The idea that Jesus was married continues to incite fierce debate. But most who address the topic either dismiss the possibility or propound conspiracy theories. Amid the storm of controversy, Le Donne provides a haven of clarity and sense. Approaching the subject from a fresh, historical perspective, Le Donne places Jesus firmly within a socio-cultural context and, by investigating gender and marriage norms, provocatively argues that Jesus could well have been married although not to Mary Magdalene.
About the Author
Anthony Le Donne is a visiting lecturer at the University of the Pacific, California. His books include "The Historiographical Jesus: Memory, Typology, and the Son of David" and "Historical Jesus: What Can We Know and How Can We Know It?"