Even worship of an actual mother goddess
such as the Egyptian Isis did not necessarily serve women's interests.
The Mother Goddess
, on the contrary, shows the importance of love above all the prohibitions and taboos that we know so well.
These lines forcefully restore God's creativity to the original female life- force or mother goddess
, as understood before being crushed by monotheism (Dexter 47).
Votive offerings and inscribed lead tablets recovered from the baths suggest she was regarded as a life-giving mother goddess
and an effective agent against curses invoked by the votaries.
This is the path of the great mother goddess
, destroying mountains and creating civilizations.
solitary human, no Mother goddess
, a woman derived from a male rib, and
According to the 8th-century English church historian, the Venerable Bede, Easter appears to be derived from Eostre (or Eastre), a Saxon mother goddess
of fertility and renewal whose feast was celebrated during April as Eostur-monath (month).
When Euro/Americans hear of a goddess, we ask if she is a "fertility" or "love" goddess, or a mother goddess
Prahlad Jani who is known by his followers as Mataji, which means the Mother Goddess
, is an 82-year-old.
It contained flint and stone tools, stone pottery, a flint figurine representing a mother goddess
, a clay figurine representing a half-human half-animal creature, and ox horns.
Topics addressed include: balancing religious commitment and moral obligations in Haitian transnational social fields; migration and the practice of Len Dong (the ritual of sprit mediumship in Dao Mau, a Vietnamese Mother Goddess
religion); transnational travel and Ghanaian Pentecostal prophets; publicity and secrecy in African Pentecostalism and traditional religion; migrants, entrepreneurship, and the Pentecostal ethic in Botswana; transnational flows, entrepreneurship, and commodifications in Vietnamese spirit mediumships; transnational ties of Vietnamese Pentecostals; diasporic territorialization and charismatic power in a transnational Congolese prophetic church; and the Christian Church Outreach Mission International in translocal contexts.
A prevalent interpretation relates them to the Mother Goddess
, a supernatural mother having idealized features related to sexuality, fertility, and birth.