The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Test | Final Test - Hard

Sue Monk Kidd
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who accompanies Sue on a speaking trip and performs an impromptu ritual to ask the Feminine Divine to guide and bless them?

2. What does Ariadne lower down to Theseus in order to help him get out of the labyrinth in the myth?

3. _________ salvages crucial elements without appearing to collude with the gnostics, according to Sue's findings.

4. What is one of the recurring symbols in Sue's dreams where she begins to see a Jungian analyst?

5. Esther Harding says that being a __________ did not originally mean being chaste, but belonging to one's self.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The Sacred Feminine is something that might cause the reader to wince or to be a bit more curious, as it is not necessarily accepted by everyone.

Part 1: How do you define the idea of the Sacred Feminine?

Part 2: How do you feel when you hear the idea of the Sacred Feminine?

Part 3: Do you think that you might be interested in learning more about the Sacred Feminine? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

It seems that women are told when they are young that they are supposed to be silent at all times.

Part 1: Why are women told that they should be silent during their lives?

Part 2: In what ways are women convinced that being silent is the best possible way to live in the world?

Part 3: How do you think a young girl can nurture the part of herself that is willing to speak up?

Essay Topic 3

Sue is convinced there is a Feminine Wound which is causing pain and frustration in the world.

Part 1: How would you define the idea of the Feminine Wound?

Part 2: Do you think there might be an equally important Masculine Wound?

Part 3: Why do you think addressing the idea of a wound is important?

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