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The Witches' God

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Exploring the Masculine Principle of Divinity This companion volume to The Witches' Goddess re-establishes the ancient balance between God and Goddess. Part I covers the many concepts of the God examined, including: His faces throughout history; The Son/Lover God; The Vegetation God; The War God; The Anti-God; and more Part II gives a close look at 12 individual gods of hi ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published April 1st 1989 by Phoenix Publishing Inc (first published January 1st 1989)
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Approach it for the anthropology and you'll hate it. Approach it as a devotional work and it's a lovely piece of contemporary pagan and religious witchcraft history.
a classic, and important book on the subject, recommend reading.
Good companion to the Witches' Goddess. This should be a foundational text for masculinity studies.
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This book is a great start and reference to learning who's who.....
Definite must read for all withes along with it's sister.
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“At the human level, in Jungian terms – the Goddess whispers to a man’s anima, his buried feminine aspect, and the God speaks out loud to his male emphasis; while the God whispers to a woman’s buried male animus, and the Goddess speaks out loud to her female emphasis.” 0 likes
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