Goddess in the Gospels
Lesson Five

Read Chapters 9 and 10 in The Goddess in the Gospels (pages 111-135). Copy and paste the following questions into a new e-mail, answer them, and send to the Abbey Council with the following subject line: GinG 5 from _____________ (your magikal name).

1. The sacred feminine is often associated with what element?

2. What 2 things does the shamrock represent?

3. What could have originated the story of the Grail heresy, and how?

4. T/F Jesus preached a society where all were equal.

5. How did European monument builders distinguish Mary Magdalene from Jesus’s other followers?

6. What two expressions of Christianity retained the feminine tradition?

7. Who are the anawim?

8. The Jesus Christ of _______________ ______________ _____________ is a__________ _________ _____________ par excellence.

9. Under what sign, an ancient totem of the goddess, was Jesus baptized?

10. What names were associated with Jesus?

11. What word or symbol is used to indicate the astrological sign of Pisces,which began around the time of Jesus’s birth?

12. In Western Society, under the banner of Christianity, the ____________________ reigns 24 hours a day for 12 months a year in _________ ____________of _________ and of ____________ ____________ ____________.

13. Why was the number eight important to the Christian community?

14. In claiming that the __________ _________ was _________, the entire____________ _________ of creation had been _____________ by _______________.

15. T/F It’s okay to worship an exclusively male image of God.

Essay: Do you believe the worship of the male solar principle has affected our world, our earth? Briefly describe your thoughts on this.

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Questions by Deborah Diakonissa