Origins of the Magdalene Laundries

Origins of the Magdalene Laundries
Author : Rebecca Lea McCarthy
Publisher : McFarland
Total Pages : 269
Release : 2010-03-08
ISBN 10 : 9780786455805
ISBN 13 : 0786455802
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Origins of the Magdalene Laundries Book Description:

The convents, asylums, and laundries that once comprised the Magdalene institutions are the subject of this work. Though originally half-way homes for prostitutes in the Middle Ages, these homes often became forced-labor institutions, particularly in Ireland. Examining the laundries within the context of a growing world capitalist economy, the work argues that the process of colonization, and of defining a national image, determined the nature and longevity of the Magdalene Laundries. This process developed differently in Ireland, where the last laundry closed in 1996. The book focuses on the devolution of the significance of Mary Magdalene as a metaphor for the organization: from an affluent, strong supporter of Jesus to a simple, fallen woman.

The Magdalene
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Diana Prince PhD.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-06 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

My purpose in writing this book is to have the reader experience the places and events that were significant in the life of Mary Magdalene. She has left us a rich tradition and legacy. Most of all, the Magdalene’s courage and steadfast love can inspire us all. Jesus, himself, chose
The Magdalene Mystique
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Betty Conrad Adam
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-01 - Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

The early Christians formed communities to follow the risen Jesus. One such community wrote down its gospel story, but sometime in those early years, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene disappeared. In the late nineteenth century, it surfaced in the Cairo marketplace, and today, contemporary Christians are embracing the message of
The Magdalene Awakening
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: L. Shannon Andersen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Pelican Press

This book is the result of a deep and profound quest for origins, meaning, and healing, written at a time when the human condition appears more fractured from within than at any other time in history. In writing The Magdalene Awakening, Shannon Anderson has successfully journeyed to that sacred space
Power of the Magdalene
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Stuart Wilson, Joanna Prentis
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Ozark Mountain Publishing

The long-awaited, compelling sequel of the best-selling book The Essenes - Children of the Light. 1. What is the secret of Mary Magdalene's power? 2. Who were the female disciples of Jeshua? 3. Did Jeshua and Mary Magdalene have a child? 4. How can we understand the New Children now
The Magdalene Lineage
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Reena Kumarasingham
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-27 - Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

For two thousand years, Mary Magdalene has been a veiled silhouette, a shadow of her vibrant self. An enigmatic figure, she was shrouded in mystery, a feminine caricature of either the purest of saints or the most repentant of sinners. Two thousand years have buried her, her lineage and her