Mobi ð When God Was A Woman 314pages

Mobi When God Was A Woman

Mobi ð When God Was A Woman 314pages ☆ ❥ [KINDLE] ❂ When God Was A Woman By Merlin Stone ➢ – Goproled.co.uk Here archaeologically documentedis the story of the religion of the Goddess Under her womens roles were farprominent than in patriarchal Judeo Christian cultures Stone describes this ancient system an Here arSHere archaeologically documentedis the story of the religion of theGoddess Under her womens roles were farprominent than inpatriarchal Judeo Christian cultures Stone describes this ancientsystem and with its disintegration the decline in womens status WHEN GOD WAS A WOMAN by Merlin Stone explores the controversy surrounding Eve by examining the links between the Old Testament text and archeological and linguistics research conducted in the 20th century Although you may not agree with Stone's premise interpretation of the Old Testament text or conclusions if you are one of Eve's daughters you owe it to yourself to learn about her and how she may have been maligned by the ancient Levite priests when they constructed text such as Genesis Deuteronomy and other Old Testament booksStone's work has been referenced by feminist writers Margaret Starbird Sue Monk Kidd and Lynn Picknett and her chapter Unraveling the Myth of Adam and Eve presents a compelling argument and an interesting perspective especially when contrasted with Elaine Pagels' ADAM AND EVE AND THE SERPENT and Joseph Campbell's mythology worksI enjoyed this book very much As one who studied the Bible many years and found the murder and mayhem in the Old Testament uite disturbing I was intrigued by Stone's insights which caused me to reflect on the folks the Hebrews fought Perhaps they were not nearly so wicked as we were taught to believe ages ago On top of that the criticism of women in the Old Testament may be totally unjustified as it was directed towards non Hebrew women who were forced marry the male Hebrew victors after they had killed their kinsman In other words when the walls of Jericho fell who died?This book is so stunning I am amazed that Stone had the courage to write it let alone that a publishing house published it If nothing else thia book is an example of having the intellectual courage to address a verboten subject that could lead to a Christian fatwah if Christians did such things Think of Merlin Stone as Christianity's answer to Salmon Rushdie Only this is not a work of fiction however speculative it may beThe only complaint I have concerns the sourcing of statements As it happen I know a bit about the Bible so I could follow Stone's arguments Unfortunately she offers direct uotes in some cases but does not in others One unfamiliar with the Old Testament might find Stone's book challenging

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When God Was A WomanHere archaeologically documentedis the story of the religion of the Goddess Under her womens roles were farprominent than in patriarchal Judeo Christian cultures Stone describes this ancient system and with its disintegration the decline in womens stat Very good book especially an eye opener for women about their status in societies from the formation of human speciesMust read for open minded critical thinkers women and men alike