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By Neela Bhattacharya Saxena

This booklet in regards to the lacking Divine female in Christianity and Judaism chronicles a private in addition to a tutorial quest of an Indian lady who grew up with Kali and myriad different goddesses. it's born out of a women's experiences path created and taught by way of the writer known as The Goddess in international Religions. The e-book examines how the Divine female used to be erased from the western attention and the way it resulted in an unique spiritually patriarchal monotheism with severe results for either women’s and men’s mental and non secular id. whereas colonial, proselytizing and patriarchal methods have denied the divinity inherent within the woman of the species, a up to date upsurge of body-centric practices like Yoga and innumerable books approximately outdated and new goddesses show a deep seated mom starvation within the western cognizance. Written from a practising Hindu/Buddhist point of view, this ebook seems on the curious phenomenon known as the Black Madonna that looks in Europe and likewise examines mystical figures like Shekhinah in Jewish mysticism. humans drawn to symbols of the goddess, feminist theologians, and students drawn to the absence of goddesses in monotheisms may possibly locate this book’s standpoint and insights provocative.

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