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Merlin Stone (1) (1931–2011)

Author of When God Was a Woman

For other authors named Merlin Stone, see the disambiguation page.

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Works by Merlin Stone

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Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader in Religion (1979) — Contributor — 536 copies
The Hebrew Goddess (1967) — Foreword, some editions — 317 copies
To Be a Woman: The Birth of the Conscious Feminine (1990) — Contributor — 61 copies
Green Egg, Vol 21 #81, Beltane 1988 — Contributor — 1 copy

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One of many books I read in my late twenties and early thirties as part of an exploration of feminist theologies and histories.
 
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Kim.Sasso | 13 other reviews | Aug 27, 2023 |
An eye-opening experience.
 
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mykl-s | 13 other reviews | Mar 2, 2023 |
An important look into world religions and what that meant for women

This book was really in-depth and informative regarding the earliest religions, which have all but been forgotten in light of conquest. The amount of research needed to really give us a deeper look into what it means to be a woman in a religion which does not respect your autonomy was so well done that I didn't realize at first just how old this book is. It continues to hold up. I will definitely be reading several of the books and articles referenced in the bibliography.… (more)
 
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Booksunknown23 | 13 other reviews | May 18, 2020 |
I wasn't terribly impressed, but there is some interesting historical information.
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librisissimo | 13 other reviews | Dec 3, 2018 |

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