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By Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

ISBN-10: 1498508057

ISBN-13: 9781498508056

This publication in regards to the lacking Divine female in Christianity and Judaism chronicles a private in addition to a tutorial quest of an Indian girl who grew up with Kali and myriad different goddesses. it really is born out of a women's reports direction created and taught by way of the writer referred to as The Goddess in global Religions. The booklet examines how the Divine female was once erased from the western realization and the way it ended in an particular spiritually patriarchal monotheism with severe results for either women’s and men’s mental and non secular identification. whereas colonial, proselytizing and patriarchal methods have denied the divinity inherent within the woman of the species, a up to date upsurge of body-centric practices like Yoga and innumerable books approximately previous and new goddesses exhibit a deep seated mom starvation within the western realization. Written from a working towards Hindu/Buddhist viewpoint, this booklet seems to be on the curious phenomenon known as the Black Madonna that looks in Europe and in addition examines mystical figures like Shekhinah in Jewish mysticism. humans drawn to symbols of the goddess, feminist theologians, and students drawn to the absence of goddesses in monotheisms may well locate this book’s standpoint and insights provocative.

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