Bob Dylan And The Dylavinci Code (Part XVIII)


Links to all the cover versions used in this series are given at the end of  the article, as well as links to all the previous articles themselves.

By Larry Fyffe

Cracking the Code within the songs of Bob Dylan clearly shows the obverse path that Jesus takes from Ethiopia and then to Egypt where he locks the ‘undead’ body of Mary Magdalene inside a vault of the Sphinx, and there, with some regrets, abandons her.

Matters are not so clear-cut after this, but apparently, Dylan transfigured as Christ, bounds off to Spain.

Time-travelling Dylan/Jesus is obviously still in love with Mary – In the lyrics beneath, the narrator shows remorse at what happened to apostle James the Great, “Big Jim” who’s now the patron saint of Spain (the encoded incident concerning the apostle and “Rosemary” previously revealed):

My patron saint is a-fighting with a ghost
He's always off somewhere when I need him most
The Spanish moon is rising on the hill
But my hearts a-telling me I love you still
(Bob Dylan: Abandoned Love)

Noted already – the sexual adventures involving Jesus and Mary (aka Rose Marie) when on the other side of the Atlantic down in Spanish-speaking Mexico:

I'm going down to Rose Marie's
She never does me wrong
She puts it to me plain as day
And gives it to me for a song
(Bob Dylan: Going To Acapulco)

What becomes of daughter Sophia Sarah, or any of her children, is not revealed. Church officials consider any direct biological line of descent from Christ as a dangerous threat to their authority and any thoughts of Mary Magdalene as the Holy Ghost of the Trinity to be “an abomination and a heresy”.

The breaking of the Dylavinci Code demonstrates that other investigations into the matter simply come to the wrong conclusions.

We now realize that Mary and Jesus end up in Morocco with the baby, and so the crazy claim that descendants of the two lovers remain in France is a trough of hogwash.

On the other hand, there is the speculation that Jesus journeys to England at one time, perhaps after a sojourn in Spain, although no clues to that former event actually occurring are uncovered in the Delavinci Code:

And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green
And was the Holy Lamb of God
On England's pleasant pastures seen
(William Blake: Jerusalem)

Discovered though is the not-unusual Dylanesque out-of-time clue that Jesus and Maggie once made a brief stop in London, England:

They walked alone by the old canal
A little confused, I remember well
And stopped into a strange hotel, with a neon
burning bright
He felt the heat of the night hit him like a freight train
(Bob Dylan: Simple Twist Of Fate)

Contended is that an alternate interpretation of the Code conflates Mary Magdalene with the “Liverpool girl” who’s mentioned in the song lyrics below.

The dispute results in a split within the recently established “Church of Saint Mary Magdalene”:

So it's now I'm leaving London Town, boys
Well, the town I'll soon forget ...
But there's one thing that's for certain
Sure as the sun shines down
I'll never forget that Liverpool gal
Who lived in London Town
(Bob Dylan: Liverpool Gal)

One branch of that church asserts that Jesus was in Libya, living in an oil refinery, at the time when He’s supposed to be in England.

The Dylavinci Code Index to videos (songs without links are in the article above)

Index to past episodes








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