Item description for Women and Goddess Traditions: In Antiquity and Today (Studies in Antiquity and Christianity) by Karen King...
Overview This provocative book, based on analyses of primary sources, examines rhe role of feminine deity in religious piety. Goddess religion was widespread in the world of the Bible and is reflected in many bibical texts. With skill and insight, the field's finest scholars discuss such questions as: What is the relationship between goddesses, their appearances in myth and ritual, and the social roles and practices of women? How can such religious manifestations be understood?
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 6.07" Height: 1.28" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1998
Publisher Continuum International Publishing Group
Series Studies In Antiquity & Christian
ISBN 0800629191 ISBN13 9780800629199
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More About Karen King
Karen L. King is Professor of Religious Studies at Occidental College, Los Angeles. She is the editor of Images of the Feminine in Gnosticism (Fortress Press, 1998).
Karen L. King currently resides in the state of Massachusetts. Karen L. King was born in 1954.