Monday, July 15, 2013

To the image of God

"The sometimes God-like status of Mary (always officially denied in Roman Catholicism, of course) may be, as Simone de Beauvoir suggests, a remnant of the ancient image of the Mother Goddess, enchained and subordinated in Christianity, as the "Mother of God." Yet, if it is a leftover, it may also be a foretelling image, pointing to the future becoming of women "to the image of God." ~Mary Daly, Beyond God the Father

Painting by Elisabeth Slettnes

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