Tag Archives: Eden

Asherah, Part II: The serpent’s bride

Continued from Asherah, Part I ——————————————————————————————– Is the world good, or bad? Who made us, and why? These are some of the questions ancient myths and religions attempt to answer.  And the answers matter. A belief in a goddess who … Continue reading

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Asherah, Part I: The lost bride of Yahweh

They worshiped Her under every green tree, according to the Hebrew Bible (what Christians call the Old Testament).  The Bible also tells us Her image was to be found for years in the temple of Solomon, where the women wove … Continue reading

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In the Beginning: How the Goddess Nammu created the world and then was forgotten

Genesis 1: How the Hebrew Bible says God Created the World: 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was  formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the … Continue reading

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