By Alon Bernstein and Isaac Scharf, Associated Press
MAGDALA, Israel — Mar 30, 2018, 9:17 AM ET
If there's a feminist figure from the Bible for the #MeToo era, it could very well be Mary Magdalene.
The major character in the life of Jesus was long maligned in the West and portrayed as a reformed former prostitute. But scholars have adopted a different approach more recently, viewing her as a strong, independent woman who supported Jesus financially and spiritually. [Read more...]