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Religion as Mother - JJ Bachofen

Updated Monday, 5 February 2024

JJ Bachofen, a Swiss professor, thought religion was part of the process that started before monogomy, when mothers were the only reliable parent - hence, god was a woman. This animation explains more... 

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Why do so many people picture God as a man? JJ Bachofen suggested there was once a time when it was the Goddess, not God that people turned to for religious guidance.


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