Synopses & Reviews
The Moonlit Path is an anthology of writing by figures from throughout the spiritual world on the dark feminine. Known variously as Lilith, Kali, the Black Madonna, Morrigan, Guadalupe, and Tara, the dark feminine appears in many cultures and throughout the ages. It is only by embracing her, writes Murray Stein in his preface, that we can learn intelligent tolerance of paradox, tough-minded respect for important differences, and compassion for the alien other in our midst. Chapters include: An Interview with Andrew Harvey on the Black MadonnaTransformation through Integration of the Dark Feminine by Carol B. DonnellyThe Dark Irish Goddess Morrigan by Sylvia Brinton PereraKali--the Black Goddess by Ashok BediGuadalupe Is a Girl Gang Leader in Heaven by Clarissa Pinkola EstesRaise Up Those Held Down by China Gallandand more.Offers profound insight into the feminine spirituality within each of us, no matter what our gender or tradition. "Includes contributions from bestselling authors Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Andrew Harvey, and Matthew Fox. "Contains entries from experts from different disciplines, from artists and musicians to spiritual leaders, psychoanalysts, writers and teachers and represents a panoply of perspectives. "Offers readers a new path to balance by integrating the Quaternity, the dark and light feminine and the dark and light masculine.