When God Was a Woman

This chronicles the transition from religious matriarchies to patriarchies in ancient societies as goddess worship was replaced with obedience to god by Judeo-Christian influence.

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This book by Merlin Stone chronicles the transition from religious matriarchies to patriarchies in ancient societies. Cultures of the Near and Middle East previously worshipped a goddess before Judeo-Christian influence demonized women as a source of original sin and replaced the goddess with a male god. This paperback book is a fascinating read for those interested in religious history, interaction between different faiths, or gender issues. It includes pictures of ancient art and sculptures, tracing the evolution of beliefs throughout.