Here, archaeologically documented,is the story of the religion of the Goddess. Under her, women's roles were far more prominent than in patriarchal Judeo-Christian cultures. Stone describes this ancient system and, with its disintegration, the decline in women's status. Index; maps and illustrations.
Merlin Stone (September 27, 1931 – February 23, 2011) was an American author, sculptor, and professor of art and art history.