When God Was a Woman (Paperback)

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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.

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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780156961585
ISBN-10: 015696158X
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: May 4th, 1978
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Harvest/HBJ Book