The Goddess Obscured: Transformation of the Grain Protectress from Goddess to Saint
Recounts the story of the grain protectress, an image that has persisted from the ancient Near East to the classical world and still survives in folksongs and village celebrations today.
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Review: Goddess Obscured: Transformation of the Grain Protectress from Goddess to SaintUser Review - Bart Everson - Goodreads
If you have ever wondered about how ancient goddesses like Brigid became syncretized with Christian figures like St. Brigid, I highly recommend this book. It's clear, concise for an academic tome, well-researched, authoritative and absolutely fascinating. Read full review