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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 41, The Shekhina Summary

Merlin Stone
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Chapter 41, The Shekhina Summary and Analysis

The Shekhina has origins in Hebrew lore, mentioned in both the Talmud and the Kabbalah. Her name is used synonymously with a figure known as The Bride of the Sabbath. There is speculation that she is also associated with a Sun Goddess known as Shapas. Although Shapas is a Sun Goddess, her rituals are held on the nights of the new and full moons. A Jewish prayer on the Sabbath requests that her "Mother love" fills the home.

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