Is the Goddess a Feminist?: The Politics of South Asian Goddesses

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In India, God can be female. The goddesses of Hinduism and Buddhism represent the largest extant collection of living goddesses anywhere on the planet. Feminists in the West often draw upon South Asian goddesses as theological resources in the contemporary rediscovery of the Goddess. Yet, these goddesses are products of a male supremacist society. What is the impact of powerful female deities--their images, projections, textuality, and history--on the social standing and psychological health of women? Do they empower ...

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Is the Goddess a Feminist?: The Politics of South Asian Goddesses
2000, New York University Press, New York

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Is the Goddess a Feminist?: The Politics of South Asian Goddesses
2000, Sheffield Academic Press

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2000, New York University Press, New York

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