Power and GraceeBook - 2011
"From the inside scoop on goddesses, Amazons, and ancient matriarchal societies, to feminist theology and pagan rituals--Women's Spirituality offers a comprehensive survey of what is happening in women's spirituality today. Mary Faulkner also provides a sweeping historical and social overview of women's spiritual experience from the dawn of civilization to present day: Goddesses, amazons, priestesses and Magicthe history of early matriarchal societiesecofeminism Pagan and New Age rituals Wiccan, Celtic, Jewish, Christian, native peoples, and other spiritual traditions Faulkner also highlights the work of well-known writers, theologians, and academics who have contributed to the field, including Barbara Walker, Marija Gimbutas, Luisah Teish, Starhawk, Alice Walker, Rosemary Ruether, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sallie McFague, Mary Daly, Judith Plaskow, Carol Christ, Sue Monk Kidd, and many more. For the novice, adept, or the simply curious, this book offers both a sweeping history and an inside view of one of the most profound movements and moving religious impulses of today."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA : Hampton Roads Publishing, 2011.
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (320 pages)
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