When God Was a Woman

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Dial Press, 1976 - Religion - 265 pages
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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.

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Not what I hoped it would be. Perhaps if I read this in an academic setting then I would appreciate it more but it was simply too dry for me. There were large sections, particularly in the middle ... Read full review

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I loved this book. It had so much to give in terms of the archeological history of worshipping the goddess, and how the female is by nature the life-giver, and in primitive societies was treated with ... Read full review

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Contents

One Tales with a Point of View1
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Three WomenWhere Woman Was Deified30
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Four The Northern Invaders62
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