The Faces of the Goddess
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The Faces of the Goddess

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Many contemporary feminists believe that early humans worshipped a nurturing Mother Goddess, who was subsequently displaced by autocratic male deities. In this book Motz examines the maternal deities of various cultures and religions and finds no signs of a common origin, and thus no evidence for a primordial "Great Mother." Her conclusions stand in stark contradiction to the prevailing view.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 30mm | 619.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftones, line drawings
  • 0195089677
  • 9780195089677
  • 1,658,346

About Lotte Motz

Lotte Motz, PhD, has taught at the City University of New York and the University of Wisconsin. She has written widely on Germanic mythology and literature, and is currently living in the UK.show more

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