Religion and Sexuality

Author: Michael A. Hayes,Wendy Porter,David Tombs

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474281877

Category: Religion

Page: 448

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This volume on a provocative set of topics presents papers from the 1997 conference on Religion and Sexuality at Roehampton Institute London. The papers do not confine themselves to contemporary discussion of the topics concerned, but range widely in their discourse and discuss this relationship in social, theological and political contexts.

Thealogy and Embodiment

The Post-Patriarchal Reconstruction of Female Sacrality

Author: Melissa Raphael

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0567576043

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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'Thealogy and Embodiment' both analyses and contributes to spiritural feminism's postmodern construction of the female body as a metaphor and medium of divine generativity. Addressing religious studies and women's studies students and all those interested in contemporary spirituality, Raphael counters reformist feminism's recurrent criticism of goddess feminism as naively essentialist and sub-political. She presents spiritual feminism as a set of religio-political manoeuvres that powerfully resist such patriarchal degradations of female/natural generativity as environmental destruction, weight-reducing diets, and menstrual taboos.

Faery Initiations

Stone, Sword, Spear & Cauldron

Author: Kisma Reidling

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781463457365

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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The Faery-Faith Tradition is a true living tradition; a modern spiritual pathway that ties into current understandings of life and history, tradition and theology, with roots deeply buried in an ancient past. These things make it a powerful and important spiritual practice for today. Faery Initiations ~ Stone, Sword, Spear & Cauldron contains a wealth of information that will lead you back to your Authentic Self by taking you on a mystical journey into the center of the mystic spiral. Come delve into the backbone of the Irish Celt and the glamoury of the Faery-Faith Tradition and regain knowledge of what was before, but is no longer part of the memory of humankind. Come learn the magic of Faery.

Psychology of Women

A Handbook of Issues and Theories

Author: Florence Denmark,Michele Antoinette Paludi

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275991623

Category: Psychology

Page: 786

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This updated and revised edition of the award-winning 1993 handbook includes historical developments, courses and international aspects, as well as chapters addressing specific topics such as leadership, career, friendship, romance, the menstrual cycle effects, health, mental health, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and rape.

The sacred marriage

honoring the god and goddess within each other

Author: Lira Silbury

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd

ISBN: 9781567186543

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 264

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Deepen your relationship with your partner through honoring the Goddess and God within each of you. Follow a step-by-step plan to build a sacred relationship via meditating, celebrating life's cycles, practicing sacred sexuality and more. Includes over a dozen beautiful Wiccan rituals written especially for couples, including the powerful "Sacred Marriage" ceremony.

Women's Psychic Lives

Author: Diane Stein

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited

ISBN: 9781567186925

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

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This work provides a how-to guide that aims to explain different psychic abilities and provides exercises for developing each ability. Stories of psychic occurrences, contributed by over 70 women, covers crystal gazing, telepathy, psychic healing, automatic writing and more.

Shamanism and Witchcraft

Author: Chas Clifton

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 266

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A compelling and honest examination of shamanic techniques as they are being practiced in Neopagan Witchcraft in the 1990s. Fourteen contributors tell how they have integrated techniques such as trance journeys, soul retrieval, and altered states of consciousness. Also, learn to incorporate caves for ritual and inner journeys, how spirit contacts are made, how guides are perceived and much more.

The Wiccan mysteries

ancient origins & teachings

Author: Raven Grimassi

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd

ISBN: 9781567182545

Category: History

Page: 293

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Wicca is essentially a Celtic-oriented religion, but its Mystery Tradition is derived from several outside cultures as well. Readers of this book are exposed to a sense of the rich heritage that has been passed from one community to another, and that now resides within this system for spiritual development. Illustrations.

The Return of Spirit

A Woman's Call to Spiritual Action

Author: Josie RavenWing

Publisher: Hci

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 276

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A practical, thought-provoking resource for healers, spirituality teachers and any woman seeking active participation in her own spirituality. This unique book illuminates options for spiritual action in diverse areas such as increasing personal vitality, dealing with male-female balances of power, healing sexual trauma and past relationships, and more. Natioanl ads, media.

Falcon feather & valkyrie sword

feminine shamanism, witchcraft & magick

Author: Deanna J. Conway

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd

ISBN: 9781567181630

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 338

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Conway's unique book focuses entirely on magickal practices geared to the special needs of women and teaches readers how to use the shamanic powers of ancient women from the Norse regions, Middle East, Greece, India, and the Celtic areas--all in their original forms, stripped of overlying patriarchal interpretations and symbols. Illustrations.

Moon Days

Creative Writings about Menstruation

Author: Cassie Premo Steele

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781887714402

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 173

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Sixteen earnest stories by mostly new authors delve into a topic that is seldom open for discussion. Menstruation is explored here from all perspectives, beginning at puberty, where most of the writers recount thier introductions to womanhood and the sad frequency with which their own mothers veiled or derided the process.

Premature menopause

a multi-disciplinary approach

Author: Dani Singer,Myra Hunter

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781861561527

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 297

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Uncertainty and negative expectations are common responses to the menopause. When it happens too early (sometimes as young as 16) it can be particularly distressing with concerns about physical health, as well as possible social and emotional consequences. Young women are faced with a condition, the causes of which are not well understood, and about which very little is written in medical or lay literature. In medical texts premature menopause is typically mentioned only in passing, and from the woman's perspective it remains a hidden secret. This can only compound the difficulty for women for whom the life process has suddenly swept into fast forward. Premature menopause can have profound implications both for the woman herself and her partner and family. She is faced with physical and emotional concerns that are usually not considered until much later in life, such as: will she age prematurely? will she need to take long-term medication? will she come to terms with loss of fertility? are there alternative treatments? are there consequences for her future health?

Sacred Earth Journal Anthology

Being a Collection of Wiccan Church of Vermont and Church of the Sacred Earth Publications (1981-1998)

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Witchcraft

Page: N.A

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Secrets of a Natural Menopause

A Positive Drug-free Approach

Author: Edna Copeland Ryneveld

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited

ISBN: 9781567185966

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 218

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Discusses several natural treatments for menopause.

SOS for PMS

Whole-food Solutions for Premenstrual Syndrome

Author: Lissa DeAngelis,Molly Siple

Publisher: Plume Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 276

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Offers gourmet whole-food recipes plus a complete nutritional plan to overcome the chocolate cravings, emotional overloads, and aches and pains associated with "that time of the month"

In Honor of Women

A Revolutionary Approach to Preventing Breast Cancer and Other Diseases

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780345425133

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 268

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Through her own battle with breast cancer and her interviews with more than two hundred survivors, the author offers women ways to increase their self-esteem and meet their own needs, in order to avoid cancer and other illnesses. Reprint.