular culture. Come face to face with Mary Magdalene, who has captured the imagination for over 2000 years. This publication links historical developments with current perspectives. In the contributions of national and international experts you will discover, among other things, what Mary Magdalene means in different religious traditions, feminism and film culture. The publication is richly illustrated with iconic masterpieces from home and abroad. In this way the image of Mary Magdalene has been unraveled over the centuries. Particularly recently, this image has again undergone strong developments. Mary Magdalene, illuminated from a religious, art and cultural-historical perspective. IN DUTCH!


ISBN: 9789462623248

144 pages, 120 illustrations, 28 x 24 cm, paperback, Dutch