2Mary Magdalene in the garden The First Resurrection Appearance (John 20:14-18)Mary Magdalene in the garden
3What did Jesus say to Mary Magdalene? (Jn 20:17) ‘Do not hold onto me’ (NRSV)‘Touch me not’ (KJV)‘Stop clinging to me’ (NAS)Mē mou haptou (Greek)Noli me tangere (Latin)
4Palla, ca. 1520, Antwerp, Museum Mayer van den Bergh Palla, ca. 1520, Antwerp, Museum Mayer van den Bergh. Cloth laid over chalice or paten during Eucharist.Palla, ca. 1520, Antwerp, Museum Mayer van den Bergh
12Caravaggio, The Incredulity of St Thomas, 1601-02, Sanssouci, Potsdam
13http://anoteoffriendship. blogspot. co. uk/2010/04/moravian-symbology Needlework by Marianne von Watteville, ca Collection of Moravian Archives, Herrnhut, Germany.
14Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee; Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure; Save from wrath and make me pure.
15One of the soldiers pierced his side with his spear, and there came out at once blood and water. And one who has seen has testified and his testimony is true and he knows that he speaks the truth, so that even/also you might believe. (John 19:34-35)
16Further ReadingB. Baert, ‘Noli me tangere. Six Exercises in Image Theory and Iconophilia’,Aquinas on why the Christ rose with scars: (this reference thanks to Taylor Marshall)M. O’Rourke Boyle, Senses of Touch: Human Dignity and Deformity from Michaelangelo to Calvin (googlebooks preview here)S. Schneiders, ‘Touching the Risen Jesus: Mary Magdalene and Thomas,’