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Carol P Christ's Essay on Why Women Need the Goddess

Carol P Christ's Thought on Witches and Women

Carol P. Christ discusses the role of the Goddess in society specifically in her essay Why Women Need the Goddess. She discusses the goddess' positive affirmations towards one's own power, body, will, as well as the valued bonds and heritage. Rather than the emphasis on a father-like figure such as the paternalistic God protecting the Judeo-Christian beliefs.

The first implication we see the Goddess having an effect on is a woman's power. This strengthens "female power as both beneficent and effective (Christ 603)aE...

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