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Lost Goddesses of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths

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For thousands of years before the classical myths were recorded by Hesiod and Homer, the Goddess was the focus of religion and culture. In Lost Goddesses of Early Greece, Charlene Spretnak recreates, the original, goddess-centered myths and illuminates the contemporary emergence of a spirituality based on our embeddedness in nature.

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About the Author

Charlene Spretnak is the author of several books that proposed a "map of the terrain" and an engagement with various emergent social movements, intellectual orientations, and largely unexplored subjects. She has helped to create an eco-social frame of reference and vision in the areas of social criticism, cultural history, philosophy, and religion and spirituality. Since the mid-1980s, all of her books have been an engagement with modernity, its discontents, and the corrective efforts that are arising. She is a co-founder of the Green Party movement in the United States and is a professor of philosophy and religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies, a graduate institute in San Francisco. In 2006 Charlene Spretnak was named by the British government's Environment Department as one of the "100 Eco-Heroes of All Time."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807013434
Author:
Spretnak, Charlene
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Antiquities & Archaeology
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Mythology, Greek
Subject:
Goddesses, Greek
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Western-General and Comparative Religion
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
mythology;religion;goddesses;greek;women;goddess;myth;pagan;history;spirituality
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
August 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.57x5.52x.37 in. .43 lbs.

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