By Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

This ebook in regards to the lacking Divine female in Christianity and Judaism chronicles a private in addition to an educational quest of an Indian girl who grew up with Kali and myriad different goddesses. it truly is born out of a women's reviews path created and taught through the writer known as The Goddess in global Religions. The ebook examines how the Divine female used to be erased from the western recognition and the way it resulted in an unique spiritually patriarchal monotheism with critical effects for either women’s and men’s mental and religious 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the woman of the species, a up to date upsurge of body-centric practices like Yoga and innumerable books approximately outdated and new goddesses show a deep seated mom starvation within the western recognition. Written from a training Hindu/Buddhist point of view, this e-book appears to be like 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 attracted to the absence of goddesses in monotheisms could locate this book’s standpoint and insights provocative.

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