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Colm Toibin - The Testament of Mary

Nov 13 2012 7:00 pm
Nov 13 2012 8:00 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.
ISBN-13: 9781451688382
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner, 11/2012

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