Category Archives: Goddess

May Day Myth and Ritual: The Virgin Mary as the May Queen

Since May 1 lies about halfway between the vernal equinox and the summer solstice, our ancestors considered it a good time to mark the transition into summer. Indeed, in most of medieval northern Europe, which observed the Celtic calendar, May … Continue reading

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My Lecture at Theosophical Society on Esoteric Christianity and the Garden of Eden Story Now Available on YouTube and the Society’s Website

The video of my October 29 lecture at the Theosophical Society in America about Esoteric Christianity and the Garden of Eden Story (including my PowerPoint slides) is now up on YouTube, as well as on the Society’s Website. It is … Continue reading

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Independence Day Mythology: Our Goddess Liberty

Not many of us know that a goddess stood behind our founding fathers in America’s struggle for independence. And she has served as a national symbol ever since then, which continues to irritate some religious conservatives. These days when questions … Continue reading

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The Goddess of Easter

We celebrate the spring equinox season through Easter, which in Christian tradition marks the resurrection of the divine Jesus Christ. According to the Gospels, this event indeed took place in the spring (on the day of the Passover Sabbath in the … Continue reading

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