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The Hebrew goddess

Author: Raphael Patai
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©1990.
Series: Jewish folklore and anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd enl. ed.View all editions and formats
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"The Hebrew Goddess demonstrates that the Jewish religion, far from being pure monotheism, contained from earliest times strong polytheistic elements, chief of which was the cult of the mother goddess. Lucidly written and richly illustrated, this third edition contains new chapters of the Shekhina."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996.
Hebrew goddess.
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c1990
(OCoLC)624512050
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Patai
ISBN: 0814322212 9780814322215 0814322719 9780814322710
OCLC Number: 20692501
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: 368 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The goddess Asherah --
Astarte-Anath --
The Cherubim --
The Shekhina --
the Kabbalistic tetrad --
Matronit --
the goddess of the Kabbala --
The myth of God and the Shekhina --
Yihudim --
unifications --
the Shekhina as Maggid and vision --
Lilith --
The Sabbath --
virgin, bride, queen, and goddess --
Appendix: The goddess in the Dura synagogue?
Series Title: Jewish folklore and anthropology.
Responsibility: Raphael Patai.

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"The Hebrew Goddess demonstrates that the Jewish religion, far from being pure monotheism, contained from earliest times strong polytheistic elements, chief of which was the cult of the mother goddess. Lucidly written and richly illustrated, this third edition contains new chapters of the Shekhina."--Publisher description.

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