Hebrew Goddess (Paperback)

By Raphael Patai, Merlin Stone (Foreword by), William G. Dever (Foreword by)

Wayne State University Press, 9780814322710, 408pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1990

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Description

The Hebrew Goddess demonstrates that the Jewish religion, far from being pure monotheism, contained from earliest times strong polytheistic elements, chief of which was the cult of the mother goddess. Lucidly written and richly illustrated, this third edition contains new chapters of the Shekhina.


About the Author

Raphael Patai (1911-1996) was a prominent cultural anthropologist, historian, and biblical scholar of international reputation. He was the author of more than three dozen books on Jewish and Arab culture, history, politics, psychology, and folklore.
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