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Monday, March 15, 2010
Why Women Need the Goddess - by Carol P. Christ: "'Why Women Need the Goddess' was presented as the keynote address to an audience of over 500 at the 'Great Goddess Re-emerging' conference at the University of Santa Cruz in the spring of 1978. It was first published in Heresies: The Great Goddess Issue (1978), 8-13, and reprinted in Carol P. Christ and Judith Plaskow, eds., Womanspirit Rising: A Feminist Reader on Religion (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1979), 273-287, as well as in Carol P. Christ, Laughter of Aphrodite: Reflections on a Journey to the Goddess (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1987) 117-132. It has been reprinted scores of times and has introduced tens of thousands of women to the Goddess. �Carol P. Christ, not to be reprinted without written permission of the author."