In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"After reading the recovered excerpts from the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, I was intrigued by several of the statements and ideas that the text presents. Even with my limited knowledge of New Testament writings, I still recognized significant discrepancies between the person and teachings of Jesus portrayed in this Gnostic gospel and the figure of Jesus described in the traditional canonical gospels."
"Response to "The Gospel of Mary","
Verbum: Vol. 6
, Article 14.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/verbum/vol6/iss1/14