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Title The Book of the goddess, past and present : an introduction to her religion / [edited by] Carl Olson.
Imprint Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, 2002, c1983.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BL473.5 .B66 2002    DUE 11-08-17 OFF CAMPUS  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BL473.5 .B66 2002    DUE 11-08-17 OFF CAMPUS  
Subject Goddesses.
Goddess religion.
Mother goddesses.
Alt Name Olson, Carl.
Description x, 261 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Originally published in 1983, reissued by Waveland Press in 2002.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-259).
ISBN 1577662733
OCLC # 51748299
Table of Contents
 Preface 2002 / Carl Olson 
 Preface 1983 / Carl Olson 
 Introduction / Carl Olson1
1The Prehistoric Goddess / Anne L. Barstow7
2Ishtar and Her Cult / Judith Ochshorn16
3Isis and Hathor: Two Ancient Egyptian Goddesses / C. J. Bleeker29
4The Mother Goddess Among the Greeks / Christine R. Downing49
5Magna Mater: Great Mother of the Roman Empire / M. Renee Salzman60
6The Canaanite-Hebrew Goddess / Steve Davies68
7The Virgin Mary: A Goddess? / E. Ann Matter80
8Sophia and the Mother-Father: The Gnostic Goddess / Pheme Perkins97
9Kali, the Mad Mother / C. Mackenzie Brown110
10Sri Lakshmi and Radha: The Obsequious Wife and The Lustful Lover / Carl Olson124
11The Untamed Goddesses of Village India / Richard L. Brubaker145
12Kuan-yin: Savior and Savioress in Chinese Pure Land Buddhism / Diana Paul161
13The Significance of Amaterasu in Japanese Religious History / Kyoko Motomochi Nakamura176
14Oshun the Dancer / Joseph M. Murphy190
15The Religion of the Goddess in North America / Ake Hultkrantz202
16Hindu Female Deities as a Resource for the Contemporary Rediscovery of the Goddess / Rita M. Gross217
17Symbols of Goddess and God in Feminist Theology / Carol P. Christ231
 Suggestions for Further Reading252
 Contributors260