Re: Researching Mother Goddesses
May 21, 1995 06:49 PM
These are all paper backs. I have others, but consider these the
"Goddess Mother of Living Nature" Adele Getty, Thames & Hudson,
500-5th Ave, NYC 10110, no date, but it looks recent I think
Getty is an anthropologist. Brief, cogent history; lots of good
"The Goddess Re-awakeining" Shirley Nicholson compiler, Quest
Books, Wheaton. 1989, An anthology
"When God Was a Woman", Merlin Stone, Harcourt Brace, 1976
Thorough description of goddesses in ancient times.
"The Once & Future Goddess", Elinor W. Gadon, Harper Collins
1989. This is a historical account from stone age to present
day. Profusely illustrated. Some of the pictures are quite
"Women oif Wisdom", Tsultrim Allione, Arkana Paperbacks -
Routledge & Keegan Paul, 1994,6, biographies of 6 Tibetan female
"Woman as Healer", Jeanne Achterberg, Shambalah Publishing, 1990,
describes healers & their methods from ancient times to 20th
"Bodhisattva of Compassion, The Mystical tradition of Kuan Yin",
John Blofield, Shambala Dragon Editions, Boston, 1988. Folk
tales about Kuan Yin.
"The Book of Goddesses & Heroines" Patricia Managhan, Lewelllyn
Publications, St. Paul 55164, 1990, (first published by EP
Dutton) over 400 pp. glossary of all the goddesses who've ever
been in any culture.
Hope this is helpful.
[Back to Top]
Dedicated to the Theosophical Philosophy and its Practical Application