Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus

Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus

Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus

Status:
Completed

Alternate name:
Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus 2016

Released:
2016

Author:
Chester Brown

Genres:
Religious

Summary

The iconoclastic and bestselling cartoonist of Paying for It returns with a polemical interpretation of the Bible that will be one of the most controversial and talked-about graphic novels of 2016. Mary Wept over the Feet of Jesus is the retelling in comics form of nine biblical stories that present Chester Browns fascinating and startling thesis about biblical representations of prostitution. Brown weaves a connecting line between Bathsheba, Ruth, Rahab, Tamar, Mary of Bethany, and the Virgin Mother and reassesses the Christian moral code by examining the cultural implications of the Bibles representations of sex work.