When God Was a Woman

When God Was a Woman

by Merlin Stone

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Overview

Here, archaeologically documented,is the story of the religion of the Goddess. Under her, women’s roles were far more prominent than in patriarchal Judeo-Christian cultures. Stone describes this ancient system and, with its disintegration, the decline in women’s status. Index; maps and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156961585
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 05/04/1978
Series: Harvest Book Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 128,321
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Merlin Stone, a teacher of art and art history as well as a widely exhibited sculptor, became interested in archaeology and ancient religion through her art. She has produced pieces on the Goddess for both radio and the stage, and conceived and organized Goddess festivals in both New York and Toronto.

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