Divine Feminine

Publication Title: 
MLN

MLN 113.2 (1998) 305-323

Author(s): 
Scarlett, Elizabeth A.

In Dreaming about the Divine, Bonnelle Lewis Strickling argues that people dream about the divine in forms that fit their current emotional and spiritual condition. Using Jungian psychology and the philosophy of Karl Jaspers, Strickling contends that dreams about the divine occur in the context of existential issues; psychic and emotional crises which open us to the experience of the divine.

Author(s): 
Strickling, Bonnelle Lewis

A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian.A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian.Originally published in 1981.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.

Author(s): 
Corbin, Henry
Manheim, Ralph
Publication Title: 
Journal of Early Christian Studies

The Secret Revelation of John is replete with imagery of the divine Mother alongside the Father God and his Son Christ. It boasts of powerful female saviors—and even identifies Christ among them. Eve is not the cause of humankind's fall, but of its redemption. The sexual intercourse of Adam and Eve marks not original sin, but a step toward salvation.

Author(s): 
King, Karen L.
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MLN

MLN 113.1 (1998) 192-203

Author(s): 
Bettella, Patrizia

From the moment a child in ancient Rome began to speak Latin, the surrounding world became populated with objects possessing grammatical gender—masculine eyes (oculi), feminine trees (arbores), neuter bodies (corpora). Sexing the World surveys the many ways in which grammatical gender enabled Latin speakers to organize aspects of their society into sexual categories, and how this identification of grammatical gender with biological sex affected Roman perceptions of Latin poetry, divine power, and the human hermaphrodite.

Author(s): 
Corbeill, Anthony
Publication Title: 
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
Author(s): 
Reid, Melissa
Publication Title: 
Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas
Author(s): 
Whalen-Bridge, John
Publication Title: 
Journal of the History of Ideas

The work of the Swiss scholar J. J. Bachofen, renowned for advancing the theory of Mother-Right as a universal stage of history, underwent an important turn, which has not been recognized by the literature on the subject.

Author(s): 
Valdez, Damian
Publication Title: 
Hypatia
Author(s): 
Evans, Nancy

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