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The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image

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Publisher Comments:

This encyclopedic and easily comprehended work, whose range extends from the Paleolithic Age to the present-day Gaia Hypothesis, is a grand synthesis of art, mythology, literature, and psychology. "A wonderfully readable synthesis . . . packed with riveting illustrations".--Publishers Weekly.

Synopsis:

In this study the authors draw upon poetry and mythology, art and literature, archaeology and psychology to show how the myth of the goddess has been lost from our formal Judaeo-Christian images of the divine. The book explains what happened to the goddess, when and how she was excluded.

Synopsis:

"An indispensable source work for anyone interested in this very important development of religious ideas."—Marija Gimbutas. Ranges from the Paleolithic Age to the present-day Gaia Hypothesis.

Synopsis:

In this definitive and powerfully argued study, the authors draw upon art, mythology, poetry, literature, archaeology, and psychology to show how the myth of the Goddess has been lost from Judeo-Christian images of the divine.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [725]-736) and index.

About the Author

Jules Cashford writes and lectures on mythology and is the author of The Myth of the Goddess.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140192926
Foreword:
Van Der Post, Laurens
Author:
Cashford, Jules
Foreword by:
Van Der Post, Laurens
Foreword:
Van Der Post, Laurens
Author:
Laurens van der Post
Author:
Baring, Anne
Author:
Van Der Post, Laurens
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Goddesses
Subject:
Goddesses in art.
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Compass
Series Volume:
Evolution of an Imag
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9.13 x 6 x 1 in 1.7 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 800 pages Penguin Books - English 9780140192926 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this study the authors draw upon poetry and mythology, art and literature, archaeology and psychology to show how the myth of the goddess has been lost from our formal Judaeo-Christian images of the divine. The book explains what happened to the goddess, when and how she was excluded.
"Synopsis" by ,
"An indispensable source work for anyone interested in this very important development of religious ideas."—Marija Gimbutas. Ranges from the Paleolithic Age to the present-day Gaia Hypothesis.
"Synopsis" by , In this definitive and powerfully argued study, the authors draw upon art, mythology, poetry, literature, archaeology, and psychology to show how the myth of the Goddess has been lost from Judeo-Christian images of the divine.
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