Monthly Archives: November 2011

Biblical Deborah, Bael, and Kali–women or goddesses?

One of the judges in the Bible, and one of the few women of authority, was Deborah. She settled disputes for Israel beneath a palm in the hills of Ephraim. She is to be called “mother in Israel (Judges 5: … Continue reading

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Kali,looking more benign than usual

I am reading the introduction to the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. Part of his worship was of the great Hindu Goddess, Kali, who is not a virgin Mary, but there again I hardly think any woman gave birth bloodlessly and … Continue reading

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Fish Reveal Fate of the Lovesick

The Town of Newborough in the Isle of Anglesey, Wales For many Welsh people, a most sacred place is the ruined 16th century church found on the southwest tip of the island, across from the little town of Newborough. Here, … Continue reading

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