Goddesses Who Rule

Paperback | June 15, 2000

EditorElisabeth Benard, Beverly Moon

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Goddesses often are labeled as one-dimensional forces of nature or fertility. In examining a number of goddesses whose primary role is sovereignty, this volume reveals the rich diversity of goddess traditions. Drawn from a variety of cultural and historical settings, the goddesses describedhere include Inanna of ancient Sumer; Oshun of Nigeria; and Cihuacoatl of pre-historical America.

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Goddesses often are labeled as one-dimensional forces of nature or fertility. In examining a number of goddesses whose primary role is sovereignty, this volume reveals the rich diversity of goddess traditions. Drawn from a variety of cultural and historical settings, the goddesses describedhere include Inanna of ancient Sumer; Oshun of...

Elisabeth Benard is at University of Puget Sound.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:June 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195121317

ISBN - 13:9780195121315

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"An interesting survey of regiocultural understandings of goddesses' relationship to human authority."-- The Journal of the American Academy of Religion