When God Had a Wife

The Fall and Rise of the Sacred Feminine in the Judeo-Christian Tradition

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Despite what Jews and Christians--and indeed most people--believe, the ancient Israelites venerated several deities besides the Old Testament god Yahweh, including the goddess Asherah, Yahweh’s wife...

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“What I like about this book is the referencing to external scholarship, and clarity of presentation. The finding of a 9th century BCE inscription at Kuntillet Ajrud, read as ‘Yahwe (God) and his...

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