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W. Grundmann, Das Evangelium nach Markus (Theologischer Handkommentar zum Neuen testomony, 2; Berlin: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, seventh edn, 1977), p. 148; W. H. Kelber, Mark’s tale of Jesus (Philadelphia: castle Press, 1988; repr. ), p. 32. There are not any absolute principles within the previous testomony whilst ladies are to get married in Israel. Talmudic culture indicates 12 or thirteen years, and the Roman legislation on the time of Augustus prescribed 12 years in any case. See V. P. Hamilton and R. F. Collins, “Marriage,” in D. N. Freedman and et al. (eds), The Anchor Bible Dictionary. IV. K–N (New York: Doubleday, 1992), pp. 559–72 (559–72); cf. Bremmer, “Aspects of the Acts of Peter,” p. 2. In contemporary scholarship, Mary’s determine emerged as a Christian chief. At this position we can't learn the potential strength conflicts that formed her determine within the culture. Cf. A. G. Brock, Mary Magdalene, the 1st Apostle: The fight for Authority (Harvard Theological reviews; Cambridge: Harvard college Press, 2003); ok. L. King, The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the 1st lady Apostle (Santa Rosa, Calif: Polebridge Press, 2003); M. W. Meyer and E. A. De Boer, The Gospels of Mary: the key culture on Mary Magdalene, the better half of Jesus (San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 2004); E. A. De Boer, The Gospel of Mary: past a Gnostic and a Biblical Mary Magdalene (London and long island: T. & T. Clark overseas, 2005); Czachesz, fee Narratives, pp. 144–53; R. Griffith-Jones, loved 76 forty two. forty three. forty four. forty five. forty six. forty seven. forty eight. forty nine. 50. fifty one. The gruesome physique in Early Christian Discourse Disciple: The Misunderstood Legacy of Mary Magdalene, the girl Closest to Jesus (New York: HarperOne, 2008). For a concise advent, see C. G. Jung, “Approaching the Unconscious,” in C. G. Jung and M. -L. v. Franz (eds), guy and His symbols (London: Aldus Books in organization with W. H. Allen, 1964), pp. 18–103. On individuation, see C. G. Jung, “Bewusstsein, Unbewusstes und Individuation,” in Gesammelte Werke, vol. 9/1 (Olten: Walter, 1976), pp. 291–307; cf. M. -L. v. Franz, “The strategy of Individuation,” in Jung and Franz (eds), guy and His Symbols, pp. 158–229. Jung himself made steps towards a quantitative procedure in C. G. Jung, “Über die Energetik der Seele,” in Gesammelte Werke, vol. eight (Olten: Walter Verlag, 2d edn, 1971), pp. 1–73. E. g. , R. A. Segal and C. G. Jung, The Gnostic Jung (Princeton, NJ: Princeton collage Press, 1992). C. G. Jung, “Allegemeines zur Komplextheorie,” in Gesammelte Werke, eight (Olten: Walter Verlag, 2d edn, 1971), pp. 107–20 (116). near to Jn 3:14–15 (“And simply as Moses lifted up the serpent within the wasteland, so needs to the Son of guy be lifted up, that whoever believes in him could have everlasting life”) in addition to early Christian and medieval hermeneutics, Jung emphasised the ambivalent symbolism of the serpent; see esp. C. G. Jung, “Gnostische Symbole des Selbst,” in Gesammelte Werke, vol. 9/2 (Olten; Freiburg im Breisgau: Walter, 1976), pp. 192–237 (199); idem, “Die Struktur und Dynamik des Selbst,” Gesammelte Werke, vol. 9/2, pp.