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Just Judas Maya Rae McLaughlin

Just Judas

Maya Rae McLaughlin

Published June 8th 2014
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Kindle Edition
158 pages
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Judas Iscariot—eternally documented and damned as betrayer.Just Judas explores the possibilities and alternatives for Judas as a man in those times, his true feelings for Jesus and others he interacted with- notably Matthew, the Mother and theMoreJudas Iscariot—eternally documented and damned as betrayer.Just Judas explores the possibilities and alternatives for Judas as a man in those times, his true feelings for Jesus and others he interacted with- notably Matthew, the Mother and the Magdalene, as well as other political and religious figures of the day.The story begins in CE 2010 and moves to BCE documenting the life of Judas when he left his father’s house in Kerioth as a Levite priest, his first encounter with Jesus and his fellowship with the disciples.The teachings of the Jesus are written from the perspective of Judas throughout and are narrated with honesty, integrity and love. Judas documents the Last Supper, Gethsemane, the trials of Jesus and the passion, crucifixion and resurrection in his own words.This is the story of how it really was from the perspective of the one they call traitor.It’s also about clearing someone’s name after two thousand years.About the AuthorMaya Rae McLaughlin is a writer, broadcaster and meditation practitioner, who has built up an extensive portfolio of written work, the latest of which is Just Judas.Maya sees people as integrated within their own spirituality: In order to live successfully in the physical world we must use everything we have at our disposal, the physical body of course, the mind, most certainly, but also our spirituality.Maya has travelled extensively in the Middle East and India where she was able to study other faiths in some depth and to understand the similarities inherent in each of them. She was a regular columnist in The Times of India (1990-92)In addition to all things literary, Maya is a strong believer in animal rights and lives with her husband, Ian, and their miniature dachshund, Nutty, in rural Ayrshire.In 2013 Maya created Nutty’s Knits, offering bespoke and hand-crafted dog-wear and accessories.