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The Heart of the Goddess: Art, Myth and Meditations on the World’s Sacred Feminine
October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
From the Ice Age to the present, from Nigeria to Hawaii, images of the Goddess are reemerging, bringing renewed attention and expression to mythical and spiritual inner and outer guides. The Heart of the Goddess presents a worldwide selection of the art, values, and living lessons of Goddess culture. To author Hallie Iglehart Austen, respect for the Earth, restoration of community, and regaining the long lost power of Woman are inseparable. Through the presence of the Goddess in daily life, the reader finds wisdom, serenity, and guidance. The Heart of the Goddess is an invaluable addition to the literature of feminist spirituality.
Hallie Iglehart Austen grew up on a farm and has lived close to the earth most of her life. After graduating from Brown University, she drove from England to Nepal and back over the course of a year. is journey, described in her book Womanspirit: A Guide to Women’s Wisdom (HarperCollins, 1983), led to her synthesis of spirituality and feminism, which she has been teaching since 1974. She has led workshops, rituals, and conferences at the University of California, United Nations Conferences on Women, the Graduate Theological Union, and other venues.