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Who Fired The Female Gods?

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Ever notice that when the world shifted from polytheism to monotheism, the "mono" became male?  When there's one god, God tends to be a guy. 

Karen Garst certainly noticed, but as an Atheist, she stands a little further back from the proceedings.  As a feminist, she's right there. 

Garst writes about the expunging of the feminine from the divine in her book From God To Goddess, and spoke at Southern Oregon University. 
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.