Synopses & Reviews
This anthology, with essays by Riane Eisler, June Singer, and others, considers Goddess myths, current psychological perspectives, and the feminine principle in spirituality today. It offers a worldview that integrates intuition, intellect, and feeling.
The feminine principle in spirituality today; essays by Riane Eisler, June Singer, and others.
Table of Contents
Reclaiming our goddess heritage -- Sophia: the Gnostic archetype of feminine soul-wisdom -- Oya, Black goddess of Africa -- The unkown goddess -- The Buddhist female deities -- Isis: the goddess as healer -- Rediscovering the feminine principle -- The world mother -- The sadness of the successful woman -- A higher view of the man-woman problem -- Sex-based superiority complexes: a new perspective -- Is the animus obsolete? -- Toward the companionate man-woman relationship -- Maria Avatara -- The Beguines in Medieval Europe: an expression of the feminine spirituality -- Encountering the Schechinah: the Jewish goddess -- The way of the uncarved block -- The wisewoman of the western tradition -- Sacred and legendary women of Native North America -- Feminism: a vision of love -- Nature as an act of imagination.