Item description for Behold Thy Mother by Ave Maria Dover...
Overview Dover uses quotes from the Bible to point out that "there is no authentic sexism" and that God does not discriminate against women. The author discusses Mary of Nazareth, Mary Magdalene and other women of biblical times. (Theology)
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Studio: 1st Books Library
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.07" Width: 5.07" Height: 0.33" Weight: 0.31 lbs.
Release Date Aug 20, 2000
Publisher 1st Books Library
ISBN 1588200442 ISBN13 9781588200440
Availability 125 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 24, 2017 01:58.
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More About Ave Maria Dover
Dover is a registered nurse by profession but for the last five years studies and writes on religion and politics. In her life she has been a politician, union organizer, a W.A.C., a meat salesperson, a car salesperson, a Sunday school teacher and a promoter of social justice for all.
Ave Maria Dover currently resides in Seattle, in the state of Washington.
Reviews - What do customers think about Behold Thy Mother?
There is no such thing as authentic sexism Sep 27, 2000
Ave Maria Dover likes to push buttons. She is a strong woman with an equally strong message. This is apparent in her book.
Ave's message is simple, in fact it is so simple, most of us have not even thought of it. God is not inherently sexist. If we want to change the treatment of women, homosexuals, and our children, we must change the attitudes of our churches, mosques, and temples. A beautiful and invaluable message.
Ave writes, "I believe the exclusion of our mothers and daughters by almost every major religion, past and present, is the root cause of every other oppression. We cannot, we must not, allow the world's religions to sit our sons and daughters in a pew and teach them this great lie: 'God discriminates against your mother.' " I say, amen sister.
This book is sometimes brutally honest. But that is a good thing. Most movements are started by brutally honest people who have a clear vision. And I believe this book could start a movement. A movement towards equality for women, not only in the work force, but in the eyes of the men who run the religions of the world. This might be a long time coming, but we've got to start somewhere, so let's start with the mamas and their children.
Behold Thy Mother Sep 26, 2000
Behold Thy Mother is a powerful little book calling for Big change in most of the world's religions. The author, Ave Maria Dover, writes with down to earth, fiesty style and her passion on the topic of sexism in religion comes through loud and clear. She uses quotes from the bible to point out that "there is no authentic sexism" and that God does not discriminate against women. The author lifts Mary of Nazerath, Mary Magdelene and many other women of biblical time to their rightful place- a place of Honor. She makes clear and bold statements on the Pope, St. Paul, abortion, homosexuality and the status of women in most religions today. A simple book with a very powerful, passionate message! Recommended for women of all ages.