Ancient Goddess wisdom, traditions, and mythologies can aid us in coming to solutions for today's ecological problems by teaching us to think in circular terms and the full cycle-of-life.
We are suffering through an environmental crisis marked by mass extinction, pollution, loss of wildlands, and climate change. The current liberal political agenda of replacing fossil fuels with 100% renewable energy does not work because it looks at the problem wrong. We don't have an energy problem, we have a waste problem.
There are solutions to climate change if we learn to work with Mother Nature instead of fighting her. Edward Dodge has a proposal to address carbon emissions through a circular economy, zero-waste, and clean fuels.
Transgendered people have always been with us and they were celebrated in ancient times as high priests and shamans. Men castrated themselves in service of the Goddess, and they were condemned in the rise of monotheism. Today's culture wars are a continuation of this ancient spiritual warfare.
Cannabis has been growing in the Ancient Near East forever and it was part of the culture of pagan Israelites. Cannabis is mentioned many times in the Bible but was thrown out of the traditions along with the Goddesses. Cannabis is deeply sacred in the Goddess traditions and was used as incense and holy anointing oil in King Solomon's temple.
This book traces the history of the Feminine Divine from the earliest expressions of art in the Ice Age through the mythology of the Bronze Age.
In the Bible, we see the divorce and downfall of the Divine Mother in the transition of paganism to monotheism, and we continue to feel the cultural impacts today.
Learn about the pagan Israelites and Asherah the wife of God. See how the goddesses, their priestesses, and all of their traditions were overthrown when Yahweh took power as the monotheistic God of the Bible.
Reimagine the mythology of Jesus, guided by the lost Gnostic gospels and pagan Mystery traditions of dying-and-rising gods.
Did Jesus fake his death?
Explore some of the lost Gnostic gospels from the Nag Hamadi Library. These stories are from early Christianity and depict a mystical Jesus with the divine Mother and Mary Magdalene as the Apostle to the Apostles. The Gnostics were deemed heretical when the Orthodox took power in the 4th century. These texts were buried in Egypt to save them from being burned and were hidden for 1600 years.
For the historical Hebrews, El was the God of Israel and El had a wife, her name was Asherah and she was the Israelite Mother Goddess. There is a hidden subtext in Bible that tells the story of their divorce and her overthrow at the hands of the young god Yahweh.