Spirituality Vs. Religiosity Reading List: Awakening and Revering the Sacred Feminine


Thou Shalt Not Be Aware by Alice Miller

The Seduction of the Spirit by Harvey Cox

When God Becomes a Drug: Breaking the Chains of Religious Addiction and Abuse  by Leo Booth

When Society Becomes an Addict by Anne Wilson Schaef

Old Time Religion is a Cult by Marlene Younger

When God Was a Woman by Merlin Stone

Return of the Goddess by Edward C. Whitmont

The Woman’s Bible: A Classic Feminist Perspective by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Witches and Pagans: Women in European Folk Religion by Max Dashu

The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Goddess by Star Hawk

Goddesses in Every Woman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Beyond God the Father:  Toward a Philosophy of Women’s Liberation by Mary Daly

Our Endangered Values: America’s Moral Crisis by Jimmy Carter

Sexism and God-Talk: Toward a Feminist Theology by Rosemary Radford Ruether

She Who Is:  The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse by Elizabeth A. Johnson

Seder Masochism: A Haggadah and Anti-Haggadah by Nina Paley

The Devil in the Shape of a Woman by Carol F. Karlsen

The Church and the Second Sex by Mary Daly

Goddesses:  Mysteries of the Feminine Divine by Joseph Campbell

The Alphabet vs. the Goddess by Leonard Shlain

The Hebrew Goddess by Raphael Patai, Merlin Stone (designed by)

The Once and Future Goddess by Elinor Gadon

The Language of the Goddess by Marija Gimbutas

The Great Cosmic Mother by Barbara Mor and Monica Sjoo

Shakti Woman: Feeling our Fire, Healing Our World by Vicki Noble

From a Hidden Stream – The Natural Spiritual Authority of Woman by Vajra Ma

Women who Run with the Wolves:  Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Mysteries of the Dark Moon:  The Healing Power of the Dark Goddess by Demetra George

Woman, Church, & State by Matilda Joslyn Gage



Apocalypse Animated

Women’s Power in Global Perspective

Woman Shaman: the Ancients 

The Family: examines the history of a conservative Christian group and its influence on American politics

One of Us: Hasidic Jews Struggle to Break Free from the Sect

Unorthodox: a riveting tale of one woman’s flight from Hasidic Brooklyn

The Keepers: a docuseries examining the murder of a nun and suspected link to priest accused of abuse

Spotlight:  A telling expose of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

Why I Left the Mormon Church

Crusaders: Ex Jehovah’s Witnesses Speak Out

Keep Sweet, Pray and Obey-docuseries on Warren Jeffs & the FLDS


A Culture of Silence: Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse in the Muslim Community by

Susan B. Anthony’s Bargain with the Devil by Carol P. Christ

Blinded by the Right:  Feminist Advocacy & Working with the Pluto-Theocracy by Katherine Acosta

Muslim women speaking up against violence are silenced. We must amplify their voices by Maliha Aqueel

Lifting the Veil of Silence:  Muslim Women Speak out about FGM by Sania Farooqui

Malala: The girl who was shot for going to school by Mishal Husain

Interview with Nina Paley on Censorship & Fight for Free Culture by Katherine Acosta

There’s more than one way to ‘erase’ women – Women’s rights under attack in Victor Orban’s Hungary by Jayne Egerton

Nine-Year-Old’s Abortion Outrages Brazil’s Catholic Church

Rethinking Coalitions: Anti-Pornography Feminists, Conservatives, and Relationships Between Collaborative Adversarial Movements. Social Problems, Volume 61, Issue 2, 1 May 2014, Pages 175–193 by Nancy Whittier

“Sister Wives” explained: A fundamentalist Mormon polygamy primer by Jessica Ravitz, CNN

How Polygamist Warren Jeffs Leads the Fundamentalist Mormon Sect from Prison by Robert Kahn

Jim Bob Duggar ran on platform that incest, rape should be punishable by death by Joel Martinez           

As His Son Was Abusing His Daughters, Jim Bob Duggar Said Incest Should Be Punishable by Death by Sarah Jones

Judge sentences 2 Jehovah’s Witnesses elders to court supervision, community service for failing to report sexual assault by Sam Borcia

A Secret Database of Child Abuse: A former Jehovah’s Witness is using stolen documents to expose allegations that the religion has kept hidden for decades by Douglas Quenqua

Inside the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Secret Pedophile Database by Nick Schager

The scandals that brought down the Bakkers, once among US’s most famous televangelists

The Declaration of, by, and for Women by Carol A. Bouldin


Suppressed Histories Archives  

Suppressed Histories Archives Facebook Page

Suppressed Histories web course and on-demand videos

 Suppressed Histories Photo Essays

 Books, dvds, posters from Veleda Press

 Matricultural Eyes Course   

Museum of Woman The Goddess Temple of Orange County

The Queen Teachings for Women with Ava

Museum of Woman You Tube Channel

Goddess Temple of Orange County You Tube Channel

Queen Coach You Tube Channel   

The Tantric Dance of Feminine Power:  Spiritual Knowledge Through Sacred . . . by Vajra Ma

Coral  Anika Theill’s Recommended Reading & Resources – Patriarchy, Religion & the Oppression of Women

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