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Mary Magdalene: The Woman Possessed By Seven Devils

Mary Magdalene: The Woman Possessed By Seven Devils

Women In Scripture
Who Was Mary Magdalene? Even though her popularity suggests otherwise, she is only mentioned in 12 verses in the Bible. Many of us think we know who she is and what her role was, but how much of it is based on scripture and how much is based on the Gnostic texts? It may surprise you to learn that many of the church teachings about Mary Magdalene come from outside of the Bible and have made their way into church doctrine as if it appeared in the Bible. The Exorcism of Mary Magdalene There are several times in the gospels when Jesus performs exorcisms on unnamed groups of people. It is possible that he met Mary Magdalene during one of these exorcisms. "Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cas...