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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 42, Remind Them of the Sekpoli—Africa Summary & Analysis

Merlin Stone
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Chapter 42, Remind Them of the Sekpoli—Africa Summary and Analysis

It is Stone's opinion that Africa must be regarded as the true home of the Goddess as Mother since it is there that human life first appeared. It is important to remember that Africa is a vast continent containing many diverse cultures; thus the actions and symbolisms attributed to the African Goddesses are equally as diverse.

The testing of human values such as honesty, courage and concern for others seems to be a common thread running through many accounts of African Goddesses. These Goddesses were also said to live in homes similar to those of the people she is affiliated with, although it is understood that the sacred homes had amenities far beyond those of the earthly ones. The imagery of stars and water also play a significant role in the...

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