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|Description:||xx, 399 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction : why would a guy search for the goddess? --
Mother Earth : the voice of Gaia : Delphi --
Ariadne and the minotaur : Crete --
Demeter, Persephone, and the mother-daughter cult : Eleusis and Malta --
Hera, the bitter queen : Olympia, Greece --
Goddess in a business suit : Athena resurrected : Athens --
The rotting goddess : Hekate : Anatolia, Turkey --
The cult of abundance : Artemis of Ephesus : Ephesus, Turkey --
Mary : goddess incognito : Lourdes, Jerusalem, and Mount Athos --
Hestia and the forgotten goddesses of Old Europe : Romania and Bulgaria --
Masked goddesses of the Vinça : Serbia and Romania --
Prehistoric Pandoras : Romania, Ukraine --
Sex and love on Aphrodite's island : Cyprus --
The unknown goddess : Santorini and the Cycladic Isles --
Epilogue : New Orleans.
"'Ward's book is a kind of archaeology of the soul. He digs through the layers of his own male psyche and cultural conditioning, and does not flinch at what he finds buried underneath. He brings
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I want my husband to read this book. Society gets caught up on this image of youth and everyone is so focused on being thin, pretty, smart, etc. especially when it comes to women. Tim Ward struggled to break through that and accept women as beings who gain weight, grow old and are both sensual and...
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