The Hebrew goddess /

"The Hebrew Goddess demonstrates that the Jewish religion, far from being pure monotheism, contained from earliest times strong polytheistic elements, chief of which was the cult of the mother goddess. Lucidly written and richly illustrated, this third edition contains new chapters of the Shekh...

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Main Author: Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996
Other Authors: Stone, Merlin.
Format: Book
Published: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c1990.
Edition:3rd enl. ed.
Series:Jewish folklore and anthropology
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The goddess Asherah
  • Astarte-Anath
  • The Cherubim
  • The Shekhina
  • the Kabbalistic tetrad
  • Matronit
  • the goddess of the Kabbala
  • The myth of God and the Shekhina
  • Yihudim
  • unifications
  • the Shekhina as Maggid and vision
  • Lilith
  • The Sabbath
  • virgin, bride, queen, and goddess
  • Appendix: The goddess in the Dura synagogue?