While the primary focus of this blog is not divine balance theology within Christianity, I do think persons may find this to be of interest. It is a book review of a powerful little book which I think makes one of the best arguments of which I am aware that Jesus may have worshiped the divine feminine in the form of the Holy Spirit.
Most of the persons, of whom I am aware, who advocate the restoration of the Divine Feminine to Christianity believe that Jesus was a worshiper of the Feminine Divine either in the form of Asherah, Sophia or even Isis the Egyptian goddess. I do believe that it is possible that Jesus may have had a relationship to the divine feminine in the form of Wisdom / Hokhma. However regarding the other two? The worship of Asherah had been suppressed about 500 years earlier when the Jewish people became monotheistic. Isis? It is hardly worth discussing. Suffice it to say that no temples to pagan gods existed in First century Judea / Palestine.
The Holy Spirit has also been suggested as another possibility. After all the word for “spirit” in Hebrew is “ruah” which because of its ending is grammatically feminine. Since verbs and adjectives in Hebrew also have grammatical gender these are also feminine when…
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