Lead: In Scripture, legend, and fiction, Mary Magdalene over the centuries has been made a symbol of how Christians have defined the importance of devotion, the place of sexuality and the role of women.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: There are a number of Marys mentioned in the New Testament among them Mary, the mother of Jesus and Mary of Bethany, sister of Martha and Lazarus. Then there is the enigmatic character, Mary of Magdala, a village near the west shore of Galilee or perhaps she is in fact Mary Magdalen, who second name may have been derived from the Talmudic word referring to an adulteress.

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