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In The Luminous Heartbeat, Wendy Victor sets out to discover why ancient, positive feminine influences have been eclipsed by a strictly patriarchal spiritual world. She proposes that the transition from oral tales to written history was the catalyst. Her message is about new beginnings, empowerment, awareness, voice, and fertility. Ultimately, Victor reconstructs the ancient equilibrium between spiritual and terrestrial forces and reconfirms the original covenant between women and God.
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Wendy Victor studied comparative religion at Briarcliff College and earned a graduate degree in women's history from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work with Eastern art and anthropology has included assignments with the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She led the Women's History Program at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, in Greenwich, Connecticut, and organized the school's symposium on "Educating Women for Peace." She lives in Palm Beach, Florida, with her best friend and husband, Mike.
Dora Frost is a painter who aligns herself with feminist ideology and lives in Southampton, New York. She painted the illustrations in "The Genesis Garden" after being inspired by Victor's writing.Review:
"Anyone...[longing] for a purer...relationship with the world around them will find something to respond to in this heartfelt book." -- Ian Tattersall, author of Becoming Human
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Book Description Ovation Books, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # P110979027578