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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood Topics for Discussion

Merlin Stone
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Can Judeo-Christian ideals coexist with any form of Goddess reverence? Why or why not?

There is a strong link between Goddess reverence and the sanctity of nature. Why has the concept of Mother Nature survived in societies that reject Goddess reverence and so called "nature religions?"

In her introduction to the China section, Stone suggests that ancient problems are not so different from modern problems. She states that there is a constant "struggle to preserve natural life on the planet as modern technology threatens to destroy it." Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?

In the introduction to the Mawu section, Stone expresses her opinion that pregnancy and birth are trivialized by modern society. She suggests that the advancement of science, specifically in-vitro fertilization, is a male attempt to control the one thing that they cannot. Do you agree or disagree...

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