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When God Was a Woman Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Merlin Stone
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Topics for Discussion

How does the coming of agriculture promote Goddess worship?

How does the "Young-God" evolve under the influence of Indo-European thought?

How do ancestor worship and a female kinship system contribute to belief in a Goddess?

How do women fare in the Code of Hammurabi as compared with the Law of Moses?

What parallels does Merlin Stone find between the Brahmins and the Levites? Do you find them convincing?

How do Sumerian creation myths compare with those in Genesis? How do you account for the differences?

Why are the Levites so insistent on patrilineal descent? How do they seek to enforce it?

What characteristics of the Indo-European male gods are found in the Hebrew descriptions of Yahweh?

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