Colm Toibin - The Testament of Mary
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm
In Tóibín’s rich reimagining of the central Christian figures, Christ’s mother is more of a tragic Greek heroine than she is the icon of grace and obedience. This meditative portrait depicts Mary in her later years as alienated from those who believe her son was also the son of God. She dislikes the disciples and passes a harsh judgment on Christ’s followers, as well as on herself.
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Published: Scribner Book Company - November 13th, 2012