Women's Spirituality by Mary Faulkner
Power and Grace

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See Reader Rating


From the inside scoop on goddesses, Amazons, and ancient matriarchal societies, to feminist theology and pagan rituals--Women’s Spirituality offers a comprehensive survey of what is happening in women’s spirituality today. Mary Faulkner also provides a sweeping historical and social overview of women’s spiritual experience from the dawn of civilization to present day:
Goddesses, amazons, priestesses and Magicthe history of early matriarchal societiesecofeminismPagan and New Age ritualsWiccan, Celtic, Jewish, Christian, native peoples, and other spiritual traditions

Faulkner also highlights the work of well-known writers, theologians, and academics who have contributed to the field, including Barbara Walker, Marija Gimbutas, Luisah Teish, Starhawk, Alice Walker, Rosemary Ruether, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sallie McFague, Mary Daly, Judith Plaskow, Carol Christ, Sue Monk Kidd, and many more.

For the novice, adept, or the simply curious, this book offers both a sweeping history and an inside view of one of the most profound movements and moving religious impulses of today.


About Mary Faulkner

See more books from this Author
Mary Faulkner is a writer, psychotherapist, and director of the International Institute of Integrated Healing Arts in Nashville, TN. She was the founding editor of the San Francisco-based magazine Recovery and is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Roman Catholicism and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Women's Spirituality.
Published August 1, 2011 by Hampton Roads Publishing. 322 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

Reader Rating for Women's Spirituality

An aggregated and normalized score based on 10 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review