Events of #HolyWeek 2,000 years ago according to news organizations, with notes of Mary of Magdala
Events of “Holy Week” from 2,000 years ago
according to news organizations,
with notes of Mary of Magdala (more famously known as “Gospel of Mary”)
(blog admin’s note: While looking at what news organizations had to say about events surrounding Holy Week 2,000 years ago, i accidentally came across the following in-depth investigation by the National Geographic (previously embedded here as video in the Holy Wednesday post) and a comprehensive report by the British Broadcasting Corporation)
Following is a summary of the National Geographic investigation (see National Geographic episode embedded in the Holy Wednesday blogpost) of “Holy Week” events 2,000 years ago, and who Mary of Magdala was, based on a study of the ancient texts and interviews of scholars —
1. It is most likely that Jesus of Nazareth, being popular, had more than twelve followers.
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