The Feminine Dimension of the Divine: A Study of Sophia and Feminine Images in Religion / Edition 1

The Feminine Dimension of the Divine: A Study of Sophia and Feminine Images in Religion / Edition 1

by Joan Chamberlain Engelsman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0933029918

ISBN-13: 9780933029910

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Chiron Publications

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780933029910
Publisher:
Chiron Publications
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
209
Product dimensions:
5.27(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The Archetype13
2The Feminine Archetypes19
The Great Mother20
3The Repression of the Feminine32
4The Hellenistic Goddesses: Demeter and Isis42
The Hellenistic Setting42
Mystery Religions45
Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries48
Isis58
5The Expression and Repression of Sophia74
The Repression of Sophia in the Writings of Philo95
The Repression of Sophia in the New Testament106
6The Return of the Repressed121
Mariology122
The Apocrypha123
Iconography and Hymnology126
Theology128
Ecclesiology133
Christology139
7Conclusion149
Notes157
Selected Bibliography179
A. Psychology: Archetypes and Repression179
B. The Hellenistic World: The Mystery Religions of Demeter and Isis182
C. Sophia and Logos in Hellenistic Judaism and Early Christianity189
D. Mariology, Ecclesiology, and Christology192
Selected Bibliography for the Revised Edition201
Index207

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