Resources: Other Faith Traditions

People around the world and throughout history have worshipped a Feminine Divine, from Ancient Israel's Asherah to the Greek Sophia to the Native American Great Spirit Mother.

Articles and Blog Posts

"Allah, hidden treasures, and the Divine Feminine," by Sa’diyya Shaikh.

"Mary in Catholicism and Heavenly Mother in Mormonism: An addendum to the Givens podcast interview," by Blair Hodges.


Goddess: Myths of the Female Divine by David Leeming and Jake Page.

Did God have a Wife?: Archaeology and Folk Religion in Ancient Israel by William G. Dever.

Sophia, goddess of wisdom: The divine feminine from black goddess to world-soul, by Caitlin Matthews.

Heart Talks With Mother God, by Bridget Mary Meehan, Regina Madonna Oliver, Betsy Bowen, and Barbara Knutson. Illustrated by Susan K. Sawyer.