Goddesses and the divine feminine : a Western religious history /

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Main Author: Ruether, Rosemary Radford.
Format: Book
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Gender and the Problem of Prehistory
  • 2. Goddesses and World Renewal in the Ancient Mediterranean
  • 3. The Hebrew God and Gender
  • 4. Savior Goddesses in the Mystery Religions and Gnosticism
  • 5. The Spiritual Feminine in New Testament and Patristic Christianity
  • 6. Feminine Symbols in Medieval Religious Literature
  • 7. Tonantzin-Guadalupe: The Meeting of Aztec and Christian Female Symbols in Mexico
  • 8. Mary and Wisdom in Protestant Mystical Millennialism
  • 9. Contested Gender Status and Imagining Ancient Matriarchy
  • 10. The Return of the Goddess
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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