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Merlin Stone
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Merlin Stone has served on the faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she taught art history and sculpture. She is the author of several works on goddess history. Stone feels that the world's major religions are "controlled by men." She also believes that women are lacking in positive female role models. Thus, her first goal in writing this book is to empower women by sharing her vast knowledge of Goddess reverence. Stone asserts that sexism and racism are two sides of the same coin. Her second goal in writing this book is to combat racism, by helping women to realize the global nature of Goddess reverence.

It is Stone's hope that in becoming familiar with the images of womanhood, a realization can be made as to why and how they were erased and/or degraded by male worshipping groups. Stone has...

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