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The skeptical feminist

discovering the virgin, mother, and crone

by Barbara G. Walker

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Walker, Barbara G,
    • Witches -- United States -- Biography,
    • Feminism -- Religious aspects,
    • Patriarchy -- Religious aspects,
    • Christianity -- Controversial literature,
    • Neopaganism

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBarbara G. Walker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1598.W35 A3 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 279 p. ;
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2740076M
      ISBN 100062509322
      LC Control Number86043024

      To give just one indication--the program for a recent conference on Gender and Science lists 90 speakers. Feminism is no impulse or outcome of modernity. This is a brilliant debunking of the myriad excuses for inequality. If you take 10 people who say they are allergic to something like peanuts, I figure maybe one or two out of the ten actually do have an allergy to peanuts.

      Without even being examined, he was told he would need daily manipulation the first week, then it would be 3 times a week for 12 weeks, and then once a week indefinitely. He's less openly sexist than Jane's creepy cousin St. Fat Is a Feminist Issue by Susie Orbach Groundbreaking inOrbach's original exploration of the body fascism of diets and body obsession is — sadly — even more relevant today. I think this not only decreases the annoying factor for those around the playing child, but encourages more imaginative play.

      You can pretty much find blogs and podcasts for any interest, from humorous lit-themed blogs to true crime podcasts. The tantalizing thing about this toy is that you could play with it in many other ways. She is never mercenary … her life is idle, useless. In describing the emergence of new species, one mechanism invoked by evolutionary biologists is the "founder effect".


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