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The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God As Female

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  • [PDF] The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God As Female | by ✓ Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
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  1. Molly says:
    This was full of alot of really compelling arguments, as well as a couple of less than compelling ones I read it because someone literally put it into my hands and recommended it, but it was not a tough one to get through A few points that I found thought provoking were the one about how we equate God with being a father and almost a husband, so it makes sense that fathers and husbands are often seen as god like I also always like the mentions of medieval symbols and beliefs it is fascinating th [...]

  2. Lynne says:
    This book was published back in 1986, but sadly, the need for such a volume is still there It beautifully portrays the feminine aspect of the divine nature in a series of everyday images midwife, homemaker, dame wisdom and a number of different female animals, to name a few, providing balance in an understanding of a God that has been predominantly shown to be masculine Ultimately, it points to the concept that God is non gender specific.

  3. Lori Schwilling says:
    This book examines female God images in scripture The images inclde God as midwife, Shekinah, pelican, ezer, mother eagle and mother hen, among others The author celebrates these images, what they reveal to us about God,and how utilizing these images can strengthen our relationships with the Divine and with one another.

  4. Anne says:
    reprinted in 2014 but this copy I read was from 1982 Very interesting concepts.

  5. Suzy says:
    Really brief chapters, but full on insight She stayed true to her subtitle and referenced feminine images in both the old and new testament.

  6. Alicia Shafer says:
    Good overview of the biblical passages that include images and metaphors for God as female God as mother, midwife, lover, etc Nice resource.

  7. Valerie says:
    I read this for a class I took at the U of Iowa my junior year of high school Images of Women in the Bible.


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