” Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants. “


” I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960’s. “


” After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess. “


” In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making. “


” Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body. “


” The women’s movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind. “


” Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women’s lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women’s menstrual cycles. “



All 7 Carol P. Christ Quotes about Women in picture


Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants.
I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960


After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess.
In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body.
The women
Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women
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