Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Injustice became a minor sin when Goddess was replaced




 "Thus, after a period of about two thousand years the greatest crime became to worship a god other than the God of Moses, whereas injustice became a minor sin. I began to ask myself how this change had come about. Was it linked to a new order in which the female goddesses had been replaced by one male god?"


~ Nawal El Saadawi, Walking Through Fire: A Life of Nawal El Saadawi

Painting by Elisabeth Slettnes

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